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Why Your Drivers Hate You and What You Can Do About It

Written by Shaniin Morales-Lewin, Event Marketing Manager at Alvys It’s no secret. Drivers are necessary to move your load from point A to B – it’s not teleportation or rocket science. Amidst technological advancements, drivers remain a key vertebrae in the backbone of logistics.  The only thing more important than your drivers is communication with your drivers.

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What is 3PL? – The Complete Guide to Third Party Logistics

Acronyms make the world go round. From LMAO to SOS, it seems like we’re constantly inundated by letters taking the place of words. The trucking industry is no different. We’ve learned about FTL and LTL in previous blog posts. Today, we’re going to tie a bow on our introductory trucking acronyms by teaching you all

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What is LTL? – The Complete Guide to Less-Than-Truckload

Are trucking acronyms making your head spin? Were you transported back to your college days when someone said you needed to order a reefer last week? Did someone mention that you have an LTL shipment going to Ohio, and you’re not exactly sure what that means? Don’t worry. We’re here to help. In this guide,

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All TMS Software Is Not Created Equal: How to Choose The Right TMS

What Makes a Good TMS? Transportation Management Systems have to organize many complicated workflows. They provide the backbone for your entire logistics operation. It starts with finding loads and scheduling them. Then you have to monitor those loads and check-in with drivers. Finally, you have to make sure everything gets delivered on time and paid

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How Much Money Do Freight Brokers Make

Written by Paul-Bernard Jaroslawski at FreightCaviar. There is a notion that it pays to be a broker in the world of freight. It can seem like carriers are doing most of the work for the least amount of money. But does this idea hold weight? It’s common that dispatchers and truckers think brokers are making

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6 Trucking Software to Help Manage Your Small Fleet

Written by Paul-Bernard Jaroslawski at FreightCaviar. If you’re a small trucking company, you might believe you cannot afford to invest in technology to improve your processes. You may also think that you do not need technology at this stage. I am not here to tell you how to run your business, but I want to

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What is FTL? – The Complete Guide to Full Truckload

The trucking industry is a lot like the military: they both use way more acronyms than should even exist. The good news is we’re here to help with some of that trucking alphabet soup. We’re here to give you the rundown on one of the most important acronyms in the entire logistics industry: FTL. In

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Better Company Culture: 6 Signs of a Healthy Workplace

Written by Leo Gorodinski, CTO and Co-Founder at Alvys I had an incredible experience at Jet, having front row seats to what would become the largest e-commerce acquisition in history (at that time). That experience taught me a lot about company culture as I got to see it emerge in real-time. Anyone in business knows

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Siloed Technology Is Not Good for Trucking Companies

Written by Nick Darman, CEO and Founder at Alvys Until recently, the investment potential of the supply chain has been largely overlooked. The eyes of the tech world were focused elsewhere, and there wasn’t much innovation coming from companies unless they were already involved in logistics. That changed when the world went on lockdown during

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The 6 Best Location Tracking Software for Your Business in 2022

Finding the right freight tracking software can be challenging, especially if you’re unfamiliar with all the available products. This article will cover 6 of the best location tracking software options for freight brokers and trucking companies in 2022. Growing Your Business with New Technology Anyone who has worked in logistics understands the importance of tracking

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