Posted 08/27 · 09:25 AM · LM EditorialYesterday’s federal court ruling that the Port of Los Angeles can regulate trucks that haul goods in and out of its property was cheered by local government leaders and organized labor.
Posted 08/27 · 07:23 AM · LM EditorialLM reader survey points to myriad factors for Peak’s return for the first time in five years
Posted 08/26 · 09:12 AM · LM EditorialCommercial trailer orders continued their strong rebound in July compared to a difficult 2009, according to data from ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles.
Posted 08/26 · 07:21 AM · LM EditorialBut recovery enters a slower phase
Posted 08/26 · 07:06 AM · LM EditorialBy September 8, 11 of 13 marine terminals at the San Pedro Bay ports will have reinstated a fifth OffPeak gate shift in response to a substantial swell in cargo volume.
Posted 08/25 · 11:09 AM · LM EditorialFollowing two consecutive months of declines, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) said that its advance seasonally-adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage index was up 1.5 percent in July.
Posted 08/24 · 04:29 AM · LM EditorialThe global trading system is experiencing “extraordinary volatility” and this is being reflected in the performance of the freight forwarding industry, said Jon Manners-Bell of Transport Intelligence (Ti), a London-based think tank.
Posted 08/24 · 04:22 AM · LM EditorialSenate Joint Resolution 33 by State Senator Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach), Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Ports and Goods Movement, was passed unanimously by the California State Assembly this week
Posted 08/23 · 07:38 AM · LM EditorialIn an effort to increase network efficiency, full-service freight transportation services provider Estes Express said it has rolled out a new three-day service to Toronto from eight terminals in Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Texas.
Posted 08/20 · 04:00 AM · LM EditorialTruck sizes and weights have largely been frozen at the federal level since 1993. Now the industry and a coalition of shipping interests are again testing the waters in Washington to see if now might be the time to take another look at that emotional and politically charged issue.