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The Steel Box That Changed Global Logistics

Did you know a trucking entrepreneur invented the modern shipping container?

Container ship at the Port of Long Beach. Photo: Jim Park

January 9, 2017

A dockworker from the 1950s would not recognize a modern cargo port, where huge gantries move steel boxes full of cargo from all over the world between ships, trains, and trucks. Deborah Lockridge has more in the All That's Trucking blog.

Tags: Intermodal, In the Media, Ports, Trucking History

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Monday, January 9, 2017 5:14 AM | » Comments(0)

Opportunities in a Lower Fuel Price Environment

Do lower fuel prices offer an opportunity to get some business back from rail? Photo by Jim Park.

April 17, 2015

Other than enjoying lower fuel costs, how can trucking companies take advantage of current low prices for diesel fuel?

Tags: Fuel Prices, Railroads, Intermodal

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Friday, April 17, 2015 8:37 AM | » Comments(0)

The Growth of Rail Intermodal

July 9, 2014

An article in DC Velocity says domestic intermodal "appears to have come of age." Deborah Lockridge looks at the issue in her "All That's Trucking" blog.

Tags: Intermodal, Shippers

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Wednesday, July 9, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

Could Growing Popularity of Intermodal Actually Mean Fewer Drays?

March 4, 2014

While some trucking companies have added short-haul rail intermodal dray services to their mix of options, some shippers are looking to cut down the amount they spend on drayage by building distribution centers right alongside rail facilities.

Tags: Intermodal, Shippers, Railroads

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Tuesday, March 4, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(1)

Classic KW Cabover Labor of Love for California Port Trucker

David Sosa worked 10 hours a day for seven weeks to combine a K100 cab and a wrecked KW T660 into a clean-emissions repowered classic cabover.

September 6, 2013

California port trucker David Sosa recently saved a beautiful Kenworth K 100E cab from the recycler and updated it with a Cummins ISX EPA '07 engine to create a CARB-certified clean truck. Deborah Lockridge has the story in her "All That's Trucking" blog.

Tags: Cabovers, Kenworth, CARB, Intermodal, California

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Friday, September 6, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(6)

This Week's Trucking in the Media

August 30, 2013

Our new weekly roundup of how trucking's being covered in the mainstream media, from the new certified medical examiner program to highway funding commentary.

Tags: Highways, Drivers, Intermodal, In the Media

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Friday, August 30, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

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