Key data on revenue and freight assets for the 50 largest global freight carriers.
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the decline of brick-and-mortar retail establishments and accelerated e-commerce, creating a massive logistical challenge for warehouse and distribution center operators.
Self-driving truck startup Plus announced that a commercial truck equipped with its automated driving technology has passed a national certification test and met all safety and performance requirements to begin on-road operation in China.
With major truck manufacturers pushing into factory-built electric vehicles, 2021 is poised to be the year for the technology to transition from pilot testing to commercialization.
Economic indicators suggest the trucking industry could be poised for growth in 2021, after the coronavirus pandemic caused a topsy-turvy year in 2020 marked by unpredictable demand and continued uncertainty in the driver pool.
Costs associated with trucking operations have decreased, according to the American Transportation Research Institute.
Members of Congress return to Capitol Hill after Thanksgiving to close out a post-election lame-duck session that will include government funding legislation and the possibility of a new round of COVID-19 relief aid.
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Goods are pouring into ports, being delivered by trucks to warehouses and e-commerce locations, and retailers are restocking their shelves as the holiday shopping season gets into full swing. It’s also a major reason why trucking continues to outperform the overall U.S. economy.
Photos of the transportation of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree out of the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests in Colorado.
Despite pandemic challenges, the companies ranked on the Transport Topics 2020 Top 50 Global Freight Carriers list have adjusted their operations to keep pace with ever-changing market conditions.
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Amazon .com Inc. merchants around the U.S. say some products that normally reach customers in one or two days are now taking a week or longer just as the world’s largest online retailer heads into what’s expected to be a record-busting holiday shopping season.