Caterpillar Freight

Discussion in 'XPO Logistics' started by Tired, May 15, 2016.

  1. Tired

    Tired New Member

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    Is cat slow right now or maybe losing that account?
     
  2. Fly-by-night

    Fly-by-night Only when you care to send the very best

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    We're you getting your info. They are doing like every other major company is price shopping. Companies are shipping with the lowest price if they are paying the shipping cost.
     
  3. icedriver

    icedriver Well-Known Member

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    Cat is doing pretty poorly right now. They are closing a bunch of plants this year and combining/relocating production lines.
     
  4. highspeeds

    highspeeds ENTERTAINMENT USE ONLY

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    More :shit: going to Mexico. Same story, different day.
     
  5. trh1978

    trh1978 Active Member

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    No more of Obama trash
     
  6. upnorth

    upnorth Super Moderator Staff Member

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    We have a customer that does their grader blades. All the orders are addressed to the plant in Brazil.
     
  7. ole man

    ole man Well-Known Member

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    We lost all of our Caterpillar filter freight from Donaldson because of pricing. And our W&I person inspected the hell out of one of those accounts driving cost up more. Then closing also is a track plant that we work. Yes Cat doing all they can to reduce cost.
     
  8. Baseballmike06

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    We are down 200k lbs a day on cat compared to last year. I heard they are moving south.
     
  9. icuicp

    icuicp Well-Known Member

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    I hope Caterpillar being raided by the Feds doesn't mess them up too much. Reportedly , Caterpillar owes billions of dollars in taxes.
     

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