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Whitepaper: The New Economics of Freight Brokerage


The marketplace for truckload transportation is fragmented and opaque. Relationships between shippers and carriers are tenuous at best, forged and broken by wild swings in capacity availability and rates per mile. In this whitepaper, Transfix and FreightWaves define the problems distorting the marketplace for truckload transportation, discuss how carriers think about their assets, explain the role of technology in reducing empty miles, and sketch out the economic dynamics that come into play when the marketplace is optimized to free up capacity at the right price.


Download your free copy of the whitepaper to learn:

  • The major challenges impacting the truckload transportation marketplace
  • How shippers can lower rates per mile by optimizing for carrier asset utilization
  • Data's role in providing reliable capacity