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As US demand rises, 3PLs see margins squeezed

January is nearly over, and while there are some indicators that the truckload freight market has plateaued after a roaring and record-breaking 2017, there has not been as of yet a return to “normal” volumes and rates.

In this environment, it is imperative that shippers and logistics providers develop “a strategic partnership rather than a transactional relationship,” as Rachal Snider, AFN’s Vice President of Customer Supply Chain, explains in this recent article from The Journal Of Commerce. For more market insights, please read the article at (subscription required).


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