The development of "connected" trucks by partners such as Zonar and Daimler Trucks North America has big implications for visibility into global supply chains. In the future, the truck is likely to be the basic node of information in interlocking supply chain networks, generating and sharing information.
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01 Jul 2015
Jon Poelma has been promoted to senior vice president and chief operating officer of Consolidated Chassis Management. CCM manages six regional chassis pools containing more than 140,000 intermodal chassis at 240 U.S. rail and port intermodal locations.
25 Jun 2015
International Longshoremen’s Association President Harold Daggett said the union won’t halt what the American Trucking Associations contends are illegal inspections of intermodal chassis at East and Gulf coast ports.
19 Jun 2015
The American Trucking Associations said it remained optimistic about future emissions regulations that could result in higher costs for shippers when combined with other recent regulations affecting the trucking industry.
18 Jun 2015
U.S. truck trailer orders in May declined sharply as back orders have started clearing and seasonal declines took effect, signally motor carriers’ are being disciplined on adding capacity.
13 Jun 2015
Ryder System is expanding its British truck rental fleet with 400 tractors equipped with Euro 6 emissions controls.
03 Jun 2015
The U.S. federal government on Wednesday mandated that heavy trucks be equipped with electronic stability controls by Aug. 1, 2017, the latest in a series of actions taken by the federal government to improve safety that will ultimately contribute to higher truck rates.
03 Jun 2015
Heavy trucks orders in the US and Canada dropped for the fifth straight month in May, falling 11 percent from April, as the truck market recovered from a sharp surge in sales in 2014, FTR said.
26 May 2015
The truck leasing arm of Paccar plans gradual expansion across Australia as shippers and carriers replace the nation's aging heavy trucks and 'road train' tractors.
14 May 2015
U.S.-based PACCAR is expanding its truck rental and leasing to Australia, where it plans to offer Kenworth and DAF trucks to private shipper fleets and carriers.