Gary Frantz is a veteran communications executive with more than 30 years of experience in the transportation and logistics industries. He's served as communications director and strategic media relations counselor for companies including XPO Logistics, Con-way, Menlo Logistics, GT Nexus, Circle International Group, and Consolidated Freightways. Gary is currently principal of GNF Communications LLC, a consultancy providing freelance writing, editorial and media strategy services. He's a proud graduate of the Journalism program at California State University–Chico.
Clear track ahead or challenges around the bend?
Intermodal service providers are finding that last year's stellar performance is a tough act to follow, as they face down challenges ranging from China tariffs to aging infrastructure to softening demand.
October 3, 2019
How will 2019 stack up for truckers?
Trucking companies owned the freight markets in 2018, setting new records for everything from tonnage to revenues. Matching that won't be easy.
August 28, 2019
U.S. ports underpin hot economy with record volumes, rapid growth
Like the proverbial rising tide, the buoyant economy has lifted the fortunes of many U.S. ports. But how long can the good times last?
August 12, 2019
Parcel carriers evolve as e-commerce explodes
With e-commerce-generated package volumes soaring, there is growth opportunity across the board for parcel carriers small and large. But success in this fast-moving market won't come easy.
June 10, 2019
The rise of private fleets (and dedicated operations)
The desire for committed capacity, reliable service, and predictable cost has created a surge of interest in dedicated and private fleets. That will change the complexion of trucking over the next five years.
May 3, 2019