Trucking Equipment

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

Commentary

If you’re keeping up with the news on self-driving vehicles, you’d be forgiven for being confused whether their arrival is right around the corner or years away. Looking closely at the technology, we can see that both views are correct, and it will have wide-ranging implications for freight brokers.

News & Analysis

The acquisition by REZ shows the growing importance of digital platforms in the chassis market.
22 Jul 2016
Direct ChassisLink's acquisition this week of a technology company will broaden the intermodal equipment manager’s ability to manage assets.
19 Jul 2016
The EU has fined four of Europe’s largest truck manufacturers a record 2.93 billion euros ($3.3 billion).
Although North American surface freight shipments have continued to climb in recent months, they are still well below those of the last several years.
06 Jul 2016
The soft U.S. freight economy has trucking companies slamming on the capacity brakes.
30 Jun 2016
New direction for trucker-owned chassis cooperative.
19 May 2016
Container lines and U.S. ports have asked the U.S. maritime regulator for permission to get together to craft a common strategy for dealing with SOLAS.
Direct ChassisLink Inc.
12 May 2016
One of the big three providers of U.S. marine chassis is being sold to a new owner.
18 Apr 2016
Jeremy Haycock, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, DCLI, chats with JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett at TPM 2016 about changes within the marine chassis industry over last two years as steamship lines have stepped back, changing long-established practices and forcing stakeholders to adjust to a new reality.
15 Apr 2016
JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett and Senior Vice President and COO of DCLI Ron Joseph sat down with each other at TPM 2016 to chat about the importance of chassis pools in the Los Angeles-Long Beach complex and how chassis providers use data to maximize productivity.
08 Apr 2016
International Longshoremen’s Association leader Dennis Daggett said the ILA isn’t to blame for delays in launching a universal port chassis pool at the Port of New York and New Jersey, and that intermodal equipment providers don’t seem committed to the idea.
07 Apr 2016
A proposed universal chassis pool at the Port of New York and New Jersey is dead in the water, but chassis lessors haven’t given up on the idea, an executive at one of the leasing companies told truckers Thursday.