This lecture covers a basic overall view on asset carriers and freight brokers and their role in truckload transportation. The topics discuss in this video;" Internal and External Assets", "Benefits & Risk of a Core Carrier Program", "Pricing Methods", "Controlled and Guaranteed Capacity", and "The Six Characteristics of Transportation Services that affect Customer Service"
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Independent research has shown that companies who focus heavily on supplier diversity generate a 133% greater return on procurement investments than their counterparts.
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