Trucking Logistics

Trucking news and detailed analysis of trucking companies across the United States from trucking industry leaders like Swift Transportation and Old Dominion Freight Line to smaller regional truckers plying various cross-border and domestic routes. JOC.com ranks the largest trucking companies each year and also provides rankings of the largest truckload and less-than-truckload carriers. 

News & Analysis

16 Jan 2017
There’s still plenty to concern shippers in 2017 when it comes to trucking and intermodal rail.
21 Aug 2015
The Port of Oakland “strongly supports” its marine terminals’ plans for Saturday truck gate operations but has two big concerns,Chris Lytle, port executive director, told the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission.
21 Aug 2015
The U.S. Department of Transportation is calling for a national coalition to address a nationwide parking shortage for truck drivers, just another factor that has been contributing to rising transportation costs and ever-tightening capacity in the sector.
19 Aug 2015
Oakland port terminals plan to subsidize Saturday operation of truck gates by imposing a weekday gate fee modeled on one pioneered by the decade-old PierPass program in Southern California.
19 Aug 2015
Cargo Chief's Abtin Hamidi says shippers can find truck capacity at the right price, if they know where to look. Web-based and mobile technology can hand them the keys.
19 Aug 2015
Several compressed natural gas fueling stations for trucks and other vehicles across the U.S. opened over the past few weeks, a sign that lower diesel prices may have slowed but not stopped the conversion of truck fleets to the alternative fuel.
18 Aug 2015
Trucking executives generally back a federal governmental push to reduce emissions from heavy-duty trucks, but California regulators want even stricter rules to reduce health risks and global warming from truck pollution.
18 Aug 2015
The spot truckload market softened in July, typically a weaker month for freight shipping. A drop in volumes and pricing also signal gains by contract carriers as shippers lock down capacity.
18 Aug 2015
U.S. truckload rates continued to rise in July and domestic intermodal pricing dropped, as shippers continued to find it more and more difficult to justify converting business from highway to rail, according to Cass Information Systems and Avondale Partners.
18 Aug 2015
U.S. truck tonnage increased at its strongest rate year-over-year since January, rising 3.7 percent in July and 2.8 percent from June. High inventories levels could set limits on future tonnage growth, unless those inventories are drawn down this fall.
electronic logbook
17 Aug 2015
Whether released on Sept. 30 or later, the electronic logbook regulation, along with a related rule penalizing carriers, shippers and third-parties for coercing drivers to violate federal truck safety laws, has the potential to reshape the trucking and shipping business in a big way.