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2022 Rate Outlook: Up, Up, and Away

Irrespective of mode, rates will be escalating, with carriers controlling capacity and exercising leverage like never before. Given the shortage of manpower and labor pools…

Freight Payment Update: All systems go

Ongoing pandemic effects, data utilization and changing logistics patterns are driving an industry that’s quickly adapting and anticipating shipper needs. The state of freight payment…

Freight Payment: What stage are you in?

Shippers of all sizes should be reviewing their freight payment process. If you’re not getting routine data automatically with each paperless freight transaction, you’re doing…

The Future of Motor Freight 2021

As shippers and carriers work to adjust to the “new abnormal,” some of the industry’s top experts share their insights on what’s around the next…

Feds Tap the Brakes on Trucking Regulations

Economic recovery and pandemic relief upstage harsher rules on truckers, as the overall industry applauds productivity goals. In the meantime, big environmental rules loom at…

Truckload: The roller coaster ride continues

Constraints on capacity and bullish demand send truckload carriers rolling into 2022 with “very robust” market conditions. However, carriers remain concerned about finding drivers, higher…

Regulations 2.0

Historically, transportation regulations were focused on pricing. For about 90 years the U.S. government monitored, and occasionally enforced, rate reasonableness. Starting with rail, and later…

Cold Chain 2021: Under pressure

While most of the focus on cold chain logistics has been primarily on pharmaceuticals and medical goods during the pandemic, the food logistics industry is…

2021 Truckload Roundtable: Advantage carriers

The TL market continues to see a flurry of high demand, elevated rates, and ongoing capacity issues. And while overall market conditions have improved from…

Truckload: More volume, fewer services

Today, visibility has taken on a whole new emphasis. Those who can provide visibility are valued, and those who can turn raw transportation data into…