Entries by Tim Taylor

2018 Top 100 Logistics IT Provider

ShippersEdge Named a 2018 Top 100 Logistics IT Provider For the fifth year in a row ShippersEdge was named a top 100 Logistics IT Provider by Industry Leading Magazine Inbound Logistics. Dear Mr. Taylor,  Congratulations again on your selection as a 2018 Inbound Logistics Top 100 Logistics IT Provider. It’s time for you to celebrate and […]

Intermodal not Answering the Call

As our national capacity crunch deepens with the ripening of a growing season in the south many people thought that intermodal capacity would be the answer to a capacity shortage. The real answer is not what people were expecting at all. The ELD mandate has struck intermodal in regards to drayage both for international container […]

Moving Logistics In-House

What to expect when moving logistics in-house Ten years ago, it was worth it to use a 3PL to manage your logistics management mainly because of the high cost of acquiring and maintaining the technology. Now more and more shippers are moving logistics in-house. Rating, managing and procuring freight transportation resources is time consuming and […]

Cargo Security

Theft by Misrepresentation of Identity Here’s a scenario. Friday afternoon, an unsuspecting broker gets a call on a load of grapes from California to Toronto from a trucker based in Iowa. This trucker has one truck and says he can do the load. He also has a Gmail address using the name of the trucker. […]

A surefire way to get more owner operator trucks

A surefire way to get more owner operator trucks It’s about Fuel Surcharge To get more owner operators interested in your loads, increase the fuel surcharge portion of truck pay. Owner operators typically get 100% of fuel surcharge revenue. Make your load more attractive to them by setting your fuel surcharge above market. If you’re […]