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What were the Biggest Freight Transportation Stories of 2013? / What will be the Top Trends in 2014?

At the end of each year, I like to take stock of the major freight transportation stories of the past twelve months and look ahead to the major industry trends in the coming year. The two blogs that I write are prepared from my perspective as a consultant to shippers and carriers.

This year I would like to hear from you. Those of you who follow this blog observe trends in your segment of the industry. Please take a minute to share them with me. Please post them on this blog or send a private e mail to

Please feel free to select any major trend or trends that are having or will have a major impact on our industry, whether regulatory, economic, technological, demographic, consumer behavior, environmental, modal shifts or business strategy.

To broaden the range of inputs and perspectives, I will also post this request on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. In the coming weeks I will be preparing my two lists. The lists will include a blend of my observations and yours. Look for these two blogs in mid-December. Thank you to those of you who take the time to share your observations with me.

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Dan Goodwill

Dan Goodwill

Dan Goodwill, President, Dan Goodwill & Associates Inc. has over 30 years of experience in the logistics and transportation industries in both Canada and the United States. Dan has held executive level positions in the industry including President of Yellow Transportation’s Canada division, President of Clarke Logistics (Canada’s largest Intermodal Marketing Company), General Manager of the Railfast division of TNT and Vice President, Sales & Marketing, TNT Overland Express. Goodwill is currently a consultant to manufacturers and distributors, helping them improve their transportation processes and save millions of dollars in freight spend. Mr. Goodwill also provides consulting services to investors, vendors to the trucking industry, transportation and logistics organizations.
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1 Comment » for What were the Biggest Freight Transportation Stories of 2013? / What will be the Top Trends in 2014?
  1. Colleen says:

    Dan, what an interesting way to engage your readership!

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