Logistics

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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.
 

Business, Logistics, Autonomous

Waabi Raises $200M as It Eyes Fully Driverless Trucks in '25

Autonomous technology developer Waabi raised $200 million that will help carry it through the commercial launch of fully self-driving trucks in 2025, the Toronto-based company said.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
June 17, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Werner CEO Says Freight Market Is Returning to Normal

Werner Enterprises CEO Derek Leathers said patterns emerging in the cargo marketplace point to a long-awaited adjustment that could help lift trucking out of its persistent freight recession.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
June 17, 2024
Business, Equipment, Logistics, Perspective

Perspective: How Refrigerated Trucking Delivers for Summer

During the summer, consumers purchase more produce and fresh blooms. Behind the scenes, the logistics industry takes certain steps for transporting these goods safely and efficiently.

James Holloway | Director of Logistics, Werner Enterprises
June 17, 2024
Business, Safety, Logistics, TCA

CSX Plans Infrastructure Work at Maryland Yard

CUMBERLAND, Md. — Infrastructure improvements at CSX’s Cumberland yard will increase capacity and allow railcars that previously couldn’t move through the yard to do so, the company said.

June 17, 2024
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

NTSB to Approve East Palestine Report June 25

WASHINGTON — This month, the National Transportation Safety Board is scheduled to approve its investigative findings about a freight train derailment​ last year in East Palestine, Ohio.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
June 14, 2024
Business, Logistics

Panama Canal Averts Shipping Crisis With Its Water Plan

The Panama Canal has managed to ward off a shipping crisis that threatened to upend $270 billion a year in global trade. It did so with careful water management — and a little bit of luck.

June 14, 2024
Business, Logistics

World Container Shipping Rates Keep Rising

Inflation looks to be easing across the developed world, except for one glaring pocket of hot prices: cargo costs on the high seas.

Brendan Murray | Bloomberg News
June 14, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics

Defense Bill Proposes GAO Review of Moving Contract

The House is considering a must-pass annual defense policy bill that includes a review of a new moving contract and security enhancements for trucks at military bases and installations.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
June 13, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics

Port of Los Angeles Imports Fell 4.5% in May

Imports at the Port of Los Angeles remained above the pre-pandemic peak in the first five months of 2024 despite ticking down in May compared to a year before.

Laura Curtis | Bloomberg News
June 13, 2024
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

FedEx to Cut Up to 2,000 Europe Jobs

FedEx Corp. plans to cut as many as 2,000 jobs in Europe, the latest move by the package delivery giant to streamline its global workforce and rein in costs.

Cailley LaPara | Bloomberg News
June 12, 2024