MARS Elects 2018 Officers

The Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) last week announced its newly elected slate of 2018 officers.

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Spot Load Posts, Capacity Hold Firm as Rates Continue Decline

Spot market truckload freight rates continued moving lower for the week ending Feb. 10, according to load board operator DAT Solutions, despite a slight increase in available freight and a drop in truck capacity.

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Big Data in Railroading Moves from Theory to Practice

It was a sunny mid-December day as academics, railroaders and data scientists filed into a basement theater on the University of Delaware’s campus. The group — nearly 200 people in all — assembled for the university’s fourth annual “Big Data in Railroad Maintenance Planning” conference in Newark, Delaware.

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How to Build an Intelligent Supply Chain

Building a cognitive system is not just about the software or tools in place, but also about the decisions made along the way.

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Spring Freight Season Signs: Where’s it Getting Hot and Where it’s Not

While spot market van rates have been in a slow decline for about seven weeks now, there are signs they could start to rebound soon.

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Taking Advantage of 2018 Truckload, Less-than-Truckload, and Intermodal Strategies

Learn more about what’s influencing your truckload, less-than-truckload, and Intermodal surface transportation strategies in 2018 and how to overcome the challenges.

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