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Tom Nightingale, CEO of AFS Logistics

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On June 1, hurricane season officially began (and hopefully you and your company are preparing accordingly). Unfortunately, a hurricane isn’t the only serious tempest we

I recently read that UPS and the Teamsters have reached an agreement on many of the supplements to their national contract. Does that mean that

The good news is fuel prices are decreasing across all modes. The bad news is parcel carriers don’t seem to have gotten the memo, at

Earlier this month, FedEx Freight made waves when it announced that it would be closing more than two dozen of its freight locations. Shared via

If freight indexes were sponsored by a TV show or song, it would be hugely appropriate if TD Cowen/AFS’s latest one was brought to you

When it comes to Managed Transportation Services, we hear a lot about the importance of hiring the right people, having the right processes and employing

When Charles Dickens penned his famous line, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” he might have been talking about

If you’re thumbing through a copy of two recent Gartner Market Guides, don’t be surprised if you see a familiar name.    AFS was one of

As Women’s History Month draws to a close, please join us in saluting “All the Single Ladies” (and all the married ones) who do such

There’s been a lot of talk recently about how it’s becoming a more shipper-friendly LTL market again. In light of this, how can I ensure

As we write this, the NCAA basketball tournament–also known as March Madness–is about to begin. So is the country’s annual obsession with building brackets. We

Our company is exploring the possibility of using more Big Data. Is it really worth the investment of time, systems and resources? Or are some

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