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Trucking Growth

Trucking Growth Remains in the Cards

By | Industry News

Trucking growth remains in the cards, ATA says in new report Amid the talk and coverage about things negatively impacting the trucking industry like increasing regulations, tight capacity, and equipment-related issues and challenges, there is one thing to always remember about the sector: it moves a lot of freight, make that more than a lot, actually. That point was driven home in the most recent edition of ATA U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2025, which was issued by the American Trucking Associations today. This publication, which is produced by the ATA and IHS Global Insight, stated that total freight tonnage…

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Selecting A Third Party Last Mile Provider

By | Last Mile

What do you need to know about Selecting A Third Party Last Mile Provider? When it comes to logistics the last mile is always the most important one in the supply chain. It is the final connection between you and your customers. Your third party provider needs to be as concerned with representing your company as with providing the best customer service to your customer. Once you have considered pricing you must also look at a number of points before contracting your third party last mile contractor: • Are they financially secure – check them out thoroughly and their references!…

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Trucking

An Increase in Trucking’s Percentage of all Domestic Freight

By | Industry News

ATA’s American Trucking Trends reports an increase in trucking’s percentage of all domestic freight Despite what it is happening in the economy, one thing has remained constant over the years: the steady hold, and gains, in freight transportation market share held by the trucking sector. That was made clear in this year’s edition of American Trucking Trends from the American Trucking Associations (ATA). “This report shows once again what a critical role trucking plays in the U.S. economy,” said ATA president and CEO Bill Graves in a statement. “Trucking continues to move the most, and most valuable, freight in the United States…

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Trucking Logistics

What’s the Trouble in Trucking?

By | Industry News

In an effort to add more voices to the discussions taking place in the trucking industry, Go By Truck recently launched a series of interviews. We reached out to organizations that provide services to motor carriers, owner-operators and drivers  to find out what they see as the main challenges facing the industry today and how they can be addressed. A total of 14 individuals responded to our interview requests and followed through with the process. They serve the trucking industry in various ways, some as professional consultants, some as health experts, some as vendors. While each respondent brought a unique…

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