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Trends, Issues Affecting Brokers and 3PLs

Trends, Issues Affecting Brokers and 3PLs

Whether you think they are a necessary evil or run a brokerage business yourself, there’s little doubt that freight brokers and third-party logistics providers are an integral part of the transportation and logistics industry.

October 26, 2020

Do Low Spot Freight Rates Mean Brokers Are Gouging Truckers?

Do Low Spot Freight Rates Mean Brokers Are Gouging Truckers?

Freight rates on the spot market in April plunged to five-year lows, thanks to plummeting demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. It's so bad, owner-operators have been protesting all over the country, calling for more broker regulation. But is it really a broker problem? Or classic supply and demand?

May 6, 2020

How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Solve Real-World Trucking and Logistics Challenges
Q&A: Transplace's Thomas on 3PLs and Technology

Q&A: Transplace's Thomas on 3PLs and Technology

Transplace says it's the largest transportation management provider in the country. HDT's Deborah Lockridge interviewed Jeff Thomas, senior vice president of capacity services for the 3PL, about relationships between carriers, shippers, and brokers, and how technology is changing that dynamic.

July 22, 2019

Q&A: Convoy on a Better Way to Connect Truckers and Shippers

Q&A: Convoy on a Better Way to Connect Truckers and Shippers

Three years ago, the company Convoy was founded with the goal of using technology to provide an Uber-like service for booking on-demand freight shipments. Investors like Jeff Bezos and Waymo-parent Alphabet have invested in the company, which recently surpassed $1 billion in valuation. HDT's Deborah Lockridge checked in to see what the company is working on now.

December 3, 2018

Commentary: The First Step in Fixing Detention Times