Entries by Tim Taylor

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 […]

Shippers Sabotage Spot Market

Shippers Sabotage Themselves in Spot Market Many shippers don’t realize that they sabotage themselves in the freight spot market. It is standard doctrine that competitive bidding achieves a lower price. However, our application of that principle disrupts Adam Smith’s “Wealth of Nations” by creating artificial demand that results in higher shipping prices and less profit […]

Visibility isn’t the Problem

Visibility isn’t the Problem Visibility isn’t the problem, it’s having visibility of the problem, that’s the problem Visibility of your supply chain is good, right? Having visibility isn’t the problem, it’s having visibility of the problem, that’s the problem. Let’s face it, you need answers to questions, questions like, has my supplier shipped or is […]