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Carrier Strategies During the Slowing Economy

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In last week’s blog, I tried to capture what appears to be the sentiment of a majority of economists.  Their prediction is for slow growth not just for 2012, but also for several years after that.  In the next two blogs, I will outline some of the approaches taken by shippers and carriers to bolster profits during the upcoming slow times.  The following are a number of the strategies that are playing out among North American carriers.


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