November 13, 2020 • LaneAxis Staff
Are Small Carriers Worth Saving?
The mere suggestion that small, truckload carriers may not be “worth saving” is ludicrous. These carriers are the economic backbone of the American economy. Yet some broker-based tech leaders are posing that very question…
October 16, 2020 • LaneAxis Staff
Truckers Shred Freight Brokers in Public Comments to Feds
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is in the midst of receiving and reviewing comments related to separate petitions demanding broker transparency and reform. Truckers are not holding back in their comments – and piercing criticisms – of the brokerage industry…
September 15, 2020 • LaneAxis Staff
It’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. A Nice Gesture – but not Enough.
LaneAxis proudly salutes all truckers during this National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Now let’s all get to work by taking concrete action to improve their professional and personal lives…
August 13, 2020 • LaneAxis Staff
LaneAxis vs. the “Competition” – an Assessment
Niche tech solutions abound in trucking – and many do a fine job. But simply stated: no one is tackling industry challenges in the holistic and groundbreaking way LaneAxis is…
August 4, 2020 • LaneAxis Staff
4 Years After LaneAxis Study, Freight “Outsourcing” Still Weighing Down Industry
LaneAxis is focused on squashing the status quo. Purchased transportation adds an extra layer of inefficiency, cost, and diminished visibility that must be eliminated…
July 31, 2020 • LaneAxis Staff
Shippers Brace for a Covid Christmas – How Joining a Direct Freight Network NOW Can Prevent Supply Chain Nightmares Later
Apart from a guaranteed economic spike, the best gift Shippers and Carriers might receive this year is the birth of a direct freight network such as the one LaneAxis is building…
July 28 2020 • LaneAxis Staff
Shipper to Carrier Direct: Avoiding Unnecessary Detours
LaneAxis is in the business of connecting Shippers directly to Carriers by creating the first of its kind “brokerless” freight network. It’s a fairly simple and powerful concept – so why hasn’t it been done before?
July 17th 2020 • LaneAxis Staff
A Contract Hit – How Shippers Can Avoid Costly Long-Term Carrier Deals
When Shippers need to move freight on a truck, determining the most cost-effective way to do so is often a guessing game – if not a pure gamble…
April 29, 2020 • LaneAxis Staff
Truckers Revolt Against Brokers and Bad Pay; LaneAxis Shareholder Shares Delivery Nightmare
Small and independent truckers are absolutely fed up – especially with freight brokers. As the COVID-19 crisis has unfolded, freight rates have plummeted, all while drivers literally put their lives on the line to keep their families fed and store shelves stocked.
March 18, 2020 • LaneAxis Staff
The Coronavirus and Empty Shelves – Why a Centralized Freight Network is Needed Now More Than Ever
While health experts scramble to contain the COVID-19 virus, supply chain experts are scrambling to keep products moving and stores stocked.
December 15, 2019 • LaneAxis Staff
Fill ‘Er Up – How A Professional Trucker Network Aims to Eliminate 20 BILLION Empty Truck Miles Per Year
You read that right – every year U.S. trucks drive an estimated 20 BILLION miles hauling zero, zilch, nada – just empty trailers. Only McDonald’s should brag about numbers like that. The transportation industry should be ashamed.