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FitzMark Acquires Reliable Source Logistics

FitzMark exterior FitzMark

Two Indianapolis-based freight brokerage firms, FitzMark Inc. and Reliable Source Logistics, are joining forces in a quest to build a global “logistics powerhouse,” company officials said.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
February 5, 2019
Business, Technology

Brokerage Firm Tallgrass Pursues Growth Through Sales Agents

Damon Anderson and David Barnes Damon Anderson (left) and David Barnes during a photo shoot after receiving the Major Employer of the Year Award from the Shawnee Economic Development Council. (Tallgrass Freight Co.)

Damon Anderson is using his company, Tallgrass Freight Co., to help other freight brokers and sales agents go out on their own by providing technical support, plus insurance and fringe benefits that are usually available only from larger corporate entities.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
September 12, 2018
Business

C.H. Robinson Profits Drop 22% in 2Q, Falling Far Short of Analyst Forecasts

C.H. Robinson containers C.H. Robinson

C.H. Robinson announced profits plunged 22% in the second quarter compared with a year ago, coming up well short of the lackluster Bloomberg News consensus forecast of industry analysts.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
July 19, 2017
Business

Senators Introduce Bill Targeting Fraud Within the Freight Brokerage Business

A pair of U.S. senators introduced legislation last week aimed at curbing fraud by unscrupulous freight brokers.

June 21, 2010