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    Some Takeaways from the 2014 Surface Transportation Summit – Economic and Trucking Trends

    October 30, 2014 2:43PM by Dan Goodwill

    A sold out crowd attended the 2014 Surface Transportation Summit at the Mississauga Convention Centre on October 15. This year’s conference had 30 speakers and panelists and two networking tracks. While I was not able to attend all of the

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    The Top Freight Transportation Stories of 2013

    November 26, 2013 8:17AM by Dan Goodwill

    As the year 2013 winds down, it is time to reflect on the major transportation trends of the past year. While I saw and read about a wide range of developments, these are the ones that resonated most with me.

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    Intermodal Continues to Deliver Results

    November 10, 2013 11:43AM by Dan Goodwill

    The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) reported an increase of 4.7 percent in total intermodal traffic in the third quarter of 2013 compared to the same time period in 2012. Continuing to lead intermodal growth, domestic container volume increased

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    What were the Biggest Freight Transportation Stories of 2013? / What will be the Top Trends in 2014?

    November 3, 2013 8:47AM by Dan Goodwill

    At the end of each year, I like to take stock of the major freight transportation stories of the past twelve months and look ahead to the major industry trends in the coming year. The two blogs that I write

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    Two New Studies provide insights into the LTL Freight Industry

    August 18, 2013 3:26PM by Dan Goodwill

    Last week the Stifel Transportation & Logistics Research Group hosted a webinar event that featured two speakers from the Transportation Intermediaries Association, Mark Christos, TIA Board Member, Chair – 3PL Market Report and Robert Voltmann, President and CEO. The two

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    The Fifth Annual Surface Transportation – a Great Opportunity to Learn and Network

    August 4, 2013 1:23PM by Dan Goodwill

    The 2013 Surface Transportation Summit is scheduled for October 16 at the Mississauga Convention Centre. This year’s event, co-hosted by Dan Goodwill & Associates and the Business Information Group, will focus on a range of topics of interest to Shippers

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    The Major Freight Transportation Stories of the First Half of 2013

    June 9, 2013 9:26AM by Dan Goodwill

    As we approach the mid-point of 2013, here is a peek at some of the major trends that are having an impact on freight transportation. Economic Growth to remain Modest and Uneven The economy continues to deliver mixed signals. In

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    Innovation and Technology Come to the Freight Brokerage Industry

    April 7, 2013 10:01AM by Dan Goodwill

    In my 2012 year-end blog on Trends in Transportation, I identified a number of areas where I expected to see some changes in 2013. One area I highlighted was the expectation that we would begin to see more Innovation in

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    Almost 20 years since NAFTA, the Mexican Freight Boom May Finally Be Here – Intermodal Shipping may be Big Winner

    March 24, 2013 7:47AM by Dan Goodwill

    It is hard to believe that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) came into effect on January 1, 1994, almost twenty years ago. Like so many of us in the industry at the time, my colleagues and I rushed

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    America’s Major Truckload Carriers Shift Focus to Dedicated and Intermodal

    March 3, 2013 11:56AM by Dan Goodwill

    The fourth quarter 2012 financial results for America’s leading truckload carriers tell a story of an industry going through transformation and change. The most dramatic poster boy of this change can be seen at the largest carrier in the group,

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    Transportation Trends in 2013

    January 11, 2013 8:16AM by Dan Goodwill

    Here are some of the key trends to watch for in 2013. 1. The fiscal crisis may determine the level of the economic recovery in 2013 America is facing a number of economic headwinds (e.g. high unemployment and underemployment, mismatch