Trucking Logistics

Trailer orders in the U.S. reached the second-highest point ever in November, after hitting an all-time high the month prior, reflecting motor carriers’ expectations of strong demand in 2015.

Though many retailers initially began the holiday season with early shipping deadlines, shops clamoring for last-minute customers are testing fate with extended deadlines once again.

Geoff Muessig

Geoff Mussig, Executive VP and Chief Marketing Officer, Pitt Ohio, responds to questions about the authenticity of the company’s eco-friendly initiatives and approach to sustainability.


M.J. "Butch" Stokes

Top Lift Trailers’ Founder, CEO M.J. “Butch” Stokes discusses the history and implications of today’s driver shortage and inspiration for the top lift trailer.


A key indicator of U.S. trucking activity surged in November, reflecting strong retail sales and manufacturing output.

Truckload rates and intermodal pricing continued their year-over-year climb in November, spurred by stronger freight demand and port congestion.

Truckload operator The Dart Network is raising pay for its company drivers and owner-operators, joining a growing legion of carriers boosting pay to attract truck drivers.

Rising volumes propelled FedEx profit up 23 percent year-over-year to $616 million in its second quarter ended Nov. 30, the second-largest U.S. transport operator reported today.

An American Trucking Associations survey of 130 trucking companies places median truck driver pay in a range from $46,000 to $73,000 a year, depending on the type of company they work for and freight they haul.

Container terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey will close on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day but will be open for regular hours on Friday, Dec. 26.