March 21, 2021 Update If a pandemic isn’t enough, let’s throw in a polar vortex that disrupts transportation across 2/3 of the country! Contract Van Rates and Spot Van Rates CLICK ON THE INTERACTIVE CHART Shippers were hopeful that the… Read More
January 20, 2021 Update The US National average diesel price, as of January 18, sits at 2.69 / gallon, rising .31 cents since early November. After a period of both low prices and low volatility, diesel has risen 10 consecutive… Read More
In this 2-Part series, JBF Consulting explores the impact of excessive loading times on shippers and carriers and the benefits of addressing this issue.
In Part 2 here, we examine the issue from a shipper’s perspective highlighting why the issue persists and what shippers can do to address excessive detention in their DC and yard operations.