Posted 08/16 · 02:06 PM · LM EditorialThe ocean cargo gateway is set to build the first new terminal on the U.S. East Coast
Posted 08/13 · 07:37 AM · LM EditorialMoving freight across the U.S./Canadian border can be more problematic than most shippers realize. Our recent research study reveals the myriad complexities of the customs clearance process—and the downfalls of making the trip alone.
Posted 08/12 · 10:45 AM · LM EditorialWhile talk of a possible “double-dip recession” gains momentum, results from the most recent Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI) are doing its part to quell that theory.
Posted 08/11 · 12:05 PM · LM EditorialCiting a strong rebound in net margins for publicly traded truckload companies in the second quarter, ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles, said it expects continued improvement in demand for heavy-duty vehicles and trailers.
Posted 08/10 · 11:35 AM · LM EditorialEven though the price per gallon of diesel fuel has been below the $3 mark for the past 11 weeks, that could be changing soon based on recent data from the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted 08/09 · 04:19 PM · LM EditorialIn a development that would be laughable if it were not so calculatingly devious, the Teamsters have forged a partnership with “progressives” comprising community activists and environmental groups to mandate that independent owner-operator truckers be banned from the ports.
Posted 08/09 · 10:13 AM · LM EditorialNow that the United States Senate has reached a stalemate of sorts regarding a national energy policy, the subsequent effects of this political stalemate from a transportation and logistics perspective remain to be seen, it seems.
Posted 08/09 · 06:56 AM · LM EditorialA piece of bipartisan legislation introduced this week pledges to increase truck weighs on the United States Interstate Highway Systems from 80,000 pounds to 97,000 pounds and allow states to authorize the operation of heavier trucks
Posted 08/05 · 08:25 AM · LM EditorialSecond quarter results for transportation and logistics services provider Con-way Inc. were a bit of a mixed bag, according to the company’s earnings announcement today.
Posted 08/03 · 10:57 AM · LM EditorialShipments and expenditures are both down, and other freight indices are showing some recent slippage.