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Savanna Gains Freight from West Coast

by | Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | 0 comment(s)

Spring has sprung in Georgia, and Savannah is a hot market for freight. Savannah is home to the fourth-largest sea port in the U.S., after the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach CA and the Port of New Jersey, which handle the first, second and third largest volume, respectively, of container traffic. Since last summer, many shippers have been diverting a portion of their cargo from the West Coast, particularly the combined Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, to less crowded berths on the Gulf Coast and East Coast, preferring ships that travel from Asia through the Panama or Suez Canals.

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Energy Bubble Bursts; New Freight Markets Emerge

by | Friday, January 23, 2015 | 0 comment(s)
Energy Bubble Bursts; New Freight Markets Emerge

Wave goodbye to the energy boom: After current drilling projects are completed in the first quarter, there won't be much new drilling or fracking activity for the rest of 2015. Several major oil companies have already announced plans to cease drilling, due to low oil prices, and many smaller companies are busy reworking their 2015 plans.

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A Right Turn at Albuquerque

by | Monday, August 18, 2014 | 0 comment(s)

Sometime a fork in the road is a call to action. And let's face it, we all need a little direction in our lives. At least that's my thinking.  So, where do we go from here?  Recalculating... Just kidding. Many drivers don't need a GPS at all. They're happy to tool around town, never venturing out further than the familiar roads of their hometown. But for a professional driver, that's not how we roll.A professional driver needs to constantly keep in touch with an ever-changing...

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Hello Truckers & Time Travelers!

by | Wednesday, July 16, 2014 | 0 comment(s)

Greetings, and welcome to my first website blog post. I honestly waited to write anything because business blog posts have a tendency to sound like stuffy old sales pitches dressed up as "content", but are really just written in auto-pilot for the likes of Google search engine spiders. Keyword, keyword, blah, blah, keyword, yada, yada.That's not what you'll find here. Nope!If I post a blog story, it will be written to entertain and inform. Obviously I'll steer clear of the usually taboo...

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