North America

North America

ABF Freight saw the biggest increase in profitability on the LTL side in the second quarter, 314.5 percent.
01 Sep 2014
A review of publicly owned trucking company earnings in the second quarter shows the strength of freight demand building up as the U.S. economy expanded, supporting growing expectations of a busier than typical peak shipping season in North America this fall.
28 Aug 2014
Spot market truck pricing is unseasonably high in late August, with shippers paying on average 16 cents more per mile for dry van trucks than a year ago, DAT Solutions said.
27 Aug 2014
The value of total trade and exports moving through U.S. foreign-trade zones last year hit record highs, reflecting exporter and retailers’ increased of the hubs.
27 Aug 2014
A U.S. appellate court panel ruled that as many as 2,300 FedEx Ground drivers in California and Oregon were employees, not independent contractors, when they worked for the package delivery company in the last decade.
Large waves powered by Hurricane Marie tossed rocks onto the roadway at the Port of Long Beach.
27 Aug 2014
Two cargo terminals at the Port of Long Beach suspended vessel operations because of storm surges.
Made in Canada
27 Aug 2014
Canadian export growth is slated to rise to 4.7 percent this year and 7.7 percent in 2015, as global and particularly U.S. demand builds, non-energy shipments rise, and the Canadian dollar weakens, according to the Royal Bank of Canada.
27 Aug 2014
Truckload operators are increasingly willing to pay more to secure the truck drivers needed to deliver trucking capacity to shipper customers.
27 Aug 2014
Officials at the Port of Hueneme hope that a new funding bill will help them become more competitive in years to come.
27 Aug 2014
A survey of 2,000 truck drivers by National Retail Systems showed that 79 percent listed pay as their top reason for deciding where to work.
27 Aug 2014
The Port of Seattle Commission has selected manufacturing and transportation veteran Ted J. Fick as its next CEO.
Grain elevator
27 Aug 2014
U.S. grain shippers are welcoming the International Longshore and Warehouse Union’s collective bargaining agreement with Pacific Northwest grain handlers, but they are still concerned about poor rail service that is hampering their ability to get exports to Asia.