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Just What the Broker Ordered

How Relay is supporting one fast-growing startup MGM Freight Logistics co-founder Martin Daigeau has a l...

How Freight Brokerages Can Build Carrier & Driver Loyalty

The American Trucking Association estimates that the nationwide shortage of drivers now exceeds 80,000 — a gap, it notes, is likely to increase throughout 2022. So what doe...

Relay Payments Recognized as Fintech Innovator with TAG ADVANCE Award

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Tips for Cash-Flow Management for Owner Operators

Succeeding During Challenging Times It’s no secret that owner operators and small fleets are being squeezed by the negati...

Communication Key to Strong Driver-Broker Relationships

“We don’t have a driver shortage so much as we have a problem with drivers having a shortage of time. Too often, drivers have to wait three to four hours at a receiver. Wit...

Time is Money: How Detention and Delays on Dock Are Hurting You

In trucking, time is money. “Reducing time on dock by 20-plus minutes per transaction. That is WOW! Now that is money!” e...

Driver Retention Starts With R-E-S-P-E-C-T

High driver turnover is making the chronic truck driver shortage worse—especially for large carriers. According to the

International Roadcheck Is a Hassle That’s Actually Worth It

How’s your drive going this week?We’re well into the 72-hour high-visibility, commercial vehicle inspection and enforcement initiative known as

5 Things You Need to Know as a New Owner Operator

First-Hand Advice From Other Owner Operators

Relay Payments Named One of Inc. Magazine’s 2022 Best Workplaces

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Winning the Driver Recruiting Wars for Gen Z Talent

Relay App Users Win Pimp My Cab Competition

Former Highway Angels Ed and Tracy Zimmerman (left), awarded Truckload Carrier Association’s annual award in 2019 for saving a man’s life, pulling him from a burning ve...

Get Your Rig Ready for International Roadcheck

Commercial vehicle inspectors in the U.S., Canada and Mexico will conduct North American Standard Inspecti...

Truckers Don’t Need an Awareness Month to Know About Stress! 

April is Stress...

Case Study: Daggett Truck Line

Daggett Truck Line is a family-owned business operating out of Frazee, MN, with nearly 70 trucks delivering refrigerated goods over-the-road. Erik Anderson brought business...

Truck Driving Heroes Need a Professional Makeover

For too brief of a moment at the outset of the COVID pandemic in America, truck drivers began to be acknowledged as heroes within the economy, delivering needed ...

Relay Payments Adds Three Senior Leaders to Fuel Growth

New executives bring deep experience and record of success in strategic leadership roles at Pilot Flying J, CloudPay, and Peloton.

RelayGo Is All About Making Life Easier For Drivers

St. Patrick’s Day brings all sorts of images of leprechauns and a fabled pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. For trucking companies and drivers, St. Patty’s Day this year ...

Case Study: K. M. Payton Trucking

A second-generation, family-owned business, K M Payton Trucking operates out of Tehachapi, California, specializing in LTL shipping of fresh and frozen food. The owner take...

Relay Payments Introduces RelayGo

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Relay Named to Fast Company’s List of World’s Most Innovative Companies

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Case Study: Ron’s Home Style Foods

Ron's Homestyle Foods, a family-owned food manufacturer based in Houston, Texas, has been delivering commercially prepared home-style deli salads to retail and food service...

Case Study: Bayview Flowers

Bayview Flowers specializes in growing plants and floral trading, operating almost 340,000 square feet of greenhouses, and distributing potted plants and fresh flowers acro...

Relay LTL for Carriers

Relay Payments’ New Offering for LTL Carriers Streamlines Complex Processes Relay Payments, a venture-backed fintech comp...

Relay On the Road Again

Trade shows are starting up for the new year, and here at Relay we are excited to get back out there to share our vision of modernized, instant payments connecting all comp...

Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts

The Relay blog launched in the last half of 2021 with the goal of sharing insights, customer stories, and industry news. Since then we have published over 30 posts spanning...

More than 600 Truck Drivers Join Relay Payments’ Driver Council

More than 600 truck drivers join Relay Payments' Dr...

5 Reasons To Appreciate Lumpers

There are plenty of misconceptions about lumpers, and most are about lumpers being a scam or even illegal. This isn’t true! One of the biggest misunderstandings about lumpe...

Customer Spotlight: Angie’s Transportation

At Relay, we strive to build lasting connections and partnerships with our customers – and we like to showcase that in our Customer Spotlight series. Next up is Angie’s...

Building Culture On the Move

Spotlight on Relay Payments CPO, Amy Zimmerman Since its inception, Relay Payments has benefited from ha...

Ask An Entrepreneur: The RELAY Way Framework for Innovation

Here at Relay, we are fortunate to have the brain trust of our “expert entrepreneurs” Ryan Droege, CEO and Co-Founder along with Spencer Barkoff, President and Co-Founder, ...

Southeastern Freight Lines Sees 61% Monthly Savings With Relay Payments

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5 Actions to Improve the Warehouse Experience

With the Holiday season fast approaching, warehouses are facing new and unprecedented challenges. Not only are shipping delays and supply chain disruptions adding additiona...

5 Strategies to Engage and Retain Drivers

Recruiting and retaining the right team members is tough – especially for the trucking industry. With an economy still recovering from a global pandemic and a deepening dri...

5 Ways to Deliver 5-Star Customer Service For Truckers

There’s a trucker shortage. Demand for drivers is at an all time high. Retaining drivers is crucial.  And everyone talks about the importance of customer service and p...

How Truckers Are Driving Technology Forward

Truck driver shortage and retention are hot-button topics in the trucking industry right now. Especially considering how essential the sector is to keeping America well-sto...

How Do We Make Every Week Truck Driver Appreciation Week?

Happy Truck Driver Appreciation Week! Every year, we dedicate a week to pay homa...

Trucking Through the Lens of a Pandemic – What Stuck?

Although we are not out of the woods yet, some of the practices adopted during the global pandemic will remain – and in many instances, that’s a good thing! Learn about COV...

Customer Spotlight: Ooh-Rah Transport

At Relay, we strive to build lasting connections and partnerships with our customers – and we like to showcase that in our Customer Spotlight series. Next up is Ooh-Rah...

Why Visibility In Logistics Shouldn’t Be Overlooked

In the logistics and supply chain marketplace where processes are being modernized rapidly, one of the important factors for success is shipment visibility. 

What Is a Lumper and Lumper Payment?

Customer Spotlight: Bayview Flowers

Introducing the Relay Blog Customer Spotlight! At Relay, we strive to build lasting connections and partnerships with our customers – and we want to showcase that! ...

Returning to a Face-to-Face Workspace

As part of Fortune’s coverage on back-to-work policies post-COVID, their weekly newsletter Worksheet focuses on how people are working smarter in these transitional times.&...

3 Ways Brokers Are Benefiting From Digital Payments

The  logistics and supply chain industry has been deeply impacted and transformed over the past year due to the pandemic and surge in global consumer demand. To ke...

How Old Dominion Automated and Streamlined Payments

As one of the leading Less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers in North America, Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (ODFL) is constantly looking for ways to improve its offering...

5 Reasons Why Checks and Cash Are Slowing You Down

The pandemic created unprecedented demand for cashless and touchless payments. Companies switched to digital options, drastically reducing cash and check usage due to t...

$43 Million Investment in Transportation Transformation

As the need for a secure, contactless payment solution became critical over the past year in light of COVID-19, Relay Payments experienced explosive growth. Relay’s digital...

Eclipse IA Partners With Relay Payments

Eclipse IA Partners With Relay Payments to Get Drivers Off The Dock And Back On the Road Faster Atlanta, GA - Apr...

Relay Payments Invests in People-Focused Culture

Relay Payments Invests in Building a Values-Driven, People-Focused Culture, Spearheaded by Chief People Officer, Amy Zimmerman

VIDEO: Relay Payments On Midday Market Update

Relay Payments President Spencer Barkoff Discusses The New Partnership with Old Dominion Freight Lines. Watch Relay Paym...

ODFL Selects Relay Payments to Streamline Payments

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VIDEO: How Relay Is The Venmo For Trucking

Relay CEO Ryan Droege explains how the company is the ‘Venmo for carriers and brokers’ on Freightwaves What The Truck podcast

Relay Payments Raises $43 Million in New Funding

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