Zerobroker raises $6.5M to bring shippers closer to carriers
Zerobroker’s fundraising round saw participation from freight forwarder Flexport, FundersClub and Streamlined Ventures.
Zerobroker’s fundraising round saw participation from freight forwarder Flexport, FundersClub and Streamlined Ventures.
Two Florida East Coast Railway terminals will gain access to Norfolk Southern’s network, and NS and FEC will use a steel wheel interchange in Jacksonville, Florida, which will bolster access to Midwest markets.
A ShipStation survey found U.S. consumers are more concerned about package theft than late deliveries.
Soft economic conditions have prompted many companies to swap out previously devised growth strategies for more conservative “stay afloat” plans. This is not the case for XPO.
The Georgia Ports Authority reported a dip in August volumes at the Port of Savannah. But volume increases for rail traffic and roll-on/roll-off cargo were bright sports for GPA last month.
Online marketplace uShip has been investing in technology, sales and partnerships in anticipation of when the freight economy surges again.
The Federal Trade Commission and 17 state attorneys general filed suit against Amazon.com on Tuesday, alleging the e-commerce giant used its monopoly power to “inflate prices, degrade quality and stifle innovation for consumers and businesses.”
Daimler Truck set a record for a zero-emission hydrogen-powered fuel cell truck, traveling 650 miles on a single fill of liquid hydrogen.
A new regulatory agenda sets dates for trucking sector rulemakings ranging from speed limiter mandates to automatic emergency braking.
FedEx partners with an AI-powered robotics firm to load FedEx Ground trailers.
Inflation and economic fallout from the war are curbing demand just as a tidal wave of new ship supply hits the water.
The most widely used IRS rate for per diem payments will be held steady in 2023-24.
Brokers know that cash flow is one of the most critical aspects of their companies’ success — or failure. Despite this, the primary focus of popular industry technologies lies in freight delivery, not necessarily extending to proof of delivery or payment collection.
By employing the China Plus One strategy, companies can hedge against the headwinds they are facing in China while still benefiting from the country’s wealth of resources and well-established supply chain processes.
Another top-level cargo executive for a Middle Eastern airline has found a new job. Atlas Air, which leases and flies cargo and passenger aircraft for airlines, logistics companies, sports teams […]
A former Texas Border Patrol agent pleaded guilty to hiring undocumented immigrants as drivers for Gonmor Transportation.
DHL is moving its A300 fleet from Asia because the region doesn’t have sufficient aerospace support services for the aircraft.
Cincinnati voters will determine on Nov. 7 who should own the Cincinnati Southern Railway, which is currently owned by a group affiliated with the city. The city wants to sell it to Norfolk Southern for $1.62 billion.
The benchmark diesel price used for most fuel surcharges declined for the first time since early summer.
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Two subsidiaries of trucking conglomerate TFI International have been sued by the EEOC over alleged discrimination against two gay employees who ultimately were fired.
The Federal Railroad Administration’s CRISI program for rail infrastructure projects awarded a record $1.4 billion to 70 projects across the U.S.
Air Canada is backing out of a deal to buy two large 777 freighters from Boeing.
An 85-year-old Indiana-based trucking and logistics company and its affiliates recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection less than nine months after it was acquired by private-equity firm Transport Acquisitions.
As many organizations still have functional silos, it is becoming paramount to the success of broader supply chain technologies that those functions collaborate across the organizations.
One terminal of trucking giant Werner filed to join the Teamsters union. Teamsters said key organizers were terminated afterward.
FreightWaves, the leading provider of freight market intelligence, and Decision Spot, a provider of strategic supply chain planning and design software, are pleased to announce a partnership to integrate FreightWaves SONAR TRAC Spot Rates into Decision Spot’s platform.
California, Georgia, Texas and Florida were the most targeted states for cargo theft during the second quarter of 2023.
This week: A Michigan-based 3PL aims to capitalize on Mexico trade through an acquisition; San Antonio mulls banning overnight truck parking; a Texas-based electric mini-truck maker begins production; and $9.9 million worth of marijuana is seized at the World Trade Bridge.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom sided with autonomous technology developers over organized labor and his own party in vetoing AB 316.
Diesel is an essential fuel for the global economy. The world’s second-largest seaborne supplier, Russia, just halted exports.
Barge rates for moving grain on the Mississippi have continued to rise as water levels remain low.
DOE’s Office of Nuclear Energy says Atlas rail car system has undergone final testing, while Minneapolis-based Thermo King introduced its next-generation temperature-controlled slimline rail unit.
According to a recent study by SkyQuest Technology, every year more than $750 billion worth of losses occur worldwide due to poor cold chain logistics and facilities and improper handling procedures.
In 1965 a truck driver sacrificed himself to save others as his brakes failed on a steep hill while he was transporting bananas. The compelling story became the subject of a folk song by Harry Chapin almost 10 years later.
During this episode of Taking The Hire Road, guest host Leah Shaver, president and CEO of the National Transportation Institute, chats with Kameel Gaines, founder, president and CEO of Rig on Wheels, a third-party driver recruiting firm.
Few details have been released two days after a truck driver was fatally shot by an Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) trooper during a traffic stop that turned “physical” on the Turner Turnpike in Creek County.
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FleetPride, a privately held supplier of truck parts, held on to its debt rating from two key ratings agencies.
Stack AV founder Bryan Selesky is keeping most of the details of his autonomous trucking startup to himself for now.
Volvo Group had scant interest in producing fuel cell trucks five years ago. Now they play a role in the pursuit of zero-emissions trucking.
: In 1947, tragedy struck the port in Texas City, Texas, where a French ship carrying highly flammable fertilizer caught fire and caused devastation to the port town. But the lessons learned from the disaster likely saved lives in the years following, according to the latest episode of Tracks Through Time.
Dozens of household names are already using this new way to book trucking capacity in a way that reflects the larger market.
Although U.S. rail volumes may still be sluggish, Greenbrier received orders for 15,300 new rail cars in its latest fiscal quarter. The orders have an aggregate value of $1.9 billion.
“One of the key requests that we hear from our customers is an ability to reduce charging times, and that requires both improvement of vehicle technology as well as charging technology,” Prologis’ Henrik Holland said at FreightWaves’ Net-Zero Carbon Summit.
Novadev is tackling aviation sustainability by focusing on the air cargo sector.
The recent rate rebound turned out to be fleeting. As rates deteriorate yet again, shipping lines face mounting losses.
The future of long-haul trucking could include more fuel cell and hydrogen-powered vehicles, experts said during FreightWaves’ Net-Zero Carbon Summit on Thursday.
What’s next for the three-headed beast of AB5 litigation in California? It might be whether the state’s Supreme Court takes up the so-called Olson case.
Pricing strategies advance as companies model changes in consumer behavior.
Covenant Logistics Group’s Matt McLelland said at FreightWaves’ Net-Zero Carbon Summit on Thursday that his company’s sustainability plan includes fleet initiatives to reduce idle percentage and increase miles per gallon.
“Within a few years you’ll see a revolutionized logistics space with true decarbonization taking place,” says Sustainable Freight Buyers Alliance’s Rik Arends.
A report published Tuesday by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) concluded that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) must make its complaint database more transparent and publicly available.
Texas-run truck inspections at the Mexican border are causing hourslong waits for cargo truckers.
Zeina El-Azzi, founder and CEO of Gage Zero, talks with FreightWaves’ Thomas Wasson about why logistics and trucking companies should seek to ensure that they are protecting local communities as they roll out fleet electrification plans.
President Joe Biden wants Norfolk Southern and federal agencies to stay involved in recovery efforts in East Palestine, Ohio, where an NS train carrying hazardous materials derailed on Feb. 3.
Freight-movement data reveals the importance of factoring sustainability measures into transportation planning.
Sheer Logistics showed off the capabilities of its carbon emissions dashboards during FreightWaves’ Net-Zero Carbon Summit on Thursday.
Sam Stockdale chats about Link Logistics’ energy-efficiency initiatives at FreightWaves’ Net-Zero Carbon Summit.
Estes Express Lines was named the winning stalking horse bidder in Delaware bankruptcy court on Thursday.
Swedish startup Einride reduces the carbon footprint of its trucking customers by matching electric trucks with available chargers.
ACT Research, a leading transportation research firm, is on the side of the debate that sees significant penetration of alternative fuels for trucking.
The latest FAA approval for Zipline could mean a huge step forward in drone delivery.
Progress Rail is asking a federal court to order Wabtec to divest of its GE Transportation unit, hold up its end of two agreements and correct statements it made about Progress Rail and its locomotive manufacturing program.
Startup software developer Waabi, a late entry to autonomous trucking, has a 10-year deal to haul on the Uber Freight network.
FedEx’s fiscal first-quarter results give efficiency the nod over growth. (Photo: Jim Allen/FreightWaves)
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FedEx beat analysts’ estimates despite downgrading its full-year revenue outlook.
Air Belgium says it never recovered from lost business during the COVID pandemic, in contrast to most passenger carriers. It says it can’t make money selling tickets to consumers and will focus on doing business with other airlines.
A new service called Roadie Direct integrates technology to provide fast delivery from warehouse locations.
The Teamsters union asked the U.S. Senate to look into Yellow’s bankruptcy proceedings as part of a broader review a judiciary committee is conducting on bankruptcy manipulation.
All Nippon Airways will soon function in one place at Narita Airport instead of at decentralized cargo warehouses.
Mexican railway operator Ferromex has halted key northbound freight trains due to migrants hopping aboard and being injured or killed.
A federal judge has ordered a Mississippi trucking company and its owner, Xavier Bailey, to pay more than $482,000 after finding Bailey made false statements in order to obtain funds through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
Although container volumes were down at the Port of Charleston year over year, South Carolina Ports’ Inland Port Greer saw record volumes in August.
BNSF has reached a settlement in a lawsuit it lost earlier that threatened it with a payout of $228 million.
DSV is a logistics company, not an airline, but it is strategically adding freighters it controls through long-term leases based on demand in certain lanes.
GAO recommends FMCSA improve its website so that it is more useful for truck drivers seeking remedies for alleged coercion by employers.
The Yellow bankruptcy represents one of the biggest industry shakeups of the past two decades. Remaining less-than-truckload carriers and shippers alike continue to feel the impacts of the company’s shutdown.
The former Emerge senior vice president of customer success plans to leverage customer voices in his new role leading Princeton TMX.
Cargo operations at a Texas border port have been temporarily suspended due an influx of migrants from Mexico.
The Postal Service is adding 10 million parcels’ worth of processing capacity to its network this peak season.
With Oracle and Uber Direct, retailers can now offer same-day delivery and returns.
There’s been a changing of the guard at Coyote Logistics, with a new CEO as Jonathan Sisler looks for “new opportunities.”