Logistics
Government, Business, Logistics

Port Prince Rupert Thrives Despite Global Tariff Turmoil

Houses in Prince Rupert Houses in Prince Rupert. (Ben Nelms/Bloomberg)

Prince Rupert is hardly the place one would expect to find an international gateway that’s weathering the Trump trade storm better than any other Pacific port in North America.

Natalie Obiko Pearson | Bloomberg News
August 13, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Americold Logistics Reports Improved Results in Second Quarter

Americold warehouse Americold

Americold Logistics reported improved financial results for the second quarter with revenue from its temperature-controlled warehousing operations growing 2.8% and profit margins expanding by 150 basis points, or 1.5%, compared with the same period a year ago.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
August 9, 2018
Business, Logistics

Rock-It Cargo Sells Majority Stake to ATL Partners

Rock-It Cargo truck Rock-It Cargo via Facebook

Private equity firm ATL Partners has purchased a majority stake in specialty freight and logistics company Rock-It Cargo, as well as its subsidiary Rich Forwarding Limited.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
August 8, 2018
Business, Fuel, Logistics

Pilot Flying J Expands Into Oil Exploration and Production Business

Pilot tanker truck on the road John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Pilot Flying J is expanding its business portfolio with a move into the water, sand and crude oil-hauling business.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
August 8, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

XPO Opens Final-Mile Distribution Hub in Toronto

XPO XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics has expanded its home-delivery business in Canada with the opening of a 50,000-square-foot distribution hub in Toronto.

Transport Topics
August 8, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

EPA to Study Financial Implications of Maritime Emissions Rules

Cargo ship spewing black smoke A large cargo ship heads for port spewing black smoke. (Getty Images)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has launched a study of the potential economic impact forthcoming regulations that require shipping vessels to burn cleaner fuel might have on other transportation sectors, including trucking.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
August 7, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Expeditors International Reports 2Q Earnings, Revenue

Expeditors Expeditors International

Air and ocean freight forwarder Expeditors International of Washington reported sharply higher profits and strong revenue growth in the second quarter of 2018.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
August 7, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Opinion

Opinion: Automated Technology Ready Now Can Ease Capacity Crunch

What if I told you that another form of automated technology could help ease the industry’s capacity crunch right now? Automated routing and scheduling can maximize the usage of available driver time, take some recruiting pressure off of fleets and address the very real challenge of keeping drivers on your staff and behind the wheel once you’ve found them.

William Salter | CEO, Paragon Software Systems
August 7, 2018
Business, Logistics

Audax Private Equity Acquires MNX Global Logistics

MNX van MNX Global Logistics

MNX Global Logistics, a company that arranges for expedited delivery of pharmaceuticals and other high-value goods, has a new owner. Boston-based Audax Private Equity announced July 10 the acquisition of MNX from The Riverside Co.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
August 6, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

Penske Truck Leasing Announces Hawaii Expansion

Penske Truck Leasing facility Penske Leasing

A second Penske Truck Leasing facility has opened in Hawaii, located on the west side of the island of Oahu in Kapolei, the company announced Aug. 1.

Transport Topics
August 6, 2018

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