The campaign to organize workers nationwide across different transportation modes will give the Teamsters more leverage and ultimately cost shippers more, a US labor expert told JOC.com.
Robert Voltmann, Transportation Intermediaries Association's President & CEO will be speaking at the 3PL Value Creation 2013 Seminar in Chicago on November 6
11 May 2017
As more consumers order heavier goods online, XPO and other last-mile logistics providers need more space.
14 Dec 2016
Two acquisitions give USPack greater reach in Midwest, more specialized services, technology as e-commerce speeds up.
14 Oct 2016
The Teamsters' long-haul campaign to organize XPO Logistics, as well as FedEx Freight, unfolds terminal by terminal, court decision by court decision.
12 Apr 2016
The U.S. economy may be crawling along, but Estes Express Lines is moving faster, opening a new less-than-truckload terminal in the Chicago area.
11 Apr 2016
A new U.S. Department of Transportation push to promote coastal and inland waterway container services has come despite signs that such efforts have a poor track record.
10 Feb 2016
Truck drivers who have been using a secondary access road to reach a major intermodal complex in the Chicago area have been forced to cope with longer turn times, fewer trips and higher costs — and they won’t be seeing any relief any time soon.
05 Feb 2016
Echo Global Logistics revenue and net revenue in fourth quarter rose on the the company’s recent acquisition of Command Transportation, but related integration costs dragged down profit by double digits.
03 Feb 2016
After a tumultuous year that saw a high-profile management shake-up and intermodal volume declines, Hub Group finished 2015 with a strong fourth quarter. Profit jumped double digits in the last three months of 2015 on stronger intermodal and truck brokerage freight volume and recovering rail service, the company said.
12 Jan 2016
Several accidents involving multiple vehicles, including tractor-trailers, closed two Interstate highways in Indiana, disrupting east-west traffic as bands of heavy snow moved through the area toward New York and the Northeast.
21 Dec 2015
Canadian Pacific Railway said its acquisition of Norfolk Southern Railway would improve fluidity through Chicago, but doubts remain whether a tie would do much to free up bottlenecks at the top U.S. freight hub — even if the deal gives CP control of a key belt railroad in the area.