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Growing e-commerce demand is directly impacting 3PL providers
The e-commerce market is booming and traditional retailers are adopting new business models to accommodate the growth.  In the past four quarters, the U.S. Commerce Department has reported that retail e-commerce sales have outperformed the previous year’s numbers by more than 15%.  In comparison, retail sales during the same period
On-highway Diesel Fuel Prices Feb. 13, 2017
Diesel fuel prices Feb. 13 are up slightly, but still even   Diesel prices rose around the nation, putting an end to a four-week streak of steadily dropping costs.  With a less than a cent increase, this week’s numbers at the pump stayed on trend with the relatively flat rates
Violence escalates during February 1-7 cargo theft events
February 1-7 cargo theft incidents on the rise Cargo theft more than doubled with fifteen domestic incidents registered from the week of February first through the seventh.  While nearly every day had at least on event reported, most thefts occurred on Wednesday and Thursday, the first and second.  One additional
2016 cargo theft incidents down from the year prior, but more costly
Food and beverage, tractors, and California highly targeted in 2016 cargo theft events In 2016, there were 836 cargo theft incidents recorded by CargoNet, the industry leader in cargo theft prevention and recovery efforts.  In the United States and Canada, $114 million in stolen freight was reported.  While the number
Diesel fuel prices down, but only slightly
Diesel fuel prices down for fourth week in a row Truckers continue to find relief at the pump as diesel prices keep going down.  Even though the decline was relatively slight, the February 6th report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), marks the fourth week in a row that diesel

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