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Transport Topics business coverage focuses on the financial, economic, and commercial aspects of the modern freight business. Looking at both the microeconomic and macroeconomic forces shaping bottom lines, the news in this category includes labor news, jobs reports, tonnage and sales indicators, operations analysis, money and banking, mergers, acquisitions, e-commerce, bankruptcy, insurance issues, and more.

Business, Logistics

How to Become a Freight Broker

Freight brokers use their expertise and relationships to help shippers find available carriers, saving shippers time and money and helping carriers more easily connect to shippers.

April 8, 2024
Business, Safety

Future Proofing Your Trucking Security Budget

Program Airs: July 18, 2 p.m. ET In this webinar, we'll delve into enhancing your security budget and strategizing for future threats. We'll discuss critical topics like visualizing and mitigating potential risks, preparing for evolving crime challenges, and budgeting for unforeseen incidents.

July 18, 2024
Business, Safety

Your Guide to Freight Fraud & Cybersecurity

Program Airs: June 27, 2 p.m. ET Recouping your claims - from filing and acknowledgement to investigation and settlement - can exhaust more time and money than you can afford. Instead of a game of telephone, what if your service provider managed each step of the process from claim to settlement and offered you a single touchpoint for all your questions? Chas Nickells, Vice President of Business Development for Transportation at Davies Group, joins Seth Clevenger to share his decades of experience creating custom claims solutions for industry leaders and teach you how end-to-end claims solutions can transform your operations.   

June 27, 2024
Business, Technology, Safety

Elevating Truck Safety: The Rise of ADAS Technology

Prioritizing safety is an integral characteristic of the most successful fleets and ADAS technology is at the forefront of modern safety strategies.Jeff Lotus, FMCSA Technology Division Chief, joins TT's Seth Clevenger to discuss the current outlook on ADAS technology and his plans for phase 2 of the TechCelerate Now program. 

June 25, 2024
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Chipmaker Nvidia Becomes Most Valuable Company in S&P 500

Nvidia’s startling ascent in the stock market reached another milestone June 18 as the chipmaker rose to become the most valuable company in the S&P 500.

June 18, 2024
Business, Logistics

Private Equity Firms Invest in RPM Freight Systems

RPM Freight Systems is to receive backing from private equity firms Trive Capital and Bluejay Capital Partners, the investors said in a news release.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
June 18, 2024
Business, Logistics

What's That? Less-Than-Truckload (LTL)

Because of large revenue pools, cybersecurity experts recognize trucking as one of the most cyberattacked industries of today. Intrusion detection systems (IDS) are designed to protect you from cyberattacks.

June 18, 2024
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, For-Hire

Artur Express to Run 100 Kodiak Self-Driving Sleeper Trucks

Artur Express plans to operate 100 sleeper trucks with Kodiak Robotics’ self-driving truck technology installed in a partnership between the companies, they said.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
June 18, 2024
Business, Equipment

May Medium-Duty Sales Decline 6% Year-Over-Year

U.S. retail sales for medium-duty trucks declined year-over-year in May after six consecutive months of gains, according to data from Wards Intelligence.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
June 18, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire, Private

Efficient Use of Space Is Key in Weak Freight Market: Study

Over-the-road carriers waiting for an upturn in the freight cycle must make the most efficient use of their trucks’ space to best ride out ongoing market weakness, according to CSCMP.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
June 18, 2024