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2018 Intermodal Crunch: Peak Season Advice for Shippers

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Intermodal demand grew by 7.2 percent in the first quarter of 2018 due to tightened capacity in truckload shipping. Tight shipping capacity is always difficult to manage and the fact that intermodal is also constrained has shippers looking for ways to mitigate the impacts this peak season. 

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Back-to-School: 3 Ways Shippers Make the Grade

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Students across the United States are stocking up and heading back to the classroom. To successfully balance back-to-school supply with demand, shippers must carefully consider several factors, including current buyer preferences and, of course, logistics.

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How Produce Season Affects Rates & Capacity for All Shippers

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Temperatures are rising, days are getting longer, and shippers are gearing up for a busy produce season. Even if you aren’t in the produce industry, spring through early summer marks a time of tightened capacity, increased rates, and scheduling constraints—especially for companies shipping refrigerated products.

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The Shocking Truth about Food Loss & Waste in the Supply Chain

One third of all food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted and, as it turns out, that has a huge impact on climate change. All members of the food supply chain share the responsibility of reducing the greenhouse gas emissions and financial strains caused by food loss and waste.

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