Trucking Logistics

The prospect of a stronger US economy later in the year has many truck shippers advancing contract talks and freight bids to the first quarter, while carriers "hedge their bets."

A sudden double-digit hike in fuel prices is hammering Mexican trucking companies and shippers — but it's not their only problem.

Former truck dispatcher ordered to surrender gains from invoice fraud to Oklahoma company, federal government.

The appointment system designed to combat congestion and improve efficiency at a major terminal of the Port of New York and New Jersey went off without a major glitch on its first regular work day Tuesday.

The incoming administration may provide an opportunity for freight-friendly policies, according to Americans for Modern Transportation, a group that counts Amazon, UPS, and FedEx among its ranks.

There’s still plenty to concern shippers in 2017 when it comes to trucking and intermodal rail.

Although there is a last-ditch effort to stop the trucking electronic logging device mandate making its way through the US courts, it will more than likely take effect as scheduled. Here's what shippers and truckers need to know about the new regulation.


Trucking is increasingly bumping against a hiring ceiling. Low unemployment and job openings in competing industries mean fewer candidates are available to fill trucking jobs.

US shippers who enjoyed a break from truckload rate increases and even some reduction in costs in 2016 are nervous about what they’ll encounter in 2017, especially in the second half of the year.