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Through this collaboration, J.B. Hunt will integrate project44’s advanced visibility platform into J.B. Hunt 360, its proprietary marketplace, which connects shippers and carriers using data to match freight with capacity, pairing the right load with the right carrier to create efficiency and cost savings.

Rail carloads, at 262,514, slipped 1.1% annually, and intermodal containers and trailers, at 284,027, rose 1.1%.

This is the company’s third location, as it also has offices in its corporate headquarters in Austin, Texas, and Chicago, Ill. Arrive officials said this new Chattanooga office was established in order for the company to accommodate its strong growth, as well as to leverage the significant freight market in Chattanooga.

The ATA’s advanced seasonally-adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index headed up 6.3% to 119.9 in October over September’s 112.8 (2015=100). This followed a 0.1% (revised from –0.8%) gain from August to September and a 2% (which was raised following an originally reported 1.8%) decrease from July to August and a 1.9% increase from June to July.

Total intermodal volume for the month, at 1,690,668, rose 6.1% annually.

Managing order fulfillment operations in the age of e-commerce means coping with all aspects of “more” for the customer.

Rail carloads, at 281,675, eked out a 0.1% annual increase, and intermodal containers and trailers, at 285,361, rose 2.6% compared to the same week last year.

UPS announced this week that it has expanded its UPS Worldwide Express service to 14 new countries in the Indian subcontinent, Middle East, Africa (ISMEA), the Americas and Europe.

What's so special about the freight inside a Landstar van? Sometimes the van is carrying something uncommon, or sometimes it’s full of ordinary household items like appliances.

Rail carloads, at 1,338,037, rose 1%, or 12,598, annually for the month, and intermodal containers and trailers, at 1,443,914, saw a 4.2%, or 58,546 units, annual increase.

Industry insider shares a few observations and insights, while providing a brief forecast for supply chain managers preparing for the year ahead.

While cost reductions will vary by site and fleet health, the first step is to develop a fleet management data foundation to support decision-making.

SMC³ recently spoke with Jeff Heller, vice president of intermodal and automotive at Norfolk Southern, about the effect the tight trucking capacity market is having on the intermodal industry.

In a world that is becoming increasingly commoditized, brand recognition is particularly important to the third-party logistics (3PL) industry, observes Armstrong & Associates.

Recent strength in employment and income, solid gains in household net worth, and elevated consumer sentiment have generated considerable momentum just as tariffs on some $200 billion of imports from China have gone into effect.




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