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    • New C.H. Robinson offering addresses spot market savings for shippers

      The new offering, entitled Market Rate IQ, was created by the company’ technology incubator, C.H. Robinson Labs, and company officials said that it is the only tool that highlights to shippers which factors in their United States spot pricing are market-driven and which ones are outside of their control. What’s more, it explained that it is the lone tool incorporating DAT’s RateView, a database comprised of U.S. spot freight lanes. jberman@peerlessmedia.com

    • Blume Global heralds a new investment round

      Blume officials said that this round of investment values Blume Global at $500 million, with Bridgeport joining funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management and EQT as equity investors in the company. jberman@peerlessmedia.com

    • U.S. rail and intermodal units are mixed, for week ending September 18, reports AAR

      Rail carloads—at 234,790—saw a 3.5% annual increase, and intermodal containers and trailers—at 270,832 units—were off 8.3%. jberman@peerlessmedia.com

    • UPS provides a look into its Peak Season playbook

      For UPS, providing service levels it prides itself on, is a key part in its approach to the 2021 Peak Season and beyond. jberman@peerlessmedia.com

    • Automate and Streamline E-Commerce Returns Processing

      Discover how a returns management system (RMS) changes the game for online returns. jberman@peerlessmedia.com

    • ShipMatrix data provides insight into delivery on-time performance for July and August

      Data recently provided to LM by ShipMatrix, a subsidiary of Pittsburgh-based SJ Consulting showed somewhat mixed on--time performance (OTP) ranges, in July and August, for major parcel carriers, including UPS, FedEx, and the United States Postal Service (USPS). jberman@peerlessmedia.com

    • Take Control of your Parcel Shipping Network

      Download this new white paper from Logistyx to learn essential strategies for managing growth. jberman@peerlessmedia.com

    • Truck tonnage readings tick up in August, reports ATA

      The ATA’s advanced Seasonally Adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index for August—at 110.3 (2015=100)—headed up 0.5, following a 1.2% July decline. The ATA’s not seasonally-adjusted (NSA) index, which represents the change in tonnage actually hauled by fleets before any seasonal adjustment and the metric ATA says fleets should benchmark their levels with, for August, was 114.5 (2015=100), topping July by 2.2%. jberman@peerlessmedia.com