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The Great Freight Experiment, Part II

April 29, 2014 | Eytan Buchman

In our Great Freight Experiment, we tried to get freight quotes from the websites of the world’s 15 largest freight forwarders. And….we were disappointed with the results. Online B2B networking is growing rapidly in every industry…but...

Ten Freight Statistics That Will Make Your Day

April 10, 2014 | Eytan Buchman

In 2008-2009, shipping took a big hit. And while many trade journals are still focusing on that, we (quite easily!) dug up ten different statistics that together paint a rosy picture. The bottom line? Slowly...

15 Epic Cargo and Freight Fails

April 8, 2014 | Eytan Buchman

Unfortunately, accidents are a normal part of freight shipping. While the 5 P’s (Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance) helps avoid major issues, there always has been (and always will be) problems. Here are 15 pictures of...

Five Ways You’re Killing Your Freight Sales

April 4, 2014 | John Edmonds

With over 100,000 freight forwarders in the world, are you doing everything you need to do to stand out? At the end of the day, the differences in prices between different freight forwarders don’t vary hugely. Which means that in...

Instant Freight Quotes: A Necessary Reality

March 25, 2014 | Eytan Buchman

If you’re reading this on your smartphone, I hope this page loaded in under a second. Otherwise, I probably lost your attention, making you 50% likely never to return to this site and 33% more...

Startup Lessons For Logistics

March 4, 2014 | Eytan Buchman

You’ve probably read that WhatsApp, a mobile messaging platform, was recently bought by Facebook for $19 billion dollars. That’s roughly five years worth of profits for Maersk, the carrier giant that carriers 15% of the...