U.S. regulators are taking further steps toward a rulemaking on the detention of truck drivers by shippers and their customers.
Coverage of trucking contracts, employees, teamsters, and more.
News & Analysis
06 Jun 2016
Drayage companies that service the Port of New York and New Jersey are once again squaring off with the Teamsters union.
01 Jun 2016
The Teamsters union is accelerating its efforts to organize harbor truck drivers in Southern California.
11 May 2016
Far-reaching regulation will affect many smaller U.S. transport operators, shippers as well as large companies.
09 May 2016
California drayage companies are not rushing to take advantage of new legislation that could shield them from fines and penalties if they classify their independent contractor drivers as employees.
06 May 2016
The California labor commissioner’s office has launched an amnesty program for trucking companies.
06 May 2016
Trucking hiring is bumping against a post-recession ceiling as unemployment drops, construction wages rise.
08 Apr 2016
The truck driver shortage is more a problem for large trucking operators, as the total number of drivers and small fleets grows, said Jeff Tucker, chairman of the Transportation Intermediaries Association and head of Tucker Company Worldwide.
04 Apr 2016
The U.S. economy gained jobs in March, but not the trucking industry. The number of employees on for-hire trucking payrolls dropped for the second straight month in March, send a warning to carriers about wages and shippers about capacity.
15 Mar 2016
Truckers at DP World-operated International Container Transshipment Terminal, or Vallarpadam, called off a six-day strike that ground inland freight movements to a near-standstill and forced shippers to divert some cargo away from Cochin, India’s southeastern major public harbor.