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FTL: Online Full Truckload Automatic Pricing: Is it Reliable? 

Posted On 29th January 2015

Automated Full Truckload pricing is available to regular clients of FreightRun.  It is a reliable indication of the most recent prices at which freight moved in the lane, and usually the FTL can be booked at that same price without adjustments.There can be adjustments due to the type of freight you are shipping and the delivery requirements.  For example, if the shipment is going to a grocery warehouse with a bad reputation for being rude or for abusing drivers with slow unloads, or it ...

Improving U.S. Economy to Increase Demand for Freight Quotes from Shipping Companies 

Posted On 15th January 2015

Real gross domestic product (GDP) a statistic based on the value of the production of goods and services in the United States, adjusted for price changes -- increased at an annual rate of 5.0 percent in the third quarter of 2014. The increase in GDP in the third quarter reflected the following economic trends:Consumer spending rose 3.2%, compared with 2.5% in the second quarter and consumer spending on both goods and services rose measurably. Business investment increased, most sign ...