Trucking Equipment

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

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News & Analysis

28 Mar 2017
A decline in production numbers and China regulations on paint look set to limit the availability of containers, which could spell trouble when demand picks up in peak periods.
27 Mar 2017
Current back-up of chassis in LA-LB port is sign of deeper problems.
22 Mar 2017
A federal judge has allowed a bank to foreclose on and sell its interest in more than 1,500 Hanjin Shipping containers to repay the bank for owed lease payments.
21 Mar 2017
Shippers spent more on dedicated trucking and last-mile deliveries last year, benefiting top tier carriers. Will industrial and consumer freight follow in 2017?
08 Mar 2017
US exporters are having a harder time than usual securing containers.
07 Mar 2017
The practices of container lines, terminal operators, intermodal equipment operators, truckers, and beneficial cargo owners all contribute to chassis shortages at US ports.
28 Feb 2017
Intermodal equipment providers hope to launch a long-delayed universal chassis pool at the Port of New York and New Jersey before the Bayonne Bridge is raised later this year.
22 Feb 2017
If properly fitted with sensors, a chassis can evolve well beyond its current state of utility.
17 Feb 2017
The legal salvo is the latest sign of how Hanjin containers continue to disrupt the global container shipping market.
16 Feb 2017
"A container shortage is possible."