Transport Topics

Business, Logistics

Ryder to Provide Transportation Needs for Mattel at Toy Maker’s New Plant

Ryder Ryder System Inc.

Ryder System Inc. will provide dedicated transportation, logistics and fleet management for Mattel Inc. at the toy maker’s Jonestown, Pa., distribution center.

August 1, 2017

DHL Supply Chain to Close Operations at Ohio Plant

DHL DHL Worldwide Express hub in Hebron, Ky. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

DHL Supply Chain will close its Englewood, Ohio, location Sept. 18, a move that will affect 85 workers.

July 31, 2017
Business, Equipment, Safety

2017 NTDC List of Competitors by Company

2016 NTDC competitors 2016 competitors by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Check out the list of drivers, sorted by the company they are competing for, at the 80th annual National Truck Driving Championships and ninth annual National Step Van Driving Championships, which will be held Aug. 9-12 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

July 27, 2017
Business, Equipment

Class 8 Production Hits 19-Month High

Production TT File Photo

North American Class 8 production reached a 19-month high in June after stronger orders earlier this year, according to ACT Research Co.

July 24, 2017

A Visit to the Site Where Kenworth Was Born

Kurt Swihart, Kenworth Truck Co., marketing director, explains the truck maker's early days in Snoqualmie, Wash., where Kenworth held a ride-and-drive July 21, 2017.

July 21, 2017
Business, Safety, Fuel

Kenworth Mixer, Dump Truck Demonstration

A T880S mixer fueled by compressed natural gas and a T880 dump truck take to the course at Dirtfish in Snoqualmie, Wash., during Kenworth Truck Co.'s ride and drive of vocational vehicles July 21, 2017.

July 21, 2017

Kuehne + Nagel Purchases Commodity Forwarders

Truck Kuehne + Nagel International AG

Kuehne + Nagel Inc. has purchased Commodity Forwarders Inc., an airfreight forwarder of perishable goods in the United States.

July 21, 2017
Business, Logistics

Keg Logistics Sold From One Private Equity Firm to Another

Bregal Sagemount has sold its stake in Keg Logistics to Seaport Capital in a deal between middle-market private equity firms.

July 21, 2017

CSX Doubles Down on North Carolina Intermodal Investments

CSX train Emmett Tullos/Flickr

Intermodal service is set for the Port of Wilmington, N.C., with daily CSX service to Charlotte. The first double-stack trains are due to begin operating July 28.

July 21, 2017
Business, Logistics

Coyote Logistics to Open Atlanta Office, Add 325 Jobs

Coyote Logistics Coyote Logistics

Coyote Logistics will open a 48,000-square-foot office in northeast Atlanta and create 325 jobs, spending more than $6 million.

July 21, 2017