Top Findings: What Makes a Favored Shipper?
JUNE 2, 2015
Research shows that of all “favored shipper” qualities, longer dwell times result in higher transportation costs. Researchers at Iowa State University analyzed data provided by C.H. The conclusion: there is a strong link between transportation rates paid and dwell times over 2 hours, as the table nearby shows. Reducing dwell time increases both metrics and driver and carrier asset utilization. What makes carriers prefer to move one shipper’s freight over another’s?