Trucking Equipment

Trucking Equipment

News focused on trucking orders, tools for trucking and trucking supplies.

Commentary

Marine terminal operator John Atkins hit a nerve among cargo interests when he linked port congestion to stagnant rates and their impact on supply chains.

News & Analysis

22 Oct 2014
Equipment financing activity skyrocketed in September, rising 31 percent from August and 21 percent year-over-y
20 Oct 2014
The Harbor Trucking Association will explore the possibility of filing a class action lawsuit against the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and Oakland as congestion worsens at the California ports, the association announced today.
Container chassis
14 Oct 2014
Tracking chassis as they move around and through ports and railheads is the next step in building a more sophisticated, interconnected supply chain, telematics company Orbcomm says.
10 Oct 2014
Entrepreneur Don Daseke is rapidly building a "premier" North American industrial freight hauler, merging five heavy-haul trucking companies in six years.
08 Oct 2014
Under new management, Omnitracs eyes international opportunities as global demand for fleet telematics technology grows.
08 Oct 2014
Trucking companies increasingly are investing in trailers, replacing older equipment and rethinking their fleet size as they move to drop-and-hook strategies to maximize use of existing capacity.
Port of Los Angeles
06 Oct 2014
Congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach grew worse over the weekend, with no relief in sight as peak-season container volumes descend on the largest U.S. port complex.
04 Oct 2014
This year is showing “abnormally strong” growth in Class 8 truck orders, BB&T Capital Market says.
Lone Star Transportation trucks hauling wind turbine parts.
03 Oct 2014
Specialized truckload operator Daseke acquired Lone Star Transportation and will add the Texas-based heavy hauler to its growing family of trucking subsidiaries.
Ships at port
02 Oct 2014
Low ocean carrier rates are to blame for much of the congestion afflicting U.S. container ports, several ocean carriers and terminal operators said at a Federal MaritimeCommission hearing this week.