DALLAS, TEXAS (August 16, 2023) – MODE Transportation, a leading third-party logistics firm, is honored to be named the 2023 Univar Solutions Central Region Carrier of the Year. MODE received the award at the carrier kick-off meeting held in The Woodlands, Texas, on August 3. “We are incredibly proud to receive this award as it highlights […]
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A historic drayage capacity shift from larger carriers to small companies and owner-operators is complicating efforts by importers to secure capacity and move containers inland.
Schneider National will leave BNSF Railway in 2023 to partner with Union Pacific Railroad, the third major container-owning intermodal provider to leave BNSF since mid-2021.
Several Southeast ports will expand container capacity in 2022, but the question for most is when will Savannah clear all the anchored vessels outside its harbor?
E-commerce demand, inventory restocking, and increased manufacturing output will keep LTL carriers in flux and LTL pricing high in 2022.
The port congestion, rail bottlenecks and soaring costs that bedeviled many U.S. supply chains during 2021 didn’t become headline news until the fall. With the holiday shopping season looming, the mainstream media couldn’t get enough of stories linking supply chain problems with the potential for stockouts and late or missed deliveries.
Seasonality was behind the large increases in courier and delivery employment and a drop in trucking employment last month; beneath the surface, there’s tooth-and-nail competition for labor.
Retailers are pulling back somewhat on their growth projection for imports because global supply chain problems will continue to restrict cargo volumes moving through US ports.
Less-than-truckload carriers use general rate increases (GRIs) to make adjustments to base rates. The increases are applied to general tariff codes and vary by lane and weight tier. Some LTL pricing agreements with shippers work off a base rate schedule and utilize account-specific negotiated discounts. The base rate will increase when a GRI is taken […]
The fast-spreading variant of COVID-19 likely won’t affect trucking as much as warehousing and aviation, but its indirect impact will put more pressure on already high trucking costs.