The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is amending its complex regulation pertaining to financial responsibility requirements for brokers of property and freight forwarders.November 16, 2023
Throughout the pandemic-influenced years of 2020 through 2022, third-party logistics providers and freight brokers assuaged shippers by simply locating a truck for their freight.
Federal trucking regulators confirmed they plan to consider a request by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association seeking a rulemaking on broker-shipper pricing transparency.June 27, 2023
Third-party logistics providers enjoyed another growth year in 2022, driven by inventory buildup from past supply chain disruptions and decreasing purchased transportation costs.
A federal appeals court has ruled that an insurance company may not pursue a claim against a transportation broker after that broker unknowingly hired a fraudulent motor carrier.April 20, 2023
Double-brokering — when a carrier accepts a load and then illegally re-brokers it to another carrier — is on the rise, costing brokers and carriers millions of dollars.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a proposed rule that establishes financial security requirements for freight forwarders, taking further action on legislation that stretches back more than a decade.January 5, 2023
The freight market volatility of the past few years has created an even greater need for carriers and brokers to strengthen their business relationships, especially as uncertainty and supply chain disruptions persist.
In a strong freight market and tight capacity environment, the largest freight brokerage firms in North America were able to grow their businesses by significant margins in 2021 as they worked to solve shippers’ transportation challenges. Other sectors were also filled with noteworthy performers.