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Friday, January 14, 2011
Our Sage Advice columnist—a 30-year transportation management veteran—offers logistics professionals and carriers time-tested relationship management advice. Let’s hope it’s not too late.
Thursday, September 23, 2010
During the depths of the recession, the trucking industry found itself in a situation where shippers clearly had the upper hand when it came to pricing. This was true in both the truckload (TL) and less-than-truckload (LTL) sectors. But since that time the economy has shown some gradual signs of a recovery, which subsequently led to a rate recovery of sorts on the TL side. Now, it appears, the LTL sector is catching up.
Posted on 09/23 at 11:24 AM
Thursday, September 16, 2010
FedEx got fiscal year 2011 off to a strong start, with net income of $380 million for the quarter for a 110 percent increase from $181 million during the same timeframe a year ago.
Tuesday, August 03, 2010
Citing improving business conditions, second quarter earnings for less-than-truckload transportation services provider YRC Worldwide (YRCW) showed some sequential and annual gains, although the company posted quarterly net and revenue losses.
Friday, July 16, 2010
Con-way Truckload, a subsidiary of transportation and logistics services provider Con-way, said this week it has introduced a new offering for shippers to better utilize trailer space, as well as better effectively secure freight to prevent shipment damage.
Thursday, July 15, 2010
In a move designed to expand its services in the Midwest, less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services provider New England Motor Freight (NEMF) said this week it has opened up a new terminal in Toledo, Ohio.
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Thursday, April 01, 2010
Many trucking executives believe that we’re on the cusp of a steady, prolonged recovery with solid price increases to match. Analysts aren’t so sure. But nearly all agree that shippers should expect rate increases when their contracts expire, some in the 3-percent to 5-percent range. Here are the four issues that are now in the driver’s seat.