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Carriers, Shippers Shift Routes and Expand Transportation Options to Boost Efficiency

March 1, 2014

Carriers, Shippers Shift Routes and Expand Transportation Options to Boost Efficiency

As carriers and shippers navigated the weak economy, they worked to increase efficiencies. For some this meant shifting distribution patterns, while for others it meant turning to inter- modal and private fleets.

Freight Volumes and Rates Expected to Stay Flat in 2013

January 21, 2013

Freight Volumes and Rates Expected to Stay Flat in 2013

Carriers and transportation analysts expect freight volumes and rates to stay relatively flat throughout 2013.

Shop Repair In a CSA 2010 World

January 1, 2011

Shop Repair In a CSA 2010 World

The nationwide rollout of Comprehensive Safety Analysis (CSA) 2010 is underway, and it is changing the way fleets approach their maintenance. Under the new government-mandated system, violations found at roadside that didn’t accrue points in the past will count. As a result, it is likely that carriers will no longer wait until a truck returns to its terminal to take care of maintenance, which will boost over-the-road repairs.