Current news, information and trends in the commercial motor freight industry covering trucking, freight lines and carriers, logistics and classification.

Air cargo security to be a key focus of annual NITL conference

Posted 11/08 · 10:36 AM · LM Editorial
In an effort to involve more air cargo players in the “security dialogue,” the National Industrial Transportation League has invited some key players to participate in its annual conference next week.

Cass Freight Index takes a step back in October

Posted 11/01 · 12:00 PM · LM Editorial
Following two straight months of growth, the October edition of the Cass Information Systems Freight Index fell in October.

Trucking news: ATA seasonally-adjusted tonnage is up in September

Posted 10/27 · 06:01 AM · LM Editorial
Even though the economy and the freight transportation market are still on a bumpy road, truck tonnage took a step forward, with September volumes up compared to August, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA).

IATA sees weaker demand for air freight

Posted 10/26 · 03:24 PM · LM Editorial
The International Air Transport Association announced International traffic recorded a 14.8 percent year-on-year increase, which is significantly weaker than the 19.0 percent rise recorded in August.
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ACT says September Class 8 orders up 37 percent

Posted 10/25 · 09:05 AM · LM Editorial
Recent data published by ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles, indicates that net orders of heavy-duty Class 8 commercial vehicles—at 15,231—were up 37 percent year-over-year in September. This output follows a 15 percent annual bump in August.

Shippers bracing for future rate hikes

Posted 10/25 · 08:10 AM · LM Editorial
At a time when capacity across all modes of freight transportation is tightening, coupled with a slower-than-hoped-for economic recovery, many logistics, supply chain, and transportation managers responding to a Logistics Management survey report they are expecting to pay higher rates throughout the remainder of 2010 and into 2011.

Shippers urged to make operational changes as trucking companies endorse EOBRs for commercial trucks

Posted 10/22 · 12:21 PM · LM Editorial
As five leading U.S. trucking companies are calling for federal regulations that would require all interstate trucking companies to install electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs) on all their trucks to verify legal duty status of their drivers, their customers are being urged to make changes as well.
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Ballot proposition may weaken Port of Long Beach cargo operations

Posted 10/20 · 09:15 AM · LM Editorial
Leaders from Southern California’s goods movement industry today announced their unanimous opposition to Measure D

Pricing Across the Transportation Modes

Posted 10/14 · 10:04 AM · LM Editorial

Trucking news: Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index down 0.5 percent in September

Posted 10/14 · 08:53 AM · LM Editorial
As various economic indices, freight metrics, and trucking companies are reporting declining and stagnant volumes during the second half of the year, the most recent Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI) appears to be following suit, as the PCI declined 0.5 percent in September, following a 1.0 dip in August.

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