Tagged: TruckingTrends

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Adaptability Now Crucial For Truckers

Continuing economic recovery, inventory replenishment, and e-commerce growth will “clash with capacity constraints to keep rates high this year,’’ according to the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP) 32th annual State of Logistics Report.

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Truck Electrification ‘A Realty’

With the total cost of electric-vehicle ownership for some commercial applications already beating out internal-combustion engines, ACT Research predicts that electrification of the Class 4-8 commercial vehicle market in the U.S. and Canada will top…

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Trucking may have peaked, analysts say

Data from the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ Logistic Managers Index shows that between May 2020 and February, inventory costs, warehouse prices and transportation prices were between 27 to 39 points higher than the…

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Freight Market Robust, Analysts Say

The list of things to like from the current economic, freight and commercial vehicle demand perspectives is long, according to ACT Research’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle Outlook. “From the freight perspective…

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Fleets Expect Strong Growth This Year

Many publicly traded fleets are optimistic about growth this year, saying they expect rate increases ranging from high single digit to low double digits. One carrier even anticipates rate increase percentages in the mid-teens. As…

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Tractor Weights Climbing

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) has issued an updated report on the changing trends of light-weighting technologies since the council last published a study on the topic in 2015, including strategies to…

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J.B. Hunt Says Intermodal Lagging

Expectations around long-term intermodal margins were the main topic at J.B. Hunt Transport Services’ appearance at the Citi 2021 Global Industrials Virtual Conference in February. John Roberts, the company’s president and chief executive, said management…

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5 Trucking Merger & Acquisition Takeaways

The trucking merger and acquisition arena was anything but ordinary in 2020. Within the liquid/dry bulk vertical we saw several transfers of ownership. A few notable transactions included: Kenan Advantage’s purchases of Fort Transfer, Paul’s…

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