Trucking Logistics

Truck turn times at the Port of Long Beach's newly automated Long Beach Container Terminal are half those at other terminals in the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex.

The battle over truck driver hours-of-service and the 34-hour restart will likely roll into a House-Senate conference committee this summer.

Some truckers working at the Port of New York and New Jersey are turning away from the leasing system that dominates the industry.

An increase in Asian freight shipped straight to Mexico means fewer trucks heading south from the U.S., tighter capacity for northbound shipments.

Chassis at Port of Los Angeles
With an average of 15 percent of chassis invoice charges inaccurate or subject to dispute, motor carriers that automate the reconciliation of invoices save thousands of dollars annually, according to a chassis billing specialist.

By many accounts, the U.S. is in a freight recession. So why are regional less-than-truckload carriers building terminals, expanding into new territories and adding customers?

Higher U.S. diesel prices and fuel surcharges may threaten transportation savings.

Freight costing "is a huge challenge," Estes Express Lines' chief operating officer told a technology conference.

The government of India is looking to automate gate transactions at the country's major ports.

A rule change that enters force September 1 in Russia threatens shippers and foreign over-the-road transportation companies with increased costs.