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Are You Prepared for a Big Produce Season in 2018?

LDL Voice

Even if you’re not in the produce industry, transportation issues that crop up during produce season from early spring through early summer can be thorny for many shippers. Tightened capacity, increased rates, and other issues affect all shippers, especially if you ship refrigerated products. Taking steps to protect your interests now can save you headaches and expense when peak season hits.

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The Future of Trucking Trends

LDL Voice

With technology advancing at an exponential pace, we can expect major disruptions ahead for all industries. There have been many new innovations in the trucking industry over the past few years, but the best is yet to come. In 2018 and beyond, be prepared to see more cutting-edge technology emerge in the transportation field, such as electric trucks, advancements in driverless technology, and blockchain for trucking.

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Contract Rates in 2018: Adjusting to the New Reality

Ross Vigil

Last year, we predicted that contract rates would increase. Now that we’re deep into the first quarter of 2018, that new reality is sinking in and shippers are doing what they can to get the most out of their transportation spend while avoiding costly disruptions.

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E-Commerce Delivery Demands: Overcoming Short Lead Times

LDL Voice

E-commerce is growing, more than 15 percent last year alone, but the delivery infrastructure is struggling to get the nearly $395 billion in orders to customers on their terms. To compete, both manufacturers and retailers must streamline fulfillment processes and find cost effective ways to deliver products to customers under tight deadlines.

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