Business
Government, Business, Safety, Technology, Equipment

Congress Set to Revive SSRS

The Single State Registration System for trucking, which supposedly was put to rest at the beginning of this year, could make a brief, albeit costly, return because of legislation expected to pass Congress this month.

July 30, 2007
Government, Business

Former Army Arsenal Reborn as BNSF Freight Hub

Dan De Los Monteros for TT

ELWOOD, Ill. — In an unceasing torrent they come, 20- and 40-foot corrugated steel shipping containers from the Far East, filled with manufactured goods, to this landlocked port on Lincoln’s prairie.

July 30, 2007
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Podcast Debut: ‘RoadSigns’ Tackles Autonomous

RoadSigns podcast

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Transport Topics' new podcast: RoadSigns. Our debut episode focuses on how the trucking industry’s steady and ongoing development of autonomous technology may someday affect truck drivers. Click to listen!

Transport Topics
June 11, 2018
Business, Safety, Government

June Truck Tonnage Drops 3.4%

Rob Kruyt/Bloomberg News

American Trucking Associations’ June for-hire truck tonnage index fell to a seven-month low and was down 3.4% from a year ago, ATA said late Friday.

Transport Topics
July 27, 2007
Business

Western, Smithway Deal to Close in August

Truckload carriers Western Express and Smithway Motor Xpress Corp. said they would close their pending deal, in which Western will acquire Smithway, in August.

Transport Topics
July 27, 2007
Government, Business, Logistics

SoCal Ports Reach Labor Pact

Union workers at the Southern California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach reached a tentative agreement with shipping lines and terminal operators, averting the threat of a strike at the biggest U.S. port complex, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday.

Transport Topics
July 27, 2007
Business

YRC’s 2Q Income Declines

YRC Worldwide

Less-than-truckload carrier YRC Worldwide said late Thursday its second-quarter net income was $55.4 million or 95 cents a share, down from $92.3 million or $1.58 a year earlier.

Transport Topics
July 27, 2007
Business, Government

Universal Truckload’s Income Dips; Revenue Rises

Universal Truckload Services said late Thursday its second-quarter net income fell 12.6% to $4.7 million or 29 cents a share, from $5.4 million or 33 cents a year ago.

Transport Topics
July 27, 2007
Business, Safety

Rail, Intermodal Levels Drop

Rail carload and intermodal freight continued a downward trend compared with a year ago, as year-over-year levels fell for the week ended Saturday, the Association of American Railroads said.

Transport Topics
July 27, 2007
Business

ODFL’s 2Q Profit Climbs

TT File Photo

Less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line said Thursday its second-quarter profit rose 4% to $22.5 million or 60 cents a share, from $21.6 million or 58 cents last year.

Transport Topics
July 26, 2007
Business, Equipment

Cummins Income Dips; Company Boosts Outlook

Diesel engine maker Cummins Inc. said Thursday its second-quarter profit dipped 3%, though sales reached a record and the company sharply boosted its earnings guidance.

Transport Topics
July 26, 2007

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