Red Hot Summer for Freight

Red Hot Summer for Freight

“Maritime bookings for twenty-foot equivalent units for U.S. imports, is set to hit an all-time high this week” (Strickland). This is just one of many signals of an anticipated extremely active summer. This demand is on top of the container shortage earlier this year...
Texas Transportation Jobs

Texas Transportation Jobs

As the recruiter for Soren Transport, one question I am almost always asked is “How did 2020 impact your company?” Although 2020 was a difficult year for many, Soren was able to maintain a high level of service for our customers and maintain our excellent employee...
The Cost of Doing Business

The Cost of Doing Business

The Outbound Tender Volume Index is at an all-time high at 15,871. Part of the increase is being attributed to the increase in consumer purchasing goods with the stimulus money currently being received. Bank of America supports this claim by reporting that “total card...
Diesel Prices

Diesel Prices

After a solid 19 weeks of diesel prices increasing to levels that surpass December 2018 prices, on Thursday of last week diesel prices declines 12.19 cents a gallon and settled at $1.7842 a gallon. The large decline is partially due to the Valentine’s Day snowstorm...
National Biodiesel Day

National Biodiesel Day

Happy National Biodiesel Day! Fuel is very important to the transportation and logistics industry. Biodiesel is a cleaner alternative to normal diesel and has many benefits. For one, biodiesel is often cheaper than conventional diesel and reduces climate-altering...
Tender Volumes after the Southern Snowstorm

Tender Volumes after the Southern Snowstorm

After the southern snowstorm two weeks ago, the south is slowly getting back to normal. Within the freight industry, as businesses in the south begin to reopen, tender volumes are rebounding from the 25% drop due to the storm. Plainly said, the storm froze freight...