LTL

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.
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.

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