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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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    Some Major Trends in Freight Transportation in 2014

    December 9, 2013 3:26PM by Dan Goodwill

    In my previous blog, I tried to capture some of the Major Freight Transportation Stories of 2013 (http://www.dantranscon.com/index.php/blog/entry/the-top-freight-transportation-stories-of-2013). In this blog I will look ahead to 2014 and beyond. Here are some of the emerging trends that transportation professionals should

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    What were the Biggest Freight Transportation Stories of 2013? / What will be the Top Trends in 2014?

    November 3, 2013 8:47AM by Dan Goodwill

    At the end of each year, I like to take stock of the major freight transportation stories of the past twelve months and look ahead to the major industry trends in the coming year. The two blogs that I write

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    Shippers and Carriers – – It’s Time to Talk

    October 27, 2013 1:36PM by Dan Goodwill

    One of the highlights of this year’s Surface Transportation Summit was the impassioned plea from Jacquie Meyers, President of Meyers Transportation Services, for shippers and carriers to collaborate. This is not a new message. In fact, it is a message

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    The Next Big Retail Battleground – Same Day Delivery

    September 22, 2013 11:24AM by Dan Goodwill

    If you haven’t been watching, you may be missing one of the most interesting and important battles in retailing and freight transportation – – – the clash to deliver shipments to consumers on the day they are ordered. Here is

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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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    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