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How to use a load board to find better freight for your trucking company.Load boards can help your trucking company in a variety of ways: keep track of market trends, post trucks, and find freight.

Tips for Negotiating Freight Rates

Tips for Negotiating Freight Rates You found a load on a load board that meets your business requirements.  The next step is contacting the broker to negotiate the freight rate. Rates listed on load boards are rarely “all-in”. “All-in rates” cover the hauling cost as well as assessorial [...]

By |2019-09-20T16:47:29-05:00February 12th, 2018|Starting a Trucking Company, Trucking Business Tips, Using a Load Board|Comments Off on Tips for Negotiating Freight Rates

Tips for Finding Freight on a Load Board

Tips for Finding Freight on a Load Board Load boards are a versatile tool. You can advertise your truck’s availability to brokers or search for suitable loads yourself. However, a load board’s most important quality is its insight into current trucking/lane market trends. Knowing how to read a load [...]

By |2019-09-20T16:53:05-05:00February 5th, 2018|Starting a Trucking Company, Trucking Business Tips, Using a Load Board|Comments Off on Tips for Finding Freight on a Load Board