LTL Shipping

News pertaining to less than truckload shippers, small freight, parcel carriers and more.

Commentary

Last year proved another challenging one for truckload and LTL volumes.

News & Analysis

24 Apr 2017
UPS's Mark Modesti believes smaller shippers increasingly are drawing near an "inflection" point when it comes to adding technology and changing processes to control inventory. They need to get past that point to survive and grow.
18 Apr 2017
Facing tougher customer demands and more supply chain complexity, shippers increasingly want and need to collaborate with transportation partners. It doesn't happen overnight.
17 Apr 2017
XPO Logistics won victories over the Teamsters in elections at two facilities, but the union won a vote in New Jersey.
17 Apr 2017
Shippers and logistics operators at recent conferences didn't expect a massive capacity crunch to follow the rollout of an electronic logging mandate this year, but truckers warned there will be an impact.
14 Apr 2017
Modest, sustained, and earlier-than-usual rate increases this spring in the spot market should be a canary in the coal mine for shippers with longer term contracts.
13 Apr 2017
Knowledge is power in contract talks, shippers at the NASSTRAC conference say.
13 Apr 2017
Only half the truckload, less-than-truckload, and specialized carriers on the list increased sales in 2016.
10 Apr 2017
Shippers, it is clear, want greater visibility into their supply chains.
04 Apr 2017
New service aims to smooth cross-border hurdles for shippers and provide greater supply chain visibility.
03 Apr 2017
Alliance between US and Canadian trucking operators comes as both parties expand.