April 7, 2016 - Industry News
Volvo, Daimler Trucks, DAF Trucks, Iveco, MAN Truck & Bus and Scania all participated in the challenge, driving platooned convoys thousands of miles across multiple borders in countries that included Sweden, Germany and Belgium.
Tags: European Union, Global, Truck Platooning, Autonomous Vehicles
February 5, 2016 - Industry News
The parent company to Volvo, Mack and other truck brands is back in the black, according to earnings reports released Friday, but it plans to cut U.S. production as it nears the end of a four-year cost cutting plan.
Tags: Economy, Volvo Trucks, Quarterly Earnings, Global
October 29, 2015 - Industry News
The value of freight moved between the U.S. and its neighbors Canada and Mexico fell in August, totaling $92.4 billion, thanks largely to the drop in fuel and oil prices moved by pipeline and vessel.
Tags: Canada, Economy, Cross-Border Trucking, Mexico, Railroads, Freight, Global
June 29, 2015 - Industry News
Memphis, Tenn.-based third party logistics provider ReTrans Inc. is being purchased by the Kuehne Nagel Group, the latest in a series of moves by companies extending their reach into trans-Atlantic freight.
Tags: Intermodal, Mergers & Acquisitions, Fleets, 3PL, Global
April 7, 2015 - Global News
FedEx Corp. Tuesday announced it will buy European package company TNT Express for $4.8 billion, creating a strong third competitor in the European market.
Tags: Global, TNT Express, Mergers & Acquisitions, FedEx
November 3, 2014 - Industry News
The week ending Oct. 25, rail intermodal traffic was up 6.7% compared with the same week last year -- higher growth than that of rail traffic overall.
Tags: Railroads, Intermodal, Freight, Economy, NAFTA, Global
September 23, 2014 - Industry News
The chief executives of third-party logistics providers are confident about the current state and future revenue growth of their companies and regional 3PL industries, according to an annual survey.
Tags: Penske Logistics, Survey, Manufacturing, 3PL, Global
September 22, 2014 - Industry News
The 65th IAA Commercial Vehicles exhibition is set to begin Sept. 25 at the Hanover Fairgrounds in Hanover, Germany. The week-long event runs through Oct. 2 and will feature 2,066 exhibitors from 45 countries and the world premieres of 322 new vehicles and innovations.
Tags: Emissions, Fuel Efficiency, IAA, Auto Shows, Germany, Future Trucks, Global, Events
July 9, 2014 - Industry News
A new trade route has been settled on linking the Pacific Ocean with the Caribbean and Atlantic Ocean, which could be a boon that changes the face of container shipping, or be a boondoggle.
Tags: Surface Trade, Panama Canal, Global, Intermodal
July 7, 2014 - Industry News
Daimler Trucks on Thursday shared its vision of the future of trucking trucks that can drive themselves, saying they could help solve the driver shortage problem -- but not by taking drivers out of trucks altogether. The autonomous truck project, called Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025, was demonstrated on a section of the A14 Autobahn.
Tags: Drivers, Daimler Trucks, Global, Future Trucks, Automated Driving
February 22, 2013 - Industry News
More than a year after the first Mexican truck rolled into the United States under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s long-haul, cross-border pilot program, the agency has approved the tenth carrier.
Tags: FMCSA, Cross-Border Trucking, OOIDA, Teamsters, Public Citizen, Mexico, Global
March 30, 2010 - Industry News
TNT and Con-way Freight have expanded their existing relationship to offer a new export service, featuring a day-definite, road/air/road U.S. to Europe solution for heavier freight shipments
Tags: Global, Con-Way
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