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How to Get the Best Rates and Routes with Your Freight Carrier

When you utilize your freight carrier as a real team member, not just a service provider, you can expect better business outcomes.

If you have only been considering your carrier as a means to an end, there is a very good chance your services and routes are not as closely aligned with your needs as they could be. Proactive communication is an absolute must if you are aiming to make your freight carrier a more productive tool for your company. With open communication about the needs of your business, your carrier can be better prepared to meet those needs instead of scrambling to repair damage when things go off the rails. Plus, with greater collaboration, you can expect better rates and routes in your freight quotes.

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What Factors Affect Trucking Freight Rates?

From freight weight to surcharges, learn more about the logistical factors used to determine rates in your freight quote from RCX Solutions.

At RCX, we understand that you and your company want to get the best deal for your money when it comes to shipping. Truck freight rates can vary considerably especially when LTL (less than truckload) shipments are involved. Truckload shipments are normally based on a per-mile rate or per-hundred weight rate plus certain surcharges. Plus, our freight quotes have to factor in regulatory costs that are federally mandated to keep our truck drivers, other drivers, and the community at large safe.

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