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Friday, January 13, 2012

Donald J. “Don” Schneider, a trucking industry visionary and chairman emeritus and former president and CEO of truckload giant Schneider National, died Jan. 13 in De Pere, Wis., following a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Schneider was 76.
Posted on 01/13 at 01:21 PM
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Sunday, January 01, 2012

Faced with a tight domestic transport market that includes labor and fuel pressure on carriers, shippers are inclined to leverage volume and go for extensions of past rate agreements. I would like to encourage shippers to start thinking outside the box.
Posted on 01/01 at 12:18 PM
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Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Pricing for truckload carriers remained solid in November, according to the most recent edition of The Cass Truckload Linehaul Index from Cass Information Systems and Avondale Partners.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

“Resilient” truckload carriers, enjoying a strong rate environment, fret over driver availability, equipment costs, and general economic malaise as they plot their course for 2012 and beyond.
Posted on 11/30 at 01:33 AM
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Monday, November 28, 2011

CRST International has rolled out a new expedited Temperature Controlled Team Service which is initially focusing on transporting chilled and frozen products
Posted on 11/28 at 09:52 AM
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Monday, November 21, 2011

Company officials said that with this expansion U.S. Xpress now has 110 reefer trucks in service—since entering this market around March 2011— and they expect to expand its fleet to 250 by the middle of 2012.
Posted on 11/21 at 10:55 AM
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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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Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Since I acquired a second home in Vermont this year, my car has new tires and adjustments have been made to my brakes. Once again, I have become an active traveler on America’s busy interstate system; and what I have observed on these highways reminds me not only about the challenges that logistics professionals have in qualifying and selecting safe carriers, but the direct and indirect breadth of your safety responsibilities and oversight.
Posted on 11/01 at 01:19 PM
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Saturday, October 01, 2011

By re-engineering its supply chain, the fashion retailer reduced transportation expense, lowered store operating costs, enhanced labor planning, improved communication with its vendors, and was the hands-down winner of the 2011 NASSTRAC Shipper of the Year Award.
Posted on 10/01 at 11:59 PM
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