• News feed - LTL

    • “Who’s Who in Logistics” release coincides with 3PL Value Creation Summit

      For the seventh consecutive year, the consultancy Armstrong & Associates (A&A) is staging its 3PL Value Creation North America Summit in Chicago this week. pburnson@peerlessmedia.com

    • September retail sales see sequential declines and annual gains, report Commerce and NRF

      Commerce reported that September retail sales, at $525.6 billion, were off 0.3% compared to August will rising 4.1% compared to September 2018. NRF reported that September retail sales were off 0.1%, from August to September, on a seasonally adjusted basis and up 4.5% on an unadjusted basis annually. NRF’s numbers do not include automobile dealers, gas stations, and restaurants. pburnson@peerlessmedia.com

    • Trucking & Freight Markets 360° - Trucking Freight Futures

      Regardless of whether a market participant ever uses binding forward and/or trucking freight futures, it will need to stay current on the pricing trends in both the trucking forward and freight futures markets as spot market rates in their lanes will be affected by both. This new section was designed to help logistics professionals stay ahead of these new realities. pburnson@peerlessmedia.com

    • Trucking & Freight Markets 360° - Diesel Fuel - Spot & Futures Prices

      Regardless of whether a market participant ever uses binding forward and/or trucking freight futures, it will need to stay current on the pricing trends in both the trucking forward and freight futures markets as spot market rates in their lanes will be affected by both. This new section was designed to help logistics professionals stay ahead of these new realities. pburnson@peerlessmedia.com

    • Trucking & Freight Markets 360° - Spot Market

      Regardless of whether a market participant ever uses binding forward and/or trucking freight futures, it will need to stay current on the pricing trends in both the trucking forward and freight futures markets as spot market rates in their lanes will be affected by both. This new section was designed to help logistics professionals stay ahead of these new realities. pburnson@peerlessmedia.com

    • CDL drug and alcohol clearinghouse database expected to tighten driver supply

      After nearly two decades, the federal government is finally close to establishing the first national database of drug and alcohol-impaired truck drivers. pburnson@peerlessmedia.com

    • Some progress is being made on U.S.-China trade impasse but more needs to happen

      So, with the news late last week that the White House pushed off a planned increase on tariffs for China-originated goods heading to the United States, all of the talk about things like a U.S-China “trade war” and ongoing “trade tensions” between the two countries are null and void, correct? pburnson@peerlessmedia.com

    • September freight shipments and expenditures see annual declines in September, reports Cass

      September shipments, at 1.199, were up 0.8% compared to August and down 3.4% annually, and expenditures were off 4.5% annually and up 0.5% compared to August. pburnson@peerlessmedia.com