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Freight futures market to ease spot rate volatility, company says
FreightWaves says forthcoming Freight Futures Exchange will help shippers and trucking companies mitigate risk, ease pricing volatility in trucking market.
Global trade growth to slow in early 2019, DHL study forecasts
Logistics index tracks impact of political turmoil from U.S. tariffs, U.K. Brexit.
Economic outlook calls for risk
Tariffs, labor costs and freight market volatility are key challenges heading into 2019, economist Jason Schenker tells transportation conference attendees.
Economic outlook calls for risk
Tariffs, labor costs and freight market volatility are key challenges heading into 2019, economist Jason Schenker tells transportation conference attendees.
Industry maintains strong economic outlook
Logistics and transportation professionals optimistic about the U.S. economy, revenues and profitability, company survey shows.
CBRE: retailers drawing online shoppers into stores with ship-to-store tactic
Approach avoids expensive last-mile delivery, tempts consumers with extra purchases, report says.
Freight spending rose by double digits in Q3, buoyed by tight trucking market.
But long-term outlook is stormy, as U.S. economy may slump under weight of trade tariffs, rising interest rates, U.S. Bank report says.
Economist warns of moderate recession in 2020
Material handling industry likely to be buoyed by continued e-commerce growth, but chance of Chinese recession looms, Schenker says at MHI conference.
Digital megashifts could give supply chain managers "superhuman" productivity, futurist says
Despite potential of tech to streamline business tasks, human traits like compassion can never be replicated, Leonhard tells MHI show.
Holiday sales forecast calls for increase of 4.3 to 4.8 percent over 2017 levels
Peak season rise would outpace average annual increase of 3.9 percent, NRF says.

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