Why Air Cargo eBooking is Gaining Popularity

Airlines transport over 52 million tons of goods a year, representing more than 35% of global trade by value. This is equivalent to $6.8 trillion worth of goods annually. An increasing percentage of goods are being shipped using…

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Why Companies Are Digitizing Their Fleets (And What to Expect)

Today more and more businesses are transitioning to fully automated digital processes. Whether a company is selling completely digital products, goods, or services, or they still rely primarily on foot traffic, it’s clear that the digital sphere is…

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Shanghai’s airports remain at a standstill putting pressure on air freight

COVID-19 has dramatically changed global operations. While most of these changes involve challenges for land, ocean, and air freight, it has led to some unique innovations and workarounds. Businesses like Boeing and Airbus have begun exploring planes with…

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Diesel’s Role in the Freight Industry Appears Stable, but with an Uncertain Future

There was a time when diesel was seen as the go-to alternative for gasoline. Diesel can give your vehicle a longer life and save you money in the long run. Additionally, some evidence shows that diesel emits 40%…

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Air Freight: reaching new heights at years’ end

Q3 data shows both rippling consequences of COVID-19 and a promising growth in demand. Then and now In 2020, we noted a major drop in global air cargo usage. We also saw a frantic effort to regain control…

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Rail industry expected to see rate increases and steady growth in 2021

The 2021 outlook for the U.S rail industry is largely positive, with experts foreseeing continued growth in demand and traffic, as well as prices. Due to unprecedented demand and labor shortages, intermodal rail service rates may increase by…

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2020 Forecast for the U.S. Trucking Industry: Decline, But Not Disaster

As 2019 comes to a close, experts are sounding off on their predictions for the trucking industry in 2020. Unfortunately, these predictions aren’t too positive, as many expect 2020 to be a “tough year” for U.S. trucking. However, it isn’t…

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How the Legalization of Marijuana is Affecting the U.S. Trucking Industry

Legal marijuana use is becoming increasingly prevalent throughout the United States, as the use of marijuana is now legal for more than twenty five percent (25%) of Americans. Eleven (11) states have already legalized the substance with 20…

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The Top 5 Fastest Growing Cargo Airports in the World

Airports Council International (ACI) World has released its latest World Airport Traffic Report, 2019 edition, this September. The report reviews 2018 data to detail airport operating and traffic trends in major markets around the world. In the report,…

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Specialty Freight Services Opens Chicagoland Satellite Office For Immediate Release

Specialty Freight Services is proud to announce the opening of a new, Chicago area office to supplement the service-oriented transportation company’s thriving business. The office will be physically located at 500 West Wrightwood Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126 and…

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