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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, Safety, Logistics, Global Freight

Maersk Raises Profit Outlook

A.P. Moller-Maersk, a bellwether for global trade, said the world’s supply lines are more impacted than previously expected by the ripple effects coming from the congestion in the Red Sea.

Christian Wienberg | Bloomberg News
June 4, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics

Bankrupt Yellow May Start New REIT Using Empty Terminals

Defunct cargo hauler Yellow Corp. may put its remaining cargo terminals and other vacant properties into a real estate investment trust that could be used to raise money for creditors.

Steven Church | Bloomberg News
June 4, 2024
Business, Technology, Logistics, Private

Truck-Specific Navigation Software Offers Safety, Efficiency

As navigation and routing software applications grow more granular, developers are working to integrate pertinent data to support safe, efficient fleet operations.

Stephen Bennett | Special to Transport Topics
June 3, 2024
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, TCA

Full Port of Baltimore Channel Set to Open by June 10

The Army Corps of Engineers now expects to have the full Federal Channel into Port of Baltimore open by June 10 at the latest, a slightly later target than their original timeline of late May.

June 3, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics

CalAmp Files Bankruptcy to Complete Restructuring

CalAmp Corp., which develops business software designed to track vehicles and improve company logistics, has filed bankruptcy to complete a lender-backed plan to cut debt.

Jonathan Randles | Bloomberg News
June 3, 2024
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics, Global Freight

Ships Diverted From Red Sea Send Ripple Effects Across Globe

Nearly six months into the Houthis’ relentless campaign to protest Israel’s war in Gaza, the economic fallout is widening.

Brendan Murray | Bloomberg News
June 3, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics

Ohio Coordinates ‘Super Load’ Cargo Movements on Trucks

Ohio transportation officials are coordinating the movements of several trucks carrying “super loads” of cargo weighing up to 900,000 pounds.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
May 31, 2024
Business, Logistics

What's That? Safety Stock

From a surface perspective, safety stock is extra quantity of a product which is stored in the warehouse to prevent an out-of-stock situation. It serves as insurance against fluctuations in demand.

May 30, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Private, Global Freight

Amazon to Expand US Drone Service

Amazon.com’s Prime Air drone program has been cleared by regulators to fly devices beyond the visual line of sight of pilots, increasing range and giving more customers access to the service.

Lynn Doan | Bloomberg News
May 30, 2024
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Johns Hopkins Team Assessing Nation’s Bridges

BALTIMORE — Researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore are assessing the country’s bridges to determine the likelihood of a disaster like the one that collapsed the Key Bridge.

Lea Skene | Associated Press
May 30, 2024