Swift Transportation last year led the trucking industry in raising driver pay, and that pay raise, however costly, is paying off handsomely for the largest U.S. truckload carrier as driver retention improves and profits rise 27 percent from a year ago.
05 May 2015
The cargo of the world’s largest retailer contributes to the slightly more than 200 20-foot-equivalent units hauled on the Kansas City Southern network weekly from the port of Lazaro Cardenas to its Houston area intermodal terminal
02 May 2015
$1.1 billion terminal operator ICTSI sold its stake in a Japanese container terminal on Okinawa to focus on other global port operations.
28 Apr 2015
Swift Transportation will hike driver pay for the second time in less than a year as it plans to expand truck capacity 4.5 percent across multiple divisions in 2015. Expect shipper rates to keep pace.
28 Apr 2015
There used to be few alternatives to manufacturing in China, but this infographic details how rising production costs in the "Factory of the World" is allowing sourcing competitors to threaten that dominance.
24 Apr 2015
The Hub Group expects intermodal rail service to keep improving throughout the year but doesn’t expect a return to mid-2013 service levels until at least 2016.
23 Apr 2015
U.S. intermodal volume last week hit the second-highest point ever, potentially signalling an acceleration of cargo backlogged at U.S. West Coast ports moving inland.
20 Apr 2015
The Mexican government is pumping $5 billion — more than 77 billion pesos — into its network of 117 ports, as the country’s rising middle class demands more imports and Mexico rises as a regional manufacturing powerhouse.
10 Apr 2015
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association wants to join a Teamster-led lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's decision to allow Mexican carriers to apply for U.S. authority.