Trucking Logistics

With transportation veteran Mark Yeager now a senior adviser, private equity firm looks for a "platform" company as a base for expansion in logistics.

Drayage companies in Los Angeles-Long Beach are using a mobile app that allows them to manage truck dispatching and avoid trouble spots in a real-time environment.

Waberer's has been expanding across Europe to boost its presence in the continent's numerous national markets.
European truckload carrier Waberer’s said it was able to increase revenue and volume in the first half.

Opposition to the shipment of liquid radioactive waste from Canada to South Carolina by truck spotlights broader challenge to hazardous materials transportation.

The electronic logging device mandate could create value for smaller trucking companies by enabling better shipment visibility.
A U.S. federal mandate requiring truck drivers to use electronic logging devices by the end of next year won’t necessarily be the harbinger of a long-anticipated “capacity crunch.”

Trucking companies and freight shippers shouldn't expect a "rally" or "retreat" but a very slow rebound.

A proposal to mandate speed-limiting technology on heavy trucks would increase demand for truck drivers, U.S. regulators admit.

Singamas manufactured 112,599 less containers in the first half of 2016 than 2015.
The world’s No. 2 container maker, slumped to a loss in the first half of 2016.

Investors appear to be demanding more proof “Uber for Trucking” concepts actually will work.


Trucking companies of all types are being driven to take new and sometimes rough routes, as the growth of e-commerce, shifting consumer spending patterns, new regulations and technology create new challenges.