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Mon, Oct 22nd, 2018
Major Hurricane Willa about to slam Mexico, then drench U.S. Gulf Coast

Major Hurricane Willa about to hit western Mexico. Extensive flooding and wind damage likely. Could flood parts of U.S. Gulf Coast later in the week.

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Major Hurricane Willa about to hit west coast of Mexico. Extensive flooding and wind damage likely. Could flood parts of U.S. Gulf Coast later in the week.

Morgan Stanley wonders: where is the peak season demand? It moves its outlook to "cautious"

The usual signs of an upturn in the trucking sector aren’t there, according to the Wall Street house, and Morgan wonders if a lot of the demand got pushed forward.

CHRW : 91.88 (+1.12%)
FWRD : 64.90 (+1.88%)
KNX : 30.68 (+0.89%)
UPS : 115.83 (-0.57%)
Collaboration will unlock the next phase of supply chain digitization

In partnership with… Multi-partner views of realtime supply chain data are necessary to eliminate manual communications processes like email, which will remove friction and add value to collaborative...

Today's Pickup: West Coast ports post strongest September volumes ever

West Coast ports post strongest volumes ever; Norfolk Southern is moving to Atlanta; flatbed tender rejections stay down; expect electric trucks in 2020; pregnant XPO Logistics warehouse workers suffer...

Flooding could return to Texas this week, some New England snow

Parts of the Gulf Coast states could flood this week as steady rain develops. Heavy snow could fall in portions of interior New England.

Yes Virginia, there will be a Santa Claus this year

SONAR’s Headhaul Index map and the HAUL.JOT Index are both showing that the return to growth in inbound loaded container flow first seen in the Long Beach/LA port is continuing and gathering momentum....

Uber Freight unveils new features providing more personalized app experience for drivers

Uber Freight introduces three new features to its app, making it more customizable and intuitive, and helping drivers and carriers better manage their loads and time schedules.

GTG Technology Group joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

The Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), an organization dedicated to determining best practices and standards for blockchain in the transportation/logistics/supply chain marketplace, is pleased...

BAM makes factoring a powerful tool with a finance and tech double whammy

Incongruent payment cycles make it hard for low-credit businesses to fund their operations. BAM is a Fintech solution for the world’s oldest method of raising capital, factoring.

Introduction to precision railroading, part 1: the industry's savior or villain. Take your choice.

The industry clearly is moving in the direction of precision railroading being the “way to go.” Now it’s time to figure out the possibilities and the hurdles.

Norfolk Southern's CEO says "Atlanta" in a video to employees about relocation

Comments by the railroad previously were somewhat vague. But the CEO wasn’t vague in a video to employees.

IMO2020 watch: looking to refineries and shipowners to respond to economic incentives

Will the combination of oil prices, refinery cracks and scrubber economics result in easing of fears of tight supplies? Two reports chime in.

Flatbed availability doubles over the past month

Outbound tender volumes have shot up 26% out of the Savannah market as the Southeast deals with hurricane Michael

How the DRIVE-Safe Act could impact the driver shortage

Spireon hosted a webinar in collaboration with FreightWaves earlier this week to explore how the DRIVE-Safe Act could affect the driver shortage if it becomes law.

Port of Rotterdam looks at blockchain project for container logistics

Europe’s largest port becomes the third in the region to start testing distributed ledger technology.

Tropical Storm Vicente to drench parts of Central America: flooding, mudslides, crop damage

A new topical storm named Vicente is spinning over the eastern Pacific. Potential for crop damage, life-threatening flash flooding and mudslides.

Kansas City Southern's Mexico business sees growing pains as congestion rises

Railroad sees more appliance and brown paper freight moving off road transportation to rail.

KSU : 105.84 (-0.26%)
UNP : 146.97 (-1.16%)
What The Truck?!? - October 19, 2018

Chad and JP crack open a feel-good-go-to in Bell's Two-Hearted, and a first time try of Birhimgham brewery's TrimLine IPA. This week they cover the technology headlines and earning reports of the week....

XPO makes Fortune Future 50 list; KeepTruckin, Transfix recognized as potential unicorn companies

XPO Logistics was named to the Fortune Future 50 list of U.S. public companies while KeepTruckin and Transfix were both honored by Forbes as two companies likely to achieve unicorn status.

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsDec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 +0.40%) this morning are up +0.31% on support from a surge in Chinese stocks along with a decline in Italian government bond yields. European stocks are up +0.33% and moved higher after the 10-year ... Read More

Chart of the Day

Mccormick & Company Inc (MKC)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the food products company McCormick (MKC). I found the stock buy using Barchart to sort today's Top Stocks to Own list by the highest Weighted Alpha, then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts f...
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cmdty Insider - Ag Market Commentary

Today's Commentary

Corn futures are trading 1 to 2 cents higher in the nearby contracts on Monday. This morning’s USDA export inspections report indicated that 949,168 MT (metric tonnes) of corn was shipped in the week of 10/18. That was 6.15% lower than the week...
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Alan Brugler writes this daily agricultural markets overview with opening, midday and closing comments directed at the gain and meat Ag markets.

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