Business Management

How Much Should Compensation Cost You?

Prosperio Group’s Beth Carroll dives into the roles and uses of compensation. But given that today’s landscape is in many ways vastly different than even a year ago, are you asking the right question?

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Time For Some Basic Accounting Lessons

Noël Perry | TRANSPORTATION INTERMEDIARIES ASSOCIATION It’s drivers stupid! Who wants to sleep in a truck even if it is a shiny new Peterbuilt? That’s what most people think. How does one recruit people to do that? It’s no wonder contract prices are up 28%. Spot prices peaked at 56% above the starting point.  SURE HAS BEEN tough being a ...

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Are You Using All Three Watchdog Reports

MANY AREN’T AWARE that there are three reports available in the TIA Watchdog platform that allow you to isolate issues and yield a better response. The most common report is the Carrier Report, affectionately known by many simply as The Watchdog Report because it is used for most of the common and general infractions that brokers encounter daily, including the ...

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Financial Risk Mitigation for Brokers in Uncertain Times

Steve Kochan | COMFREIGHT TO SAY WE’RE living in “interesting times” might be an understatement lately. From shippers having an over-supply to the challenges that smaller carriers are experiencing with fuel prices, to the greater macro-economic challenges of inflation, there are many new dynamics that will likely continue for some time. Carriers are under pressure as fuel costs reach record ...

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Risk Management: A Specialized Approach for Freight Brokers

Graham Gonzales | RELIANCE PARTNERS INSURANCE IN THE 3PL space has evolved over the past decade. Exciting innovations in this arena have led to wariness among insurance providers, supported by an unprecedented cadence of claims. Backward, right? Innovation is exciting and change is good in most industries. What this means is that a traditionally fixed industry has become fluid in ...

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How to Overcome Nine Common Hurdles in Hiring

Michael Monson | TOP TALENT NO MATTER WHAT size or amount of success your logistics company has, the chances are that your organization has had to deal with some difficulty regarding talent in recent years. This is primarily due to the shift to a “candidate-driven” market. There are more open positions than candidates willing to make a change. So, what ...

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Contracts, Processes & Controls for Sharing Data

3PL Perspectives Alex Hamerstone | TRUSTEDSEC IT IS EASY to become overwhelmed with all the latest cybersecurity products and information, but the good news is that many of the basic things organizations can do are also the most impactful. It is, however, important to mention that many things that are simple in concept can be complex in their execution. Requirements ...

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