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Happy Thanksgiving from C. L. Services, Inc.

At C. L. Services Inc. we have so much to be thankful for. From our wonderful clients and carriers to our outstanding employees who take the extra time and effort to go the extra mile, we are full of gratitude … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Considering Rail? Here’s What to Expect..

Shippers have two options to get their product to the destination, truck or rail.  Depending on the commodity, shipping destination, & the load tonnage, it might initially appear to be more financially lucrative to ship by rail.  However, here are … Continue reading

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 made a … Continue reading

Jeff and Russ Head Back to Capitol Hill

Jeff and Russ joined approximately 60 other TIA (Transportation Intermediaries Association) members for the annual TIA Fly-In which was held in Washington, DC on June 14th and 15th. The TIA is the professional Association for the freight brokerage and third … Continue reading

Carriers Consider This When Working With Brokers

According to the FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration), truck brokers in the US numbered over 20 thousand companies at the end of 2013.  In a single month, this number was reduced to under 13 thousand brokers.  The catalyst for … Continue reading

Smartway Certified = Preferred Status at CLS

The President, Jeff Lantz, says, “SmartWay Certified carriers will be our preferred carriers.”  C. L. Services, Inc. is committed to serving our SmartWay Certified Shippers with the most environmentally friendly carriers in the United States, those Certified by the EPA’s … Continue reading