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Corey Smith

Corey is a staff writer for FreightWaves with experience in air, intermodal and parcel operations, as well as LTL and full truckload transportation management. He is a graduate of the University of Memphis, majoring in supply chain management, and enjoys basketball, cinema and traveling.
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16 November
Corey Smith

SONAR Sightings: Volume bottoms out in Pennsylvania; Dallas rejections plunge

Outbound demand in Harrisburg and Allentown, Pennsylvania, bottomed out at the start of the month and are starting to slowly rise. Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, both are seeing rejection rates drop to a two-year low.

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15 November
Corey Smith

SONAR Sightings: Volumes slump further in Atlanta, near low in Elizabeth, New Jersey

Atlanta still owns the most market share by outbound volume but saw a drop in its value as demand falls further. Imports to the Port of New York and New Jersey fell to their lowest levels since 2021, bringing surface transportation volumes down with them.

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14 November
Corey Smith

SONAR Sightings: Volumes in Southern California remain at 2-year low; Chicago struggles to recover

Contracted tender volumes in Ontario, California, remain at their lowest levels since 2020, and markets in Illinois are struggling to recover from drops this month.

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Digitize to decarbonize: supply chains as an infinite loop — Net-Zero Carbon

Zero100 is educating industry professionals on not only how to recycle but to regenerate and use less in the first place.

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11 November
Corey Smith

SONAR Sightings: Business as usual for East Coast markets in Nicole’s path

Markets along the East Coast in the path of Tropical Depression Nicole are seeing relatively normal fluctuations in rejections in volume compared to previous severe storms.

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10 November
Corey Smith

SONAR Sightings: Northern California reefer demand rises; spread in diesel price expands

Dry van volume dropped significantly this month leading into the holidays, but reefer demand remains strong. Diesel price per gallon grows slowly, but the spread between wholesale and retail prices rises.

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09 November
Corey Smith

SONAR Sightings: Volume in major markets nose-dives leading toward holidays

Markets across the board have been seeing drops in both inbound and outbound volume since the start of the month.

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08 November
Corey Smith

SONAR Sightings: Atlanta volumes gain momentum; NY/NJ imports drop again

Outbound volumes from Atlanta are picking back up after hitting their lowest levels since 2020, and imports to the Port of New York and New Jersey drop, dragging truckload volumes with them.

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07 November
Corey Smith

Drayage is electrifying — Net-Zero Carbon

Forum Mobility, a startup in California, is focusing on zero-emission transportation by creating more charging facilities and offering EV trucking-as-a-service to drayage carriers.

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SONAR Sightings: 2 SONAR features launch; China-US container rates drop further

FreightWaves unveiled two new features in SONAR at the F3 event, and container spot rates from China dropped further.

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