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May - 2022 -
17 May

The ‘ingenious strategy’ behind most truckers’ least favorite week of the year: International Roadcheck

Inspection blitzes frustrate truck drivers. But economists found that the International Roadcheck Week boosts overall road safety.

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12 May

Why the Northeast is quietly running out of diesel

Diesel inventories on the East Coast are at record lows. Truckers are spooked by the vanishing stocks and soaring rates.

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Dec - 2021 -
13 December

Exclusive: Central Freight Lines to shut down after 96 years

A source familiar with the 96-year-old company said he is unsure whether CFL will file Chapter 7 or “liquidate outside of bankruptcy,” but that the LTL carrier has no plans to reorganize.

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Aug - 2021 -
12 August

Warehouse cramming is about to begin — Freightonomics

On this episode of Freightonomics, Zach Strickland and Anthony Smith talk about the need to cram for warehouse space with Zac Rogers from Colorado State University.

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Jun - 2021 -
27 June

Seasonality pushing rejections and rates higher ahead of the Fourth

This week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 75 (Carriers) Last week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 70 (Carriers)  Three-month DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index Outlook: 70 (Carriers) The DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index uses the analytics and data in FreightWaves SONAR to analyze the market and estimate the negotiating power for […]

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May - 2021 -
27 May

Project44 acquires ClearMetal to strengthen predictive tools

“Their team construct is fundamentally different. When you look at their data science, machine learning and computer science background, they are best in class.”

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Nov - 2022 -
27 November

How LTL carrier rules tariffs work and will evolve

AskWaves looks at how carriers are better communicating rules tariffs to customers.

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Lufthansa Cargo begins scheduled service to Hanoi

Lufthansa’s cargo division has expanded service to Vietnam.

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Borderlands: Mexico mulls using national guard to combat cargo theft

Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of U.S.-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. This week: Mexico mulls using the National Guard to combat cargo theft; a Texas oil export port project receives federal approval; a Japanese manufacturer is building a $715 million automotive factory in Mexico; and RoadOne opens a transload facility […]

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26 November

The Log Book: Crowley expands Wreaths Across America support to Pennsylvania

This week: Crowley adds a third location to its Wreaths Across America sponsorship; XPO donates over 42,000 pairs of socks to the homeless; and UPS supports safe mobility habits in Bangkok.

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25 November

Gulf Coast ports continued to see rising volumes in October

Gulf Coast ports got a boost in October from imports of steel, plywood and bagged goods, as well as exports of crude oil.

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Judge orders halt to work on teardown of Interstate 81 through Syracuse

A judge has halted the start of work on tearing down an Interstate 81 viaduct, a project that would reroute trucks around Syracuse, New York.

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¿Qué hay detrás de la moda de los electrolizadores para el hidrógeno verde? 

La separación de átomos de hidrógeno y oxígeno crece como combustible para los camiones y otras industrias

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FreightWaves Flashback: E-shipping blues

1999: eBay ushers in e-commerce’s most dramatic distribution channel disruption in decades.

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Peak season is upon us — what’s different this year?

Each year since the onset of the pandemic, peak season has looked a little different. What should retailers expect this year?

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Consumers push back on retailers’ online return fees

As more retailers implement fees to return items purchased online, a new survey shows consumers are pushing back.

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