Become a freight broker in Pennsylvania

Freight brokers in Pennsylvania build carrier relationships, find capacity, price shipments to secure orders and monitor loads from pickup through to delivery.  Freight brokers are the vital link between shippers and carriers, tracking freight from pickup to final destination. As experts in shipping regulations and procedures, they’re responsible for negotiating both shipping rates and delivery times.  Setting …

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Become a freight dispatcher in Florida

Becoming a truck dispatcher  can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but success doesn’t come overnight. You need to consider everything from how to navigate a load board and create an effective website to how to negotiate contracts and find and work with carriers. How do I become a semi-truck dispatcher? The answer to that question …

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How To Become a Truck Dispatcher in California?

A truck dispatcher is responsible for coordinating the pickup and delivery of various cargo loads between suppliers, drivers and clients. The profession requires effective communication and organizational skills, and many truck dispatchers can even work from their home office. How to become a truck dispatcher?  Most employers only require a high school diploma, job seekers …

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How to Become a Freight Broker in New York

A freight broker is  responsible for getting loads of products picked up, transported, and delivered to their destination. If you are interested in working in the shipping industry and want an exciting career that doesn’t require a lot of time, money, or training, you should consider working as a freight broker in New York.  Freight brokers are …

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Amazon’s big new warehouse projects

Amazon just won approval to build another massive distribution center in Niagara, New York. Amazon  recently won local approval to build a five-story, 3.1 million-square-foot distribution center in western New York, and has even bigger sites in the works in Southern California and Colorado as it bolsters a network aimed at getting more goods faster …

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California’s Port of Oakland Reopened

California’s Port of Oakland has fully resumed operations after truckers protesting a gig-work law blocked access for five days and disrupted the flow of goods at the key shipping hub. Cargo containers started moving again through California’s Port of Oakland on Monday after independent truck drivers stood down from protests that effectively shut down one …

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$125M in Incentives for Off-Road Zero-Emission Equipment Available through California’s CORE Project

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) opens the second round of its Clean Off-Road Equipment Voucher Incentive Project (CORE) today, providing point-of-sale discounts on off-road zero-emission equipment. The project is administered by CALSTART and has $125M in funding available, more than double the amount allocated to the project when it first launched in January 2020. …

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Target’s Shipt announced partnership with home goods retailer Big Lots

Top 100 retailer Big Lots is adding to its arsenal of fulfillment options through a new partnership with same-day shopping and delivery company Shipt. Shipt, the same-day shopping and delivery subsidiary of Target announced a partnership with home goods retailer Big Lots. Target will use Shipt to support same-day delivery from 1,000 Big Lots stores, …

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ChemDirect closes Series A funding round led by trucking company Schneider

Trucking company Schneider National Inc. is looking to expand its role in chemical distribution through an investment in a startup that is building an online marketplace for industrial raw materials. The Green Bay, Wis.-based carrier led a Series A funding round for ChemDirect Inc. that will give Schneider a minority stake in the business and …

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