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GrubMarket acquires California transportation company

- General News
GrubMarket today announced it has completed the acquisition of Oakland, CA-based Oakport Transportation, a provider of comprehensive trucking and logistics services that stores and ships produce throughout California, the Pacific Northwest, British Columbia, and Nevada, plus selected routes throughout the rest of the U.S. for certain seasonal items.

The ins and outs of inflation

- Analysis
Inflation. We think we know what it is. And we do. Sort of. A 5.4 percent inflation rate means that prices are 5.4 percent higher than they were at the same time last year (this is actually the current figure as of September).

Fifth Wheel Freight promotes vice president to COO

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Josh Brawley’s development as a business professional, leader, and decision-maker has been instrumental in driving FWF’s growth. Over the past five years, he has had held several leadership roles that have accelerated the company’s talent and shaped FWF’s culture. 

Produce groups issue joint statement on supply chain disruptions

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 3, 2021) – Today, the House Agriculture Committee held a hearing on the …

The general strike in the transport industry

- Analysis
“There is no ‘cavalry’ coming” to the rescue for the transport industry. So says an article on the Medium website by Ryan Johnson called “I’m a Twenty Year Truck Driver, I Will Tell You Why America’s Shipping Crisis’ Will Not End”. It’s grim.

Busy Washington State route upgraded to T-1 Truck Freight Corridor

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Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration have recently reclassified/upgraded Washington State Route (SR) 281 from a T-2 to a T-1 Truck Freight Corridor, which is the busiest category/classification of truck freight corridor, meaning that over 10 million tons or more of freight moves on a T-1 highway or corridor annually.

Hwy Haul partners with Tive for in-transit tracking

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"Our partnership with Tive gets us closer to our mission of eliminating food wastage during transportation. We are excited and looking forward to moving the needle north on our OTIF - on time and in full metric," said Syed Aman, Co-Founder and CEO, Hwy Haul.

C.H. Robinson partners with SPS Commerce to ease holiday truck shortages

- General News
SPS Commerce, Inc. and C.H. Robinson today announced a collaboration just in time to help omnichannel retail businesses navigate a busy holiday season and challenging supply chain conditions.

C.H. Robinson announces Carrier of the Year Award winners

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Global logistics company, C.H. Robinson, revealed the names of 17 carriers honored with the 2021 C.H. Robinson Carrier of the Year Award.

C.H. Robinson launches market rate transparency technology

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With tight trucking capacity and market volatility pushing more freight into the spot market, global logistics provider C.H. Robinson has launched Market Rate IQTM – a new tool that shows companies how their spot rates compare to a trusted third-party benchmark and breaks down where they could save money.