Current news, information and trends in the commercial motor freight industry covering trucking, freight lines and carriers, logistics and classification.

Diesel prices are down 3.8 cents, says Energy Information Administration

Posted 07/06 · 08:28 AM · LM Editorial
Prices dipped 3.8 cents to $3.85 per gallon, following a 6.2 cent decline last week, which represented the steepest weekly decline since falling 6.4 cents the week of May 23.

Greatwide’s Suggs discusses current capacity situation in a changing marketplace

Posted 07/05 · 09:24 AM · LM Editorial
LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman conducted an on-stage interview with Leo Suggs, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Greatwide Logistics at the eyefortransport 3PL Summit. The theme of this year’s interview was “Gauging the Impact of Driver Shortages and Changed Carrier Relationships.”

22nd Annual State of Logistics Report: A bumpy ride

Posted 07/01 · 09:33 PM · LM Editorial
The cost of the U.S. business logistics system jumped up 10.4 percent in 2010, making up more than half of the preceding year’s decline. But don’t expect gains like this to continue as the economy begins to slow and all four transportation modes scramble to make adjustments during this period of unprecedented volatility.

Transportation Best Practices: Sargento’s finely-aged TMS upgrade

Posted 07/01 · 11:03 AM · LM Editorial
By setting reasonable goals, the converter and packager of cheese products upgraded its antiquated TMS, reduced its LTL shipments by nearly 30 percent, and brought its carrier relations into the 21st century.

2011 State of Logistics: Truckload

Posted 07/01 · 09:20 AM · LM Editorial
Tight capacity, more regulation, major concerns

Eleven critical behaviors for logistics managers

Posted 07/01 · 08:39 AM · LM Editorial
As we turn the corner towards a lasting recovery, we’re reminded of the columns that we wrote in the recent past signaling the shifts in partnerships between shippers and transportation providers—specifically on the rates and services “dance” and potential capacity tension.

LTL news: UPS Freight to raise rates 6.9 percent in August

Posted 07/01 · 08:31 AM · LM Editorial
The General Rate Increase will be 6.9 percent and covers non-contractual shipments in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, according to UPS. It also applies to minimum charge, LTL rates, and accessorial charges. UPS added that shippers will be able to view and download the new rates at http://www.ltl.upsfreight.com
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Step up to lower LTL prices

Posted 07/01 · 08:12 AM · LM Editorial
Earlier this year i wrote about the winds of change affecting LTL pricing in North America. If shippers and carriers are going to take advantage of pricing deregulation then they have to work together to disaggregate, cooperate, and automate.

Viewpoint: Shippers in for a bumpy ride

Posted 07/01 · 08:07 AM · LM Editorial
I’m not sure who said it, but it’s one of my favorite lines when it comes to putting the current market environment into perspective: You don’t know where you’re going unless you know where you’ve been.

Ocean Cargo: Night gate fee raise postponed at Ports of LA/Long Beach

Posted 07/01 · 07:05 AM · LM Editorial
Responding to shipper concerns, the West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA) announced it will postpone until August 1 its planned adjustment to the Traffic Mitigation Fee at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

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