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What Is A Spot Freight Quote & How To Get The Best Rates To put it simply, when #ShipHappens, spot quotes are needed. In a pinch with deadlines looming and logistic nightmares on the horizon – there’s no time for anything but a quick phone call and spot quote request. Let’s answer some of the…

Everything You Need To Stay Up-to-Date On Spot Rates Spot freight rates resemble the stock market, no price is too low for a bear or too high for a bull. As to say, there are natural fluctuations that can be forecasted and predicted but not calculated. This is why strategic sourcing ends up saving company…

Spot Buying Vs Strategic Sourcing: Which Is Best For You? Procurement, the process of acquiring goods or services from external partners and agreeing to terms to make sure things go smoothly, is a big part of the bottom line for every business. Logistic service providers (LSPs) and everyone in the freight industry deal with procurement…

Similar to most industries, the freight industry is heavily impacted by economics, climate and most of all – technology. Most people don’t realize this ancient industry has been ‘disrupted’ like so many others over the past few decades. Specifically, it’s been the growth and availability of spot-buy freight or spot freight. It’s now easier than…

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