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Sun, Dec 9th, 2018
Despite U.S. scrutiny, little relief see for drayage carriers on fees, congestion at ports

Main U.S. maritime agency’s probe into practices of ocean carriers and terminals winds down, but no changes yet seen.

Spread between diesel wholesale and retail price jumps 41% in 2 months

The big oil news of the week was OPEC deciding to cut production in an attempt to stop the price of oil from dropping further. Carriers should be happy with this in the long run but gained a short term...

Webinar: how Trucker Tools' Smart Capacity makes brokers more efficient

Trucker Tools CEO Prasad Gollapalli discussed his company’s Smart Capacity product with users; the platform is designed to make freight brokers more efficient and profitable.

Online Grocery Sales

By 2022 consumers could be spending $100B a year on online groceries.

Walgreens, FedEx team up on next-day prescription drug deliveries

Walgreens also testing same-day deliveries with multiple providers.

FDX : 201.39 (-6.36%)
AMZN : 1,629.13 (-4.12%)
CAH : 53.91 (-1.64%)
Major ice and snow storm stays on track to shut down Charlotte

Winter Storm Diego still on track to ice over parts of the South and sock in areas with heavy snow. Significant disruptions to supply chains and travel expected.

FreightWaves NOW - December 7, 2018

On today's episode, Craig Fuller, Nick Austin, Zach Strickland, and John Kingston discuss the weather system impacting the southeast as well as the latest news in oil production.

Universal Logistics buys Container Connection for $60 million in cash to expand California drayage presence

Company makes fourth acquisition in 2018.

ULH : 20.83 (-3.39%)
Storm floods southern California, aiming for the Gulf Coast this weekend

After two days of flooding, southern California is getting a break. People on the Gulf Coast should be on high alert for the same this weekend.

What The Truck?!? - December 07, 2018

JP slugs a Bells Two-Hearted and Chad is visited by a Bearded Iris Homestyle. The dynamic transportation due cover some galvanizing headlines of the week. Then they spend 5 Good Minutes with Director...

Autonomous drones deliver blood, medical supplies to remote locations

Zipline has focused on humanitarian needs, delivering medical supplies to rural communities around the world.

Southeastern flatbed demand softens amid housing lull

We talked to freight brokers at LYNC Logistics, Arrive Logistics, and MoLo Solutions about whether recent softness in flatbed demand signaled a return to normal seasonality, and where unexpected opportunities...

Job growth slows, but transportation hires keep chugging

Job growth slowed in November after an impressive gain in the previous month, but signals from wages and unemployment suggest that labor market conditions remain generally healthy. The transportation...

Today's pickup: mostly bearish quotes out of Morgan Stanley; the tough road facing OPEC

Also in the pickup: the sad state of interstate 81; farmers and truckers in the news; Saia’s fourth-quarter status report

Lyft beats Uber to IPO filing; sharing economy plans to go public

Lyft prepares for its initial public offering in 2019, the first in a series of widely anticipated tech IPOS.

BABA : 153.06 (-1.78%)
TM : 119.97 (-1.53%)
DBX : 21.51 (-4.06%)
GM : 34.69 (-2.83%)
Lyft Joins Growing List of Tech Companies Going Public

Lyft announces intentions to offer an IPO in 2019

BABA : 153.06 (-1.78%)
Weekend Storm

A look at the upcoming storm moving across the south this weekend.

Ice, heavy snow and floods to slam the South this weekend

Potentially crippling winter storm is headed to the Southeast this weekend. Snow and ice inland, flooding along the coast.

Ten trucking groups denied ELD relief

FMCSA has made public the denials of 10 exemption requests from its ELD rule, including OOIDA and nine smaller groups that were formally rejected earlier this year.

FreightWaves NOW - December 6, 2018

On today's episode, Craig Fuller, Nick Austin, and Dean Croke discuss the weather system that will impact the southeast over the next few days.

Barchart Morning Call

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