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

Peak Season shows signs of a modest return

Posted 08/27 · 07:23 AM · LM Editorial
LM reader survey points to myriad factors for Peak’s return for the first time in five years
NewsFreightTradePeak SeasonImports

July trailer orders up 134 percent, says ACT Research

Posted 08/26 · 09:12 AM · LM Editorial
Commercial trailer orders continued their strong rebound in July compared to a difficult 2009, according to data from ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles.

Air cargo demand remains strong

Posted 08/26 · 07:21 AM · LM Editorial
But recovery enters a slower phase
NewsAir FreightFreightInventory

Peak season means adjustment for PierPASS in LA/Long Beach

Posted 08/26 · 07:06 AM · LM Editorial
By September 8, 11 of 13 marine terminals at the San Pedro Bay ports will have reinstated a fifth OffPeak gate shift in response to a substantial swell in cargo volume.
NewsTruckExportsImports

ATA seasonally-adjusted truck tonnage index up in July

Posted 08/25 · 11:09 AM · LM Editorial
Following two consecutive months of declines, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) said that its advance seasonally-adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage index was up 1.5 percent in July.

New report suggests an uptick for forwarders

Posted 08/24 · 04:29 AM · LM Editorial
The global trading system is experiencing “extraordinary volatility” and this is being reflected in the performance of the freight forwarding industry, said Jon Manners-Bell of Transport Intelligence (Ti), a London-based think tank.

California’s legislators call for national freight policy

Posted 08/24 · 04:22 AM · LM Editorial
Senate Joint Resolution 33 by State Senator Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach), Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Ports and Goods Movement, was passed unanimously by the California State Assembly this week

Estes expands service into Canada

Posted 08/23 · 07:38 AM · LM Editorial
In an effort to increase network efficiency, full-service freight transportation services provider Estes Express said it has rolled out a new three-day service to Toronto from eight terminals in Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Texas.
NewsFreightExportsImportsEstesTransit TimesEd Alderman

Trucking “arms race” escalates as industry seeks heavier, longer trucks

Posted 08/20 · 04:00 AM · LM Editorial
Truck sizes and weights have largely been frozen at the federal level since 1993. Now the industry and a coalition of shipping interests are again testing the waters in Washington to see if now might be the time to take another look at that emotional and politically charged issue.

TransCore data points to 122 percent annual gain in July spot market freight availability

Posted 08/19 · 12:28 PM · LM Editorial
While over-the-road transportation capacity remains tight, spot market freight availability continues its upward trend, according to the TransCore North American Freight Index.

Page 59 of 63 pages ‹ First  < 57 58 59 60 61 >  Last ›




© Copyright 2013 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA