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Brokers Move Aggressively To Undercut Carriers On 2019 Contract Freight

On January 8, in a wide-ranging transportation industry outlook for the new year, a team of Stifel's (NYSE: SF) equities analysts offered their views on air cargo, railroads, truckload and less-than-truckload, maritime, and 3PLs. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 11th, 2019

FreightWaves Research: Amazon"s New Online Freight Platform Is Viewed Negatively By 8 Of 10 Carriers And Freight Brokers

Amazon.com, Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) entry into online freight matching is being met with skepticism and unease by much of the logistics industry, according to a market research report from the FreightWaves Freight Intel Group. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzinga13 min. ago

Inside Walmart"s Year-Long Project To Be A Shipper Of Choice

Working with over 100 outside carriers and brokers, Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT) is likely to be a shipper of choice for many already. But even one of the U.S. freight industry's largest customers realized it could do better for drivers. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 14th, 2019

FreightWaves NOW – June 4, 2019

Today on FreightWaves NOW, we talk to brokers, carriers, shippers, and even look at the maritime outlook from a global perspective. Where are volumes and rates heading Taco Tuesday, June 4?.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 4th, 2019

FreightWaves NOW – June 3, 2019

Today on FreightWaves NOW, we give you quick hitters on volumes, the headhaul index, and a look at the latest consumer spending. Something here for carriers, brokers, and shippers. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 3rd, 2019

Conditions For Fleets Are Deteriorating And It Will Get Bloody

For the freight market, 2019 has been shaping up to as a tug of war between the bulls and the bears. The large enterprise carriers.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 22nd, 2019

Conditions For Fleets Are Deteriorating And It Will Get Bloody

For the freight market, 2019 has been shaping up to as a tug of war between the bulls and the bears. The large enterprise carriers that rely heavily on committ.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaMay 22nd, 2019

Cargo Chief Provides A Booking Assistant That Automates Load Matching

Many of the inefficiencies that ail the freight hauling industry find their roots within the market's prevailing opacity; a majority of the interactions between freight brokers and carriers never get recorded – digitally or otherwise. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 15th, 2019

A "Nightmare Come True": Amazon Launches Freight Brokerage, Slashes Prices By 30%

In what is being called a "nightmare come true" for freight brokers and carriers, Amazon did what it traditionally does every time it enters a .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 28th, 2019

Carriers Are Expecting Strong Freight Volumes To Continue In 2019

Tariffs, weather and talk of a new rou.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 31st, 2018

Carriers Roughed Up As Shippers, Brokers Search For Freight Market Bottom

In the trucking industry, it's a commonly repeated adage that "th.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 15th, 2019

Carriers Roughed Up As Shippers, Brokers Search For Freight Market Bottom

In the trucking industry, it's a commonly repeated adage t.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaJan 15th, 2019

UPS Zeroes In On "Super-Hubs," High-Margin Shipments To Grow Business

Shipping trends of 2019 are requiring established freight carriers to evolv.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaJan 21st, 2019

UPS Zeroes In On "Super-Hubs," High-Margin Shipments To Grow Business

Shipping trends of 2019 are requiring established freight carriers to evolve their operational models. UPS (NYSE: UPS) is developing more super-hubs to facilitate growth through handling more high margin shipments. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 21st, 2019

Truckers See Momentum Slowing Heading Into 2019

Trucking companies face an uphill climb in 2019 as a freight boom that delivered record profit for carriers over the past year begins to soften......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 22nd, 2019

Shippers Have The Upper Hand In 2019

Shippers are in the driver's seat heading into the early days of 2019. The rapid growth of the freight market through 2017 and 2018 is over, thereby reducing pressure on shippers and stoking the fire under carriers. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 24th, 2019

Shippabo Helps Small And Medium-Sized Shippers Get Fixed-Rate Contracts From Ocean Carriers

Hauling freight across any mode of transport can be split into two distinct types of transactions – the fixed-rate contract and the spot market. Fixed-rate contracts give shippers guaranteed capacity for their volume, many weeks or even months.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaFeb 11th, 2019

Why Chicago Brokers Call Contract Rates "Paper Rates"

Shippers and carriers alike are exposed to spot market volatility read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 20th, 2019

The Best Beach Town in America is Not on Either Coast, It’s on a Lake

Planning to move to a beach town somewhere in America? According to the 2019 ranking of best beach towns to live in just published by the credit reporting site WalletHub, Florida and California........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallst3 hr. 27 min. ago

Slack Is Heading to the Stock Exchange With an Unusual — and Risky — Strategy

It's a risky move, but could mean less volatility as trading begins As 2019’s bumper crop of initial public offerings either languishes or wildly exceeds expectations, Slack Technologies Inc. is taking a route to the trading floor t.....»»

Category: topSource: time7 hr. 12 min. ago

Fr8Hub Expands Mexico Operations, Names Laura Mandujano Valdés As Country Manager For Mexico

Fr8Hub recently announced that it will expand its services to provide domestic freight matching throughout Mexico, connecting shippers with available carriers throughout the country. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 19th, 2019