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NewsTrucking

The Daily Dash: Landstar sees 2H cooling; regulating driver detention

Werner sells freight forwarding business

The Daily Dash is a quick look at what is happening in the freight ecosystem. In today’s edition, executives at Landstar System see a strong truckload market through midyear, but a cooling could happen in the second half of the year. Plus, at least one consultant believes the Biden administration will take a look at regulating driver detention, and Werner has sold its freight forwarding business.  

End of the run

Strength in truckload demand has held up through the first few weeks of 2021, according to management at freight broker Landstar System Inc. (NASDAQ: LSTR), but it may not last.

Todd Maiden has details on when the cycle may end: Landstar sees spot market cooling in second half of 2021

Solving detention

A transportation consultant believes that the Biden administration may be more willing to look at regulating how long truck drivers can be detained without compensation.

John Gallagher explains: Driver detention review considered likely in Biden’s FMCSA

Moving on

Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN) is selling its international freight forwarding segment, Werner Global Logistics, to a larger forwarding company, Scan Global Logistics Group.

John Kingston has more on the sale: Werner selling its international freight forwarding business

FreightWaves Sales & Marketing Summit

FreightWaves Sales & Marketing Summit took place on Thursday. The event’s individual sessions are available on demand and a running summary of the day is available.

FreightWaves’ editorial staff has the coverage: FreightWaves Sales & Marketing Summit

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Hammer down, everyone,

Brian Straight

Managing Editor

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Brian Straight, managing editor, Modern Shipper

Brian Straight leads FreightWaves' Modern Shipper brand as Managing Editor. A journalism graduate of the University of Rhode Island, he has covered everything from a presidential election, to professional sports and Little League baseball, and for more than 10 years has covered trucking and logistics. Before joining FreightWaves, he was previously responsible for the editorial quality and production of Fleet Owner magazine and fleetowner.com. Brian lives in Connecticut with his wife and two kids and spends his time coaching his son’s baseball team, golfing with his daughter, and pursuing his never-ending quest to become a professional bowler. You can reach him at bstraight@freightwaves.com.