Groundbreaking tool offers clearest view of freight trends

DAT Solutions

Pricing freight is all about supply and demand, and nothing lets you measure the markets faster than DAT's Hot Market Maps. If you've got a truck in Louisville, KY, would you get a better rate if you posted it at noon or 4 pm?

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Easier than reducing carbon footprint – 5 Steps to make a dent in the Huge and Hidden Cost of CPG Sustainability

Cerasis cites data from The Network for Transit and the Environment that shows that measured by grams/kg/km air freight as the largest carbon footprint impact and steamships as the lowest.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

MercuryGate Launches Global, Omni-modal Freight Procurement Solution. Back in December, we welcomed two new members to our family: Milo and Otis, guinea pig brothers we adopted.

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Van Rates Fall 3¢, in Mid-Winter Slump

DAT Solutions

It's February, so it should be no surprise that freight availability is down, and so are rates. TriHaul Adds $500 to Roundtrip Pay: Chicago - Columbus - Louisville - Chicago. For example, a TriHaul from Columbus to Chicago via Louisville, KY will boost your average rate from $1.82

Get Your Carrier Authority - Ignore the Myths

DAT Solutions

Post your truck to the industry's largest digital freight market exchange. I've been getting freight from brokers instead of direct shipper customers for the past seven years. Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY.

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Getting Your Carrier Authority - Myth and Reality

DAT Solutions

Post your truck to the industry's largest digital freight market exchange. I will be speaking more in detail about these myths and much more, in the DAT booth #64196 at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Kentucky, from March 22 to 24.

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Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling & Logistics

Illinois is the only state that has all seven Class I freight railroads. It is the 3rd largest in total freight railroads. Kentucky offers the UPS World Port in Louisville, DHL Americas hub in Northern Kentucky and several large FedEx ground hubs throughout Kentucky.

Everyone Is Sick of the 3 Worst Bottlenecks in America

GTG Technology Group

The junction of I-65 and I-71 in Louisville, Kentucky, follows the Fort Lee bottleneck. As our population increases, so do our demands for every day goods – and therefore our freight traffic. Bottlenecks are the bane of truckers everywhere.

Confessions of an Owner-Operator: Advice for Getting Started

DAT Solutions

The lease-purchase company was offering a brand-new Freightliner with a sleeper and a dedicated run, which was to go to JFK airport in New York, then to Louisville, KY – but none of this was in writing.

This Week in Logistics News (May 16-20, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Amazon Looking to License or Acquire Freight-Management Technology (WSJ-sub. Kewill Introduces SOLAS-Compliant Freight Forwarding Solution by Integrating INTTRA eVGM Service. and Fast Radius’ On Demand Production Platform™ and 3D printing factory in Louisville, KY.”