Current news, information and trends in the commercial motor freight industry covering trucking, freight lines and carriers, logistics and classification.
Posted 12/21 · 08:40 AM · LM Editorial
With the trucking industry on pins and needles anticipating more proposed changes in the truck driver hours of service regulations, some leading industry advocates and analysts are anticipating a once-in-a-generation opportunity to shape transportation policy in the new era of split government in Washington.
Posted 12/19 · 07:48 PM · LM Editorial
Truck tonnage was essentially flat in November compared with October, according to data released by the American Trucking Associations. Following a cumulative 2.8 percent increase over September and October, the ATA’s advance seasonally-adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage index was down 0.1 percent in November.
Posted 12/17 · 09:00 AM · LM Editorial
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Posted 12/14 · 04:21 PM · LM Editorial
Even though California’s economic recovery remains a work in progress, Golden State exporters turned in their best performance ever for the month of October.
Posted 12/13 · 02:21 PM · LM Editorial
In an ongoing legal battle, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit granted a petition by the ATA to expedite the filing of briefs in its suit against the concession requirements in the Port of Los Angeles so-called “clean-truck program.”
Posted 12/08 · 03:43 PM · LM Editorial
With the introduction of its NVOCC e-commerce platform, ECU LINE is now connected to the INTTRA network to receive shipping instructions from their shippers.
Posted 12/06 · 09:42 AM · LM Editorial
Tony Tyler, CEO of Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways is taking the helm, a long overdue move reflecting the dominance of the Asia Pacific air cargo market
Posted 12/01 · 11:00 AM · LM Editorial
Freight transportation and logistics services provider Vitran Corporation Inc. said it has sold selected assets of Frontier Transport Corporation, its owner-operator truckload operation, to Indianapolis-based Online Transport.
Posted 12/01 · 09:35 AM · LM Editorial
The Port of Seattle Commission authorized the port’s annual budget and plan of finance yesterday, approving nearly $500 million in capital projects and maintaining the agency’s tax levy at $73.5 million.
Posted 11/29 · 01:33 PM · LM Editorial
Data from ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles, indicates that the average retail sales price of Class 8 used vehicles sold in October was up 4 percent from September.