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Freight Waves

Freight volumes fall to new heights

Chart of the Week: Outbound Tender Volume Index – USA – Seasonality view SONAR: OTVI.USA The start of any quarter in the transportation world is like the end of a race where the participants are keeled over on the side of the…

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Supply chain management specialist Lynkit joins BiTA

Lynkit, the first Indian company to develop the e-consignment note on blockchain, has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA).  The application — Lynkit.io — has been built on Hyperledger Fabric and has led the company to be featured on The Linux Foundation’s Blockchain Showcase. BiTA is…

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Commentary: the demise of the freight brokerage

By Scott Simanek, Chief Commercial Officer, Unis Fulfillment and Transportation The soft freight market of 2019 has caused the bankruptcy of 640 trucking companies,  11 of which are major carriers, accounting for the loss of over 3,000 jobs. For perspective,…

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Eddie Leshin returns to freight as CEO of Anthym Logistics

Eddie Leshin, a 30-year veteran of American Backhaulers, C.H. Robinson (NASDAQ: CHRW), and Coyote Logistics, has returned from a stint in private equity to take the helm at a new freight brokerage, Anthym Logistics. Most recently, Leshin was the chief…

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