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By: Brad Loeb
January 19th, 2023

What will 2023 look like for the freight market and broader economy? Our magic eight ball says, "Answer unclear; ask later." Although inflation rates have been decreasing for the ...

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

By: Brad Loeb
December 16th, 2022

We’re finally nearing the end of 2022, and what a year it’s been. Between inflation, global tension, and unpredictable consumer demand, it’s difficult to forecast what the ...

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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 Management | Shippers | News

By: Taylor Borum
November 9th, 2022

Peak season is generally considered the most critical time of year for transportation professionals. It represents the busiest period – from late summer to mid-December – when the ...

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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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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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