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Friday, November 11, 2011

A new indicator for truckload pricing, which was recently introduced by Cass Information Systems, the largest payer of freight bills with more than $17 billion in annual freight spend, and investment firm Avondale Partners, disclosed this week that per-mile truckload pricing saw significant gains in October.
Posted on 11/11 at 01:07 PM
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Friday, November 04, 2011

The October 2011 edition of the Cass Freight Index showed signs of mixed messages, when it comes to figuring out freight trends. While freight shipments and expenditures were up annually, they were both down from September in another sign that the economic recovery is both gradual and unpredictable.
Posted on 11/04 at 01:35 PM
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Tuesday, November 01, 2011

it’s a safe bet that few of you can name a famous demographer alive today. I certainly can’t, and I studied the subject as a graduate and post-graduate student. Yet demography—the statistical study of the size, structure, and distribution of population over time—provides an essential foundation for those wishing to understand oil economics and the development of oil and fuel markets.
Posted on 11/01 at 01:50 PM
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Friday, October 28, 2011

During the third quarter earnings season to date, it appears that less-than-truckload carriers are in a good groove, when it comes to pricing.
Posted on 10/28 at 11:35 AM
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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

September volumes were 3.2 percent better than August and were up 45 percent compared to September 2010, marking the highest spot market freight availability since the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005
Posted on 10/18 at 09:38 AM
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Monday, October 10, 2011

Despite sequential gains in shipments and expenditures, the September 2011 edition of the Cass Freight Index points to less than smooth sailing for the economy through the remainder of the year.

Monday, May 16, 2011

Despite data points that indicate the economy is firming, it may not always feel that way for shippers, especially these days. That was especially true with the recent release of the Shippers’ Condition Index (SCI) from FTR Associates.
Posted on 05/16 at 10:40 AM
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Monday, January 24, 2011

Pricing across the transportation modes
Posted on 01/24 at 01:25 PM
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Monday, January 10, 2011

While intermodal, especially on the domestic side, enjoyed a strong 2010, there is some sentiment that volumes may not see the same type of growth in 2011.
Posted on 01/10 at 12:32 PM
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Thursday, November 11, 2010

A.P. Moller-Maersk has indicated that ocean cargo rates are not only firming up, but will remain robust in the coming year
Posted on 11/11 at 07:13 PM
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