After posting solid growth in 2014, the top trucking companies experienced a down year in 2015. Although lower fuel surcharge revenues were responsible for driving revenue downturns in the truckload and LTL markets, base rate growth also slowed from 2014. 
Shippers aware of the fragility of the demand imbalance in the truckload sector are voicing concerns with their trucking partners, carriers say.


CyberLogitec Chief Executive Officer J.R. Choi and JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett met on the sidelines of the 16th TPM Conference to discuss the key trends in container terminal information technology systems and the challenges CyberLogitec faced with setting up a new terminal for DP World.
Although as a less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line is somewhat less exposed to the driver shortage than truckload companies, the North Carolina-based trucker is paying close attention to the issue.
The long-anticipated, much-discussed truck driver shortage could surface again as a major problem as early as next year.
Target is just one of the many retailers and manufacturers grappling with the issue of inventory placement as e-commerce growth challenges logistics professionals.
Retailer tightens control over delivery times, flow of inventory from warehouses as e-commerce grows.
Terminal operators and chassis providers spar over cause of equipment shortages in Los Angeles and Long Beach.
China’s largest port is also the world’s largest, opening a 5.6 million-TEU gap over No. 2 Singapore in 2015.
Authorities at the Port of New York and New Jersey are scrutinizing trucks bought under a program that awards grants to replace older, polluting drayage vehicles.

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