Down Under Trucking: U.S. invaded by the electric Aussies; LNG trucking underway in WA; Aussie roads awash with pig manure

Down Under Trucking: U.S. invaded by the electric Aussies; LNG trucking underway in WA; Aussie roads awash with pig manure

Down Under Trucking: electric Aussies invade U.S; LNG trucking underway in Western Australia; police crackdown on dodgy waterfront truck drivers; new logistics park for Northline; Australian truck rollovers – roads full of chaos, mayhem and... pig manure.

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White Paper: Parcels & Papers - Joined in "Delivery Nation?"

White Paper: Parcels & Papers - Joined in "Delivery Nation?"

In light of declining newspaper readership and the need to reduce costs, PCF is looking to parcel delivery providers as an alternative to traditional delivery methods. Download this complimentary white paper to read about the challenges that have led to this potential game-changer for the newspaper industry, as well as how PCF is using their logistics acumen and state-of-the-art technology to maximize reach for the newspaper industry.

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What The Truck?!? - April 19, 2019

What The Truck?!? - April 19, 2019

What the Truck is going on in all things freight this week? Weekly Market Update: J.B. Hunt misses analysts’ first quarter earnings and revenue estimates. Truckload carriers' first quarter results don't appear to be in jeopardy after the J.B. Hunt report. Marten Transport reports best-ever net increase of more than 30 percent in first quarter of 2019. What gets hauled to Vegas, stays in Vegas.And then on to the freight tech headlines of the week.

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Fleet management solutions provider Coretex making a name for itself in U.S.

Fleet management solutions provider Coretex making a name for itself in U.S.

Coretex supplies fleet management solutions. Known for its refrigerated trailing monitoring capabilities, the company has recently expanded more into the cab with a new ELD and other services.

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Weekly Market Update: Volumes stable, capacity has a hiccup

Weekly Market Update: Volumes stable, capacity has a hiccup

Volumes are flat year-over-year, and after a brief period of disruption the freight market has stabilized. Container volumes that have fueled the port cities freight, may be due to soften in the coming months.

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Marine terminal operators sting Australian shippers, truckers with huge surcharges

Marine terminal operators sting Australian shippers, truckers with huge surcharges

Australia’s import, export and logistics industries are in dismay at a massively escalating series of surcharges that are being unilaterally charged to truckers and shippers by the nation’s main box terminal operators. There have been hikes in surcharges of hundreds of percentage points. And, in one case, an imposed surcharge was literally increased over a couple of years by 2,372 percent. Industry executives are furious.

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Hong Kong’s first quarter 2019 box volumes plummet

Hong Kong’s first quarter 2019 box volumes plummet

There has been a steep drop in the volume of box traffic handled at Hong Kong, one of the world’s busiest box ports. Containerized throughput at Hong Kong took a dive in the first three months of 2019 when compared to the first quarter of 2018, according to preliminary figures from the Hong Kong Marine Department. Box traffic was down, on average, by 10.2 percent in the first quarter of 2019 compared to the first quarter of 2018.

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Port Report: Ahead of Earth Day, European shippers join extinction rebellion

Port Report: Ahead of Earth Day, European shippers join extinction rebellion

Shippers and freight forwarders believe that they can reduce costs and emissions, fighting waste and climate change at the same time, putting them in the same movement as climate activists.

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