BLOG MARKET UPDATE Week of September 30th Market Notables of the week Dry van outbound tender rejection rates have climbed to over 35% in the Tulsa, Joplin, St. Louis and Evansville markets as spot rates jump in the Midwestern region. Heavy dry van freight volumes continue to ship from the Harrisburg, Columbus, Memphis and Houston…

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BLOG RFP Execution A 3PL enigma that is only getting more and more difficult to unravel… As market capacity continues to tighten, 3PL RFP teams are adjusting their pricing strategies to cope with the continuous rate increases that are occurring across the United States. Furthermore, as the industry approaches its annual ‘RFP season’ (Q4), pricing…

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BLOG Summertime Heat in Transport “When will it end?!” – A common question being asked by U.S. based shippers COVID-19, produce season, and the 4th of July Holiday all played their parts in creating a very hot June for the U.S. Freight Industry. As demand continues to outpace capacity, outbound tender rejects have risen dramatically…

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BLOG COVID-19 IMPACT ON INVENTORY MANAGEMENT – WHAT WILL BE THE NEW NORMAL? As trucking volumes begin to approach normal market levels, we, in the logistics world, can’t help but wonder what the new definition of “normal” will be. Market volumes are hovering right around where they were last year, while capacity has started to…

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