United States

26 Aug 2016
A proposal to mandate speed-limiting technology on heavy trucks would increase demand for truck drivers, U.S. regulators admit.
09 Sep 2014
U.S containerized imports in September will be strong but won’t match the intensity seen in August, as shippers brought in the majority of back-to-school and holiday merchandise last month, according to the newest forecast from Global Port Tracker.
09 Sep 2014
Hub Group Trucking is converting its owner-operator drivers into company employees for its California drayage operations, citing increasing threats of litigation over alleged misclassification of drivers’ employment status.
09 Sep 2014
With turn times of 30 to 45 minutes, the Port of Charleston is a model for the efficient handling of drayage trucks, but that doesn’t mean the South Carolina port is paradise for harbor truckers.
08 Sep 2014
With the U.S. Congress back in session after the August recess, a coalition of shippers and freight transportation providers is wasting no time letting legislators and the Obama administration know what they want out of the next federal highway bill.
08 Sep 2014
Rail service delays may have spurred some grain shippers to divert cargo to barge services, as volume on the St
08 Sep 2014
International intermodal traffic growth on the U.S. rail network is showing signs of tapering off, suggesting the peak season for U.S. imports might already have passed. Still, intermodal experts aren’t ready to pronounce an end to the inventory buildup ahead of the holiday season.
container ship at Port of Charleston
08 Sep 2014
The Port of Charleston will invest $1.3 billion in the coming decade to deepen its harbor to 50 feet, modernize marine terminals to accommodate today’s mega-ships and build intermodal connectors to enhance its status as a world-class port, James Newsome, president of the South Carolina Ports Authority, said Monday.
08 Sep 2014
Landstar System expects to post $3 billion in revenue this year as strong freight demand and tight truck capacity boost revenue by double-digit percentages in the early third quarter.
08 Sep 2014
Trucking’s hiring plans stalled in August, as for-hire motor carriers with payroll numbers tracked by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics lost approximately 800 employees.
08 Sep 2014
A new contract between BNSF and a Tacoma short-line railroad aimed at cutting turn times down for trains leaving the Port of Tacoma could give shippers a much-needed improvement in intermodal service.