Forward Air’s tonnage inflects further upward in Q4
Forward Air reports positive tonnage trends for the first two months of the fourth quarter.
Forward Air reports positive tonnage trends for the first two months of the fourth quarter.
Reliable Robotics successfully tested its autopilot system with no one on board the Cessna cargo plane.
Nearly half of survey respondents said that delivery estimates are “potentially unreliable.”
The U.S. and Canada plan to form a joint task force aimed at developing and integrating zero-emissions technologies for locomotives at a wider and accelerated scale.
The first deadline for a little-noticed environmental rule affecting all trucks traveling in California is Dec. 31.
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DHL Express says it has procedures to ensure there are no service disruptions if unionized ramp workers at its Cincinnati air hub go on strike.
Maritime security firm Ambrey has expanded an advisory to vessels in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden, warning that rebels could be using outdated data to plan attacks.
A federal judge has sentenced Amy Shepherd, 44, of Wichita, Kansas, to 18 months in prison for stealing nearly $113,000 from the trucking company where she worked for nearly three years.
Solvento Audita streamlines payment processes for Mexican trucking entities, offering transparency through API integration and addressing tax regulations.
Hydrogen as a fuel is being used in a San Francisco ferry and now it has money to go farther.
U.S. crude exports have never been higher. Overseas buyers are incentivizing American producers to pump more “black gold.”
Local opposition and divided attention in Washington are hurdles that must be cleared before the trucking industry can get parking legislation passed.
Filing documents electronically is the norm for businesses today. A 1982 article from American Shipper recalls when the industry first embraced this technology.
Yard automation will bring about significant improvements in how companies manage their transportation hubs, leading to streamlined operations, reduced costs and enhanced visibility.
Cargo truck drivers at border crossings in South Texas again are seeing long delays as migrants and additional truck inspections have slowed traffic.
ArcBest said tonnage declines in November were tied to efforts to unwind dynamic pricing initiatives.
Georgia Ports Authority will use internal funds and a $46.8 million federal grant to build the Blue Ridge Connection inland rail terminal in Gainesville.
Weak transportation metrics were noted in a monthly survey of supply chain executives.
Reelables says technology will eliminate the need for manual label scanning across the supply chain.
Less-than-truckload carrier XPO reported higher shipments in November one day after it was announced to have the largest winning bid at Yellow’s terminal auction.
Synop sees commercial fleet electrification gaining traction across the supply chain through more EV drayage vehicles.
A Delaware bankruptcy court filing shows several prominent less-than-truckload carriers hold $1.9 billion in winning bids for 130 of Yellow’s terminals.
TuSimple Holdings is following through on winding down its U.S. autonomous trucking business, laying off 150 more employees.
The benchmark price used for most fuel surcharges dropped for the ninth time in 11 weeks.
CDL testing in Florida could get easier if regulators grant an exemption to driver instructors.
Commodity shipping has a well-deserved reputation for extreme volatility. The rise and expected fall in dry bulk is a case in point.
Colonial Terminals announced the acquisition of a bulk liquid terminal from Buckeye Terminals.
A Berkshire lawsuit against Pilot’s founding family over payments made to company executives won’t be heard alongside another case.
The Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way – Employes Division is continuing to express its disappointment over planned furloughs at Union Pacific. But UP insists that it will call back furloughed employees as the railway pursues rail service and safety goals.
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UPS will invest an undisclosed amount of money to build an ultra-modern air package hub at Hong Kong International Airport.
CloudTrucks CEO Tobenna Arodiogbu has announced that his company is exiting the factoring business and will be transitioning its current customers to RTS Financial in the coming weeks to focus on its core business offerings, Virtual Carrier and Flex.
Working under a U.S. Army contract, Kodiak Robotics showed a prototype of its light-duty autonomous application in a Ford F-150 pickup.
On a day-to-day basis, friction is characterized by manual processes, inefficient workflows and high volumes of human involvement.
XPO founder Brad Jacobs is acquiring SilverSun Technologies as a platform to make acquisitions in a yet-to-be-announced industry.
Cargo airline Amerijet is operating fewer aircraft to conserve money as shipping demand from major customers shrinks.
Alaska Airlines will inherit a cargo business for Amazon as part of its acquisition of Hawaiian Airlines.
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Shippers are reverting to pre-pandemic shipping patterns, which may exacerbate the next freight market shift.
A government system that leaves most of the trucking industry without a safety rating needs an overhaul, carriers and brokers tell regulators.
Choosing the perfect holiday tree for Rockefeller Plaza isn’t easy, but it’s a lot easier than getting it there.
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The electric grid holds more potential for electric truck charging than utilities currently allow. A big rethink is under way.
The numbers out of BMO’s transportation sector, which are heavily loans to trucking companies, showed deterioration in credit metrics.
The December 2023 “State of the Industry Report” — presented in affiliation with Ryder — shares an in-depth overview across the trucking, maritime and intermodal markets, as well as what […]
U.S. diesel exports to South America’s west coast are heavily exposed to Panama Canal delays. Tanker rates have skyrocketed.
Forum Mobility joins a growing number of startups planning multiple megawatt charging facilities serving California drayage.
CSX is facing a class action lawsuit over the sulfur dioxide that was released into the air when a train derailed in eastern Kentucky the day before Thanksgiving.
The Pilot vs. Berkshire lawsuit in Delaware has gotten personal, with the recent Pilot chairman accused of secret payments to benefit a sales price.
With China knocked off its pedestal of reliable, cheap products, other countries have jumped in and seized on the weakness.
All types of cargo fraud are on the rise. Brokers, specifically, should be especially aware of two growing types of fraud: double brokering and cyberattacks.
Effective Monday, UPS’ surcharge levels for domestic ground parcel and SurePost services will rise by 50 basis points.
Shippers and haulers are often positioned as disparate powers being forced to work together to achieve a common goal. Players throughout the logistics industry have accepted this perceived disconnect between shippers and haulers for far too long.
The transportation sector is actively looking for ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This has created increased demand for cleaner, more innovative fuel sources, like renewable diesel.
On this week’s episode of Taking the Hire Road, Jeremy Reymer, founder of DriverReach, is joined by Simon Curtis, CEO of Career Driver and director of Curtis Gabriel.
On Wednesday the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released a report that examined causes and impacts of predatory heavy-duty towing. The report defined predatory towing in which “a T&R [towing and recovery] company egregiously overcharges, illegally seizes assets, damages assets by use of improper equipment, or illegitimately withholds release of a truck, trailer, and/or cargo.”
Canada Cartage, one of Canada’s largest transportation and logistics companies, has acquired Montreal-based GTI Group.
Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) conducted a controlled test track study that examined the performance of on-road driver monitoring systems from three leading vendors: Lytx, Samsara, and Motive. The study […]
Echo Global Logistics’ EchoShip platform is transforming the partial truckload shipping landscape, offering unparalleled efficiency and cost-effectiveness for shippers and carriers.
Artificial intelligence will probably change everything about our lives. For truck drivers, it could wipe away their economic stability.
As the Panama Canal scales back on reservation slots, more ships without reservations wait longer to get through.
In 1981, longshore and shipyard union members had to fight to keep the Longshoremen’s and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act intact, after rampant abuse of an amendment.
Union Pacific is seeking to beef up its intermodal offerings via a terminal in Phoenix and the addition of destinations for its on-dock rail service at Port Houston.
The California Highway Patrol has issued a final rule requiring ELD use by intrastate drivers on and after Jan. 1, 2024.
Swiss freight forwarder Kuehne+Nagel has acquired Farrow, a Canada-based customs broker, to expand its offerings across North America.
Polish truck drivers are blocking four key border crossings. They’re hoping to draw attention to a European Union regulatory change.
Franklin Ray was sentenced to 212 months in federal prison for his role in multiple fraud schemes, including bilking investors out of $40 million in a truck investment venture.
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Talon Logistics CEO Emmanuel Carrillo emphasizes shippers should diversify their logistics networks and explore intermodal shipping in the new year.
Will Congress pass any rail safety bills before 2023 ends? One consultant thinks the answer is probably no.
Federal officials have closed a border bridge in Eagle Pass, Texas, to handle a surge of migrants arriving in the area.
Cold storage and logistics provider Lineage Logistics is working on an initial public offering that will value the company at more than $30 billion, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.