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Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Spurred by signs of future positive growth, recent data released by Transport Capital Partners (TCP) points to increased optimism for motor carriers in the form of increased volumes and rates.
Posted on 12/17 at 03:37 AM
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Amid a still topsy-turvy economic outlook truck tonnage volumes appear to holding up pretty well, according to data released by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) earlier this week.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
It’s a new era in trucking employee relations as the virtually union-free industry—except for UPS, YRC and ABF and a handful of other Teamster-related companies—copes with a pending labor shortage that is bad and threatens to be even worse.
Posted on 11/12 at 01:55 PM
Monday, November 04, 2013
There has been no shortage of feedback from shippers and carriers regarding the new changes to the motor carrier hours-of-service regulations that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued in July.
Posted on 11/04 at 11:00 AM
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Bipartisan legislation introduced by a trio of Congressmen—Reps. Richard Hanna (D-NY), Tom Rice (R-SC) and Michael Michaud (D-Maine) aims to halt the 34-hour restart provision on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s motor carrier hours-of-service (HOS) rules that took effect in July.
Posted on 10/31 at 12:53 PM
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
The subject of regulations was front and center at last week’s Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference in Denver during a session entitled “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles—Regulatory Challenges in Transportation.”
Posted on 10/29 at 12:32 PM
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
September truckload rates were up 1.7 percent compared to September 2012 and up 2.7 percent compared to August, and intermodal rates were down 0.5 percent annually in September and fell 1.2 percent from August.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
In the first few days of the fourth quarter, there were several trucking M&A-related developments.
Wednesday, October 09, 2013
At the recent FTR Transportation Conference in Indianapolis, there were widespread views regarding market factors germane to capacity expansion.
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Friday, September 13, 2013
Trucking market conditions may result in seasonal pricing power for carriers, according to the Trucking Conditions Index released by freight transportation consultancy FTR Associates this week.