EU

Government, Business

EU Trade Chief to Continue Talks With US

Cecilia Malmstrom European Union’s trade chief, Cecilia Malmstrom (Carolyn Kaster/Bloomberg News)

The European Union’s trade chief, Cecilia Malmstrom, will continue talks with her U.S. counterpart Jan. 10, after the two met earlier the week of Jan. 7 in an effort to tamp down escalating commercial tensions, according to the European Commission.

Jenny Leonard | Bloomberg News
January 10, 2019
Government, Business, Equipment

Volkswagen’s Scania Fined $1.03 Billion by European Union for Price Fixing

Scania Group

Volkswagen AG’s tarnished reputation suffered another blow after its Scania unit was slapped with a 880.5 million euro ($1.03 billion) fine for fixing truck prices, a year after other members of the cartel reached a record settlement with the European Union.

Aoife White | Bloomberg News
September 27, 2017
TCA

Philadelphia Port Sees Growth in Cargo Imports

Port of Philadelphia

Containerized freight in 20- and 40-foot boxes was up 28% in the Philadelphia port in April compared with the same month a year ago, port officials said.

Linda Loyd | Philly.com
May 11, 2017
Government

March Was a Great Month for North American Ports

Lance Cunningham/Flickr

Container traffic increased in March compared with 2016 levels at the top North American ports, including a strong post-Chinese New Year upswing at the two largest ports — Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif.

Transport Topics
April 14, 2017
Business, Government

Deutsche Post Harvests Online-Shopping Boom With Record Profit

Martin Leissl/Bloomberg News

Deutsche Post AG’s third-quarter profit jumped more than threefold to a record as the mail operator shifts to tap booming shipments from Internet shopping and recovered from costs for a failed software project.

Richard Weiss | Bloomberg News
November 8, 2016
Government, Business

The History of Trucking, On Display at Museums

The gleaming old trucks housed in transportation museums across the country do more than offer visitors something pretty to see; they can provide a history lesson in how far the trucking industry has come.

October 6, 2014
Business, Government

Deutsche Post Earnings Beat Estimates on Parcel Business

Ralph Orlowski/Bloomberg News

Deutsche Post AG’s second-quarter profit beat analysts’ estimates as the German parcel business and international express unit of Europe’s largest postal company expanded.

Bloomberg News
August 5, 2014
Government

Complex Legislative, Regulatory Environment Complicates European Trucking Operations

More than any other factor, legislation has defined the modern European commercial vehicle. Changes in laws regarding vehicle height and length, payload, fuel economy and emissions mean that operators and manufacturers all have to work within an increasingly inflexible legislative environment.

April 16, 2012
Government

EU to Hit Truckers with Pollution, Noise Surcharges

Citing a need to reduce emissions and delays on its highways, the European Union will let member nations to charge trucks for air pollution and noise, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.

Transport Topics
June 7, 2011