They can also gauge spot availability and directly seek out capacity, rather than just posting loads and waiting for a response. Using Capacity Hub, a broker can access data provided by various carriers for available or soon-to-be-available trucks. On the Capacity Hub page, the broker enters the origin point of a load. The tool then displays relevant equipment in three ways: a list of available trucks, including mileage between an individual truck and pickup point; available trucks and pickup point shown on a Google Map, and a bullseye graphic which breaks down the available trucks by miles from the pickup spot. Carrier truck locations can come from fleets that regularly work with a broker or third-party logistics provider, and supply data through Aljex. They can also originate from major fleets that have established working relationships with Aljex.
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