United States

United States

29 Jul 2015
A slew of acquisitions helped Roadrunner Transportation increase truckload revenue. The company's LTL revenue, volume and tonnage dropped, but profits climbed.
24 Jul 2015
Canadian LTL and parcel operator Dicom is expanding in the U.S., completing its fourth acquisition in less than a year this week with the purchase of Extra Express in Los Angeles. The parcel and freight carrier seeks a bigger share of the final-mile transportation market on both sides of the U.S.-Canadian border.
24 Jul 2015
A surge in freight demand from new and existing customers pushed Landstar System's second-quarter revenue and freight volumes up, in some cases by double digits. The company's owner-operator fleet is now larger than it was at the end of 2006, before the recession.
24 Jul 2015
State and federal officials in Virginia broke ground on two major projects this week aimed at relieving congestion at the state port after delays hit near-unprecedented levels earlier this year.
safety on the roads
24 Jul 2015
Trucking in the U.S. was deregulated, in economic terms, in the 1980s and 1990s. When it comes to safety, however, trucking is more regulated now than it has ever been. Truck safety rules are reshaping how trucking companies operate and serve shippers, and carriers, drivers and shippers alike will face more regulation soon.
23 Jul 2015
The 2M shipping alliance between Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. can expand its vessel-sharing agreement on U.S. trade lanes connecting to Israel, Russia and Saudi Arabia after a 45-day review expired Thursday without U.S. Federal Maritime Commission action.
22 Jul 2015
Truckload carrier Knight Transportation increased revenue 14 percent in the second quarter to $302 million, despite lower "transactional customer demand." Net profit rose 7.3 percent to $28 million.
22 Jul 2015
UPS reportedly is in talks to acquire fast-growing Coyote Logistics, as round after round of logistics acquisitions this year increase speculation about potential mergers.
22 Jul 2015
Linda Styrk, managing director of the Port of Seattle’s maritime division, is leaving the port to take the position of executive director for the Puget Sound Pilots. Styrk holds a U.S. Coast Guard Third Mate’s License, and she is married to a pilot who guides ships through the Northwest Passage to Alaska.
Port of Tacoma
22 Jul 2015
A new era of cooperation between Seattle and Tacoma will dawn Thursday when the Northwest Seaport Alliance becomes effective following approval of the agreement by the Federal Maritime Commission.
22 Jul 2015
Hub Group said the intermodal rail service of its two major partners, Union Pacific Railroad and Norfolk Southern Railway, is improving, albeit not fully recovered, delivering a better financial performance than the prior quarter.