LTL

By Jeff Berman · June 22, 2017
If you ask anyone heavily involved in the less-than-truckload (LTL) sector, what their most pressing need or concern is, there is a good chance that you will be told that five more feet of trailer space, from 28 to 33, is at the top of the wish list for a whole host of reasons.
By Jeff Berman · June 7, 2017
This offering represents a further extension of the company’s objective to further automate the lifecycle of shipments and provide automation visibility.
By Bridget McCrea · June 6, 2017
Manufacturer saves money and ships confidently with nestable pallets.
By John D. Schulz · June 2, 2017
We take a deep dive into the 23-year-old NAFTA agreement, look at the impact it has made on logistics operations in the United States, Mexico and Canada, and then hear what the experts suggest Washington should—and should not—do.
By LM Staff · May 24, 2017
Freight transportation and logistics services provider XPO Logistics continues to take steps to beef up its driver fleet for its less-than-truckload (LTL) business, saying today it expects more than 150 trainees to complete courses at its United States-based driving schools in 2017.
By Jeff Berman · May 9, 2017
While it has had a full-fledged less-than-truckload (LTL) fleet since acquiring Con-way in late 2015, freight transportation and logistics provider XPO Logistics said today that the former Con-way LTL business, Con-way Freight, has officially been re-branded as XPO’s North American LTL business
By Jeff Berman · May 1, 2017
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman had an opportunity to speak with UPS Freight President Rich McArdle at the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC) Annual Conference in April. McArdle provided Berman with insights and observations on various topics, including the current state of infrastructure, the need for Twin 33-foot trailers, and the economy, among other topics.
By Jeff Berman · April 27, 2017
Earlier this month, Chicago-based project44, a technology services provider offering standardized, secure Web service API (application programming interfaces) integrations enabling 3PLs and shippers to connect with carriers in real time, announced it rolled out new capabilities with a focus on enabling multimodal visibility across a single user interface.
WEBCAST
By LM Staff · April 19, 2017
This webinar shows how companies are using real-time performance data to optimize the scheduling of their city fleets, as well as the routing of their standard, accelerated and time-critical shipments.
By Jeff Berman · April 14, 2017
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman had an opportunity to speak with FedEx Freight President and CEO Mike Ducker at this week's National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC) Annual Conference. Ducker provided Berman with insights and observations on various topics, including the current state of infrastructure, the need for Twin 33-foot trailers, safety, and the economy, among other topics.
By Jeff Berman · April 6, 2017
Through this new model, Estes said it enables the company to streamline technology, which will result in a more efficient and cost-effective offering for shippers in the U.S. and Canada. Estes’ partner carriers for this service are Canada-based agents Speedy Transport and Pacific Coast Express, with the alliance set to go live on May 22.
By John Schulz · March 30, 2017
When Judy McReynolds took over as board chairman last year, she began accelerating ArcBest’s move away from its traditional, unionized LTL operation into a new, more diversified approach to transportation.
SPECIAL REPORT
By John Schulz · March 28, 2017
A new breed of leadership is creating a long-term vision to earn strategic relationships with shippers. Solid day-to-day execution and aggressive investment in technology set the direction for trucking’s new guard.
By Jeff Berman · March 22, 2017
LM Group News Editor recently spoke with Doug Waggoner, CEO of Echo Global Logistics, a non-asset based freight brokerage company and a provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services about how 2016 ended up in the freight transportation and logistics sectors and various related topics.
By Jeff Berman · March 15, 2017
Company officials said that with this office, the company will be able to better assist Latin America-based customers, while continuing to provide shippers with truckload, less-than-truckload, intermodal brokerage, and transportation management services.

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