Crypto Casinos Gambling Industry Statistics!

Crypto has become the hot topic of the moment, and every day altcoins are expanding into a broader market. More and more people started taking courses, learning about and investing in alternative currencies. The iGaming industry has long accepted crypto payments. Some casinos even have special digital coins that players can use on different games. … Read more

Mass layoffs surprise former UFI employees and truckers

Former employees of United Furniture Industries, which operates under the Lane Furniture brand, said they were caught overnight after receiving an email or text message telling them not to report to work on Tuesday report that their jobs were immediately terminated “due to unforeseen business circumstances.” “Upon direction of the Board of Directors of United … Read more

LTL carriers reduce labor costs as volumes decrease

LTL carriers have announced they are reducing staff to cope with the recent volume drop. On Tuesday, XPO (NYSE:XPO) confirmed to FreightWaves that it will offer voluntary redundancies. “As we have done in the past, some of our terminals are taking local voluntary redundancies to downsize their teams over the holiday season,” said an XPO … Read more

Cryptocurrency Features! – Supply Chain Game Changer™

A cryptocurrency is a decentralized unit of communication that uses encryption to protect transactions and influence the development of new modules. Cryptocurrencies are a type of alternative currency, primarily a type of digital currency. Bitcoin was only the first financial intermediary in 2009, but it should be widely used around the world by now. Decentralized … Read more

LTL carriers reduce labor costs as volumes drop

Haulers that move less than truckloads have been vocal in announcing they will be adjusting headcounts to accommodate the recent drop in volume. On Tuesday, XPO (NYSE:XPO) confirmed to FreightWaves that it will be offering voluntary leave. “As we have done in the past, some of our terminals are taking voluntary on-site leave to adjust … Read more

The Top 8 Supply Chain Superpowers!

Working in the supply chain is hard and never boring. Challenges of any kind from any direction can arise without notice and disrupt the scheduled activities of the day. Disasters, bottlenecks, quality issues, system failures, process failures, delivery delays, weather, demand changes, financial pressures, cash shortages, customer losses, supplier failures, labor shortages and churn, competitive … Read more

Reflecting on the deadly railroad strike of 1877

FreightWaves Classics is sponsored by Sutton Transport, an LTL leader in the Midwest for more than 40 years. Sutton Transport proudly serves Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin. Ask for a quote here. The looming train strike that threatens to turn holiday shopping upside down this year is increasing tensions in an already stressed industry. But … Read more

Court of Appeal reinstates project44’s defamation lawsuit against FourKites

A panel of the Illinois Court of Appeals on Tuesday reversed the Cook County District Court’s dismissal of a defamation lawsuit brought by real-time visibility provider project44 against rival company FourKites. project44 is now free to pursue the case in Circuit Court, where it must prove that it suffered reputational damage. The defamation allegations stem … Read more