To answer this question CarrierLists surveyed 86 small fleets, those operating 5 to 50 tractors. Our primary objective was to determine if the stereotypes of dispatch offices still hold true. Small fleets are a crucial segment that accounts for roughly 25% of the for-hire trucks on the road. Small fleets are also large enough to have regimented processes but have not quite hit the size needed to begin unlocking scalable efficiencies larger fleets can attain. So, are dispat
The more you work with the1.9m records in the FMCSA census file the more you realize that creating a database with 50% of the true for-hire capacity isn't a crazy unattainable goal. It can be done with as little as 25,000 carriers.
WHAT'S THE SIZE OF THE ENTIRE TRUCKING MARKET?
Let's break the trucking market down as short and simple as we can as listed in the FMCSA database: 1.9m companies with USDOT numbers operating 3.5m semi-trucks (private & for hire). 250k of these
I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Adam Robinson with Cerasis to discuss how transportation management data aids shippers, brokers & carriers to forge fact-based, transparent partnerships to aid in beating capacity crunches. You can listen to our discussion here. In this “The Freight Project Podcast” episode you’ll hear: How the access to more data in transportation management is allowing carriers & shippers to have fact-based conversation that are resulting in
The launch of the North American Trucking Companies -10,000 Edition is just ONE WEEK away. Last week we shared the differences between the 5k and 10k list broken down by trailer type. Below you will find a break down of trailer types by region. #10 #10000 #transportation #freightbrokerage #3pl #hazmat #vans #reefers #intermodal #conestoga #heavyhaul #flatbed #trailers #sourcing #trucking #loads #stepdeck #doubledrop #tankers #pnuematics #drybulk #sourcinglist #carrierlist #l
When entering a sale either face to face, or over the phone your introduction must have confidence. This first 15-30 seconds is where your confidence level will allow you to control the conversations pace, mood, show to your target audience you care and have their best interest in mind. Throughout my professional life I have learned many hard knock lessons. However, the one lesson that has stuck with me the most is the importance of confidence. To be an effective salesperson
It's all about leads, leads, leads, isn't it? Whether you're a new freight broker starting out, or have an established book of business you can never have too many leads.
One of the best resources we've found outside of LinkedIn is the Industrial Quick Search Directory (IQS).
The IQS compiles and links to all the different industrial and manufacturing associations in North America. This includes associations for companies manufacturing, conveyors, fabricated steel,
CarrierLists is growing! Our North America 10,000 Edition is set to launch Thursday, August 24, 2017. In addition to more carriers, we have included a new LTL and Warehousing search feature.
Check out our new search features in our latest tutorial on YouTube. Email KHill@carrierlists.com or RTrent@carrierlists.com for more information. #youtube #LTL #warehousing #10000 #sourcinglist #drybulk #tankers #doubledrop #stepdeck #trucking #sourcing #trailers #carrierlist #flat