Current news, information and trends in the commercial motor freight industry covering trucking, freight lines and carriers, logistics and classification.
Posted 09/17 · 02:39 PM · LM Editorial
Having proved its resilience in the face of Hurricane Katrina and the recent BP spill, the Port of New Orleans is ready to demonstrate it can compete with some of its regional neighbors for more cargo in the future.
Posted 09/17 · 10:27 AM · LM Editorial
The drumroll for high spot market freight availability continues to beat along, according to the most recent data from the TransCore North American Freight Index.
Posted 09/17 · 08:29 AM · LM Editorial
The Long Beach Express service will have first departures from Hong Kong and Yantian and a new second weekly call at Shanghai.
Posted 09/15 · 08:22 AM · LM Editorial
Following a nearly 2 percent gain in July, the results from the most recent Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI) took a slight dip in August
Posted 09/13 · 09:17 AM · LM Editorial
Trucking executives are feeling somewhat optimistic about business conditions heading into the fourth quarter, according to the results of a recent survey from Transport Capital Partners (TCP).
Posted 09/12 · 06:54 PM · LM Editorial
Atlantic Canada's largest city and the modern, bustling cargo facilities at the Port of Halifax will be the backdrop for the American Association of Port Authorities' 99th Annual Convention and Exhibition, Sept. 19-23, in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted 09/10 · 10:00 AM · LM Editorial
Freight forwarders have been trying to remain confident during the rocky economic rebound. However, industry analysts report that demand has recovered at a remarkable rate in 2010, signaling a whole new set of challenges for forwarders and shippers alike.
Posted 09/09 · 06:20 PM · LM Editorial
In a letter sent to shippers today, the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC), said several major ocean carriers will no longer be providing container chassis.
Posted 09/03 · 12:02 PM · LM Editorial
The value of world merchandise trade rose around 25 percent in the first six months of 2010 up strongly from the same period of 2009.
Posted 08/31 · 10:04 AM · LM Editorial
Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was up 37.6 percent in June 2010 compared to June 2009, increasing to $69.9 billion, according to data released by the United States Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).