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Thomas Roberts

Thomas Roberts

I strive to focus every day around getting better and finding success in both life and business. Through my 10+ years of sales and customer support experience, I’ve discovered an open & effective line of communication and trust are pillars to establishing long lasting relationships. My customers can expect me to always be honest, available and working to exceed expectations in order to provide the best possible service.

Global Outlook: Oil Production & Consumption

By: Thomas Roberts / Posted on: April 25, 2019

Global Outlook: Oil Production & Consumption

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The "Futures" of Trucking

By: Thomas Roberts / Posted on: March 27, 2019

This Friday, March 29th, will mark the launch date of the world’s first financially settled Trucking Freight Futures market. The market will be a partnership between Nodal Exchange, FreightWaves and DAT. The goal of this newly created market is to provide a way for carriers, shippers and 3PL providers to hedge their financial exposure to truckload spot rate volatility.  According to Craig Fuller, CEO of FreightWaves “Nearly every industry with a commoditized product benefits from a futures market – except for trucking.” However, the questions posed are “why now?” and “if Trucking Freight Futures are such a good idea, then why hasn’t anyone done it before?” The answer is two-fold.

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Some people drive on the right side of the road - Most just drive on what's left of it.

By: Thomas Roberts / Posted on: February 28, 2019

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It's cold outside, but oil prices are warming up

By: Thomas Roberts / Posted on: February 1, 2019

This week the U.S. was not only faced with a polar vortex  but the price of oil is on track for short-term gains with a possible spike in prices we saw last  November. There are a few contributing factors to the recent boost that are highlighted below.

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What a year it's been!

By: Thomas Roberts / Posted on: December 28, 2018

Come this time next week, 2018 will be in the rear-view mirror and we will be looking ahead to what 2019 has to offer us. Before we officially close that book, let us look back at the roller coaster of a year that the oil markets has endured. A bit of a reminder that no one can really predict what is to come.

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