Archive for 2021

MODE Q4 Update 2021

Q4 MARKET UPDATE Stay informed about freight market conditions and other factors that can impact your supply chain. In this Market Update, we cover the following: Truckload, Less-Than-Truckload, Intermodal, and International (Ocean & Air). THIS ARTICLE COVERS Surprising trends on rejection levels Continued forecasting for capacity issues Parcel trends from 2021 MARKET UPDATE OVERVIEW Capacity […]

Brokers need multiple rating tools to stay competitive

Today’s trucking market is characterized by high rates and constrained capacity; securing a truck at all can be difficult, and getting a decent rate can feel nearly impossible. Brokers and shippers should expect these challenges to continue well into 2022. To remain competitive in the new year, brokers and 3PLs need to focus on giving […]

LA port expects imports to surge further in Q2

The current surge in imports from Asia is expected to continue for at least the next six months as retailers will use the second quarter for inventory replenishment prior to another early peak shipping season in 2022.

Shippers must evolve to overcome market challenges

Rates have remained high throughout 2021, and shippers have been anticipating the market to rebalance. They may be waiting a bit longer, as seasonal slowdowns after the holiday season may not be as dramatic as most shippers are accustomed to — and hoping for — during the first quarter of 2022.