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Clarissa Hawes Sunday, June 27, 2021

Is double brokering legal?

Double brokering has been around since shippers started relying on brokerages to find trucks to haul their freight. However, double brokering is fraught with risk and becomes illegal when a shipper specifies that its loads are not to be re-brokered.

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Grace Sharkey Thursday, March 25, 2021

AskWaves: What is a TWIC card?

The TWIC program provides drivers with government identification cards, like a driver’s license, to access secured maritime facilities and vessels. U.S. citizens and certain immigration categories can apply for the program.

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FreightWaves Staff Wednesday, January 1, 2020

What is rail intermodal?

Rail intermodal is the transportation method of moving freight on the earth’s surface by two modes, by railroad and also by truck. The freight can be carried in either trailers or containers; containers has become the larger and faster-growing category. The freight is moved on a railroad during the long-haul portion of the move with local trucking (known as drayage) taking the trailer or container to its final destination.

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