Trucking News

The Journal of Commerce’s trucking news and analysis encompasses full truckload, less-than-truckload (LTL), private fleet trucking, refrigerated trucking, regulation, drayage, and transloading. Reporting centers on pricing, volume demand, capacity, labor, regulation, and service levels in US and Canadian trucking networks. 

The latest Trucking News & Analysis

2 RATE BUREAUS SET ASIDE PLANS FOR PRICE HIKES

LEO ABRUZZESE |
Two major trucking industry rate bureaus scuttled proposed July price hikes but said they would agai
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WEEKLY TRUCK TONNAGE INDEX

JOC Team |
The following index charts weekly changes in motor carrier tonnage originating<br><br>from 49 produc
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TRUCKING BRIEFS

From Wire and Staff Reports |
Robust Sales Increase<br><br> Truck Output SharplyRobust truck sales are expected to push domestic t
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NY MAY AMEND REPAIR SHOP RULES

Journal of Commerce Staff |
New York motorists not satisfied with auto body repairs would have up to six months or 6,000 miles a
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ST. JOHNSBURY TRUCKING POSTS IMPROVED RESULTS

LEO ABRUZZESE |
St. Johnsbury Trucking Co. battled industrywide pricing pressures to post strong first quarter finan
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BALTIC FREIGHT INDEX

JOC Team |
1070.5 (May 29) Previous day - 1076.0<br><br> The Baltic International Freight Futures Exchange in L
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FREIGHT RATE FUTURES

JOC Team |
May 29<br><br> Baltic International Freight Futures ExchangePrev.<br><br>Close High Low
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BRAKE ACTIONS BEFORE CONGRESS, DOT, OTHER GROUPS

MICHAEL S. LELYVELD |
The following is a partial list of ongoing efforts related to truck brakes:<br><br> * Truck and Bus
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CALIF. ERECTS 65 MPH SIGNS ON SOME ROADS

(AP) |
The 65 mph speed limit signs went up in California at the weekend, the first time in 13 years that a
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TRUCKING BRIEFS

From Wire and Staff Reports |
License Law Targets<br><br> Commercial DriversALBANY, N.Y. - A new federal law makes it illegal to h
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FTA URGES UK TO INCREASE INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT

EDWIN UNSWORTH |
Greater investment by the government in Britain's transport infrastructure has been called for by th
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ROAD FATALITIES FOUND HIGHER IN RURAL WESTERN PART OF US

(AP) |
Country roads are far more dangerous than city streets in at least one respect, according to a study
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TRUCKING CRISIS LOOMS IN PERU BY BARBARA DURR

Journal of Commerce Special |
More than 20 percent of Peru's trucking fleet is paralyzed and the industry is warning the governmen
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SECOND FREIGHT RATE HIKE THIS YEAR UNDER STUDY

LEO ABRUZZESE |
Major trucking industry rate bureaus will meet over the next 10 days to consider a second round of f
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TRUCKING BRIEFS

From Wire and Staff Reports |
ICC Issues Order<br><br> On Handling of RatesThe Southern Motor Carriers Rate Conference must change
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CANADA-US TUNNEL DISPUTE BREWS

(AP) |
A conflict is brewing over who gets control of the busiest and most profitable Canada-U.S. Border cr
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BALTIC FREIGHT INDEX

JOC Team |
1076.0 (May 28) Previous day - 1075.0<br><br> The Baltic International Freight Futures Exchange in L
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FREIGHT RATE FUTURES

JOC Team |
May 28<br><br> Baltic International Freight Futures ExchangePrev.<br><br>Close High Low
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AUTO DESIGN FOR FUTURE TO BE BIT LIKE THE PRESENT

(AP) |
The shape of cars to come will be a lot like the shape of some cars that already are here: smooth, r
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BALTIC FREIGHT INDEX

JOC Team |
1075.0 (May 27) Previous day - 1079.0<br><br> The Baltic International Freight Futures Exchange in L
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FREIGHT RATE FUTURES

JOC Team |
May 27<br><br> Baltic International Freight Futures ExchangePrev.<br><br>Close High Low
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CP TRUCKS TO SELL EXPRESS AIRBORNE

ANDREW TAUSZ |
One of Canada's major trucking carriers has decided it's a good time to withdraw from the overnight
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P-I-E'S SHIPMASTER ATTRACTS INTEREST

KEVIN D. THOMPSON |
The trucking industry's first electronic bill of lading system is still on the prowl for shippers wi
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NHTSA STUDY FAULTS TRUCK BRAKE ADJUSTERS

MICHAEL S. LELYVELD |
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has found some brands of automatic brake adjuster
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TRUCKING BRIEFS

From Wire and Staff Reports |
Michelin to Expand<br><br> 3 S. Carolina PlantsCOLUMBIA, S.C. - Michelin Tire Corp. announced it wou
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TRANSPORT CALENDAR

JOC Team |
American Short Line Railroad Assoc., 1987 Western/Southwestern regional meeting, June 1-3. Embassy S
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CANADIAN MOTOR CARRIER FEARS PREDATORY PRICING

ANDREW TAUSZ |
John Kennedy, the man behind the wheel at the Kings-<br><br> way Group of Companies of Toronto, the
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WEEKLY TRUCK TONNAGE INDEX

JOC Team |
The following index charts weekly changes in motor carrier tonnage originating<br><br>from 49 produc
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GROUP: EXPANSION MAY RISK SAFETY

LEO ABRUZZESE |
Unfit truckers may escape federal safety review if the government expands the commercial zones exemp
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TRUCKING BRIEFS

From Wire and Staff Reports |
TNT to Purchase<br><br> Red Star Express LinesDes Plaines, Ill.- TNT Limited, one of the world's lar
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TRUCKING BRIEFS

From Wire and Staff Reports |
Leaseway Shareholders<br><br> To Vote on MergerLeaseway Transportation Corp. shareholders will vote
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