The way carriers receive rate contracts has not changed much over the years. They arrive through EDI, email, load boards, and even fax. Ideally, rate contracts would all be EDI-based as it provides centralized visibility, and management can set triggers to accept specific offers based on the lane, shipper, and commodity codes.
Month: November 2021
To solve the driver shortage, consider these 3 new ways of operating
“The trucking industry is short 80,000 drivers,” said Chris Spear, president, and CEO of the American Trucking Associations, during a CNN interview in October. This shortage is an increase of 19,000 truck drivers from three years ago, and it’s likely to get worse.