Better for both: Tender volumes holding steady amid tumbling rejection rates

This week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 70 (Carriers)

Last week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 75 (Carriers)

Three-month DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index Outlook: 75 (Carriers)

The DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index uses the analytics and data in FreightWaves SONAR to analyze the market and estimate the negotiating power for rates between shippers and carriers. 

The Pricing Power Index is based on the following indicators:

Load volumes: Absolute level positive for carriers,...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/better-for-both-tender-volumes-holding-steady-amid-tumbling-rejection-rates

Logistics Tech Summit: Adjusting carrier technology for smaller businesses

Worldwide Express COO talks about adjusting technology for smaller carriers.

This fireside chat recap is from FreightWaves’ North American Logistics Tech Summit on Wednesday.

FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC: A look into the technology of the small and midsized shipper market

DETAILS: The entry point for 3PLs selling into the small and midsized shipper market is providing the technology this customer segment is missing. Joel Clum and Kevin Hill, executive publisher at FreightWaves, define this market and the technology solutions needed to capture market share.

SPEAKER: Clum is the...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/logistics-tech-summit-adjusting-carrier-technology-for-smaller-businesses

Gemspring Capital invests in Transport Investments

Gemspring Capital Management LLC announced Thursday that an affiliate has invested in Pittsburgh-based Transport Investments Inc., an asset-light transportation and logistics company. 

The amount of Gemspring’s investment was not disclosed.

The investment was motivated by continued growth in “the specialty and broader freight and logistics markets,” according to Geoff Broglio, managing director at Gemspring.  

“Transport Investments is well positioned as shippers look to consolidate their business...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/gemspring-capital-invests-in-transport-investments

Relative reefer capacity at loosest point since mid-September

This week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 70 (Carriers)

Last week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 70 (Carriers)

Three-month DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index Outlook: 70 (Carriers)

The DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index uses the analytics and data in FreightWaves SONAR to analyze the market and estimate the negotiating power for rates between shippers and carriers. 

The Pricing Power Index is based on the following indicators:

Load volumes: Absolute levels positive for...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/relative-reefer-capacity-at-loosest-point-since-mid-september

Tender rejections moving atypically prior to holiday

This week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 70 (Carriers)

Last week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 75 (Carriers)

Three-month DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index Outlook: 70 (Carriers)

The DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index uses the analytics and data in FreightWaves SONAR to analyze the market and estimate the negotiating power for rates between shippers and carriers. 

The Pricing Power Index is based on the following indicators:

Load volumes: Absolute levels positive for...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/tender-rejections-moving-atypically-prior-to-holiday

Rates have peaked, spending is slowing — does it matter?

This week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 70 (Carriers)

Last week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 70 (Carriers)

Three-month DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index Outlook: 70 (Carriers)

The DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index uses the analytics and data in FreightWaves SONAR to analyze the market and estimate the negotiating power for rates between shippers and carriers. v

The Pricing Power Index is based on the following indicators:

Load volumes: Absolute levels positive for...

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Holistic approach helps shippers cope with driver shortage

The infamous driver shortage — or driver squeeze — has been a hot-button issue across the transportation industry for years. The lack of qualified drivers, coupled with sky-high turnover — has affected every segment of the industry. While the impact on carriers is most apparent, shippers have been tasked with navigating related challenges, including capacity constraints. 

Carrier-centric culture

Many companies have implemented different types of programs to address the driver shortage. Carriers...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/holistic-approach-helps-shippers-cope-with-driver-shortage

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