Trucking Logistics

The costs and liability for Hanjin Shipping containers have been some of the biggest concerns for members of the supply chain since the world's seventh-largest container line went bankrupt.
Hanjin Shipping told a US District Bankruptcy Court Friday how it would handle the late return of containers.

An effort to get approval for heavier trucks on Texan roadways failed in the legislature in 2015, but a second effort is now underway.
A heavyweight fight is shaping up in the Texas Legislature over proposals to allow trucks to carry heavier loads over the state’s highways.

Although the Hanjin Shipping crisis has challenged the global supply chain, it also provides lessons for shippers unique to national and regional industry dynamics.
Hanjin Shipping’s bankruptcy filing has once again exposed how fragile the new chassis regime is in the United States.

The US Department of Transportation laid down guidelines this week for manufacturers of automated vehicles that provide a clearer path forward for autonomous trucks.

TNT's European road network, and its ability to handle profitable palletized freight, will be important to FedEx as it integrates global express operations.

FedEx raised revenue, profit in its first quarter as owner of TNT Express, despite integration costs following acquisition.

The US Federal Maritime Commission has had some success in helping cargo interests minimize costs and retrieve cargo stranded by Hanjin Shipping’s bankruptcy.

Seasonal adjustments may account, in part, for an unusually strong gain in truck tonnage in "difficult-to-read" August.

Extended gate hours at the Port of Oakland, pictured, are pulling down costs for shippers and driving up productivity.
Beneficial cargo owners and truckers in Northern California support extended gate hours at Oakland's largest terminal.

EZE Truck Holdings, which has grown through mergers and acquisitions since 2009, is combining with Farran International.