LTL

By John D. Schulz · November 6, 2017
A late, unexpected victim of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma that slammed the southeastern United States was YRC Worldwide’s bottom line.
By Peter Moore · October 31, 2017
For shippers, the lack of pricing regulation in the various modes they’re dependent upon is causing an increasingly worrisome financial squeeze.
By Mike Levans · October 31, 2017
We tend to take it for granted, and it’s not until you stop and really digest some of the numbers that you realize just how dominant trucking is as a mode of freight transportation in the United States.
By John D. Schulz · August 30, 2017
In an award-winning collaboration effort with a 3PL and TL partner, this global performance nutrition company has drastically reduced costs—all while improving service through and innovative “embedded” arrangement.
By LM Staff · August 1, 2017
Learn about the 34th Annual Quest for Quality Award winners for Regional LTL (Less than Truckload) Carriers
By LM Staff · August 1, 2017
Learn about the 34th Annual Quest for Quality Award winners for National/Multi-Regional LTL (Less than Truckload) Carriers
By Jeff Berman · July 25, 2017
LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with Greg West, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Vice President of LTL Transportation to talk about various aspects of the less-than-truckload sector, including pricing, the impact of e-commerce and last mile services on LTL, and other industry topics.
By Jeff Berman · July 24, 2017
San Francisco-based freight forwarding and customs brokerage services provider Flexport recently announced plans to open up a warehouse in close proximity to the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach, effective next month.
By Jeff Berman · July 13, 2017
Effective next month, Walmart will officially begin its formal rollout of multiple changes to its on time delivery standards for its suppliers that have the potential to significantly impact how these thousands of suppliers approach its supply chain and logistics processes with the retailer.
By John D. Schulz · July 12, 2017
E-commerce continues to fuel a boom that’s tempered by overcapacity, rate pressures, sluggish demand and political doubt. The result: “cognitive dissonance” that finds a $1.4 trillion market scratching its head.
By John D. Schulz · July 11, 2017
Revived sector benefits from proprietary networks, e-commerce boom
By John Schulz · July 3, 2017
Effective Aug. 1, it’s going to be more expensive to ship air on ABF Freight System and other units of ArcBest Corp. The parent of the nation’s seventh-largest LTL carrier is joining most of the rest of the major players in the $36 billion LTL sector by introducing what it calls “space based pricing” – what most of the rest of the industry calls “dimensional” or “dim-weight” pricing.
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.

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