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Tom Nightingale, CEO of AFS Logistics

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It’s not baseball season yet. But parcel shippers could be facing some major league delivery headaches if they wait too long to prepare their supply

Knock knock. Here’s your opportunity to find out how much you really know about parcel carriers’ GRIs and how they’re impacting your overall transportation spend.

We may not be able to send you flowers this Valentine’s Day. But we can present you with some of the best blooming freight data

Everyone talks about the merits of supply chain optimization. But we have to ask: does it have any downsides? Great question. Over the past few

Late last month, we wrote a Viewpoint about the possibility of a rail strike only to have it rendered moot before we could get it

There are many reasons to look forward to a Happy New Year. Paying more for parcel shipping isn’t one of them. Here’s a quick glance

According to various sources, Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) freight volumes have started to decline. Would we be correct in assuming this is a good thing for shippers? 

Even the American Association of Railroads (AAR) admit that many of the products that move via rail could move via truck instead. But that doesn’t

Lately, it seems like our company has begun to lose a bigger portion of our inventory while our goods are in transit. Do you have

Over the years, people have produced a massive body of work about how to measure 3PL performance. However, surprisingly little has been said about a

When some people say fall, they’re thinking of the season. But when we say it, we’re thinking about what’s finally happening to transportation costs across

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