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Supply Chain Losses Likely Exceeded $10 Billion During Deep South Winter Storm

The following article is from the WeatherOptics blog discussing the impact of the recent storm in Texas and other southern states. In this piece, WeatherOptics present their analysis of the loss supply chain companies experienced due to delays in freight. In their findings, they discuss the data used in this analysis and estimated results of carrier and …

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Our take on the recent announcement of Pilot partnering with RTS Financial to offer additional factoring services

Why do we find this particular story interesting? Our first impression when we saw this was “How else can a company dip further into the pockets of owner-operators?” A partner, who worked for years on alliances and partnerships, laughed thinking this is an incomplete deal, but simply an announcement because there appears to be no solid …

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Is that Low Rate Really Saving You Money? Call a Freight Broker | A.M. Transport

Freight Brokers and the Supply Chain Are you looking for the lowest shipping rates? We get it. Here at AM Transport Services, we’ve been in the logistics industry for 30 years. We  understand that too often, manufacturers, distributors, and even carriers don’t really understand the value a freight broker brings to the table. We’re talking …

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Trucking insurance rates continue in the wrong direction | American Trucker

In the last five or six years, trucking companies have watched their insurance rates climb, and many have found the insurance process daunting. Since 2018, trucking insurers have lost around $1.8 billion due to continued pressure from plaintiffs’ attorneys targeting the industry and because of crippling multimillion-dollar settlements and jury verdicts, and third-party litigation funding …

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Amazon Seeks to Change how Trucker’s Get Paid

The e-commerce company pays truck drivers per day, rather than per mile, through three job categories: solo1, solo2, and team. Amazon said it has used this structure for two years. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Chad Boblett, a Lexington, Kentucky-based long-haul truck driver, sometimes drives Amazon loads — even though they pay less …

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