Congestion-caused delays at the largest U.S. port complex are pushing up outbound spot market truck rates from the Los Angeles-Long Beach market to inland distribution points.
U.S. spot market truck rates were stable last week, and while freight volume dropped from the previous week, demand and pricing are still robust, DAT Solutions said.
An analysis of recent lane-by-lane trucking activity in the U.S. turns on their heads some assumptions about spot market load boards and how they’re used by carriers.
Truck capacity is tightening along the U.S.-Mexican border, forcing cross-border shippers to become more innovative, says Sonney Jones, a former shipper and now director of sales in Mexico for...
Clean Energy Fuels will expand its CNG-delivery network and customer list through partial ownership of NG Advantage, which operates a trucking-based 'virtual pipeline' for CNG fuel.
The Teamsters union is intensifying efforts to organize truck drivers and other workers at FedEx Freight and Con-way Freight, the two largest U.S. less-than-truckload trucking companies.
Tracking chassis as they move around and through ports and railheads is the next step in building a more sophisticated, interconnected supply chain, telematics company Orbcomm says.
The use of fleet management systems or telematics to track commercial vehicles is expected to nearly double in Europe by 2018, research firm Berg Insight says.
Spot market freight volumes on DAT load boards climbed 32 percent year-over-year in September, according to the DAT North American Freight Index, the 14th straight monthly increase.
U.S. shippers turned to J.B. Hunt Transport Services for capacity in the third quarter, whether moving goods on road or on rail. The carrier increased intermodal volumes 8 percent year-over-year in...
The nation's second-largest truckload carrier is the latest trucking company to boost driver pay significantly, as driver supply tightens in trucking's peak season.
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