October 05, 2023
In the Media

FreightWaves on Tuesday interviewed Angela Acocella, postdoctoral researcher at Tilburg University and researcher with the MIT Center of Transportation and Logistics looking at the impact of ghost lanes on shipper and carrier networks.

The eventual impact of ghost lanes that do materialize can cause additional issues for shippers, with the research paper noting that “for the lanes that are characteristically ghost lanes but that do materialize, carrier rejection rates are high as are contract prices relative to spot market prices — in other words, shippers are overpaying anyway.” 

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