Equipment, co-workers and pay among top driver concerns, anonymous survey says

Equipment, co-workers and pay among top driver concerns, anonymous survey says

Drivers most often commented on equipment issues, logistics, people, pay, and communication on the WorkHound platform in 2018. The platform compiles anonymous driver comments.

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Today’s Pickup: Port operator secures $1 per gallon natural gas deal for new trucks

Today’s Pickup: Port operator secures $1 per gallon natural gas deal for new trucks

A port operator taps into funding for new natural gas tractors; birds and the federal shutdown could cause delays in Oklahoma bridge projects; Sears wants to liquidate; and air freight is flat in November

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Electric vehicle manufacturing in China drives metal demand

Electric vehicle manufacturing in China drives metal demand

Hundreds of manufacturing firms in China seek to take advantage of the vast national investment directed at renewable energy and battery storage technology. This motivates China to capitalize on metal resources necessary for launching the electric vehicle industry.

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Today’s Pickup: Driver wages still rising; autonomous cargo ships; and hyperloop tunnels

Today’s Pickup: Driver wages still rising; autonomous cargo ships; and hyperloop tunnels

Rising driver wages can’t slow driver shortage plus a Boston-based company receives funding for autonomous technology development for cargo vessels and more empty containers are leaving U.S. ports

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