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4 Ways to Thank Truck Drivers

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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is here, and recognizing drivers is more important than ever. COVID-19 has made it especially difficult to get the items we need—yet the nation’s 3.5 million drivers work tirelessly to keep homes and businesses stocked. Here are four ways to show your gratitude this week and every week.

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Carrier Rate Trends in Q4 and Beyond

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COVID-19 and other impacts are shaping the transportation industry in unexpected ways. As we move to the fourth quarter of 2020 and beyond, shipping business conditions may continue to fluctuate. To understand carrier rates in the meantime and where they may go in the future, LoadDelivered has identified four trends to watch.

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Celebrating Black Lives in Transportation

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Truckers throughout the transportation industry have experienced racism in many forms. It’s important to stay aware of racism and discrimination in our communities and especially in the transportation industry. Open and honest communication will help us get to a better place. By acknowledging the problem, committing to learn, and taking steps to address racism, we may be able to start moving forward together.

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Vendor Compliance Programs Resume as Volumes Normalize After COVID-19 Surge

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As panic buying and freight volumes surged in late March, distribution centers were in chaos. Several retailers suspended their vendor-compliance penalties to provide relief to their suppliers. Now that volumes are normalizing, suppliers are beginning to incur fines and penalties once again for performance issues. Carrier performance is more important than ever.

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April Trends: How Coronavirus Continues to Impact Supply Chains

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COVID-19 concerns continue to reshape supply chains throughout the U.S. As people adjust to wearing masks, social distancing, spending more time at home, and preparing for economic uncertainty, shippers are analyzing the trends to understand what supply chains might look like when conditions settle into a new normal.

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COVID-19 Update: Impacts on Freight Flows

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The novel coronavirus is causing major supply chain disruptions. Supply, demand, and freight flows are changing in irregular ways. Although the situation is still developing and changes by the day, here’s what the freight market has experienced in the past few weeks.

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