Trucking Logistics

As 2017 beckons, less-than-truckload trucking companies are traveling an unmapped route through some unfamiliar territory.


Limited rollout at GCT Bayonne is first at US East Coast's largest port.


US shippers are moving more goods, thanks to holiday demand, but not necessarily paying more for transportation.

One card and one security background check should be enough for truck drivers, American Trucking Associations CEO tells Senate subcommittee.

Truck driver pay is beginning to rise as truckload freight demand picks up.

The US truckload spot market soared post-Thanksgiving, with volumes hitting highs and rates continuing their climb in what may be a stronger consumer-led recovery.

The overall number of truck driver hours-of-service violations cited by roadside inspectors dropped in fiscal 2016, but certain types of violations increased.

The PierPass extended gates program at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex, which has moved vast quantities of cargo from daytime to nights and weekends, has come under no shortage of criticism in recent months.


Shippers have incurred heavy costs when their containers have been locked behind terminal gates for reasons outside their control.
A broad range of US shippers, truckers, and transportation intermediaries are asking federal maritime regulators to consider creating a rule to prevent marine terminals and container lines from charging demurrage and detention fees.

Consolidation of container lines could spur them to finally make a clean break from control of intermodal chassis.