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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

I recently had the pleasure of participating in Logistics Management’s 2015 Rate Outlook webcast. During the 45 minute discussion our panel of top economic and transportation market analysts examined the current state of transportation rate structures, and where we are likely to see them head in 2015.
Posted on 02/10 at 09:59 AM
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Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Judging by the follow-up questions we received, we’ve hit only the tip of the ice berg. John Larkin of Stifel Nicolaus answers attendees questions relating to the Truckload and Less-Than-Truckload sector.
Posted on 02/03 at 03:17 PM
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Monday, January 19, 2015

The latest data shows that the aggregate on-time performance for the Asia-Europe, trans-Pacific and trans-Atlantic trades dropped to 58 percent in December, down from 62 percent in November and 64 percent in October, according to Drewry Supply Chain Advisors.
Posted on 01/19 at 09:45 AM
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Monday, August 18, 2014

LTL carriers are rapidly investing in expensive, on-dock, three-dimensional size measurement capturing machinery, and they are hoping one day of being able to more accurately charge shippers rates based on the actual dimensions of their shipments, rather than the traditional weight-and-distance-based formula that has been in effect since the 1930s or even earlier.
Posted on 08/18 at 10:55 AM
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Wednesday, June 04, 2014

When FedEx announced pricing changes for its FedEx Ground services last month, many industry observers made quick note of the fact that it was a game changer, or at least has the potential to be although not necessarily for the better for shippers.
Posted on 06/04 at 08:08 AM
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Thursday, May 08, 2014

Following signs that freight transportation market conditions may be on the mend after a difficult winter, the most recent edition of the Cass Freight Index Report from Cass Information Systems Inc. helped to confirm that trend with a strong overall performance in April.
Posted on 05/08 at 07:45 AM
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Monday, March 31, 2014

A recent survey from Transport Capital Partners (TCP) explained the current state of various motor carrier market fundamentals in terms of volume and rates, to give shippers an up-to-date snapshot on things as the calendar turns to April.
Posted on 03/31 at 11:57 AM
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Wednesday, March 05, 2014

At the recent 2014 Stifel Transportation and Logistics Conference, and the Food Shippers Annual Transportation Conference, I had some great discussions with industry experts. They highlighted three reasons carrier rates will rise in 2014.
Posted on 03/05 at 09:21 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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Monday, February 03, 2014

A recent study issued by non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace sheds light on the myriad freight-related accessorial charges shippers shell out in order to move product from point A to point B.
Posted on 02/03 at 05:37 AM
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