The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015


Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? As you know, the atmosphere for freight brokers is only getting more competitive. Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication.

Summer freight: Calm before the storm?

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Freight rates have steadily declined since the Fourth of July, but they're still high. Prices are still well above last year’s pace, though, and that still suggests that the fall shipping season will be a busy one.

Spot Freight Volumes Get Welcomed Boost

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We got a welcomed surge of spot market freight to close out July. That would’ve led to more reefer trucks competing for van freight, and the extra capacity kept rates down. Memphis to Indianapolis was more typical of retail lanes last week, falling 20¢ to $1.90/mile.

Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations


facility at an Indianapolis, Ind., Freight rates are on the rise, and there are signs that the shortage are unlikely to abate. One facility has low turnover and one has higher turnover – we see a real difference in slower productivity, more shipping errors, and less continuous improvement going on.”. A group of executive joined SCRC faculty and staff for a one-day workshop held on February 28, 2019.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

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July 2015 North American Freight Numbers. It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland. These include freight rating, carrier selection, load tendering and visibility as well as match pay.

Spot market demand heats up out West

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DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 256 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $60 billion in real transactions.

Delayed Produce Could Lead to a Busy May

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We’re hearing a lot about shipping gaps in California due to delays in planting because of an unusually wet winter, which explains the flat reefer volumes last week. Van load counts were already up big last week, with an uptick in freight moving out of L.A.

This Week in Logistics News (October 3-7, 2016)

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Denmark’s DSV eyes more big acquisitions in fragmented freight market (Reuters). Wal-Mart’s next move against Amazon: More warehouses, faster shipping (Reuters).