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How many carriers are ELD compliant? We did some research to find out.

Posted by Kevin Hill on

Over the past few weeks we've been asking carriers on our call lists about ELDs.  We're a bit shocked at how few carriers have started the process.  Of the 633 carriers we've asked, only 23% have or are in the process of installing ELDs.  Admittedly our sampling isn't scientific, but it does include carriers from a wide swath of the country with fleets from 5 to 100 trucks.  You can download a spreadsheet of our results by clicking here.Please let us know what you've been hearing and seeing.  We're not sure if our 23% is an outlier, or if it's in line with...

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Break Down! What the new North America Trucking Companies 10,000 Edition will provide

Posted by Kevin Hill on

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. TRAILER CAN CEN MATL MDW MTW NE PAC SE SW Grand Total  CARRIERS  683  1,784  489  2,063  457  1,161  1,807  1,696  183  10,323  VANS  382  817  218  1,151  143  579  748  812  72  4,922  REEFERS  324  590  202  718  127  395  774  493  82  3,705  INTERMODAL  60  83  34  153  19  137  269  141  9  905...

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CarrierLists NA 10k Edition & New LTL & Warehousing Search Features.

Posted by Kevin Hill on

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.

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Leads. Leads. Leads.

Posted by Kevin Hill on

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, auto parts, heating units, pumps, etc., etc., etc.  And of course our favorite email hunting tool at CarrierLists is Hunter.  The stalking tool to find anyone's business email address.  Everyone...

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Hazmat Resources

Posted by Kevin Hill on

We gathered all hazmat links we've sent out previously into one easy location.  The first two links are handy references for any and all of your hazmat loads.  Both of these Fed guides have saved us more than once with placards and classifications.   FMCSA Hazmat Placard Guide - Easy to use 4 page PDF with class descriptions and images of the placards needed.PHMSA List of Hazardous Materials Descriptions - this list is in Excel so you can easily search specific materials quickly.The links below are for your international moves into or out of Mexico and/or Canada.  These loads can get complicated…it only takes a tiny...

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