"Freight forwarding" Category

Has the trucking sector bounced back from a stormy first quarter? The early signs, based on the second quarter results of large cap trucker J. B. Hunt Transport Services, say yes. J. B. Hunt Transport (Nasdaq: JBHT), […]

Aye, Aye! Baltic Dry Index Indicator Hits 2013 High

Posted On December 23, 2013 | by AllenCaron

As anybody who follows indices knows, the Baltic Dry Index (BDI), a measure of dry bulk commodity shipping rates, had its worst year since the 1980s in 2012. Fortunately, on December 12th, 2013, the BDI  hit an […]

Big Winners in 2010: VHC, RLGT, ATSG, ALLT, ESCA

Posted On January 19, 2011 | by AllenCaron

More than 150 smallcap stocks were covered by this blog throughout 2010. Many of these stocks enjoyed a good year based on stock price, while a few others enjoyed a great 2010. Here is a list of […]

Happy Holiday Season May Await Airfreight Stocks

Posted On November 6, 2010 | by AllenCaron

Shipping by air allows manufacturers to have less inventory and still meet orders. Demand is going up, according to the The Commerce Department which reported that September retail sales rose 0.6% from August and increased 7.3% over […]

All Aboard: Railroad Stocks on a Roll

Posted On July 28, 2010 | by AllenCaron

This could be the best thing to happen to the railroad industry since Warren Buffet. Last year, when Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway bought Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) for $34 billion, the investment community took notice. This week, […]

‘Tis the Season to be Shipping, Tra-la-la-la

Posted On December 8, 2009 | by AllenCaron

Not surprisingly, delivery services and freight forwarders have been an “industry on the move” recently.  And, as if on cue, FedEx announced before  the bell this morning that it expects to report a profit that is considerably […]


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