Why Do Big Trucking Companies Broker Out Some Loads?

Why do big trucking companies broker out some loads?

Years ago, I was dispatched a load that my employer booked through a large carrier. I was 350 miles from home on a Friday morning. That load was my ticket to dinner with the family. BUT NO! That load of scrap-paper bales was already on a trailer. Somehow, the weight of the scrap and the … Read more

Should You Use Free Load Boards?

Free Load Boards

Free load boards are always in the eye of the independent owner operator, experienced or just striking out on their own. You start out with the goal of finding your own freight, knowing that your truck has to generate cash flow. Even after you succeed in finding that high paying head haul, load boards have a place in … Read more

127. Load Board 101 with Sandy Cahill from Trucker’s Edge

Load Board Freight

Load Boards and Podcast Players What could a load board service and a podcast player possibly have in common? I find it an interesting analogy to compare the two. Want the most comprehensive selection of podcasts? iTunes is a no-brainer. Every podcaster I know gets about 70% of their traffic from the iTunes podcast app. … Read more

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