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.
Globally, supply chains are facing unprecedented levels of disruption. As a result, shippers and carriers are challenged more than ever to keep goods moving while remaining profitable. While most brokerages point to technology as the key to achieving success, today’s setbacks have proven that technology alone isn’t enough.
Truck tonnage on an annual basis declined for an eighth consecutive month in October but improved slightly on a month-to-month basis, according to American Trucking Associations.
Carriers like the U.S. Postal Service, FedEx and UPS Inc. have capacity to meet projected demand this holiday season, which is cheery news for shippers and shoppers alike.
Two new northbound truck lanes opened Nov. 15 at the Calexico East Land Port of Entry, where 453,000 commercial trucks cross into the U.S. from Mexico each year.
UPS Inc.’s push to adopt battery-powered delivery trucks hit a snag due to financial troubles at Arrival SA, a European electric vehicle startup that’s running out of cash.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is amending its complex regulation pertaining to financial responsibility requirements for brokers of property and freight forwarders.
A rule recently adopted by FMCSA cuts from 30 to 14 the maximum number of days a state may waive HOS regulations during a state of emergency, a move that has drawn criticism from stakeholders.
Trucking continued to deal with a high number of cargo thefts during the third quarter as criminals take advantage of the tighter economy.
UPS Inc. just opened its largest warehouse, and plans to fill the $79 million facility with more than 3,000 robots by next year to handle tasks like lifting and reduce the need for manual labor.