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    Trying to Solve the Driver Shortage? – Focus on Health and Wellness

    February 12, 2014 11:36AM by Dan Goodwill

    was placed on the screen. Glenn Caldwell, Vice President of Sales for NAL Insurance, asked the audience if they knew the significance of this number for the trucking industry. As we learned, the number 61 represents the average lifespan of a

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    Will your trucking company be around in 5 years?

    November 17, 2013 7:55AM by Dan Goodwill

    If your trucking company hasn’t been purchased or doesn’t get purchased by TransForce, will it be in business in five years? That is the question that came up in a recent discussion with a long time industry colleague. The response

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    As October 1 approaches, US Freight Brokers must post a $75,000 Bond

    September 27, 2013 2:36PM by Dan Goodwill

    At the time of this writing, there is less than a week until the new US federal $75,000 financial security requirement for freight brokers and forwarders goes into effect. By now, most everyone has the deadline of October 1st committed

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    FreightSnap – an exciting new visual tool to verify the density of LTL freight

    September 15, 2013 10:05AM by Dan Goodwill

    A picture is worth a thousand words. This certainly applies to LTL freight. Shippers can be penalized financially if their LTL freight is priced incorrectly using the wrong class or density. LTL carrier margins suffer when their trailers contain freight

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    How do you transform a business?

    September 8, 2013 3:33PM by Dan Goodwill

    Companies typically call us in when they are having a problem and they are not able to solve it themselves. For shippers, the problem is usually that they are spending too much money on freight and are seeking solutions to

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    The Fifth Annual Surface Transportation – a Great Opportunity to Learn and Network

    August 4, 2013 1:23PM by Dan Goodwill

    The 2013 Surface Transportation Summit is scheduled for October 16 at the Mississauga Convention Centre. This year’s event, co-hosted by Dan Goodwill & Associates and the Business Information Group, will focus on a range of topics of interest to Shippers

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    More on Shipper-Carrier Collaboration and Freight Bids

    May 26, 2013 1:46PM by Dan Goodwill

    In last week’s blog, I shared some ideas from the recent SCL – CITA annual conference on how to improve shipper- carrier collaboration. Various suggestions were proposed by a panel consisting of two leading shippers and two major Canadian carriers.

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    Shipper-Carrier Collaboration – How do you make the RFP Process work for Both Parties?

    May 19, 2013 9:20AM by Dan Goodwill

    The subject of Shipper-Carrier Collaboration and Freight Bids came up in at least three tracks at this week’s Supply Chain Canada Annual Conference, presented by SCL and Canadian Industrial Transportation Association. The subject was discussed at length during a panel