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2013-09-03 23:18:13

Postings for freight are up over 25% from last year on the newest load board in the bulk industry. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Despite a delay in fall grain harvest, bulk truck freight demand continues to increase creating a tightness in trucks across the bulk truck freight industry. BulkLoadsNow.com freight-matching service saw a 25% increase in posted loads this week compared to one year ago. "Shipper and broker activity is at an all time high as trucking companies become...

2013-08-27 23:19:07

Founder Tim Barton will take new role of executive chairman Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Freightquote, the largest online U.S. freight shipping provider, announced today the appointment of Tyler Ellison as CEO. Tim Barton, founder and current CEO, will take the title of executive chairman and will actively manage the strategic direction and innovation for Freightquote. "As we have grown to more than 1,200 employees, I felt it better to continue to devote my full-time...

2013-08-21 23:28:36

Bulk freight brokers, shippers and carriers go online to discuss MAP-21 and help each other understand the new laws. Nixa, MO (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Since MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress In the 21st Century) was signed into law a little more than a year ago there have been a lot of questions coming from the bulk transportation industry, especially as it relates to brokering freight. Recently, the topic popped up on a forum at BulkLoadsNow.com, a leading online bulk freight matching...

2013-08-19 23:02:32

Former chief information officer will focus on the expansion of products and services for the Tampa-based freight shipping company. Palm Harbor, FL (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 FreightCenter is pleased to announce the promotion of Doug Walls to his new position as chief operating officer. He will lead FreightCenter’s efforts to expand its products and services, which includes the development of freight management software for third-party logistics providers (3PLs). Walls will continue to...

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