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Brad Loeb

An expert in market trends, cost analysis, and rate/route selection, Brad serves as Armstrong’s Director of Pricing and Analytics. He joined Armstrong in 2019, bringing nine years of experience in supply chain and operations management, with industry knowledge spanning warehousing, pricing, freight, LTL, and 3PL.

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Freight/Shipping Trends | Industry News | Logistics | Transportation | Freight Rates | News

By: Brad Loeb
November 17th, 2022

November has been a mixed bag of good and bad news. On the bright side, we’re nearing the end of hurricane season, which has been relatively mild for most of the US compared to ...

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Freight/Shipping Trends | Industry News | Logistics | Transportation | Freight Rates | News

By: Brad Loeb
October 25th, 2022

As we enter the final quarter of the calendar year, the question, 'Is the U.S. in a recession?' continues to get more complicated.

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By: Brad Loeb
September 15th, 2022

This month, we stick to a running theme in American economics: can the Fed lower inflation without nose-diving the economy? 

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Industry News | Logistics | Transportation | carriers | Freight Management | Shippers | Freight Broker

By: Brad Loeb
August 19th, 2022

It's back-to-school season! If you see parents happy dancing after the school bus pulls away, congratulate them on their first moments of alone time in months. Other US families ...

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Industry News | Logistics | Transportation | carriers | Freight Management | Shippers | Freight Broker

By: Brad Loeb
July 22nd, 2022

Consumers are still spending – at bars, gas pumps, and the grocery store – showing resilience despite June's inflation surge. But consumer confidence appears to be waning. ...

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Industry News | Logistics | Transportation | carriers | Freight Management | Shippers | Freight Broker

By: Brad Loeb
June 23rd, 2022

Rising diesel and retail gas prices are like watching a solar eclipse. You can't look directly at them, or they'll burn your eyes. Evidently, that's not enough to curb American ...

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Industry News | Logistics | Transportation | carriers | Freight Management | Shippers | Freight Broker

By: Brad Loeb
May 19th, 2022

It's the last month of spring, but Slip N' Slides - a backyard summer mainstay - may be making early annual debuts on lawns across the southern and eastern U.S. amid warmer than ...

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Industry News | Logistics | Transportation | carriers | Freight Management | Shippers | Freight Broker

By: Brad Loeb
April 20th, 2022

While Spring Break travel is peaking in the US this month, nearly 400 million people in 45 Chinese cities – about one-third of the population – are under lockdown amid rising ...

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