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Midyear Trucking Report: Is a Rally or Retreat Ahead?
Aug 25, 2016 2:00PM EDT


The Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011 regulations were published on April 6, and they have serious implications for brokers and freight forwarders.

News & Analysis

Shipper readiness and government enforcement are only two of the questions surrounding new FDA regulations.
10 Jul 2016
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has refocused a rule on transportation practices that could pose a threat to food safety, bringing the focus back to risk.
Container lines are investing in new reefer equipment and services to capitalize on the strong growth and demand for refrigerated products.
09 Jul 2016
Container lines’ latest investments in their reefer business range from purchasing new equipment and implementing tracking, refrigeration and controlled atmosphere technology to introducing new routes and services.
09 Jul 2016
Innovation in the cold chain industry, especially real-time tracking and tracing, lags other industries, a logistics director says.
03 Jul 2016
Maersk Line employs remote container management to check the status of refrigerated containers.
14 Jun 2016
Canadian freight operator Manitoulin Global Forwarding added temperature-controlled trucking to its portfolio.
12 May 2016
Trucking giant Transport Corporation of India is moving into the cold chain logistics.
28 Apr 2016
CMA CGM has introduced a new container to corner the live lobster market.
27 Apr 2016
A local cold-storage provider near the Port of Oakland has decided to expand after seeing the results of the port's efforts to improve the movement of refrigerated products between the port and its warehouses.
24 Apr 2016
A strong surge in dedicated trucking business helped balance falling fuel surcharges for Marten Transport in the first quarter. The trucker bucked trends and increased revenue.
08 Apr 2016
Snowman Logistics Ltd., India’s leading cold chain logistics solutions provider, is ramping up its operations to meet expected growth in reefer cargo shipments.