• News feed - LTL

    • Senate vote brings signs of progress and optimism on a new infrastructure bill

      Earlier this week, in this space, I lamented how progress on a bipartisan push for the framework for a $1.2 billion transportation infrastructure authorization had ostensibly stalled out. Well, just a few days later, it turns out that perhaps I jumped the gun on that sentiment and that some progress towards a new authorization has been made. jberman@peerlessmedia.com

    • FTR’s Shipping Conditions Index highlights impact of rates on shippers

      For May, the most recent month for which data is available, the SCI reading was -11.3, a slight improvement over April’s -11.9, which was preceded by March’s record-low reading of -17.8. jberman@peerlessmedia.com

    • MMH Virtual Summit kicks off this week

      Free event features insights on warehouse automation, robotics and other trends from leaders with Main Pointe, St. Onge Company, Gartner, Commonwealth Supply Chain Advisors, VDC Research, Interact Analysis, and Capgemini. jberman@peerlessmedia.com

    • U.S. rail carload and intermodal volumes see gains, for week ending July 24, reports AAR

      Rail carloads, at 230,095, saw a 7.1% annual increase, trailing the weeks ending July 10 and July 3, at 235,303 and 236,486, respectively. jberman@peerlessmedia.com

    • Major carrier June on-time performance ratings are mixed, based on ShipMatrix data

      Data recently provided to LM by ShipMatrix, a subsidiary of Pittsburgh-based SJ Consulting, pointed to mixed on-time performance (OTP) ranges, in June, for major parcel carriers, including UPS, FedEx, and the United States Postal Service (USPS). jberman@peerlessmedia.com

    • The Role of Technology in Managing LTL Freight Spend

      Gain insight on the LTL industry, including expertise on managing freight spend, implementing automation technology, increasing customer satisfaction and more. jberman@peerlessmedia.com

    • XPO Logistics posts record-breaking Q2 earnings results

      Quarterly revenue—at $5.04 billion—was up 30.6% annually, and adjusted EBITDA came in at $507 million, both setting new quarterly records, setting a new adjusted EBITDA number for the fourth straight quarter. Operating income—at $246 million—well outpaced a $141 million operating loss a year ago. jberman@peerlessmedia.com

    • Q&A: Matt Pyatt, CEO and co-founder, Arrive Logistics

      Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke wirth Matt Pyatt, CEO and co-founder of Austin, Texas-based freight brokerage and transportation management services provider Arrive Logistics. Pyatt provided Berman with an overview of various industry topics, including: the truckload spot and contract market, the freight economy, capacity, and the possibility of more of a North American-driven supply chain, among others. jberman@peerlessmedia.com