COP21 – Freight and Climate Change

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This Black Friday Shawn Simms was first in line at Best Buy in Nashville, TN to bag a Thanksgiving bargain – a Toshiba HDTV for $149.99. A quick check showed that shipping the TV from Taiwan to Nashville (ocean & trucking) led to about 6.7 and Green Freight Europe.

Spring Came Early in These Freight Markets

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The number of loads available on the spot market last month was also up more than 100% compared to February 2016, which is a pretty good sign that the freight recession really is over. Since the freight coming out didn’t pay very well, inbound lanes paid more.

Reefer Freight Market Still Has a Few Hot Spots

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July is the in-between season for refrigerated ("reefer") freight. Freight volume continued to cool off for reefers last week, but some pockets of high demand remain in New Mexico, Arkansas and the Lower Midwest, as shown in this Hot States Map for the week of July 19-25, 2015, below.

Will sub-zero temps stall trucking operations?

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often suffer from all kinds of severe weather during the first quarter, impacting freight movements. If freight needs protection from freezing, the shipper may need to change routing instructions. Large swaths of the U.S.

Sun Belt States are Hot for Seasonal Freight

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Freight markets are heating up in the Sun Belt. Flatbeds saw rising freight volume and rates in the Southwest and a handful of Southeastern markets. Flatbed freight is strongest in the Southeast region, but not in the usual locations.

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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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How Does Atlanta's I-85 Bridge Collapse Affect Truckloads?

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The collapse of a section of a bridge section on I-85 just north of Atlanta was shocking for two reasons: No injuries were reported, and its impact on spot market truckload freight has been and probably will be muted.

4 ways truckers can get more time at home

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When I first got started working with freight brokers in 2011, I was averaging more than 200 nights away from home each year. Post your truck to the industry's largest digital freight market exchange. One of my favorites is Lexington to Nashville, TN, and back.

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Storms and Rising Fuel Costs Put Pressure on Flatbed Rates

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Rates rose across the region, with shippers moving freight out of the way of the coming storm. Atlanta to Nashville also crossed the $3 mark, at $3.03 Flatbed rates haven’t moved much in the past month, but that could change in the coming weeks.

How Manual Consolidation is Costing You Money – A Case Example

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Still, some freight managers understandably find it difficult to accept that paying for an automated version of such a routine operation saves money and improves customer service. The baseline cost for the Nashville order is only $79.

When Your Hero Dies

Tailwind

I think about them today as I am busy working at our trucking software and freight brokerage software company. Shea Weber, of the Nashville Predators, perhaps one of the top 5 defense-men in the game, makes that amount every half day of the year with his $14,000,000+ contract.

When Your Hero Dies

Tailwind

I think about them today as I am busy working at our trucking software and freight brokerage software company. Shea Weber, of the Nashville Predators, perhaps one of the top 5 defense-men in the game, makes that amount every half day of the year with his $14,000,000+ contract. I remember it vividly. I was 9 years old. I was angry about something on the other arising from an argument in the kitchen with my mother.