Filed in Trucking
Monday, April 01, 2013
Despite the related costs and increasing complexity, private fleets enable operators to control their own destiny at a time when the trucking market is bracing for yet another capacity crunch.
Analysts and top trucking executives agree that a sharp focus on a durable business plan and dependable operations are vital to remaining profitable in one of the most challenging trucking environments in history.
Should more shippers be looking at the private fleet option for 2013 and beyond? According to the industry tracking web site truckinginfo.com report last June, private fleets represent 47.6 percent of trucking. They operate 75 percent of Class 4 through Class 8 trucks and two-thirds of all Class 8 trucks—including 50 percent of new sales. For truckload shippers, this has to get your attention.
Friday, March 15, 2013
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.
Friday, March 01, 2013
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.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
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.
Friday, February 01, 2013
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.
Friday, January 11, 2013
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 on 01/11 at 11:35 AM
Trucking HOS •
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.
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Wednesday, January 09, 2013
A new initiative to reduce the number of transaction problems experienced when trucks pick up or deliver containers at the marine terminals at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach was introduced today
Posted on 01/09 at 11:23 AM
Ocean Cargo •