Trucking Logistics

A new bill introduced in the California legislature aims to spur the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex to revamp its PierPass system.

Software glitches continued to plague terminal gates at the Port of Charleston’s Wando Welch Marine Terminal Thursday.

"Hauliers and shippers run the risk of being punished for infringement of rules they could not properly prepare for,” the European Shippers' Council said.

Cooperation between truckers and terminal operators has improved truck turn times at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex.

Inventory destocking is likely under way, but the process will probably be slow.

“Importers and exporters need to work together. It’s a common bond we’re not using,” Dean Tracy, managing director of Global Integrated Services, told the annual Agriculture Transportation Coalition conference.

Shipment volumes climbed in May, but not enough to pull transport providers out of a deep year-over-year hole.

U.S. regulators are taking further steps toward a rulemaking on the detention of truck drivers by shippers and their customers.

The North American Free Trade Agreement’s cross-border freight growth of 3.2 percent in 2015 — representing 14.7 million truck and rail containers crossing both borders — exceeds the global ocean container trade’s weak gain of 1.3 percent in the same period.

Trucking firms in Russia are consolidating and expanding their services in a bid to remain competitive with containerized rail transportation.