Trucking Freight Brokers

Trucking Freight Brokers

News pertaining to transportation brokers, freight brokerage and truck freight.

Commentary

The largest truckload carriers are facing an acute driver and a capacity shortage, but there is reliable, long-term trucking capacity to be found, and plenty of it.

News & Analysis

Weekly wrap-up: Mega-alliances, LA-LB issues and trucking growth
20 Sep 2014
Issues at the Los Angeles-Long Beach were on JOC.com readers’ minds this week, along with mega-alliances and growth in the trucking industry.
15 Sep 2014
Advances in technology and shipper demand are leading trucking companies toward the 'connected enterprise' and closer ties to customer supply chains.
The acquisition of Pacer International earlier this year tapped several trends driving growth at XPO
13 Sep 2014
Fast-growing third-party logistics companies are tuning into and tapping broad trends driving logistics growth in the U.S. and globally, including increased cross-border trade and the expansion of intermodal rail. Here are seven trends picked by XPO Logistics CEO Bradley S. Jacobs.
Wrap-up
13 Sep 2014
A new carrier alliance entered the fray this week after weeks of feverish speculation.
12 Sep 2014
Transportation analysts hailed the $700 million investment XPO Logistics won from three global funds yesterday. The question, they said, is what XPO will buy with that money.
11 Sep 2014
Three global funds will invest $700 million in XPO Logistics, accelerating the fast-growing company's acquisition plans for 2014.
30 Jul 2014
XPO Logistics will add more than half a billion dollars in revenue to its top line by acquiring New Breed Logistics for approximately $615 million.
12 Jun 2014
The U.S. freight economy is humming in June. Rising industrial demand is colliding with tight truckload capacity, sending spot market truck rates rising.
21 May 2014
Echo Global Logistics’ $37.3 million acquisition of the Watsonville, California-based transportation brokerage firm One Stop Logistics this week is expected to help the third-party logistics provider increase its domestic less-than-truckload brokerage business.
16 Apr 2014
TUCSON, Ariz. — Technology similar to Uber and other apps that allow big-city users to call a taxi or black sedan with their smartphones could soon hit the U.S. trucking industry, potentially displacing freight brokers that fail to adapt, a senior equity research analyst warned on April 12.