For the commercial transportation business, moving things from point A to point B is job one. This coverage explores all of those movements at a global level and focuses on everything from global trade, ocean shipping, and port activity to intermodal business, rail operations and the greater supply chain.
Lack of Truck Parking Alarms Pennsylvania Drivers
WASHINGTON, Pa. — Truckers nearing the end of their workday often seek out the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s New Stanton service plaza to park their rigs for the night. And find no spaces.
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FullStack Modular Moves to Connecticut From Brooklyn
Connecticut will be home to building manufacturer FullStack Modular as its headquarters moves from New York’s Brooklyn Navy Yard to Gateway Terminal at the Port of New Haven.
Logistics Providers Work to Set Freight Scheduling Standards
Major logistics companies and technology providers have joined forces to alleviate a pain point hampering the industry — the making, keeping and adjusting of freight appointments.
Missouri Might Gain an East-West Interstate Highway
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers approved $2.5 million to study the conversion of U.S. Route 36 into Interstate 72 between Hannibal in the east and St. Joseph in the west.
Nearshoring Trend Escalates for US Companies
The turn toward nearshoring escalated this year, a trend that saw renewed interest during the coronavirus pandemic.
TuSimple to Cut 151 Jobs at San Diego Headquarters
Self-driving truck company TuSimple Holdings has disclosed more details about plans to reduce its workforce by 30% — including that it will eliminate 151 jobs in San Diego.
Union Pacific Reaches Agreement on Engineers’ Work Schedule
OMAHA, Neb. — Engineers who operate trains for Union Pacific will soon have much more predictable schedules allowing them to plan when they are going to be off.
Cummins Invests in Jamestown Plant for Fuel-Agnostic Engine
LAKEWOOD, N.Y. — Cummins Inc. is readying a $452 million investment in its 1 million-square-foot Jamestown Engine Plant to produce a fuel-agnostic internal combustion engine platform.
NLRB Accuses Amazon of Illegal Anti-Union Actions
Amazon.com Inc. violated federal labor law by unilaterally changing policies and terminating union supporters at its sole unionized warehouse, U.S. labor board prosecutors allege.
Tonnage in April Drops 3.4% Year-Over-Year
Truck tonnage in April fell on both an annual and month-to-month basis as freight activity remains slow, American Trucking Associations said May 23.