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Eating-Out Caught Up With Eating-In during April for the First Time since the Pandemic Began

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Americans’ spending at restaurants and bars caught up with their at-home food spending in April 2021 for the first time since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to data published today by the U.S. Census Bureau. It was a remarkable turnaround from a year ago when per-capita eating out dollars hit their lowest level […]

API Heritage Month with TransportASIAN

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This month is Asian Pacific Islander (API) Heritage Month. API Heritage month originated in Congress in 1977 as a week-long event and expanded to the full month of May in 1990 to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese to the United States on May 7, 1843. May also marks the anniversary of the completion […]

How You Can Tell Sustainability Is The Way Forward


The conversations surrounding sustainability are increasingly growing more frequent and audible. With each passing year, companies, employees, consumers — and to some degree even shareholders and stakeholders — are amplifying their commitment to doing the right thing. It’s showing up in new types of business structures (B-Corps), the addition of sustainability positions within organizations, increased […]

Where did all the drivers go?

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With sky-high expectations for surging job gains as the reopening of the economy accelerated, the April Jobs Report had every reason to disappoint. Employment growth was strong compared to a “normal” month over the past decade but underwhelming compared to job gains in recent months; stable unemployment, shadow unemployment and labor force participation are also […]

How do I reduce fuel costs for my business?


Purchasing diesel fuel is one of the biggest expenses for any trucking company. With gas tanks holding roughly 300 gallons, the cost of diesel adds up. No matter the size of your operation, it is important to understand your options for purchasing fuel, and crunch the numbers to minimize your costs. Depending on what method […]

Convoy Releases Inaugural Corporate Sustainability Report


Digital freight network announces goal to eliminate an additional 3 million pounds of carbon emissions in 2021 Convoy, the nation’s most efficient digital freight network, today released the company’s first corporate sustainability report. The detailed report underscores Convoy’s commitment to shipping responsibly and highlights the company’s accomplishments across key environmental and social areas in 2020, […]

How to Set a Sustainability Agenda


Many organizations today know sustainability is the right thing to do — sooner versus later. The issue often lies in how and where to get started. Right now, you can probably identify so many areas of your company where sustainability initiatives could make a major difference. Yet lack of manpower, funds, or even just a […]

Looking back at a year of working from home with Parents@Convoy

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When the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic in March 2020, Convoy shifted its business operations to an entirely work-from-home format to ensure the health and safety of employees. While this change has affected all Convoyagers differently, one group that has been affected the most is working parents. Before COVID-19, working from home and […]

CVSA International Roadcheck 2021


The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck is set for May 4th through May 6th 2021. During this 72 hour period, inspectors throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico conduct inspections on commercial motor vehicles to highlight the importance of proactive maintenance and driver preparedness on the road. While this may sound intimidating to […]

Convoy Named to FourKites’ Premier Carrier List for 8th Consecutive Quarter


Convoy, the nation’s most efficient digital freight network, was named to FourKites’ Premier Carrier List (PCL) for the first quarter of 2021, the 8th consecutive quarter the digital freight network has been recognized since the award was introduced. For the first time, the list highlights organizations that are registered as partners in the US Environmental […]