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Nov 12, 2014

When free shipping meets the capacity crunch

It’s a collision of forces that may be worthy of a “Godzilla” style monster movie: where demand for more and faster free-shipping....More
Nov 10, 2014

Holiday shopping trends and the freight impact

If consumers are lured to shop particular brands or stores via the appeal of “free shipping,” how might that impact the freight industry....More
Nov 05, 2014

Will the “goldilocks” environment continue?

Michael Zimm, a truck transportation analyst with GE Capital, made some interesting observations the other day concerning the current state of the....More
Nov 04, 2014

Playing the economic guessing game

In some ways, a lot of the data used to indicate the glide path for the U.S. economy is conflicting in many ways....More
Oct 30, 2014

Decoding the diesel trends

A new 32-page report hit the streets this week: An Assessment of the Diesel Fuel Market: Demand, Supply, Trade and Key Drivers, and you can go here....More
Oct 24, 2014

Of beeps and boxes, oh my …

Despite the now-immense list of recalls posted for such components as airbags, ignition switches, and fuel systems, among other components, light....More
Oct 23, 2014

Managers as mentors

David Ross, one of the managing directors at the transportation and logistics practice within Wall Street investment firm Stifel, Nicolaus & Co....More
Oct 21, 2014

Positive freight factors remain in play

While many challenges remain ahead for TL and LTL carriers alike – with the growing driver shortage perhaps the biggest worry – plenty of....More
What's Trucks at Work?

Trucks at Work: Sean Kilcarr comments on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry.

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