June 29, 2015
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.
June 23, 2015
Truckers at the Port of New Orleans are sick and tired of handling damaged boxes that they don't get paid for and are protesting, according to a local TV station.
June 22, 2015
Newly released figures show the Cass Truckload Linehaul Index once again remained higher in May than in each of the past three years, coming in 3.5% higher than May 2014 and 9.5% higher than two years ago.
June 11, 2015
BNSF Railway announced new, faster service offerings along its Northern Corridor route, after heavy oil-field and grain shipments last year caused service times to drop.
June 9, 2015
Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports has returned to normal levels following ratification of a new West Coast labor agreement, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report.
June 8, 2015
The California Trucking Association recently came out against a new chassis equipment inspection process at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, saying they are causing congestion problems for truckers.
May 20, 2015
Unrealistically cheap domestic intermodal containers from China aren't damaging the U.S. industry enough to slap on tariffs, according to a trade commission ruling.
May 14, 2015
Once again, we have the two sides fighting over which mode is safer and which mode is better for the environment. And not necessarily fighting fair.
May 6, 2015
Total intermodal shipments in the U.S. and Canada rose 2% over last year’s first quarter volumes despite port congestion issues that impacted international container traffic, according to new figures from the Intermodal Association of North America.
April 28, 2015
Port truck drivers from four trucking companies continued picketing at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, disrupting cargo operations across Southern California as far south as the border.
April 27, 2015
Hundreds of truckers from companies servicing the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have walked off the job to protest what they say are unfair labor practices due to improper employee classification.
April 22, 2015
A measure of truckload rates shows it hitting an all-time high in March, increasing 5.1% from the same time a year ago.
April 20, 2015
Senior Editor Tom Berg explores why one intermodal refrigerated operation is expanding, in contrast to another that is suing railroads in blame for its demise, in his Trailer Talk blog.
April 17, 2015
Other than enjoying lower fuel costs, how can trucking companies take advantage of current low prices for diesel fuel?
April 16, 2015
McLeod Software is releasing version 15.1 of its LoadMaster, PowerBroker and LoadMaster LTL software products.
April 15, 2015
Addressing the monumental traffic backups at the Ports of New York and New Jersey, the New Jersey Trucking Association called on the ports to adapt to the higher volume and increase gate hours.
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 14, 2015
North American freight volume and expenditures rose again in March as shipments picked up significantly from the West Coast ports, according to the latest readings of the Cass Freight Index.
April 13, 2015
Despite the slowing of economic growth late last year on into this year, the economy will pick up steam over the rest of this year, according to the State of Logistics Report Quarterly Update.
April 7, 2015
Claims made by Cold Train founders in their $41 million suit, announced on Tuesday, illustrate how the railroads, like truckers, can’t handle all the business being thrown at them.
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