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6 Safeguards Freight Agents Can Take Against Weather-Related Shipping Challenges

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According to one survey, weather-related shipping challenges cost trucking companies between $2 billion and $3.5 billion on average. In fact, overall weather-related shipping challenges add up to close to 3.5% of the U.S. GDP. Unless you have a plan for managing risks due to weather, just one hurricane or devastating snowstorm could upend your business. Weather-Related Shipping Challenges Add Up …

Freight Agent Marketing

7 Tips for Freight Agent Marketing

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Every year, advances in transportation, logistics and freight brokerage technology keep the logistics industry in constant flux. These changes can impact not only your freight management operations but also how you market your business. Here are 7 of the most untapped but effective freight agent marketing tips. #1: Promote Your Niche Last year we told you about how to market …

10 Ways Freight Agents Can Minimize Last-Mile Logistics Issues

10 Ways Freight Agents Can Minimize Last-Mile Logistics Issues

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Amazon has nearly 80 fulfillment centers located throughout the U.S. That is partly how they are solving the last-mile issue. But for the typical freight agent, it’s not only cost prohibitive, it is often financially unfeasible to build one fulfillment center —let alone more than six dozen. With faster on-time delivery demand coming from consumers and trickling down to freight …

7 Steps for Freight Agent Success

7 Steps for Freight Agent Success [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Are you serious about becoming a highly successful freight agent? If so, then you need to be willing to put in the work to set yourself apart from every other freight agent. On top of that you need to have the best tools and data to help your customers get their freight delivered on time, without error and within their …

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Why Our Technology is Better

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Relationships. Relationships are the basis for everything meaningful in life. Knowing someone personally to help arrange a critical shipment of inventory to your distributor is crucial to your success. Having that relationship in your corner means that you and your organization can succeed. GlobalTranz’s technologies serve one higher purpose, which is to bring you closer to the people on your team. …

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10 Key Skills Needed to Be a Successful Freight Agent

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Becoming a successful freight agent is easier than ever before with the right technology in hand. Our GlobalTranz TMS and CRM are renowned in the industry. However, technology alone does not make a successful freight agent. For example, there are certain habits that freight agents need to have in order to be successful —like the ability to handle high-pressure logistics …

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The Future of Logistics and Where GlobalTranz Fits in

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By: Robert Farrell | CEO The Future of Logistics – and where GlobalTranz fits in “The logistics industry is going through a period of rapid and unprecedented growth —primarily fueled by increased demand and propelled by advances in technology. We’re finding faster, cheaper, and more reliable ways to ship anything, anywhere.”  Leading organizations today are increasingly dependent on multimodal transportation solutions …

What Makes Our Technology Better – Big AND Small

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By: Bradley Hartwig | Senior Product Manager What Makes Our Technology Better “Highly visionary companies liberate themselves with the “Genius of the AND” the ability to embrace both extremes of a number of dimensions at the same time” – Jim Collins from “Built to Last” A SMALL COMPANY WITHIN A LARGE COMPANY Everyone knows that big companies can be slow. They can …

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Client Specific Pricing Updates for July 2016

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WHAT IS CLIENT SPECIFIC PRICING? Client Specific Pricing (CSP) is designed for clients that do not fit the mold of general pricing. GlobalTranz will negotiate a dedicated tariff(s) specific to the client’s individual needs. Pricing is negotiated to sustain profitability for all parties including Customers, GlobalTranz Agents, and Carrier Partners simultaneously. GlobalTranz has staffed a team of analysts that assist Authorized GlobalTranz Freight …