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Company: CarrierDirect

We started CarrierDirect with the goal to make the best asset and non-asset companies even better. Okay, it’s kind of hokey, but it’s true. Our belief is that the transportation industry is evolving very rapidly, and with the right strategies and practices certain companies with a progressive mindset can accomplish some pretty extraordinary goals. “Why don’t we go it alone and do it ourselves?”, you may ask. Well, it’s pretty simple. We have the belief that there is a circle of “good guy” logistics and freight companies out there. Good guys that, with the right support, can revolutionize the industry.

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In a recently-released white paper, entitled “The New Dimension of LTL Pricing,” CarrierDirect examines dimensioning technology relative to its impact on the LTL sector and accuracy of freight classification… (January 26, 2016)

The report examines trends, including capacity shortages’ effect on transportation prices, the ascent of non-asset 3PLs in recent years, and future growth drivers in the freight transportation and logistics sectors. (February 24, 2015)

These increases come at a time when the LTL market is in a good spot, due to solid manufacturing and industrial production activity, coupled with decent retail-related volumes in advance of the holiday shopping season. (October 31, 2014)

Dimensional “dim” pricing could aid carriers’ profitability but might be difficult to implement because of the variety of shipments that by definition move every day in LTL carriage. (August 25, 2014)

Now that the pendulum has swung back to carriers, it’s important that they take this opportunity to invest for what the future holds to prepare for inevitable market shifts. (August 04, 2014)

LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently interviewed CarrierDirect CEO Jett McCandless about consolidation trends in the transportation and logistics sectors. (July 10, 2014)

CarrierDirect notes logistics agent programs dwindle as business owners move towards stronger platforms such as franchising. (March 09, 2014)

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