Transport Topics


Stott’s Market Express Buys Westco Express

Entrepreneur Peter Stott’s trucking firm Market Express purchased Westco Express in a deal combining two regional carriers.

November 17, 2017
Business, Equipment

Commercial Vehicle Group Reports Strong Third Quarter

Component supplier Commercial Vehicle Group Inc. reported stronger revenue and net income for the third quarter as its two key segments improved.

November 13, 2017
Business, Logistics

J.B. Hunt Opens Logistics Sales Offices in Alabama, Texas

J.B. Hunt headquarters J.B. Hunt Transport Service Inc. via YouTube

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has opened sales offices in Mobile, Ala., and Texarkana, Texas, which will house staff working in the Integrated Capacity Solutions division.

November 13, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Fontaine Offers Lightweight Steel Fifth Wheel

Fontaine Fifth Wheel now offers the Fontaine 6NWB, the lightest steel fifth wheel assembly in the industry, according to the company.

November 6, 2017

Berkshire Hathaway Adds Trucker Insurance in Canada


Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance announced its Motor Truck Cargo Legal Liability policy intended to protect against the legal liability commercial truckers face when carrying third-party goods.

October 20, 2017
Business, Logistics

FBI Group Acquires Third Canadian Freight Brokerage Firm

The FBI Group

Freight Brokers International Corp., a freight brokerage firm in Vaughan, Ontario, that goes by the name The FBI Group, has agreed to acquire another brokerage firm, Consolidated Carriers, based in Markham, Ontario.

October 10, 2017

Transflo Joins Blockchain in Trucking Alliance

Telematics provider Transflo joined the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance to develop technology standards, promote educational efforts and implement blockchain capabilities in the trucking and freight shipment industry.

October 2, 2017
Business, Logistics

Gem Containers Receives Funding From Crestline

Crestline Investors Inc. will provide an unspecified amount of financing to Gem Containers Ltd. to expand its tank container leasing and management business.

September 25, 2017
Business, Logistics

Port of Virginia Begins CSX Service to New Pittsburgh Intermodal Terminal

CSX double-stack train TT File Photo

CSX Transportation on Sept. 7 opened an intermodal terminal outside of Pittsburgh, and now the Port of Virginia will serve Pennsylvania and Ohio via double-stack trains.

September 24, 2017
Business, Equipment

Dana Names Christophe Dominiak Chief Technology Officer

TT File Photo

Dana Inc. named Christophe Dominiak its new chief technology officer, it said.

September 22, 2017