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Designing A Generosity-Driven Company With Miir’s Bryan Pape

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There’s a funny thing that happens when a company’s mission and purpose is tied to sustainability and social responsibility from ground zero. This commitment to doing the right thing, to being environmentally aware, to helping communities and empowering people often becomes as esteemed as the product you are selling. Consumers want to do business with […]

Celebrating Black History Month and Black @ Convoy

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February is a special month at Convoy this year. Not only are we commemorating Black History Month, but we are also celebrating the six-month anniversary of Black@Convoy, one of our Employee Resource Groups (ERG).  Black@Convoy’s mission is to represent and celebrate Black employees at Convoy. Black@ creates a supportive and inclusive community for our Black […]

Ardagh Group’s John Sadlier on Embedding Sustainability

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When you think about a company which produces metal and glass, the concept of recycling is practically a given. Glass and metals are among the world’s most recycled materials, while aluminum is, in fact, actually one of the most efficiently recycled materials. I recently met with John Sadlier, Chief Sustainability Officer at Ardagh Group. Ardagh […]

Freight Rates in Tight Markets vs. Soft Markets

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As any economist will tell you, supply and demand are primary drivers of price. Freight rates are no exception. When carrier supply is low and shipper demand is high, prices rise. When supply is high and demand is low, prices fall. The logistics industry refers to these conditions as tight and soft markets. An understanding […]

5 Reasons To Read & Provide Freight Facility Reviews

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Freight moves a mile a minute, is it worth taking a pause to read about and review freight facilities? Nothing throws a wrench in a drivers day like unexpected delays, confusing directions or slow loading and unloading. This is a big part of why carriers prefer to haul loads from facilities they have visited in the past. […]

Investing In Sustainable Finance With HSBC’s Kelly Fisher

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As corporations doing business, we all, for the most part, want to do the right thing. But if no one is paying for sustainability or Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts or no one sees business value or an ROI for the cost of implementing these practices, they will become even more difficult to achieve. I […]

Convoy Announces Transparent Auctions, Providing Unparalleled Visibility On Pricing & Timing To Carriers Bidding on Loads

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Today, Convoy announces major enhancements to its carrier experience with two industry-leading innovations. First, Convoy’s transparent auctions now show bid ranges, revealing the highest rate that will be considered in the current auction round – empowering carriers to better target their bids. Second, Convoy now displays the auction round closing time, providing clarity on when […]

4 Tips for Diversifying Your Supply Chain

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Businesses of all sizes and across industries are investing in new ways to not only increase their revenue, but also create opportunities to drive positive economic growth in their communities. One key way businesses are accomplishing this is by diversifying their supply chains. Creating a diverse supply chain not only helps improve your brand’s reputation […]

Unemployment is Still High, but the Labor Market for Truckers is Comparatively Tight

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The labor market proved more resilient in January than many had anticipated, with the unemployment rate falling to 6.5% compared to an average forecast of 6.7%. Despite an early-month surge in Covid-19 infections, the spread of new virus mutations, and political upheaval, businesses added 49,000 jobs last month according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, […]

How Faurecia leverages Convoy’s automotive practice group

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This case study was originally published on FreightWaves.If you like this story, you’ll love our other Shipper Testimonials. Executing automotive freight is hard. Assembly plants run on little inventory and need just-in-time deliveries. Inbound trucks often have multiple stops at suppliers before their final destination. The freight can be high-value and often must be handled with care. […]