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Shippers Ready to “Bear the Brunt” of Higher Trucking Rates for Electronic Logging Devices

Most truckload executives and brokers say the productivity hit on the implementation of electronic logging devices by December 2017, will be in the 4-to-7 percent range.

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Most truckload executives and brokers say the productivity hit on the implementation of electronic logging devices by December 2017, will be in the 4-to-7 percent range.

Facing the tightest spot truckload market in at least four years, the number of available loads on the spot truckload freight market jumped 5.4% during the week ending Sept. 30 and tight capacity sent the load-to-truck ratio for van freight into uncharted territory.

In an award-winning collaboration effort with a 3PL and TL partner, this global performance nutrition company has drastically reduced costs—all while improving service through and innovative “embedded” arrangement.

Earlier this week, non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said it has selected TPG Capital, the global private equity platform of alternative asset firm TPG, as its new equity partner. Transplace officials said that TPG will acquire Transplace from Greenbriar Equity Group LLC, Transplace’s equity partner going back to May 2013, when it acquired

TPG Capital and management will acquire Transplace from Greenbriar Equity Group LLC, who joined with Transplace management to acquire the company in 2013, the transaction is expected to close in late-September.

What happens when a logistics leader helps shippers work together to redefine “the perfect load?” Read about the immediate and substantial benefits that Transplace helped Dal-Tile and its co-load partners realize by executing a plan that made an impact on capacity utilization, sustainability, and cost.

Taking steps to further expand its presence in Canada, non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said this week it has acquired Oakville, Ontario-based 3PL Lakeside Logistics.

In an effort to help buyers of freight transportation and logistics services to better understand the required best practices in order to be a shipper of choice for their carrier partners, non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said this week it has rolled out a Preferred Shipper Checklist.

Acquisition completed by third party logistics provider deepens technology offering, strengthens flexible packaging expertise.

This week is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, and it's when America takes the time to honor all professional truck drivers for their hard work and commitment in tackling one of our economy’s most demanding and important jobs.

Non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said this week it has officially rolled out Transplace Supply Chain Consulting, its new consulting practice, which it said will focus on improving end-to-end (e-2-e) supply chain performance through an experienced team with what it described as deep functional expertise in transportation and logistics.

Non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace recently announced it has expanded its Canadian division operations, opening up new locations in Calgary and the Greater Montreal area.

Non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said yesterday it has acquired Logistics Management Solutions (LMS), a St. Louis, Mo.-based non asset-based 3PL for serving shippers in the chemical and industrial manufacturing sectors.

Acquisition completed by third party logistics provider strengthens north American presence, expands customer base, strengthens chemical focus.

New research indicates that there’s considerable concern about the value of long-term, strategic relationships - Industry analysts explain how innovation and a deeper commitment to collaboration will become the key differentiators in the 2015 marketplace.