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Dedicated trucking, digital drive Q4 growth at J.B. Hunt

[caption caption="Intermodal volumes began to expand, slowly, in the fourth quarter, J.B. Hunt said. Photo credit: J.B. Hunt Transport Services."][/caption]A wave of private shipper fleet conversions to dedicated trucking, alongside growth of a digital brokerage platform, pushed revenue at J.B. Hunt Transport Services to $2.45 billion in the fourth quarter,...

Dedicated trucking, digital drive Q4 growth at J.B. Hunt

[caption caption="Intermodal volumes began to expand, slowly, in the fourth quarter, J.B. Hunt said. Photo credit: J.B. Hunt Transport Services"][/caption]A wave of private shipper fleet conversions to dedicated trucking, alongside growth of a digital brokerage platform, pushed revenue at J.B. Hunt Transport Services to $2.45 billion in the fourth quarter,...

XPO mulls downsizing to unlock LTL value

 [caption caption="XPO will not be selling its highly profitable North American LTL business. Photo credit: XPO Logistics."][/caption]XPO Logistics’ decision to sell or spin-off as many as four of its transportation and logistics businesses could leave the company much smaller but more tightly focused on its North American less-than-truckload (LTL) operations. In...
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GlobalTranz targets managed transportation market with Cerasis buy

[caption caption="GlobalTranz has been aggressive in acquiring brokers, specialist service providers, and technology companies to compete in a highly fragmented brokerage industry where customer demands grow higher daily. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Third-party logistics services provider GlobalTranz has continued its acquisition spree with the purchase Thursday of Minneapolis-based Cerasis, a specialist in...

US spot truckload rates stabilize at start of 2020

[caption caption="In mid-January, DAT average spot truckload rates are still trending higher than December. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com"][/caption]After struggling to climb out of an abyss in late 2019, US spot truckload rates are stabilizing, an analysis of data from JOC.com and other parties shows. But at best those spot rates are...

US spot truckload rates stabilize at start of 2020

[caption caption="In mid-January, DAT average spot truckload rates are still trending higher than December. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com"][/caption]After struggling to climb out of an abyss in late 2019, US spot truckload rates are stabilizing, an analysis of data from JOC.com and other parties shows. But at best those spot rates are...

As market changes, SMC3 adds truckload software

[caption caption="Increased use of TMS software is opening up opportunity for multimodal bidding events, SMC3 says. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Shipper demand for broader transportation software solutions is hauling SMC3, a technology provider deeply rooted in the less-than-truckload (LTL) business, further into the truckload market. The company has added truckload functionality to...
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As market changes, SMC3 adds truckload software

[caption caption="Increased use of TMS software is opening up opportunity for multimodal bidding events, SMC3 says. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Shipper demand for broader transportation software solutions is hauling SMC3, a technology provider deeply rooted in the less-than-truckload (LTL) business, further into the truckload market. The company has added truckload functionality to...

Transplace acquisition expands collaborative shipping

[caption caption="Lanehub claims to have helped shippers match freight with 180,000 lanes. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Transplace, a third-party logistics provider (3PL), is taking aim at empty miles in shipper and trucking networks by acquiring Lanehub, a cloud-based collaborative transportation platform that matches freight not with trucks, but with freight lanes, on...

Trucking loses jobs amid US industrial weakness

[caption caption="For-hire trucking employment has been falling since it peaked in July. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Trucking employment fell in December for the first time in a decade, continuing a months-long decline during a period of weak freight demand and low unemployment.Seasonally adjusted data released Friday by the US Bureau of Labor...
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Trucking loses jobs amid US industrial weakness

[caption caption="For-hire trucking employment has been falling since it peaked in July. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Trucking employment fell in December for the first time in a decade, continuing a months-long decline during a period of weak freight demand and low unemployment.Seasonally adjusted data released Friday by the US Bureau of Labor...

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