LTL

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.
By John Schulz · February 28, 2017
While LTL executives are bullish on the new administration’s “America First” emphasis, shippers should expect rate increases in the 3% range amid a “rational” pricing landscape.
By John Schulz · February 7, 2017
YRC Freight and YRC Regional, collectively the second- and seventh-largest less-than-truckload carriers in the nation, have made field operational organizational changes for better efficiency and safety oversight, effective Feb. 1.
By LM Staff · February 2, 2017
YRC Freight and YRC Regional, collectively the second- and seventh-largest less-than-truckload carriers in the nation, have made field operational organizational changes for better efficiency and safety oversight, effective Feb. 1.
By John Schulz · February 1, 2017
Roadrunner Transportation Services (RRTS), an asset-light conglomerate of logistics companies that collectively ranks as the 14th-largest less-than-truckload carrier in the nation with previously stated revenue in excess of $500 million, is caught in the middle of an accounting fiasco.
By Jeff Berman · January 24, 2017
The companies said this collaboration will provide McLeod PowerBroker (its integrated freight brokerage operations management system and a complete accounting software solution) users with access to project44’s less-than-truckload (LTL) API-based offerings.
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By LM Staff · January 10, 2017
Join our panel of top oil and transportation analysts for an exclusive look at where rates are headed and the issues driving those rate increases over the coming year.
By Jeff Berman · December 5, 2016
Total third quarter invoice revenue for all TIA member study participants—at around $2.19 billion—was down 11 percent annually, and total shipments—at 1,272,945—decreased 4.3 percent. The average invoice per shipment of $1,722 fell 7.4 percent, with profit margin percentage up 90 basis points to 15.8 percent.
By Jeff Berman · October 27, 2016
Multi-regional less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier Saia, the ninth largest U.S. LTL carrier serving 34 states, announced this week that it plans to extend its network into the Northeast, effective next year.
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By LM Staff · October 17, 2016
Dynamic decision making is made possible through accurate, actionable data. When combined with progress in data science and the Internet of Things, technology companies that add value to direct-to-carrier APIs and combine them with high-power data analytics will create new concepts for the information economy.
By John D. Schulz · October 5, 2016
The fed is hitting truckers with a barrage of costly regulations in an era of scant profits. Everything from emissions, training standards, electronic onboard recorders, fuel mileage standards and speed limiters are in play—and it’s only going cost shippers more.
By Mary C. Holcomb, Ph. D., Professor, University of Tennessee Karl B. Manrodt, PH. D., Professor, Georgia College and State University · September 20, 2016
Indecision revolving around three complex supply chain elements—transportation, technology and organizational structure—finds many companies waiting to commit to a strategic path. However, waiting too long will only result in a competitive disadvantage that will be difficult to overcome in today’s fast-paced, global economy.
By Jeff Berman · August 18, 2016
Asset-light transportation and logistics services provider Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. (RRTSA) recently announced service changes for how it handles less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments in Canada.

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