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Tuesday, June 18, 2013
It’s the season for general rate increases in the LTL industry—those annual hikes for non-contract shipments that hardly any shipper in the nation pays.
Posted on 06/18 at 05:51 AM
Thursday, May 09, 2013
ABF says it is focused on its ongoing labor negotiations and other strategic and operational initiatives and that a transaction with YRC is not appropriate at this time.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Company officials said that the move to a new facility, which will serve shippers in Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky, will better help ODFL meet its growth in this region.
Posted on 03/13 at 09:32 AM
Friday, February 01, 2013
LTL carriers are looking to squeeze profit out of better-managed margins and shippers will play a huge role in this movement. Here are four time-tested methodologies to help carriers ease shipments through their systems—and get the right rates and capacity.
The concept of collaboration is nothing new. The idea of opening doors, dropping defenses, and improving how shippers and carriers work together has been kicked around for decades as a sure-fire cure to the annual rate and capacity negotiation dance.
I recently had the honor of facilitating workshops for large shippers and their current and prospective carriers in the midst of major contract RFPs and renewals.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
FedEx said this service will be made available for FedEx Freight Priority and FedEx Freight Economy shipments to and from the U.S. and Canada and intra-Canada, too, adding that the 10:30 A.M. Delivery has a money-back guarantee and is also available in the U.S.
Posted on 11/15 at 09:32 AM
Thursday, November 01, 2012
After being battered by three years of recession that decimated profits, LTL carriers are now focusing on improving yields and profitability in order to recapitalize their rolling stock. Now shippers need to cope with a new era of tighter capacity, higher rates, and tougher carrier negotiations.
Monday, October 29, 2012
Less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services provider Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) recently announced it has expanded its service into Canada with the relocation and expansion of its Detroit Service Center in Troy, Michigan.
Posted on 10/29 at 01:10 PM
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Monday, October 01, 2012
The big-box retailer’s flexible logistics model has enabled an innovative store remodel strategy—and helped cut price per shipment by just over 30 percent in its first year in service.