Spot rates have jumped more than 40 percent in the last four weeks for shippers using rail-owned boxes out of Los Angeles due to an equipment shortage in Southern California unseen since 2018.
31 Dec 2019
The US District Court has issued a last-minute reprieve for the trucking industry looking to block AB5, issuing a temporary restraining order on Dec. 31 to protect the industry until a Jan. 13 hearing.
23 Dec 2019
New legislation will take effect in California Jan. 1 that would make it much more difficult for truck drivers to retain independent contractor status, but owner operators are stuck in limbo pending a court decision on a legal challenge to the new rules.
10 Dec 2019
Trucking marketplace provider NEXT Trucking is offering BCOs a way to manage and predict fees associated with chassis management at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
18 Nov 2019
Using technology to correct documentation errors before trucker appointments are made and the terminals’ use of appointment systems to meter gate traffic reduced turn times in in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to a six-year low in October.
12 Nov 2019
The Port of Los Angeles anticipates a very soft fourth quarter due to US tariffs on Chinese imports, which a new report said threatens 1.5 million US jobs and more than $186 billion in economic activity.
07 Nov 2019
Unless the Los Angeles-Long Beach ports attract more cargo, they could wind up stuck with a hefty bill for the intermodal corridor’s bond debt, a report says.
31 Oct 2019
Multiregional LTL carrier Saia generated more revenue, volume, and profit through expansion into the Northeast and in ‘legacy’ markets.
09 Oct 2019
A California Court of Appeals has ruled that the “ABC” test can be applied retroactively, a decision that means truck drivers can calculate damages for past misclassification.
09 Oct 2019
A California-based digital freight marketplace sets a five-year goal to replace its asset-based diesel fleet with alternative power.
16 Sep 2019
An agreement between two of the oldest US regional LTL carriers is designed to speed cross-country LTL shipments, and reduce costs for trucking operators and shippers.