COVID-19 NEWS CENTER

COVID-19 NEWS CENTER

June 19, 2020 PEAK SURCHARGE REVIEW Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve seen parcel carriers announce peak surcharges in the wake of COVID-19. As always with these charges, they can be a bit confusing to decipher. Here’s what you need to know. UPS Effective May 31,...
USMCA Replaces NAFTA

USMCA Replaces NAFTA

Do you ship to Canada and Mexico?  Effective July 1, 2020 the  U.S. – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). USMCA will modernize certain NAFTA provisions, reflecting developments in technology and 21st Century...
AFS Names New Chief Information Officer

AFS Names New Chief Information Officer

AFS welcomes Nathan Johnson to the team as Chief Information Officer. Effective May 18, 2020, Nathan brings a wealth of experience and knowledge spanning over 30 years in the industry serving most recently as Chief Information Officer for Werner Enterprises. CEO, Tom...
AFS Names Tom Nightingale New CEO

AFS Names Tom Nightingale New CEO

AFS Logistics announces Tom Nightingale as Chief Executive Officer effective April 1. Tom will be responsible for driving AFS to the next level, building on the solid foundation and momentum built by the current team. Tom is an accomplished leader, with a track record...
2020 Truckload Market Snapshot

2020 Truckload Market Snapshot

2019 was a shipper’s market. In early 2019, rates were down over 20% vs. 2018.  By mid-year 2019, the slight tightening of capacity due to rate restrictions, increased insurance costs, and ultimately carrier bankruptcies, caused rates to level off.  In mid Q3 2019, we...
Brexit Becomes A Reality

Brexit Becomes A Reality

Leaving seems to be a trend in the UK as of late. Harry and Meghan have officially stepped down as senior members of the Royal Family and the UK has begun its separation from the European Union. As of today, January 31, 2020, the much anticipated “BREXIT” is in effect...