Transport Topics


New Foreign-Trade Zone Warehouse to Open Near Port of Jacksonville

Port of Jacksonville Port of Jacksonville

North Florida Warehouse FTZ, a division of JZ Expedited Cos., has been granted permission to operate an outdoor foreign-trade zone for the Port of Jacksonville.

December 11, 2017

GlobalTranz Acquires Utah’s Apex Logistics

Freight brokerage firm GlobalTranz Enterprises made its fourth acquisition of 2017, buying American Folk, Utah-based Apex Logistics Group for an undisclosed price.

December 11, 2017
Business, Technology

Alkane, evLabs Announce Deal for Electric Truck Launch

Alkane Truck Co. announced it signed a memorandum of understanding with evLaboratory Inc. to integrate evLabs’ powertrain and battery management system with Alkane’s alternative fuel truck chassis.

December 11, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

ACT Seeks Participants in Study of Electric Vehicle Market

ACT Research Co. is developing a multiclient study to define a vision of the United States and Canada market potential for electric medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles stretching into the year 2035.

December 1, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Tesla Reveals Price Range for Electric Semi

Tesla's Elon Musk unveils the new Semi Tesla's Elon Musk unveils the new Semi. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

Tesla Inc. said the expected price for its all-electric Class 8 truck will range from $150,000 to $200,000.

November 28, 2017

Diesel Rises 1.4¢ to $2.926 a Gallon as Oil Climbs

Truck is fueled at the pump Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel jumped 1.4 cents to $2.926 a gallon as oil rose above $58 a barrel.

November 27, 2017
Business, Equipment

Prestolite Gains Three Standard Positions at DTNA Beginning in 2019

Prestolite IdlePro Prestolite Electric IdlePro

Aftermarket supplier Prestolite Electric’s IdlePro model alternator was selected by Daimler Trucks North America for standard position on new commercial vehicles set to launch in multiple markets between late 2019 and early 2020.

September 5, 2017
Business, Equipment, Safety

Love’s Adds Oil Change Service

Love's Travel Stop Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Oil changes for diesel engines now are available at 130 Love's Truck Tire Care locations as the network continues to add services for professional drivers.

August 18, 2017
Business, Technology

Hub Group Offers New Tablet, Smartphone Platform to Track Containers

Hub Group has launched a tablet and smartphone platform to allows customers to track and trace containers.

August 11, 2017
Business, Technology

HaulFox, FourKites Partner to Enhance Visibility for Freight Brokers

HaulFox has partnered with freight-tracking technology provider FourKites to enhance supply chain visibility.

August 3, 2017