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Trailer Orders Are On Fire, But How Long Will it Last?

Consumer goods purchases supported by this spring’s $2.2 trillion congressional stimulus package contributed to fleets purchasing dry van trailers “in near-record quantities" in September.

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Inspire Takes Step to Improve Supplier Visibility Across Brands

Inspire Brands, whose brand portfolio includes more than 11,000 restaurants, announced it is rolling out the CMX1 platform globally for supply chain quality management. 

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This Van is Rockin’ (Electrically), So Amazon Can Come Knockin’ (Quietly)

Amazon has rolled out the first of what soon could be 10,000 electric vehicles in its delivery fleet. Sporting many safety features, the vans were developed in conjunction with sustainable vehicle manufacturer Rivian.

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By the Numbers

 $477 million

That is the value of a 5-year contract awarded to Boeing by the federal Defense Logistics Agency. Boeing will provide full supply chain management and logistics services for multiple weapon systems.

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Quote/Unquote:

"Fleets are expecting the current conditions to continue well into 2021, and this may not be the case. The trailer market has seen incredibly wide swings in 2020 and it is difficult to determine how long the current momentum can last."

—  Don Ake, FTR vice president of commercial vehicles, commenting on the 52,000 trailer units ordered in September, the third-highest month for orders ever.

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NAStar Provides Savings Through Sustainability

Companies are always on the lookout for ways to curb their spending and reduce their environmental footprint. NAStar Inc. can help retailers do both with its liner-free label solutions, Marketing Director John Short says.

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