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Saturday, March 01, 2014

New systems and management techniques are providing the infrastructure needed to revolutionize the LTL market. Now, shippers and carriers need to sit down and re-engineer their relationships from scratch to improve margins for both. Here’s how it’s done.

We’ve certainly been reading and hearing more about the benefits of improved communication and collaboration in logistics management—be it with our carriers, third party-logistics (3PL) providers, suppliers, and even competitors.
Posted on 03/01 at 09:00 AM
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Thursday, February 27, 2014

In a year that was replete with labor-related and financing issues, less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services provider YRC Worldwide reported relatively solid earnings for the fourth quarter and 2013 year-end.
Posted on 02/27 at 12:00 PM
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Monday, February 17, 2014

Freight transportation and logistics services provider Averitt Express recently announced it has added climate-controlled services for shippers in the form of self-powered, less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping units.
Posted on 02/17 at 04:43 AM
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YRC Worldwide, in a major refinancing aimed at lowering its annual interest payments and increasing liquidity for badly needed recapitalization, has refinanced approximately $1.1 billion in debt under much more favorable terms for the 90-year-old trucking company.
Posted on 02/17 at 03:58 AM
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Monday, February 10, 2014

The freight market is starting to heat up, and smart shippers need to evaluate their supply chain strategies if they are going to control their costs before it’s too late.
Posted on 02/10 at 01:56 AM
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Saturday, February 01, 2014

By now you’ve surely heard a U.S. Postal Service spokesperson talk about a parcel deal that they call “If it fits, it ships” with a simple form of capacity pricing.
Posted on 02/01 at 08:00 AM
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Monday, January 27, 2014

YRC Worldwide was given a badly needed financial lifetime when continuation of a five-year wage and pension concession agreement was ratified by a 2-to-1 margin of its Teamsters-covered employees.
Posted on 01/27 at 01:48 AM
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Friday, January 24, 2014

Air cargo transportation services provider Forward Air Inc. said it inked a definitive agreement to acquire the stock of Central States Trucking Company and Central States Logistics.
Posted on 01/24 at 07:30 AM
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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Company officials said this new service enables LTL carriers publish real-time, dynamically-priced rates to––and work directly with––small to midsize shippers posting freight to the uShip freight marketplace, which, in turn, helps LTL carriers optimize their highest yield profit segment.
Posted on 01/23 at 05:59 AM
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