How to make National Truck Driver Appreciation Week an event that lasts all year

How to make National Truck Driver Appreciation Week an event that lasts all year

At this time last year we were finalizing our agenda for DATCON 2019, our user conference for brokers and 3PLs. I knew one session in particular would draw a crowd.

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How hurricanes affect freight

How hurricanes affect freight

Hurricane season always brings the risk of massive disruptions – not just to supply chains…

What an extra-active hurricane season could mean for freight

What an extra-active hurricane season could mean for freight

This season is proving to be very different, with COVID-19 adding another layer of complexity to supply chains.

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How to make National Truck Driver Appreciation Week an event that lasts all year

At this time last year we were finalizing our agenda for DATCON 2019, our user conference for brokers and 3PLs. Read More

Divided consumer spending habits drive freight imbalances

In a lot of ways… Read More

If By Bid: The good and bad in annual transportation procurement events

Annual bids are exceptionally important to shippers to set their plans and budgets… Read More

Motor carriers are using lessons learned from 2018

While spot rates continue to spike, many motor carriers are making business decisions based on what they learned from… Read More

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Freight markets still searching for stability

As we reach the five-month mark of the pandemic, the freight market has yet to reach any semblance of equilibrium… Read More

Gulf Coast freight haulers prep for Hurricane Laura

The Port of Houston handles about 70% of the container cargo making land in the Gulf… Read More

Have truckload rates reached their peak?

With freight markets already upended by COVID-19, supply chains are in a precarious position heading into hurricane season. Read More

What an extra-active hurricane season could mean for freight

This season is proving to be very different, with COVID-19 adding another layer of complexity to supply chains. Read More

Spot rates still surging in August

While there’s evidence emerging that truckload volumes may be stabilizing, the direction of spot rates remains uncertain… Read More

Next stimulus bill will shape the freight recovery

All eyes are on Congress this week - the outcome will have a significant impact on consumer confidence and retail… Read More

3 ways to avoid cargo scams

The trucking industry is the engine that keeps the American economy moving. Read More

COVID-19 disrupts normal seasonal trends on spot market

The coronavirus continues to drive the direction of the freight economy… Read More

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