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Freight/Shipping Trends | Industry News | Agency Ownership | Business Advice | Logistics | Transportation | Freight Rates | Shippers | Freight Broker

By: Taylor Borum
August 1st, 2022

Every economy experiences fluctuations of booms (expansions) and contractions (recessions), commonly referred to as the business cycle. Similarly, the freight industry experiences ...

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Freight/Shipping Trends | Industry News | Logistics | Transportation | Freight Management | Shippers

By: Jason McNinch
July 8th, 2022

As temperatures rise in spring each year, produce season kicks into high gear. Beginning in the warmer southern U.S., harvesting moves north throughout the summer months. Once ...

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Freight/Shipping Trends | Agency Ownership | Business Advice | Logistics | Best Practices | Freight Rates | Shippers

By: Jason McNinch
February 1st, 2022

With the freight market already off to a hot start in 2022, steady rates and stable capacity are as crucial as ever for both shippers and transportation providers. According to a ...

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Freight/Shipping Trends | Industry News | Logistics | Transportation | Agent Program | Shippers | Recruiting | Freight Broker | Logistics Careers

By: Paula Davis
September 28th, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month is observed in America each fall from September 15th to October 15th. In Armstrong’s continuing effort to promote diversity and inclusion in logistics, ...

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Carrier Relations | Freight/Shipping Trends | Industry News | Logistics | Transportation | Freight Rates | Shippers | Freight Broker

By: Taylor Borum
September 21st, 2021

In April, Armstrong posted on how port congestion was impacting truckers and retailers. As fall approaches, we continue to see increased congestion at maritime gateways. Leaders ...

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Freight/Shipping Trends | Technology | Logistics | Transportation | carriers | Freight Rates | Freight Management | Shippers

By: Aaron Thrift
October 6th, 2020

There is no escape from market fluctuations in the transportation industry. Freight rate forecasting – even during the best of times – has the potential to induce migraines and ...

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Freight/Shipping Trends | Industry News | Business Advice | Logistics | Transportation

By: Aaron Thrift
April 23rd, 2020

Transportation and Logistics as an industry is no stranger to change and disruption. Historically, these issues have been related to weather events or even changes in ...

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