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U.S. LTL Market Expected to See Significant Growth

Those in the industry know the United States Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) market is experiencing major growth. As the economy continues to improve and stimulate growth across multiple manufacturing sectors, in turn, there is an increase in demand for LTL shipments.

According to David Ross, LTL analyst for Stifel (SF), better times lie ahead in LTL thanks to lower taxes, reduced regulations, and increased capital spending. And already we’re seeing a clear picture of this growth, with publicly traded carriers in the $35 billion LTL market reporting a second-quarter increase of 4 percent in reported tonnage over the same period last year.

We take a closer look at the different factors driving this growth. Read more

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New GM Joins the BYX Family

We are SO excited to announce the addition of Bliss Zwerling as General Manager to our growing team. Bliss began her career in logistics in 2008 in operations on the broker side and quickly climbed the ladder holding positions in operations management, national account lead, TL/LTL specialist and expedited lead. Prior to discovering her passion for logistics, she worked in property and restaurant management.

Her skill for providing exceptional customer service is apparent and a major reason why we are so excited to have her on board. She is here to make your experience with us seamless and enjoyable! Please feel free to reach out to her directly anytime at!

Bliss Zwerling: bliss@bestyetexpress.com

California Carrier Builds Own ELD

Jay Newjahr (owner and CEO) has been working on the development of a software for the past 18 months that is not only EDL compliant but takes our entire operation paperless. It’s been an incredibly exciting advancement for us. We’re looking forward to making our software available to the public in the very near future and we are honored to have this piece written about it in Trucking Info Magazine. Click here to read the entire article.

Meet Jay Newjahr of Best Yet Express

We were over the moon when we learned that Voyage LA Magazine was interested in interviewing Jay for a piece they were writing on inspiring stories. This article provides a unique glimpse into the career, struggles and company details never before publicly shared through the eyes of Jay. We hope you enjoy learning more about us and where we came from in this raw interview.

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4 Frequently Asked Questions About Electronic Logging Devices Explained


In December 2015, the
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published the electronic logging device (ELD) rule, arguably the biggest regulatory initiative to affect the trucking industry. It’s a sweeping mandate that applies to more than 3 million drivers, which is exactly why it’s important for those in the truck industry to understand the real facts about the ELD rule.
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Understanding Detention Fees and Why They’re Necessary

Ah, detention fees. They’re one of the least understood service charges and also one of the most notorious when it comes to customer complaints. Yet for trucking companies, detention fees are an unfortunate necessity for keeping business moving.

In fact, any fees collected from detention time often won’t even make a dent on the potential losses from getting held up at the dock. But what are detention fees, and how do they work? Read more

Re-Branding Underway as Best Yet Express Restructures to Better Meet the Ever-Changing Needs of the Freight Industry

Best Yet Express Incorporated, a family-run, California-based leader in the TL and LTL trucking industry, recently announced several changes within the company, including corporate restructuring and the launch of an aggressive new marketing campaign that includes a revamped website and an informative industry blog, appropriately titled “The Fleet.”

“During the company’s 30-plus year history, our customers – who range from small family-owned businesses to Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies – have always been our number 1 priority,” said Jay Newjahr, the company’s CEO. “To better serve them, we felt it necessary to restructure internally so that we are more agile, nimble and responsive to their ever-changing needs.” Read the entire press release here.

 

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3 Factors to Consider When Building Your Logistics Company’s Marketing Plan

Logistics companies play a critical role in the global economy, making possible the task of shipping and transporting goods from one point to the other, usually from the manufacturing or delivery site, to the customer or distributor.

While it may seem that this critical function makes logistics companies indispensable, the truth is that the industry is concentrated with several firms, each one competing for a slice of the pie. As such, marketing is still very much a necessity to ensure your survival.
When developing a marketing strategy for your logistics company, here are a few essential elements to consider. Read more

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What You REALLY Need to Know about Long Haul vs Short Haul Trucking

The freight transportation industry plays an important role in the supply chain of a business. If you need merchandise or materials delivered, a reliable trucking service is essential. Whether it is short or long haul freight transportation, a good trucking service will transport your goods in a safe & timely manner, without compromising the integrity of your cargo.

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Rating Process

One of the most commonly asked questions we get here at Best Yet Express has to do with how we calculate our rates. It’s actually quite easy. Just watch!