April 28, 2015
At the National Private Truck Council annual meeting, economist Kenny Vieth declared private fleets are now “sitting in the catbird seat” because they are “poised for growth” as the economy keeps gaining speed and freight volumes keep rising.
April 21, 2015
American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased by 1.1% in March marking the 5th monthly increase in the past 6 months.
April 15, 2015
The Port of Savannah moved 333,058 TEUs in March, setting a single-month record that surpassed its previous high set in October 2014 by more than 21,000 TEUs.
April 7, 2015
While some may complain that truck freight levels haven’t taken off like a rocket since the end of the Great Recession, the fact is they have posted solid improvements, according to Jonathan Starks of the freight forecasting firm FTR -- and could be headed for a new peak.
April 6, 2015
The amount of freight moved between the U.S. and its North American Free Trade Agreement neighbors of Canada and Mexico totaled $89.3 billion in January, according to U.S. Transportation Department figures, down 1.2% from a year earlier,
March 11, 2015
The amount of freight moved by the nation’s for-hire transportation industry fell slightly in January from the month before, but remains close to its record high level.
March 9, 2015
Freight volume fell 37% year-over-year in February and spot-market freight availability declined for the second consecutive month in February, according to DAT -- so why did rates rise compared to last year?
March 4, 2015
Intermodal rail traffic fell in February, according to new figures released by the Association of American Railroads.
February 17, 2015
ComFreight has announced a new API which integrates the company's applications with a customer's back office software.
February 12, 2015
Driver shortages, driver turnover and regulations could all affect the potential growth of the trucking industry in 2015, according to analysis from GE Capital.
U.S. retail sales slumped in January for the second straight months, falling 0.8% from the month before, according to a new Commerce Department report and double the amount forecast by many economists.
February 11, 2015
The latest reading on freight movements in the U.S. shows the amount carried by the for-hire transportation industry was virtually unchanged in December from November, failing to rise after five consecutive months of increases, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
February 10, 2015
North American shipment volumes and total spending on freight both dropped in January, according to the Cass Freight Index, but they were also at their highest level for the month in at least three years.
February 9, 2015
Southeastern Freight Lines is expanding its regional LTL business, opening four new services centers in Kentucky and Ohio in response to growing customer need.
February 6, 2015
Apex is launching a free load board at NextLOAD.com which will become available to the public on March 26. The website features custom filters, alerts and is designed to be used on any computer or smart phone.
February 4, 2015
Aljex Software is partnering with Logistical Labs to integrate Aljex’s operations software with the Logistical Labs LoadDex platform.
January 29, 2015
Outsourcing their transportation management functions to 3PLs gives shippers more flexibility to meet their shipping needs and access to the latest transportation management technologies.
January 28, 2015
Marine ports in Georgia ended 2014 with growth in all cargo sectors, including a 10.2% increase in twenty-foot equivalent container units, and a 7.4% increase in total tonnage, according to new figures released by the Georgia Ports Authority.
January 27, 2015
The Nevada Department of Transportation has announced it will put together a plan for making enhancements to the state’s transportation system when it comes to moving freight.
January 22, 2015
Container volumes at the Port of Los Angeles increased 6% in 2014 over the previous year, marking the third busiest year in the port’s history, just behind 2007 and 2006 levels
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