Article 2: Trucking Freight Futures 101

This article provides a snapshot of the trucking freight futures market, starting with a summary of the basics about derivatives-futures and then diving into the specifics of trucking freight futures and their application for the key trucking market participants – trucking carriers, shippers, 3PLs and opportunistic traders/investors. Source: logistics Mgmt

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Article 1: The New 3-Dimensional Trucking Market

In anticipation of the launching of “Trucking Financial Markets 360°", Logistics Management, together with Lakefront Futures’ Trucking & Derivatives Group, will be publishing a series of articles over the next five weeks on the “A-Z” of trucking freight futures. This debut article provides an overview of the paradigm shift occurring in the trucking market and the increasing trucking rate volatility impacting trucking carriers, shippers, & 3PLs. Source: logistics Mgmt

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YRC Teamsters unanimously vote to endorse the tentative National Master Freight Agreement.

Following the late March update that YRC Freight the largest subsidiary of less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services provider YRC Worldwide, and the Teamsters National Freight Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) had come to terms on a tentative agreement in principle for a new collective bargaining agreement, YRC Teamsters this week at its YRC Freight Holland, and New Penn subsidiaries, with the exception of one local unit, this week unanimously voted to endorse the tentative National Master Freight Agreement. Source: logistics Mgmt

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