TRAC Intermodal, the United States’ largest provider of intermodal chassis, plans to extend its services into drayage, said CEO Keith Lovetro.
News & Analysis
03 Mar 2014
28 Feb 2014
The lowest reading yet for JOC Truckload Capacity Index reflects lower truck counts at some of the largest U.S. carriers in the fourth quarter. The actual drop in capacity is likely deeper, as carrier bankruptcies hit a three-year high in the quarter.
14 Feb 2014
Truckload carrier C.R. England is putting more LNG trucks on the road in Southern California, as abundant natural gas builds interest in the alternative fuel.
13 Feb 2014
Truckload rates rose 2.9 percent in January, with intermodal rates climbing 1.7 percent year-over-year, Cass Information Systems said.
12 Feb 2014
Shippers must be more proactive to mitigate rate increases, meet truck capacity and supply chain challenges in 2014, says Andy Moses, senior vice president of global products at Penske Logistics.
06 Feb 2014
Rising demand from the logistics sector will boost sales of heavy-duty trucks in China and demand for imported components, according to the latest report from Macquarie Equities Research.
31 Jan 2014
Shippers that were complacent about reports of tightening truck capacity in 2013 could be in for a shock this year, especially if weaknesses in transportation networks exposed by this winter’s severe storms are taken as a warning sign.
31 Jan 2014
Direct ChassisLink is launching a program to replace bias-ply tires with radial tires on more than 20,000 chassis and plans eventually to convert its entire fleet to radials.
07 Jan 2014
New order placement for Class 8 trucks in North America surged in December.
16 Dec 2013
Dedicated contract carriage, long a “one-customer, one-fleet” business, is evolving beyond those roots as more complex, leaner supply chains recast shipper distribution models. Increasingly, shippers are deploying dedicated truck fleets alongside their own vehicles and for-hire tractor-trailers in “hybrid” freight networks that also might include intermodal rail as they seek the best way to deliver goods.