The End of the Asset vs. Broker Debate

How Digital Freight Brokers Transcend Traditional Definitions

In this new whitepaper, brought to you by Transfix and Insight Sourcing Group, learn how:

  • Machine learning, AI, improved shipment visibility, and data driven predictive technology are powering freight networks to create a win-win for shippers and carriers alike.
  • Best in class digital freight brokerages (DFBs) are delivering commitments on pricing and service like never before.
  • Contrary to popular belief, brokers who specialize in drop trailers can provide more flexibility compared to an asset-based carrier while still maintaining high service levels.
  • DFBs can help shippers optimize their supply chain through data-driven insights which shippers cannot normally access themselves or through asset-based carriers.

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Insight Sourcing Group’s Logistics Center of Excellence is a dedicated practice of logistics and sourcing experts who lead engagements for our clients across all modes of transportation and warehousing.


Our firm works with clients annually to shape their logistics strategy, execute strategic sourcing events (RFPs), and drive post-sourcing category management across billions of dollars in spend. The Center of Excellence focuses specifically on building and executing the proprietary benchmarking tools, templates, guidelines, rate trend analyses, analytics workflows, and compliance management capabilities tailored specifically to Logistics. Our specialists bring a variety of experience from industry and professional services with extensive knowledge of both operations and strategic sourcing. We understand the importance and value of balancing service and cost in a category often viewed as a commodity and will help you validate or challenge existing business constraints. By leveraging a variety of demand and price levers we go beyond a traditional RFP and optimize your entire logistics process to unlock hidden value.