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.
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News & Analysis
31 Oct 2014
The four companies that control about 95 percent of the chassis at Los Angeles-Long Beach agreed on Thursday to develop a neutral, or gray chassis pool for the largest port complex in the Americas, with the phased rollout to begin on Feb. 1, 2015.
30 Oct 2014
The Federal Maritime Commission has allowed Consolidated Chassis Management, the ocean carrier-owned operator of regional chassis pools, to license its pool management software and provide management services to third-party pools.
29 Oct 2014
An unnamed U.S. retailer will use Orbcomm's asset-tracking system to monitor 16,000 dry and refrigerated trailers in its private fleet.
24 Oct 2014
A senior executive of XPO Logistics, one of the largest and fastest growing U.S. third-party logistics providers, says the company sees potential in driverless trucks and is closely following advancements in the technology.
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.
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.