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eft Weekly Newsletter 24th July 2014

5 Great Industry Infographics; Top 25 LTL Carriers 2013; July Figures From Georgia Logistics

With Chris gallivanting around on holiday in Menorca the honour of writing this week’s newsletter has been passed on to me! Hopefully I can come close to the quality you’re used to every week.

We kick off with our monthly round up of figures from Georgia Logistics, and eft’s first article from G-Force Shipping & Consulting – a ranking of the Top 25 LTL Carriers from 2013. Both of these provide some interesting and surprising statistics that are definitely worth taking a look at.

Svetlana Guineva from Cerasis has compiled 5 great infographics from the trucking industry. The first infographic; “American Truckers” covers a wide range of topics including driver demographics and industry fuel consumption. “Trucking Industry Facts” strips the industry down to the bone and provides the “raw facts in terms of revenue and operational costs”. And the final infographic “Bright Future for Truckers & Freight Brokers” speculates as to where the industry will move in the next 4 years, whilst also boasting some “interestingly amusing facts”. 

eft and Hexaware are also collaborating to bring you a complimentary webinar on the digitization & automation of your freight settlement processes, and how it can add 3-7% to your net margin. Taking place at 11am EDT on August 6th,  it will be led by Hexaware’s industry thought leaders Naval Sabharwal – Global Head – Transportation & Logistics and Bennet Kumar – Practice Leader, and Kusha Garg – Supply Chain Solution Consultant – both of which will be happy to take your questions during and after the webinar. You can sign up here.

Kind Regards,

Connor Cooper
International Marketing Coordinator, eft

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New This Week:

Automation & Digitization of Freight Settlement to Save Costs
eft and Hexaware are also collaborating to bring you a complimentary webinar on the digitization & automation of your freight settlement processes

5 Great Infographics About the Trucking Industry
Svetlana Guineva from Cerasis has compiled 5 insightful infographics on the trucking industry

Slow and Steady, Recovery Pushes On
John Wagner Jr. looks at figures from across the logistics industry and how they point to a slow but steady recovery for the US economy

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market
Georgia Logistics compiles a monthly set of facts and figures regarding the Logistics Markets. We selected a few facts to share with you

British International Freight Association Names New Director General 
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has named Robert Keen as its new Director General to succeed Peter Quantrill who retires from the trade association in August. 

ICS appeals to Paris MOU
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has written to the Paris MOU (memorandum of understanding) in order to draw attention to the global shipping industry's serious concern with respect to the sulphur emission control area (ECA) implementation 

Top 25 LTL Carriers 2013
This article from G-Force Shipping & Consulting lists the 25 top LTL Carriers of 2013