Trucking Logistics

Does an atypically "robust" summer for US freight demand signal higher road and rail rates ahead for shippers?

The $95 million sale of cold-chain specialist Unitrans follows months of consolidation and rebranding at the multimodal transport operator.

The fastest-growing LTL carriers in 2016 were far from the largest.


Descartes' acquisition of MacroPoint will accelerate drive toward shipment, SKU-level tracking of freight across modal networks.

Truckload carriers of all sizes and types suffered in last year’s freight slump, but they did not suffer equally.

The US trucking industry still relies on a pre-regulatory-era pricing model after 30 years of freedom to change it.

The 2017 JOC Directory of Trucking is a one-stop source of information for North American shippers and third-party logistics providers.

Private equity firm Transplace management to buy company as shippers increasingly demand not just technology, but also realizing the value of that technology.

The 112-year-old company is at the fulcrum of change rippling through the US trucking market and across trade lanes from Asia to Europe, much of it driven by e-commerce and technology.

Evidence shows shippers have pretty much exhausted the breathing room won in 2015 and 2016 after steep rate truck hikes in 2014. Now is the time for fresh planning.