Do "Favored Shippers" Really Receive Better Pricing and Service?

January 1, 1900

Anecdotal evidence and some qualitative research suggests that "favored shippers"—companies for which carriers prefer to haul freight—obtain better pricing and service. But do they? Researchers at TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson and Iowa St. University studied favorite shipper attributes and discovered a strong link between transportation rates paid and dwell time. Download this paper today to learn how much dwell time might be costing you?

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