Join our panel of top oil and transportation analysts for an exclusive look at where rates are headed and the issues driving those rate increases over the coming year.
Despite decades of improvement in our transportation management systems (TMS), we still have not yet fully realized the value of these systems unless we’ve grasped the concept of settlement” and not just “freight payment.”
With a 0.2% increase from October to November, the Freight TSI hit 130.8, which, BTS said, is a new all-time high.
Carloads dropped 5.2% to 208,646. Intermodal containers and trailers fell 3.9% annually to 207,216.
Packaging Packaging is so much more than placing products in a box and hoping that it reaches its destination on time and undamaged. In truth, the packaging process is heavily regulated and must meet strict federal guidelines. Many products – particularly food grade items and consumer goods – must be kept at an ideal temperature…
Following the close of its 2017 fiscal year, Panama Canal authorities announced that the entrepot welcomed a record 403.8 million tons—the largest amount of annual volume ever transited in its 103-year history. Industry analysts say the impact on U.S. ocean cargo gateways will soon become evident.
Peerless Media’s 2017 Virtual Summit shows how creating a data-rich ecosystem can eliminate borders, establish visibility and optimize logistics and supply chain management operations to meet the digital mandate.
As we have since 2005, we charge into the New Year with our annual “Rate Outlook” cover story and corresponding Webcast where we round up the top analysts in each mode—trucking, air, ocean, rail/intermodal, parcel—to offer the most comprehensive snapshot available of what shippers can expect in terms of freight rates and capacity.
Smaller, niche freight payment companies with emphasis on shipper service and nimble technology are holding fast with industry giants.