Freight Rates

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By LM Staff · March 2, 2016
Inbound freight costs are rising. What are your logistics peers doing to manage them?
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By LM Staff · January 25, 2016
Join our panel of panel of energy, logistics, trade, and transportation analysts for an exclusive look at where rates are headed and the issues driving those rate increases over the coming year.
SPECIAL REPORT
By John D. Schulz · March 1, 2015
Our panel of trucking analysts takes a deep dive into the federal regulations that are driving increased cost pressures on carriers—and, in turn, driving up rates on shippers.
By Jeff Berman · April 9, 2014
With so much attention given to the difficult winter weather conditions at the end of 2013 and into 2014 and how they impacted freight transportation and logistics operations, it looks like market conditions may be turning the corner headed into spring, according to the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems Inc.
By Derik Andreoli · July 1, 2012
Not long ago, the price for a barrel of crude was $110, and a gallon of regular gasoline would set you back nearly $4. While consumers wished for relief, politicians hunted scapegoats on Wall Street.
By John D. Schulz · March 21, 2012
The top 25 truckload carriers enjoyed a 13.2 percent year-over-year increase in revenue in 2011, according to statistics compiled for LM by SJ Consulting. About half that increased revenue was due to rising fuel surcharges, but not all the increase can be attributed to just that.
By Jeff Berman · February 9, 2012
January shipments at 1.046 were down .95 percent compared to December and up 3.6 percent compared to January 2010. This marked the 20th consecutive month shipments were above the 1.0 mark since May 2010
<p>LOWELL, ARKANSAS, July 15, 2010 - J. B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., (NASDAQ:JBHT) announced second quarter 2010 net earnings of $52.1 million, or diluted earnings per share of 40 cents vs. second quarter 2009 earnings of $24.0 million, or 19 cents per diluted share.</p> By Jeff Berman · July 16, 2010
Steady economic improvement throughout the course of the second quarter paved the way for an excellent performance for trucking and intermodal services provider J.B. Hunt.
By Jeff Berman · July 15, 2010
The market for Class 8 vehicles continues to show sustained strength, according to recent data from ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles.
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From the June 2016 Issue
In the wildly unstable ocean cargo carrier arena, three major consortia are fighting for market share, with some players simply hanging on for survival. Meanwhile, shippers may expect deployment shifts as a consequence of the Panama Canal expansion.
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