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THE FUTURE OF FUEL PRICING AND THINGS TO COME

THE FUTURE OF FUEL PRICING AND THINGS TO COME

Posted: July 29, 2020 |

CPC posted a BLOG on May 20, 2020 that Millions of Americans have sharply reduced their daily transportation activity in every mode worldwide resulting in reduced demand for fuel. COVID-19 and worldwide demand dropping off a cliff cascaded into fuel prices reaching their lowest point in decades. Currently, diesel fuel pricing has leveled off, but still 23% lower than last year. There’s an opportunity to harness these market conditions and lower shipping costs.

Is the US Treasury’s investment in YRC the first step back to Regulation?

Is the US Treasury’s investment in YRC the first step back to Regulation?

Posted: July 21, 2020 |

In recent weeks the U.S. Treasury injected YRC Worldwide with $700 million for 30% equity stake in the company. Is this the first step in LTL reverting back to Regulation? There has been some conversation that the loan may be related to future regulations by the Interstate Commerce Commission or other government agencies. We view this as unlikely as we see several logical actions to initiate the loan listed below.

FedEx One Rate Shipping Revisited

FedEx One Rate Shipping Revisited

Posted: July 8, 2020 |

CPC Consultants prides ourselves on being carrier agnostic and seeks solutions that benefit the shipper. Having said that, here is an option by one carrier, FedEx, on their One Rate Shipping solution, which we would like to highlight for you.

FedEx’s One Rate Shipping is touted as an alternative to its other shipping options.

Covid—19 charges could last through holiday season or later, Profiteering continues.

Covid—19 charges could last through holiday season or later, Profiteering continues.

Posted: July 2, 2020 |

Two weeks ago, CPC posted the Blog article titled; UPS & FedEx Profiteering During Crisis.  It’s two weeks later and the two companies (UPS & FedEx) continue taking advantage of the crisis with no end in sight. Winston Churchill once said: "Never let a good crisis go to waste.”

Are you ready for USMCA on July 1, 2020?

Are you ready for USMCA on July 1, 2020?

Posted: June 26, 2020 |

Introducing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) effective July 01, 2020.  What the shipper should understand as they transition to the USMCA agreement.

UPS & FedEx Profiteering During Crisis

UPS & FedEx Profiteering During Crisis

Posted: June 15, 2020 |

It was Winston Churchill that first said: "Never let a good crisis go to waste." The world Crisis post WWII led to the formation of the United Nations as he worked with world leaders offering numerous opportunities in the midst of a crisis. Today, with the COVID-19 crisis impacting business and our everyday lives, companies have stepped up to ease the burden on consumers and companies: free meal deliveries.

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