Produce shipments from western and southern US states provoked a refrigerated spot rate spike in May, and some truck shortages in California.
27 Apr 2020
Trucking companies large and small are focused on getting through the next month or two, after which they hope freight volumes will begin to recover. But that recovery may be a long one.
04 Feb 2020
Two regional LTL carriers say their new partnership will help increase domestic traffic and set up “international inland” moves in a six-state West Coast network.
29 Oct 2019
US motor carriers blamed “an oversupply of truckload capacity” for greater-than-expected pressure on earnings in the third quarter.
23 Jan 2019
The hefty capital injection for NEXT, announced Wednesday, places it among the biggest individual raisers of capital in the most recent wave of logistics technology startups.
02 Jan 2019
Users of industrial space who are looking for the right location for additional space must be prepared to pay more, sector analysts say.
12 Dec 2018
Shippers will have to scramble after Union Pacific Railroad and Norfolk Southern Railway announced the elimination of more than 425 domestic and nearly 100 international origin-and-destination interline pairs in multiple phases.
18 Jun 2018
US truck prices to transport fruits and vegetables from Mexico and California are up 20 to 30 percent compared with a year ago, mirroring the rates in other modes too. Even so, the purchasers of transportation are opening their wallets and riding out the inflation until the macroeconomic environment changes.
13 Jan 2017
Trucking companies that lease equipment to drivers and treat them as owner-operators need to review their practices in light of a decision that classified drivers who leased equipment from Swift Transportation as employees.
09 Sep 2016
Largest US truckload carrier sees increase in demand from contract customers, but rates still down 1 to 1.5 percent.
21 Apr 2016
Swift Transportation plans to cut another 200 tractors from its massive fleet to counter softer demand and truck pricing.
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