The ABC’s of the Capacity Shortage

The ABC’s of the Capacity Shortage

Understanding the Capacity Shortage  Anyone who regularly moves freight likely has realized that their brokerage is facing a major capacity shortage, along with a hike in prices to go with it. Industry experts predicted a shortage and rate increase a few months...
What Effect Will ELDs Have on the 3PL Industry?

What Effect Will ELDs Have on the 3PL Industry?

December 18th, 2017, a day that most in the industry are fearing, will be upon us in only a matter of months. Phase 1 of the FMCSA’s ELD mandate will be over, and Phase 2 will begin. Requiring drivers and carriers to put down the paper logs and start electronically...
Shippers — Our Capacity Expectations for 2017

Shippers — Our Capacity Expectations for 2017

Nearly half way through the calendar year there are still only vague predictions as to how the remainder of 2017 will unravel. The ELD time crunch is upon us, which will only further the current driver shortage. A new Presidential administration has already begun to...

Shippers – Our Capacity Expectations for 2016

So far, 2016 has been a year of relative economic uncertainty. Although business levels & earnings have remained relatively flat as a result. The transportation (and trucking) industry are no exception. While a majority of publicly-traded transportation stocks...