Category: Industry News

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Canada Border Reopened, The Future of Freight

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- After nearly a 16-month shutdown from COVID-19, Canada reopened its borders for nonessential travel on Monday, August 9. According to the Detroit Free Press, Americans who choose to cross the border must be

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Candy

3PLs Essential in Peak Candy Season

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- At the start of COVID-19, consumers were relying on comfort food such as candy to relieve stress. Today, Americans are still on a candy craze. Candy remains at the top of consumer’s purchasing habits, especially with the holiday season approaching. 

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FWF Market Insights: Quarter 3 Update

Why FWF Market Insights? Stay up-to-date on industry trends with FWF’s market analysis. The Logistics and Transportation Industry is constantly moving. Understanding the fundamentals of

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Trucks

High Transportation Demand, Limited Labor Supply

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- The pandemic left various challenges for industries across the country, especially for logistics and transportation. There has been an evolving cycle of supply and material shortages, limiting the ability to manufacture trucks and transfer

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FWF Market Insights: May 20, 2021

  Load-To-Truck Ratio (L/T) is the number of loads posted for every posted truck available. It is a real-time indicator of market demand and trucking supply — it tells us how tight capacity is and how

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FWF Market Insights: April 29, 2021

  Load-To-Truck Ratio (L/T) is the number of loads posted for every posted truck available. It is a real-time indicator of market demand and trucking supply — it tells us how tight capacity is and how

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