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Why Fast Carrier Payments Matter

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Running a trucking company comes with challenges, including the ever-rising costs of doing business. When shippers take 30, 60, or even 90 days to pay their carriers, gaps in cash flow can lead to budget pressures, increasing debt, or even company closures.

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2020 Outlook: 4 Trends to Impact Supply Chains

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While a strong domestic economy and political turmoil dominated the television news cycle, artificial intelligence, Blockchain, and two-day deliveries played a starring role in supply chain discussions in 2019. Learn what’s in store for the year ahead.

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The Carrier Cash Flow Problem: Can Technology Help?

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Trucking companies have struggled in 2019, primarily from pricing pressure on shipping rates. Salvation may come from technologies that reduce costs, mitigate risk, streamline operations, and differentiate small carriers from their larger, cash-flowing competition.

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What’s Behind All the Trucking Company Closures?

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2019 has been a tough year for the trucking industry. More than 2,500 truck drivers have lost their jobs in what some are calling a “bloodbath,” primarily affecting smaller companies and owner operators. Pricing pressure is largely to blame, but the underlying cause is less straightforward.

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The 2019 ELD Deadline That No One is Talking About

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Preparing for the Electronic Log Mandate (ELD) seemed all-consuming for the freight transportation industry throughout 2017 and early 2018. Today, another ELD deadline approaches, but it’s not well publicized. And this one could cause a major strain on capacity.

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