Tagged: Brokers

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Truckers Unite Against Freight Broker

A coalition of trucking companies filed a petition in May to force an Indianapolis, Ind.-based freight brokerage into Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings for unpaid transportation services. The involuntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition, filed in U.S…

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Convoy Names New COO

Mark Okerstrom, previously chief executive officer of Expedia Group, has been named chief operating officer of Convoy, company officials announced recently. Based in Crossett, Ark., Covoy is a transportation logistics company. “Shortly after meeting Mark…

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Amazon Rolls Out Freight Brokerage

Amazon last month rolled out its freight brokerage operation nationwide, a strategic move that not only brings the company into competition with other large digital brokerages like Uber Freight and Convoy, but also is intended…

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Freight Brokers Drawing Scrutiny

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) wrote to Congress in May asking for intervention to make sure that freight brokers are paying truck drivers fairly. For several weeks, truckers across the country have been demonstrating

For independent trucking operators, the largest chunk of their insurance costs is liability coverage, which pays for injuries and property damage from a wreck. For over-the-road drivers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires 0

Truckers Liability Insurance Pinch

For independent trucking operators, the largest chunk of their insurance costs is liability coverage, which pays for injuries and property damage from a wreck. For over-the-road drivers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires

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