Dedicated fleet for round trip operations
In light of the trucking capacity crunch, many shippers would be better off de-emphasizing spot market sourcing and focusing more on development of closer, contractual relationships with a select group of carriers. Providers of dedicated fleet services – like First Choice – who own the trucks and hire/manage the drivers cannot only secure capacity in an uncertain market, they can also help to reduce costs.
Yes, contrary to popular opinion, dedicated freight contracts can drive superior savings over time. Steady, predictable freight gives carriers time to mine for customers in the area to minimize deadhead miles. While the spot market often yields an attractive deadhead rate, the same result could be achieved with dedicated carriers, who then share cost efficiencies with you.
First Choice offers dedicated services to customers throughout the Northeast. Benefits include: