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2015 Will Be A Tough Environment For Shippers

It’s A Carrier’s Marketplace The Freight-rate Climate Is The Best It’s Been In About 20 Years Shippers Should Expect Rate Increases Up To 10% Carriers Purging The Poorest Paying Routes In Favor Of More Lucrative Business Higher Than 10% Rate Increases Driver Shortage & Government Regulations Are #1 Concerns For Carriers The Situation Is Likely To Deteriorate Further More Government Safety Regulations Working Through The Federal Regulatory PipelineLTL In The Middle Of The Best Market Conditions Since 2005 2013 Weighted Avg. OR Of Public LTL Carriers was 92.9 – The Best LTL OR Since 2007Carrier, 3PL & Shipper COLLABORATION IS A MUST To Drive Efficiencies3PLs Will Become An Extension Of The Ltl Carrier’s Sales Channels Carriers Will Not Tolerate Bad 3PL Relationships 3PLs Must Bring Good, Profitable Business To Carriers To Be Partners The Best 3PLs Will Get The Best Pricing Barriers To Entry Tough for New 3PLs – Difficulty Getting Pricing From The CarriersMultiple Rate Adjustme…