COAC recommends moving CBP’s electronic export...
by Chris Gillis on December 5, 2019 at 9:28 pm
While Customs and Border Protection’s Automated Commercial Environment has automated much of the cross-border trade process, the U.S. […]
Isaac user conference attracts 250+
by email@example.com on December 5, 2019 at 9:11 pm
SAINT-BRUNO-de-MONTARVILLE, Que. – Isaac Instruments attracted more than 250 industry representatives to its fourth annual user […]
Shelley Simpson on the efficiency of J.B....
by Jack Glenn on December 5, 2019 at 9:00 pm
FreightWaves CEO Craig Fuller chats with J.B. Hunt Chief Commercial Officer Shelley Simpson.
Yokohama 114R UWB to replace RY407
by firstname.lastname@example.org on December 5, 2019 at 8:55 pm
Yokohama Tire has unveiled a new regional haul trailer tire, the 114R ultra wide-base (UWB) model, replacing the RY407 model.
How to Secure Cargo with Air
by Staff on December 5, 2019 at 8:44 pm
Dunnage air bags are becoming one of the most popular solutions for freight stabilization and protection in van trailers
19.11 | 2019 Freight Volume Realities
by Lou Smyrlis on December 5, 2019 at 8:30 pm
Freight Rail Growth Slows Due to Competition From...
by Dan Ronan on December 5, 2019 at 8:30 pm
Growth in rail freight has been hampered this year by competition from trucking, in part driven by trucking’s falling rates and extra […]
Share of Small Businesses Planning Higher Pay...
by Reade Pickert on December 5, 2019 at 8:30 pm
As a tight labor market makes filling positions more difficult, 26% of U.S. small-business owners plan to increase pay in coming months, […]
United Airlines changes CEO in planned transition
by Eric Kulisch on December 5, 2019 at 8:15 pm
Four years ago, United Airlines was a mess and customers were not happy. Under CEO Oscar Munoz, UAL is flying high again.
Cybersecurity rises to surface of maritime...
by Kim Link-Wills on December 5, 2019 at 8:00 pm
HudsonAnalytix CEO recommends risk assessments and alleviation to protect ports, terminals and shipping lines from cyberattacks.
Toyota Having Trouble Keeping Hybrid Car Models...
by Chester Dawson on December 5, 2019 at 8:00 pm
Toyota Motor Corp. has a problem with selling its hybrids — it can’t get enough of them.
Enhance Freight Connectivity in Next Highway...
by Eugene Mulero on December 5, 2019 at 7:45 pm
Consideration in Congress of an extensive update to federal transportation guidelines must prioritize sustainable funding that enhances […]
California Will Not Enforce Truck-Trailer GHG...
by David Cullen on December 5, 2019 at 7:30 pm
The California Air Resources Board is suspending enforcement of its greenhouse-gas emission standards for trailer for at least two years.
Carriers clawing back: power shifts towards the...
by Andrew Cox on December 5, 2019 at 7:29 pm
Increased rates and signs of capacity slowly leaving the market continues the power shift towards carriers.
Class 8 Orders Slump for Weakest November Since...
by Roger Gilroy on December 5, 2019 at 7:15 pm
Preliminary North American Class 8 net orders for November passed 17,000 and hit the second-highest point reached this year, but analysts […]
Freight Futures daily curve: 12/5
by Tom Mallon on December 5, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Wednesday's Trucking Freight Futures forward curves point toward a choppy yet weaker market in 2020.
BYD Hires Former Tesla Exec for Truck Division
on December 5, 2019 at 6:46 pm
A licensed civil engineer, Aaron Gillmore was selected by Building Design + Construction Magazine as one of the 40 under 40 industry […]
Possibilities, Costs ‘Enormous’ for A2A Rail
by Elwood Brehmer on December 5, 2019 at 6:45 pm
The backers of a new rail line to link Alaska to Canada and Lower 48 markets insist it would generate upward of $5 billion of freight […]
Commentary: In US vs. the world, trade flow tells...
by Lori Ann LaRocco on December 5, 2019 at 6:30 pm
CNBC trade expert and author Lori Ann LaRocco says if trade talks were really progressing, U.S. exports to China would be ticking up, not […]
US Trade Gap Narrows 7.6% to $47.2 Billion in...
by Paul Wiseman on December 5, 2019 at 6:15 pm
WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in October as imports fell faster than exports. The politically sensitive trade gap with […]
Christmas tree shortage driving prices higher
by Linda Baker, Staff Writer on December 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm
A limited supply of Christmas trees in Oregon, the country’s No. 1 producer, continues to drive up wholesale and retail costs.
DHL Index on Strength of International Economy...
by Dan Ronan on December 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm
Despite persistent concerns of a worldwide economic slowdown, a new report from logistics and shipping company DHL says international trade […]
Transportation Construction Market Will Grow in...
by Eleanor Lamb on December 5, 2019 at 5:30 pm
The transportation construction market is expected to grow by about 5% in 2020, according to the American Road and Transportation Builders […]
No ‘Soft Enforcement’ When ELD Enforcement...
by Eric Miller on December 5, 2019 at 5:15 pm
Commercial vehicle inspectors will not offer a “soft enforcement” grace period for truckers without electronic logging devices […]
Commentary: Can technology alleviate ecommerce...
by Brian Aoaeh on December 5, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Brian Aoaeh writes about workplace injuries and workplace safety in the ecommerce age...
GM to Build $2.3 Billion Battery Plant in...
by David Welch on December 5, 2019 at 5:00 pm
General Motors Co. and its battery partner, South Korea’s LG Chem Ltd., will jointly invest $2.3 billion in a new electric vehicle […]
Heavy mountain snow slamming western U.S. through...
by Nick Austin, Director of Weather Analytics and Senior Meteorologist on December 5, 2019 at 4:30 pm
Delays of freight movement likely from the Sierra Nevada to the Rockies the next few days. Plenty of snow.
Impeachment Politics Threaten Legislative Agenda,...
by Eugene Mulero on December 5, 2019 at 4:30 pm
With the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump entering a new phase this month, congressional leaders continue to criticize each […]
Hair Drug-Testing Rule Could Become Public in...
by Eric Miller on December 5, 2019 at 4:15 pm
ROCKVILLE, Md. — A proposed federal rule that would allow motor carriers to drug test their drivers and prospective employees using […]
ELD holdouts shouldn’t expect mercy after...
by Ashley Coker, Editor on December 5, 2019 at 4:08 pm
There will not be a soft enforcement or grace period for noncompliant carriers.
Commentary: Missed signs of freight rail slowdown?
by Jim Blaze on December 5, 2019 at 4:00 pm
Jim Blaze writes about the decline in rail freight; is it a recent event, or has it been taking place over a longer period?
Freight recession unlikely, says freight rail...
by Joanna Marsh on December 5, 2019 at 3:30 pm
U.S. rail volumes are down, but don’t call it a freight recession, according to Association of American Railroads executive.
Engines over 10L will dominate Class 8 market; ACT
by Abdul Latheef on December 5, 2019 at 3:02 pm
COLUMBUS, Ind. – Engines over 10L are projected to account for more than 85% of the Class 8 production between 2020 and 2024, […]
Diesel Laptops CEO Tyler Robertson is...
by Timothy Dooner on December 5, 2019 at 3:00 pm
Diesel Laptops Tyler Robertson is bringing diagnostics on-demand to fleets and disrupting the repair economy
US solar cell tariffs darken 62,000 American jobs
by Chris Gillis on December 5, 2019 at 2:38 pm
A Solar Energy Industries Association study says U.S. tariffs on crystalline silicon solar cells have pushed solar panel prices in the U.S. […]
Volvo invests in California AI company
by Abdul Latheef on December 5, 2019 at 2:34 pm
GOTHENBURG, Sweden – Volvo Group Venture Capital has invested in California-based Apex.AI, a software developer in autonomous […]
Convoy closes out year of ‘multiple...
by Linda Baker, Staff Writer on December 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Riding a wave of innovations, the digital freight services startup ranked No. 3 on the FreightTech 25 list of most disruptive companies.
Leveraging robots-as-a-service in a competitive...
by Vishnu Rajamanickam, Staff Writer on December 5, 2019 at 1:30 pm
Warehouses are under pressure to increase product picking efficiency in a time of expedited e-commerce. Automation and robotics can help.
Biden’s Low Carbon Strategy
by Emily Ricks on December 5, 2019 at 11:30 am
Today’s Pickup: Saudi Arabia threatens to flood...
by Vishnu Rajamanickam, Staff Writer on December 5, 2019 at 10:30 am
Saudi Arabia angry at low oil prices; consumer spend set to increase during holiday season; European wine production battles climate change.
TAPA pushes for collaboration with EU on its safe...
by Vishnu Rajamanickam, Staff Writer on December 5, 2019 at 9:26 am
Road transport organization TAPA has welcomed the EU initiative of creating a safe truck parking standard, while advocating for […]
UPS truck drivers in UK threaten strike at big...
by Jim Smith on December 5, 2019 at 8:23 am
Job action would come during peak holiday shopping period.
Swiss WorldCargo opens Cancun export facility
by Jim Smith on December 5, 2019 at 7:35 am
Carrier offering thrice-weekly service between Zurich and Cancun.
CMA CGM bolsters its LNG fuel supply with Total...
by Michael Angell, Bulk and Intermodal Editor on December 5, 2019 at 4:00 am
Container ship giant signs deal that will fuel LNG-powered ships on its Asia-Mediterranean service.
Project44 brings visibility to supply chains,...
by Nate Tabak, Canada Correspondent on December 4, 2019 at 11:30 pm
The Chicago firm secures No. 2 spot on FreightTech 25 list with a platform that seamlessly tracks freight through the turbulence of […]
New York grants cargo bikes commercial parking...
by Mark Solomon on December 4, 2019 at 11:02 pm
New York City pilot program gives cargo bikes commercial curbside access
Midwest farmers hit hard by weather-delayed...
by Nick Austin, Director of Weather Analytics and Senior Meteorologist on December 4, 2019 at 11:00 pm
"The weather has not been kind to farmers this year. It’s been blow after blow after blow.” Downward pressure on prices hurting […]
Could Europe unilaterally regulate shipping...
by Greg Miller, Senior Editor on December 4, 2019 at 10:59 pm
The EU is pushing to bring carbon pricing to shipping, but there are a lot more questions than answers.
How Truck Tire Retreading Has Changed
on December 4, 2019 at 10:41 pm
Kevin Rohlwing has been in the tire industry for 37 years and has seen a massive shift in retread technology. Gone are the days of […]
North American railroads chart the course for 2020
by Todd Maiden on December 4, 2019 at 10:30 pm
Several management teams from North America’s largest Class I railroads were on hand to discuss current demand, their networks and […]