The Basics of Load Board Shipping

Written by Wall Street News on February 9th, 2018. Posted in Load board integration, Tms systems, Tms with macropoint integrated

Types of transportation broker software

The freight management world is busy and complicated. The LTL market alone is worth an estimated $35 billion, and in 2013 trucks were transporting about 15 billion tons. That amount is expected to grow to nearly 19 billion by 2040. The terminology and logistics can be confusing though and understand the types of load boards, what a transportation broker does, and what broker systems are can take some time and experience. If you need things shipped, here’s a quick guide to the basics that will help you figure out what to do next.

What is a Load Board?

It’s basically a software system that allows carriers to communicate with those who need