Ground Freight

September usually brings Labor Day, back-to-school activities, and Peak Season in the shipping business. As we enter the September-December peak shipping season, we do so under the most unusual of circumstances, with COVID-19, U.S. elections and social protests looming large. Almost forgotten, are the ongoing headwinds from the U.S. – China trade dispute, which continues […]

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Overnight airfreight. Every shipping manager’s least favorite option. Let’s face it, if you need overnight air freight, something has usually gone drastically wrong. The situation typically goes something like this: Either your customer needs a critical part to keep their plant up and running, you are dangerously low on a key inventory component, or you […]

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Ah, the holidays. A time for peace on earth, goodwill toward men, family gatherings and an office Christmas party or two. And holiday shipping headaches. If you are involved in the logistics side of your business, the holidays can be more unpleasant than a week-long visit from your in-laws. Higher freight rates, surging demand and […]

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Data Suggests Freight Recession Fears Overblown “Freight Recession” fears have been in the news recently, with many media pundits fanning the flames. Is there a “freight recession” underway in the U.S.?  While some sectors are struggling, most notably the rails and the oil field industries, the evidence remains somewhat anecdotal and often conflicting. Our most […]

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