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21 Feb 2017
As XPO gains global scale, it is blending disparate networks to offer new services to shippers.
16 Feb 2017
Echo Global Logistics sees need for even more optimization and analytics as online shopping begins to transform not just final-mile delivery but also middle-mile transport choices.
08 Feb 2017
Large shippers seek integrated enterprise technology that provides greater visibility and control over execution and costs, but there's no "magic elixir."
01 Feb 2017
Largest US logistics provider sees "meaningful" bid activity ahead in 2017.
19 Jan 2017
Shippers show they are willing to pay more for dedicated capacity, and J.B. Hunt is happy to oblige.
09 Jan 2017
New UPS subsidiary Freightex will work closely with US-based Coyote Logistics.
04 Jan 2017
NFI's acquisition of Dominion Warehousing and Distribution is the latest of several cross-border deals between US and Canadian logistics and transport operators.
07 Dec 2016
The US truckload spot market soared post-Thanksgiving, with volumes hitting highs and rates continuing their climb in what may be a stronger consumer-led recovery.
US shippers surveyed by the JOC, NASSTRAC, and Truckstop.com held a wide range of views on the probability of surface transportation pricing and volume increases in the coming months.
08 Nov 2016
US shippers surveyed by the JOC, NASSTRAC, and Truckstop.com expect slightly higher freight volumes over the next six months, but mostly flat rates — except truckload rates.
03 Nov 2016
The benefits of rising e-commerce demand are lifting revenue, profit at multiple units of XPO Logistics, from last-mile to LTL.