Three top national LTL carriers – Con-way, Old Dominion and YRC – have committed to publishing rates on offer to uShip’s shipper-direct LTL spot rate marketplace, uShip reported.
uShip will be a featured option for buyer-arranged transport in eBay categories were items of 150 lbs. or greater are common.
A primer of doing business direct with the military -- or the 3PL contractor controlling almost half of general military freight -- to haul DOD loads.
FedEx custom-critical expediters Andy and Myrian Johnson are sunny about high-security military freight, where the money is -- if it's anywhere -- in the niche.
Owner-operators continue to fight for access to military freight, though federal cost-cutting initiatives have reduced rates.
Do you pay lumpers or otherwise contract with a "freight handling" service in your trucking operation? Tell us how often if you do -- or if you don't -- in this poll.
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