The December 2023 “State of the Industry Report” — presented in affiliation with Ryder — shares an in-depth overview across the trucking, maritime and intermodal markets, as well as what […]
Echo Global Logistics’ EchoShip platform is transforming the partial truckload shipping landscape, offering unparalleled efficiency and cost-effectiveness for shippers and carriers.
Talon Logistics CEO Emmanuel Carrillo emphasizes shippers should diversify their logistics networks and explore intermodal shipping in the new year.
It’s well understood that over-the-road trucking is the bedrock of freight logistics in the U.S. More than 87% of shipper respondents to a recent survey said they moved goods that […]
Led by Dr. Gregory Maloney, the Florida International University program’s blend of technical logistics skills with essential business acumen is setting new standards in the field.
FreightWaves and Echo Global Logistics partnered to survey industry professionals in the supply chain, including shippers, carriers, 3PLs/brokers and others, to gauge their perceptions on market indicators, the state of consumer spending and predictions, upcoming budgets, and the digital tools they plan to implement.
J.B. Hunt and BNSF Railway are heralding a new era in freight transport with an intermodal partnership called Quantum. With it, they hope to add enough value to win market share from truckload freight.
At F3, Amazon Freight’s Rebecca Salt highlighted the company’s transition to a customer-focused, eco-efficient network.
In the rapidly evolving logistics industry, the integration of cutting-edge technologies into the TMS is proving to be a game-changing force. The trend is already revolutionizing productivity and reshaping freight logistics.
Amazon Freight Partner’s ascent from a small initiative to a global logistics force is a testament to innovative strategies and a commitment to diversity.
At the F3: Future of Freight Festival, strategic adviser Alan Gershenhorn explained how market changes are affecting different transport modes.
Consumer spending is likely to decline in the coming months, adding to weak freight conditions.
As more and more companies partner with FreightWaves to revolutionize the way they look at their supply chains, new and unique applications arise that create growth opportunities. The SONAR team […]
More than a dozen logistics firms have been recognized among North America’s fastest-growing companies.
FreightWaves is hosting its biggest event yet, F3: Future of Freight Festival, Nov. 7-9, packed with world-renowned speakers, educational sessions, music and more.
Improper cargo securement can result in out-of-service violations and fines. Further, unsecured cargo can fall onto the road, causing significant risk of injury or even death to motorists.
Logixboard’s best-in-class customer experience allows freight forwarders and logistics service providers to tie their internal systems into a single easy-to-navigate platform.
As large e-commerce businesses have raised consumer expectations, midsize and smaller logistics companies must keep up and provide the same on-time delivery, visibility and experience. When something goes wrong — and it often does — they must figure out how to adjust quickly by leveraging data from their supply chain.
The November 2023 “State of the Industry Report” — presented in affiliation with Ryder — shares an in-depth overview across the trucking, maritime and intermodal markets, as well as what […]
FreightWaves’ F3: Future of Freight Festival is next week. Here are some of the companies that will be coming.
XPO Executive Chairman Brad Jacobs is the featured keynote speaker for this year’s F3: Future of Freight Festival, hosted by FreightWaves, in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
In recent years, the logistics industry has poured unprecedented amounts of time, effort, and money into revolutionizing and optimizing the way goods move through the supply chain. This has changed […]
Aspects of freight and transportation are prominent as some of the most-loved horror classics. We polled the FreightWaves’ staff to see what their favorites are.
2022 marked a worrying record for the trucking industry: It was the costliest year to conduct business for fleet operators, surpassing the record established in 2021. Spotting and preventing fraud […]
A FedEx cargo airplane made a hard landing in Chattanooga, Tennessee, after a landing gear failure.
This monthly report analyzes the current state of the freight market based on critical insights from our SONAR platform.
Two children were among the five people killed after a truck carrying ammonia rolled over Friday in Illinois.
Multiple people have been killed after a trucker hauling anhydrous ammonia crashed on an Illinois highway Friday night.
FreightWaves and Bestpass recently surveyed carriers about their outlooks for the year ahead, including their concerns and views of which way demand will shift.
Visibility has become a logistics industry buzzword in recent years, and shippers consistently talk about the importance of improving visibility throughout their supply chains. As such, many logistics service providers […]
FreightWaves, the leading provider of freight market intelligence, and Decision Spot, a provider of strategic supply chain planning and design software, are pleased to announce a partnership to integrate FreightWaves SONAR TRAC Spot Rates into Decision Spot’s platform.
Novadev is tackling aviation sustainability by focusing on the air cargo sector.
“Within a few years you’ll see a revolutionized logistics space with true decarbonization taking place,” says Sustainable Freight Buyers Alliance’s Rik Arends.
Double brokering has emerged as one of freight transportation’s most pervasive problems in this freight cycle, affecting as much as $500 million to $700 million in freight annually. The practice, […]
FreightWaves surveyed shippers and 3PLs working across a variety of sectors about their pallet usage, including procurement habits, challenges and perceptions surrounding sustainability efforts in the space.
The September 2023 “State of the Industry Report” — presented in affiliation with Ryder —shares an in-depth overview across the trucking, maritime and intermodal markets, as well aswhat to expect […]
The freight market, like many sectors, operates in cycles. Currently, it’s in a deflationary state. However, it’s crucial to remember that downturns are not permanent; they are simply one market […]
End consumers have never been more demanding surrounding customer service, order fulfillment and delivery timelines. A difficult market and ongoing freight recession have yet to do anything to quell growing […]
Norfolk Southern’s systems have been restored after an outage Monday. But the company says impacts could be felt for at least two weeks.
Even as city, state and federal officials urge residents to flee ahead of high winds and flooding, truck drivers answer the call to haul Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) loads to areas where hurricanes are expected to strike.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Idalia nears the Gulf Coast.
More than 200 transportation and logistics companies have made the 2023 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing privately held firms in the U.S.
FreightWaves, the world’s leading provider of freight market forecasting, data, news and analysis, has made the annual Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America.
“You cannot make a living today if 100% of your freight is at that spot market pricing,” warns BCB Transport’s Rick Larkin.
On Wednesday, FreightWaves will host its annual Enterprise Fleet Summit. Here’s some of what you will learn.
There are a lot of moving pieces in the logistics industry. It can be difficult for leaders and decision-makers to keep their eyes on every aspect of the business, especially […]
Electric pickup truck maker Lordstown Motors has filed for bankruptcy while alleging fraud against Foxconn, its former partner.
Companies and governments are moving to de-risk their supply chains, says CNN and Financial Times economics expert Rana Foroohar.
Users of Container Atlas can streamline their global supply chains with cutting-edge ocean freight analytics.
FreightWaves is hosting its two-day Future of Supply Chain event in Cleveland in June. Here’s what you need to know.
Digital-oriented freight forwarder Flexport has completed its acquisition of the logistics arm of Shopify Inc., one month after it announced its plans. The deal includes Deliverr, the tech-enabled shipping services […]
The Shipper Rate Report—presented in partnership with U.S. Bank and BlueGrace Logistics—is a quarterly publication using freight payment data from U.S. Bank in conjunction with FreightWaves SONAR data sets to create the most […]
At least six people are dead and dozens more injured after a dust storm caused several pileups on Interstate 55 in Illinois on Monday.
The economy has been declining since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Supply Chain Quarterly said that in 2021 “volatility, inflation, and surging demand caused U.S. business logistics costs to increase by […]
FreightWaves teamed up with Uptake to survey carriers about their experiences with unplanned breakdowns, preventive maintenance and emerging predictive maintenance solutions.
TruckParkingClub.com is launching hourly parking with a pilot program at a Kentucky McDonald’s restaurant.
FreightWaves will host the Small Fleet & Owner-Operator Summit on Wednesday with a full day of industry insights.
FreightWaves has won a top award for commentary journalism in the 2023 Jesse H. Neal Awards.
The awards are among the most competitive for business-to-business media. FreightWaves is now contending for three national Azbees.
FreightWaves partnered with Emerge to survey shippers on their preferred contract terms, procurement processes and the challenges faced throughout bid season.
FreightWaves CEO and founder Craig Fuller and Head of Freight Market Intelligence Zach Strickland discussed global supply chain conditions in the latest “State of Freight” webinar on March 16. They were joined by Adam Josephson, paper and packaging vertical expert at FreightWaves.
Atlassys TMS, a Georgia-based transportation management system provider, has announced it has integrated FreightWaves TRAC truckload spot rates into its software. The integration, which is now live and available to […]
FreightWaves was named a finalist in three categories on Wednesday in the 69th annual Jesse H. Neal Awards, the most prestigious competition in business-to-business journalism.
FreightWaves, the leading provider of high-frequency data and news for the global supply chain, has launched FreightWaves Academy, an education platform geared toward teaching the ins and outs of transportation and trucking.