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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

Freight Trends Continue to Affect Driver Recruitment

The trucking industry likely will see a continued slowdown in driver recruitment efforts as freight demand continues to normalize in 2023.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
December 27, 2022

Infographic: Ryder’s Foundation for a Successful Freight Brokerage

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.

Government, Business, Logistics

Arizona’s Cross-Border Project Gets $8.9 Million State Grant

Arizona’s governor has allocated $8.9 million to help modernize the port of entry in Douglas, where a new commercial one is being built to bolster the state’s trade with Mexico.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
December 27, 2022
Business, Logistics

Amazon Builds Last-Mile Shipping Facility in Montana

Amazon .com Inc. is creating its first big foothold in Montana with a last-mile shipping delivery facility for the entire state, Gov. Greg Gianforte announced Dec. 16.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
December 22, 2022
Government, Fuel, Logistics

Five States Extend Driving Hours for Heating Fuel Deliveries

Colorado, North and South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming have declared temporary emergency exemptions of federal driving hours for deliveries of heating fuel.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
December 21, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics

White House Envoy Stephen Lyons Says Supply Chain Closing 2022 in Better Shape

White House Supply Chain Envoy Stephen Lyons says the nation’s supply chain is ending 2022 in a much better position than a year ago.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
December 21, 2022
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Ports on Both Coasts See Drop-Off in Volume in November

Port container volumes on the West Coast and East Coast declined in November, although shippers were focused on different factors.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
December 20, 2022
Business, Logistics, Breaking News

November Tonnage Increases Year-Over-Year, but Declines From October

Truck tonnage inched up year-over-year in November, but for the second consecutive time declined on a month-to-month basis amid a tepid seasonal environment, American Trucking Associations said with the release of its monthly For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
December 20, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics

Amazon Agrees to EU Antitrust Truce in Marketplace Data Probe

Amazon settled European Union antitrust investigations over how the U.S. ecommerce giant allegedly abused rivals’ sales data to unfairly favor its own products and squeeze out other traders on its platform.

Stephanie Bodoni | Bloomberg News
December 20, 2022
Business, Logistics, Global Freight

Union Pacific Puts Shipping Limits on Hold

Union Pacific says it will stop imposing temporary limits on certain businesses’ shipments while it reviews the policy that federal regulators and shippers criticized at a hearing in mid-December.

Josh Funk | Associated Press
December 19, 2022
Business, Logistics, For-Hire

Ryder Plans New Multiclient Distribution Center Near Chicago

Ryder System Inc. will open its 10th multiclient distribution center in the greater Chicago area, the company announced Dec. 14.

December 16, 2022