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Friday, February 01, 2013

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.
Posted on 02/01 at 11:16 AM
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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.
Posted on 02/01 at 11:12 AM
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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
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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.
Posted on 11/01 at 04:00 PM
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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.
Posted on 10/01 at 10:00 PM
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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

While the fiscal year 2013 first earnings forecast for FedEx was lowered due to concern about the global economy on the company’s fiscal first quarter earnings call this week, FedEx Freight, the company’s market-leading less-than-truckload subsidiary had a strong quarterly performance.
Posted on 09/19 at 10:01 AM
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Monday, September 17, 2012

ABF Freight System going to negotiate its next agreement with the Teamsters union separately on behalf of its 7,000 unionized workers. Hundreds of thousands of ABF shippers should be watching closely as it will affect rates they pay for truck services.
Posted on 09/17 at 08:17 AM
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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) reported today in its quarterly Trucking Activity Report that the annualized turnover rate for linehaul truckload fleets of all sizes increased in the second quarter
Posted on 09/12 at 11:29 AM
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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Abandoning its longstanding commitment to a collective approach in bargaining with the Teamsters, financially ailing ABF Freight System has informed the union it is pulling out of the National Master Freight Agreement and will negotiate a separate contract.
Posted on 08/22 at 11:39 AM
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