During a tough time for the trucking industry, the Freightliner plant in Mount Holly, North Carolina, has gone through a leadership change this week.
FedEx Freight has launched a freight box service that could have a big effect on the way less-than-truckload carriers charge customers, moving toward dimension- and distance-based pricing rather than the National Motor Freight Classification system, analysts said.
Passenger air travel is booming — but in freight, growth in capacity has outpaced tepid demand. For airlines, freight companies and aircraft manufacturers that means lost revenue and wasted capital. Removing this surplus is essential but it won't be painless.
John Trapp sat in a second row seat at an Aurora City, Illinois, Council meeting quietly watching — which belied how he really felt.
CHICAGO — The managing partner of Great Lakes Basin Transportation was in familiar surroundings June 15 as he promoted his idea to build a freight railroad from the LaPorte area to southeast Wisconsin, circling Chicago to serve as a bypass around that congested city.
Freight brokers’ profit margins continue to improve, based on the latest report from the Transportation Intermediaries Association, which showed both year-over-year and sequential progress in the first quarter.June 6, 2016
Old Dominion Freight Line representatives returned to Glenville, N.Y., earlier this month to see what can be done about the glare of the lights at its facility, which bothers nearby residents.