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    The “Virtual” Freight Broker has come to the Transportation Industry

    April 9, 2014 4:31PM by Dan Goodwill

    This is the fourth in a series of blogs on Technology in Transportation. The three previous articles appeared in 2013 and featured 5 interesting companies, FreightSnap, Freightopolis, QuoteMyTruckload, BuyTruckload and Post.Bid.Ship. In this piece, I will examine two other innovative

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    Time for Some New Business Models to Spur More Competition in the Canadian Freight Industry

    February 26, 2014 12:45PM by Dan Goodwill

    Two developments over the past five years have reshaped the Canadian Freight Industry. The Great Recession in the late 2000s caused many Canadian trucking companies to shrink in size or leave the freight industry. During the past couple of years,

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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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    QuoteMyTruckload.com and Freightopolis – will one of these companies become the Expedia of the Freight Industry?

    May 12, 2013 10:21AM by Dan Goodwill

    Two weeks ago I wrote about two exciting young companies (PostBidShip and Buytruckload.com) that are applying Innovation and Technology to the automated freight brokerage/freight portal space (http://www.dantranscon.com/index.php/blog/entry/innovation-and-technology-come-to-the-freight-brokerage-industry). Subsequent to that blog, I was made aware of two more interesting companies

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    Transportation Trends in 2013

    January 11, 2013 8:16AM by Dan Goodwill

    Here are some of the key trends to watch for in 2013. 1. The fiscal crisis may determine the level of the economic recovery in 2013 America is facing a number of economic headwinds (e.g. high unemployment and underemployment, mismatch