Skyrockets in Freight: Final Mile Needs Trending to the Moon

skyrockets in freight

Since 2020, the need for final mile delivery has sky-rocketed. Consumer lifestyles quickly shifted to lean heavily on e-commerce as people came to enjoy the convenience of doorstep drop-offs. When your household needs are in your hands with the click of a button and a two-day wait, who can blame them? The need for delivery […]

February’s Final Mile: Closing Myths’ Mouths to Close out the Month

Here we are again! Those extra few hours a year we’ve traveled around the sun have caught up to us yet again. March can hold its horses for just a blip because February, this is your day to shine! Maybe you’ve heard a few myths about leap years, such as those with a February 29th […]

Stop, Drop, and on a Roll: What’s Stopping, Slowing, and Going?

Fancy seeing you here at the intersection of Service and Technology. We have a bit of a different take on your average traffic report. Today, we are taking our theme from a color scheme – Our nectar from a traffic director. You love it; you hate it, but we all need it. It’s the stoplight! In the spirit of stop, slow, and go, let’s find out what’s ceasing, decreasing, and increasing as spring approaches.

Blue Forty-Two: A Wild Season for Quarterbacks, Head Coaches, and Final Mile

Blue Forty-Two: A Wild Season for Quarterbacks, Head Coaches, and Final Mile

The 2023 National Football League season has been more than a heartbreaker. For some, it’s been a finger breaker, a wrist wrecker, and the Achilles to their own Achilles. A shocking seven starting quarterbacks have been forced to take a warm, yet unenvied seat on the bench due to season-ending injuries. In addition to player […]

Freight or Fright: Trucking, The Great Bellwether

When the bell rings to open the stock market, one of the most important opening notes every quarter is the chiming in from investors with trucking company J.B. Hunt. The trucking industry itself is a respected indicator of the broader economy. And most financial experts follow the trends in this sector religiously. JB Hunt’s earnings […]

Top 10 Driver Concerns: Likely Hot Topics Among Truckers 2023

Worried?  As 2022 winds down, Blue Eagle is taking a look at this year’s top driver concerns according to ATRI and making some predictions for next year’s list. The top 10 Driver concerns of 2022 according to ATRI are as follows: Driver shortage Driver compensation Truck parking   Compliance, safety and accountability Insurance availability and cost […]

American Made: Trucking Benefits as Factories Come Home From China

Books could (and will) be filled about the fallout from Draconian measures that choked the US supply chain and upended consumer confidence. But perhaps no one was more rattled by the supply chain crisis than those that are in charge of keeping its logistics running smoothly. Specifically, the Chinese government’s fierce approach to lockdowns along […]

Bean Counter: Shift in Soybean Exports Bodes Well for US Trade

South East Asia’s emerging E-commerce market has extraordinary ramifications for the US exports logistics industry and geo-political currency. Specifically, this expansion will positively impact the Pennsylvania’s agrarian market positively, which ranks in the top ten states for exports overall and will likely see a marked increase as this market expands.   “In 2018, Pennsylvania exported […]

Avocado Roast: Ethical Sourcing in Transportation

“My grave is already dug.” It’s an expression among Mexican youth, according to Foreign Correspondent. And it embodies a macabre acceptance bordering on indifference to the violence of the Mexican Cartel.  In the transportation industry, it is very fashionable to cover issues of sustainability, clean energy sourcing, EV trucks, etc. Seldom does the US media […]