Tag: Contract Pricing

Truckers Looking to Haul in More Profits | WSJ

Truckers Looking to Haul in More Profits | WSJ

Trucking companies are hoping to turn the most robust freight market in a generation into stronger long-term financial footing. Carriers are raising rates and investing in new equipment as a monthslong rally in transportation demand gives them the upper hand in setting prices with shippers. Analysts expect strong results across the sector over the next […]

Pricing Strategies for Small Government Contractors | Deltek

Pricing Strategies for Small Government Contractors | Deltek

Competitive Pricing Strategies for Government Contractors The following pricing techniques may vary based on solicitation requirements and the type of contract.  Also, contractors with a Forward Pricing Rate Agreement cannot utilize most of these techniques. FEE STRUCTURE Modifying the fee structure is the simplest way to be more competitive on the pricing while still maintaining […]

Under new policy, DoD to reimagine cost, pricing data requirements for contractors | FederalNewsRadio.com

Under new policy, DoD to reimagine cost, pricing data requirements for contractors | FederalNewsRadio.com

In effort to reduce the time it takes procure major weapons systems, the Pentagon says it wants to change the way both the department and industry think about cost and pricing data. Under a new policy the Pentagon is planning to release in the coming days, defense contracting officers will negotiate options for a two-year […]

Pricing picture for truckload and intermodal remains positive, says Cass and Broughton Capital | Logistics Management

Pricing picture for truckload and intermodal remains positive, says Cass and Broughton Capital | Logistics Management

“Pricing for trucking is growing ever stronger and ‘gaining momentum’ continues to be an understatement,” wrote Broughton Capital Managing Director Donald Broughton in the report. “After signaling an industrial recession in the U.S. and being negative for 13 months in a row (from March 2016 through March 2017), the Cass TL linehaul index has not […]

Edo Plans Ultra-Modern Bus Parks, Reviews Pricing Template for Road Projects | THISDAYLIVE

Edo Plans Ultra-Modern Bus Parks, Reviews Pricing Template for Road Projects | THISDAYLIVE

The construction of the ultra-modern bus parks will include a major bus park to be used for intercity and intracity commuters at Obakhavbaye as the use of Oba Akenzua Cultural Center as a bus station is only a temporal provision.” On road construction and rehabilitation across the state, Engr. Amiolemen said “the state government has approved […]

Boeing feud with Bombardier shows hypocrisy | Washington Times

Boeing feud with Bombardier shows hypocrisy | Washington Times

So why would Boeing file such an unprincipled complaint against Bombardier, and why now? The why is straightforward: the complaint is a chance to crush a potential future competitor with the blunt instrument of U.S. trade law. Even though Bombardier doesn’t today have a competing aircraft, Boeing thinks they might one day. As for the […]

Truckload Rates Continue Struggling, Intermodal Pricing Continues Surge | TruckingInfo.com

Truckload Rates Continue Struggling, Intermodal Pricing Continues Surge | TruckingInfo.com

“This is consistent with the pre-announcements of lower earnings by several of the larger trucking companies,” Broughton Capital said. “Our pricing forecast for 2017 is now -1% to 2%, as the current strength being reported in spot rates by DAT Solutions is leading us to believe contract pricing rates should move back into positive territory […]

Volume pricing and the micro carrier | Business content from American Trucker

Volume pricing and the micro carrier | Business content from American Trucker

Trucking hauling rates are volatile and ever-changing—and based on multiple influences. Some of these influences are controllable and others are not, with the majority fitting into the noncontrollable category. There are fuel prices, costs of doing business, driver pay, etc. Then there are broad market forces, competition for loads, other specific market forces such as […]

US shippers rethink truck contract pricing | JOC.com

US shippers rethink truck contract pricing | JOC.com

“Carrier networks are changing more quickly than they used to,” Broadhurst said, as assets are redeployed and dedicated to new customers. “It’s getting hard to know which carriers are optimal for certain lanes because carrier networks are changing so rapidly too,” he said. That’s making already complex supply chains more complex and posing tough decisions […]

Trump plans to renegotiate new Air Force One pricing | FlightGlobal

Trump plans to renegotiate new Air Force One pricing | FlightGlobal

US President-elect Donald Trump says he will lead pricing negotiations with Boeing on a programme to replace two 747-200-derived VC-25As serving as executive transports also known as Air Force One. “That’s what I’m here for,” Trump said during an interview with NBC on 7 December. “I’m going to negotiate prices. Planes are too expensive and […]