OOIDA and SBTC File Petition on Freight Broker Transparency to Enhance FMCSA 371.3 Requiring Reporting of Gross Margins on Shipments

By Paul Benfer – Perhaps I missed something, but when did a regulation demanding that owner-operators accept whatever rate a broker offered become law? When discussing 371.3 it is important to remember it was written in 1980 at the birth of trucking deregulation...

How to Develop a Good LTL RFP

How to Develop a Good LTL RFP By Paul Benfer, Kinetic Supply-Chain Services, LLC  As published in the TRANSDIGEST-Volume XXV, Issue No. 266, April 2020 Few things in transportation management provide a higher level of satisfaction than running a successful LTL RFP or...

Coronavirus & The Ramifications of Port Congestion in the U.S.

Are you prepared for the coming Containergeddon or Portpocalypse?  If not, you better audit your organization’s program for managing container drayage, as the experts predict significant port delays once the backlog of containers hit our shores.  Bill Mongelluzzo...

Developing a Near Perfect LTL RFP

By Paul Benfer, Kinetic Supply-Chain Services Few things in transportation management provide a higher level of satisfaction than running a successful LTL RFP or bid.  Whether you manage one for a client or your company, the results often exceed your expectations when...