Trucking Equipment

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

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It is a known fact that a significant portion of fuel spent by trucking companies is due to idling, but that cost can be seriously reduced if idling allotments are based on ambient weather temperatures.

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16 Jun 2017
"There is other business pending that must be addressed before the commission can turn its attention to this matter,” an FMC spokesman told JOC.com
16 Jun 2017
Launched last year, BoxTech contains the tare weight, max gross mass, and size type for containers from all over the world — particularly helpful for BCOs and forwarders meeting the new international SOLAS container weight requirements.
14 Jun 2017
US exporters are scrambling to find containers, with some coming up empty-handed.
14 Jun 2017
Penske to acquire truck leasing, dedicated logistics business owned by family that founded Old Dominion Freight Line.
09 Jun 2017
In the United States, there was basically one chassis model from the beginning of containerization in the 1950s until 2009.
02 Jun 2017
More drayage companies at the Port of New York and New Jersey are buying their own chassis or signing long-term leases to avoid the difficulty of rental pools.
02 Jun 2017
The need for greater visibility into inbound shipments is driving demand for smart trailers and container tracking, SkyBitz's Popplewell says.
01 Jun 2017
Ron Joseph, DCLI senior vice president and chief operating officer, discussed the newest updates to their chassis fleet with JOC.com. Higher quality equipment, specifically converting to radial tires and LED lights, will improve safety for drivers and provide fuel savings and sustainability benefits to the shippers, he said.
26 May 2017
The North American Chassis Pool Cooperative (NACPC) already provides premium pools in the Ohio Valley, Savannah, and Houston.
09 May 2017
A free container database shows how the sharing of electronic information can help the supply chain from BCOs to marine terminals.