Posted 08/15 · 01:11 PM · LM EditorialTrucking interests are back in court challenging the government’s latest attempt to reduce the hours a truck driver can legally work—and they are getting some help from some of the largest shippers in the nation.
Posted 08/01 · 10:45 PM · LM EditorialWell, you wouldn’t know it by the scores, but the 30 winners represented in these five market sectors have just gone through a few of the toughest operational years of their existence. In fact, the number of winners in the category along with the overall scores have ticked up, marking an overall service improvement in this category according to LM readers.
Posted 08/01 · 04:00 PM · LM EditorialWith pricing power back in the hands of the rejuvenated LTL sector, carriers are now laser focused on margins while concentrating on profitable freight.
Posted 08/01 · 10:55 AM · LM EditorialTrucking interests are back in court challenging the government’s latest attempt to reduce the hours a truck driver can legally work—and they are getting some help from some of the largest shippers in the nation.
Posted 08/01 · 08:04 AM · LM EditorialTrakLok and a HazMat provision in MAP-21 go hand in hand.
Posted 08/01 · 06:59 AM · LM EditorialThe average truck consumes roughly 11,000 gallons of diesel per year. Consequently, even minor shifts in fuel prices have a significant impact on operating costs. For instance, when applied to a fleet of 100 trucks, a price drop of 25 cents per gallon generates annual savings exceeding a quarter of a million dollars.
Posted 07/25 · 10:03 AM · LM EditorialEven with sequential growth occurring from May to June, overall trucking growth remains at a standstill to a large degree, based on data released today by the American Trucking Associations (ATA).
Posted 07/20 · 03:40 AM · LM EditorialThe group representing the nation’s 1 million or so owner-operators has filed preemptive lawsuit in anticipation of the government’s first attempt to mandate EOBRs—or “black boxes,” as they are known in trucker-speak.
Posted 07/17 · 10:32 AM · LM EditorialA new report issued by the American Trucking Associations is aimed at helping fleets recruit and train qualified truck drivers.
Posted 07/16 · 11:31 AM · LM EditorialTransCore’s DAT North American Freight Index, which reflects spot market freight availability on its network of load boards in the United States and Canada, posted a 6.3 percent gain in June on an annual basis while setting a same-month record for highest freight volume in the month of June.