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Carriers flexing pricing power on the East Coast [Video]

Last week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 80 (Carriers)

Three-month DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index Outlook: 70 (Carriers)

The DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index uses the analytics and data in FreightWaves SONAR to analyze the market and estimate the negotiating power for rates between shippers and carriers.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are stark examples of this year’s consumer — in-store traffic cratered more than 50%, but e-commerce spending notched Black Friday and Cyber Monday as the No. 3 and No. 1 largest online spending days in American history, respectively. Due to the calculation of the Outbound Tender Volume Index, weekly comparisons are near meaningless. Tender rejections have declined from the all-time highs on Friday, but remain above 25% and spot rates cracked $3/mile on a national average. 

The Pricing Power Index is based on the following indicators:

Load volumes: Absolute levels and momentum positive for carriers 

The Outbound Tender Volume Index is calculated and presented on a …

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Laurence Fox hits back at criticism for wearing mask exemption badge: 'Educate yourself' | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV [Video]

LAURENCE FOX - actor and politician - began trending on Twitter today after uploading a photograph of himself wearing a COVID 'mask exemption' badge that he had obtained from Amazon, and has now responded to criticism he received from a Conservative MP over the divisive post.

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American entrepreneur Rachel Tipograph is the co-founder of MikMak, one of the fastest-growing woman-led startups of 2020-21.