Trucking Logistics

Trucks at a truck stop
The U.S. economic recovery may be slow, but the freight recovery is moving faster, thanks to growth in manufacturing and construction.

Six U.S. truck drivers have filed a class action suit accusing the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration of unlawfully disseminating reports of driver safety records to potential employers.

The union representing about 400 harbor truck drivers at Port Metro Vancouver has given Canadian officials until July 30 to enforce government-mandated pay rates for drivers, or face another possible trucker strike at Canada’s largest port.

What a difference a year — and a $300 million acquisition — can make. The acquisition of Gordon Trucking last November is powering significant growth at Heartland Express...

Spurred by stronger industrial production, consumer spending and housing activity, truckload rates rose 5.2 percent on average in June from a year ago...

Werner Enterprises truck
A stronger recovery, an “extremely challenging” driver market and rising number of trucking company failures gave Werner Enterprises more freight than it could handle in the second quarter. “Overbooked” is the term the nation’s third-largest truckload carrier used to describe its business last quarter.

Roadrunner Transportation drove deeper into the non-asset logistics business this week by acquiring Integrated Services, a $21 million Midwestern regional logistics provider.

Pacific International Lines has advised its customers that effective Dec.


Truck gates at Maher Terminals in Port of New York and New Jersey
When ports are hit with severe winter weather, chassis shortages, intermodal rail delays or an unexpected spike in container volume, life can be difficult for harbor truckers. When all of those factors converge at the same time, as they did this year, life is downright miserable in the drayage industry.

chassis in port of Los Angeles
The busiest container gateways on the U.S. East and West coasts are trying to bring order to the chaos of intermodal chassis. It won’t be quick or easy.