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Softening lockdown restrictions send spot market freight soaring

Canadian spot market load volumes are surging, with February hitting a single-day level not seen since 2018 and March on pace to reach the strongest levels in three years. Loadlink Technologies rep...

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Deutsche Bank on import bonanza: ‘You ain’t seen nothing yet’

US inventory restocking is ‘only in the third or fourth inning’ The U.S. import boom has already shattered the forecasts and pushed the global supply chain to the brink. The guessing ga...

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Retail container imports ‘expected to grow dramatically’

Record retail sales and continued inventory restocking provide the backdrop for the National Retail Federation’s increased expectations for inbound containers. On Monday, the group raised i...

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Mullen Group to Acquire APPS Transport

Mullen Group has entered into a letter of intent agreement to acquire APPS Transport Group. APPS specializes in transportation and logistics, and is based in Mississauga, Ontario. The company provi...

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What Keystone pipeline cancellation means for crude-by-rail

Canadian Pacific, CN anticipate unspecified higher volumes President Joe Biden’s revocation of the March 2019 permit enabling the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline will likely res...

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LTL carriers continue to issue general rate increases

Old Dominion announces a 4.9% GRI for March 1 Less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ: ODFL) announced a 4.9% general rate increase Monday for freight carried under various ge...

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