Business, Logistics

Masterpiece to Use Turtle Crates for Art Shipments

Turtle Two men use a Turtle crate to pack a piece of artwork. (Turtle)

Masterpiece International will exclusively distribute Turtle crates in the United States, Canada and Mexico through Turtle North America, the company said.

June 10, 2019
Business, Logistics

Brokerage Within Intermodal Faces Added Complexity

Freight broker panel at IANA Sanderson (left) and Menzel during the panel discussion on brokerage within intermodal. (Mindy Long)

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Brokerage and the spot market have been playing an increasingly important role in freight transportation, but freight brokerage in intermodal has added complexities that increase the need for strong communication and greater visibility.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
September 24, 2018

Kansas Freight Brokerage Firm Doubles in Size for Fourth Year

King of Freight

King of Freight, a Wichita, Kansas, trucking brokerage, is doubling in size and employees — again.

Dan Voorhis | The Wichita (Kansas) Eagle
December 15, 2016

Sunteck Appoints Ken Forster CEO

Sunteck Transport Group, a Florida-based freight brokerage firm, said it has appointed Ken Forster its new CEO.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
February 27, 2015

TIA, NITL Close to Finishing Revision of Model Broker-Shipper Agreement

ATLANTA — The Transportation Intermediaries Association and the National Industrial Transportation League are nearing completion on a revised model agreement between brokers and shippers that is designed to serve as a model contract for freight transactions, TIA’s president said.

November 21, 2011

Outsourcing By Small Shippers Fueling Growth Among Brokerage Firms, Freight Forwarders

Outsourcing of transportation services by smaller shippers is fueling revenue growth for brokerage firms and forwarders, while increasing the clout of many third-party logistics firms, industry observers said.

April 4, 2011