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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.
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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.
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.
WEBCAST
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.

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