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Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Financially ailing YRC Worldwide, which controls nearly 20 percent of the $26 billion LTL market, has won another round of concessions from the Teamsters union, pending a rank-and-file vote.
Posted on 09/28 at 06:44 AM
Friday, September 17, 2010
The drumroll for high spot market freight availability continues to beat along, according to the most recent data from the TransCore North American Freight Index.
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Following a nearly 2 percent gain in July, the results from the most recent Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI) took a slight dip in August
Monday, September 13, 2010
Trucking executives are feeling somewhat optimistic about business conditions heading into the fourth quarter, according to the results of a recent survey from Transport Capital Partners (TCP).
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Every so often, it is good to take stock of what is going on in your world—and the world around you for that matter. With that in mind, now is a good time to assess what is happening in the world of freight transportation, supply chain, and logistics.
Thursday, August 26, 2010
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.
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
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.
Friday, August 20, 2010
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.
Thursday, August 19, 2010
While over-the-road transportation capacity remains tight, spot market freight availability continues its upward trend, according to the TransCore North American Freight Index.
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Thursday, August 12, 2010
While talk of a possible “double-dip recession” gains momentum, results from the most recent Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI) are doing its part to quell that theory.