Current news, information and trends in the commercial motor freight industry covering trucking, freight lines and carriers, logistics and classification.
Posted 03/21 · 09:27 AM · LM Editorial
Established in 2010, Open Mile is a non-asset based transportation service provider, focusing on truckload brokerage, that provides high-tech automation with freight management expertise, according to Echo officials.
Posted 03/15 · 01:54 PM · LM Editorial
The government’s proposed changes to the complex truck driver hours of service regulations had their day in court on the Ides of March and certainly anybody that expected clarity on the issue should have been beware.
Posted 03/01 · 08:00 PM · LM Editorial
Truckload carriers are increasing their fleet capacity to provide more dedicated truck options to solve complex shipper operations and eliminate volatility—and everybody seems to be happy.
Posted 03/01 · 08:00 AM · LM Editorial
In a recent article by Cornelius Frolik in the Dayton Daily News, we learned that the number of licensed truck drivers in the State of Ohio dropped for the first time on record.
Posted 02/20 · 11:26 AM · LM Editorial
Trucking volumes ended 2012 on a fairly positive note, and they commenced 2013 in the same fashion, according to data released by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) this week.
Posted 02/01 · 11:12 AM · LM Editorial
I recently had the honor of facilitating workshops for large shippers and their current and prospective carriers in the midst of major contract RFPs and renewals.
Posted 01/29 · 10:55 AM · LM Editorial
During his term as DOT Secretary, LaHood was very active on the transportation infrastructure and freight fronts.
Posted 01/11 · 11:35 AM · LM Editorial
The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) is fully aware of the challenges this is likely to present for the industry and recently released a second survey to collect data on the impacts that may accrue from changes to the 34-hour restart rule.
Posted 01/11 · 11:31 AM · LM Editorial
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with John White, executive vice president, sales and marketing, for Chattanooga, Tennessee-based truckload and full-service freight transportation provider U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc.
Posted 01/10 · 11:25 AM · LM Editorial
The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) increased 1.7 percent from October to November, following a 1.9 percent dip from September to October.