What is a dedicated carrier and why should I care?

Something I hear often when approaching new customers is, “I use the same carrier(s) that I’ve used for the last ten years because they’re reliable and do a good job.” Typically, that’s just a way for the customer to kindly decline further conversation about their freight needs…

Interns at Legion

It’s the start of a new semester, which means Legion has new interns getting their hands dirty learning everything they can. Interns are always so excited on their first day and even their first week starting their new job…

Technology at Legion

Technology has come a long way, and it is always advancing. But what does that mean, and what effect does it have on HR functions at Legion Logistics…

Technology as a Force Multiplier

Technology. I love it. I hate it. I want more of it. I’m addicted to it. It promises so much, and if I had unlimited resources, what I could do with technology! Companies of all sizes promise to solve your logistical problems with their great technology, but is it really the technology that is solving your problems…

Is Trucking Technology in Mexico Really That Different?

As much as you can say that Mexico is a Third World Economy, NAFTA has made it so that the United States, Canada and Mexico must maintain same technologies to provide information about loads, drivers and commodities, wherever they are in North America…

Technology is No Substitute for Problem Solving

Our industry is on the horizon of a tech renaissance. New, snazzy TMS systems are popping up left and right while route planning/truck calibration mechanisms are becoming ever more popular. This will undoubtedly cut costs and increase efficiencies all around…

How Technology Affects Carriers

It seems like almost every day I read another article about new technology in the trucking industry. I read stories about self-driving trucks, automated warehouses, tracking apps, and fleet management systems, to name a few…

Freight Analysis – August 2019

I think it’s safe to say that 2019 has been one of the most volatile years we’ve seen in the freight market. Getting a hand on current and future rates has, at points, seemed a little like fortune telling. But based on our LegionAnalytics historical analysis, and feedback from our customers and partner carriers, the rest of 2019 will continue to …

Servant Hearted Leadership

Great indignation is felt by many brokers in our industry. We are perceived as distrustful, untruthful, unnecessary middle-people. Capacity is higher than ever and the popular play for many customers I speak to every day is the pursuit of relationships solely with asset-based carriers. Thus many brokers fulfill their own prophecy, and become that which …

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