Monday, December 12, 2011
At a time when volumes and capacity are relatively tight, there is a fair amount of optimism in the trucking industry, according to the results of the Fourth Quarter 2011 Transport Capital Partners (TCP) Business Expectations Survey.
The company said that Monday, December 12 is expected to be the busiest day in its almost 40-year history, pegging today’s shipment count to check in at around 17 million, which is about twice as much a typical day’s average volume.
Friday, December 09, 2011
November carloads—at 1,476,635—were up 2.3 percent annually, marking the largest annual gain since last March.
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Thursday, December 08, 2011
As West Coast ports from Anchorage to San Diego brace themselves for the planned onslaught of “occupy” forces on Monday, December 12, beneficial cargo owners may be wondering what role organized labor will be taking in response.
Data published by ACT Research, a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles, and freight transportation forecasting firm and consultancy FTR Associates indicated that preliminary data for Class 8 trucks in November is down from October.
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Wednesday, December 07, 2011
The immediate short-term outlook is dim, said analysts
Pricing for truckload carriers remained solid in November, according to the most recent edition of The Cass Truckload Linehaul Index from Cass Information Systems and Avondale Partners.
While the economic recovery is showing some encouraging signs of late, it received another one this week in the form of the Institute of Supply Management’s Semiannual Economic Forecast.
Tuesday, December 06, 2011
Traditional rivals, MSC and CMA CGM, are changing course now to work together as operating partners in several key trade lanes