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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.
 

Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Senators Introduce TSA Clearance Bill

Legislation meant to expedite commercial drivers’ applications for security credentials was recently introduced by a bipartisan group of senators.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
March 20, 2024

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

DOT Marks FLOW’s Two-Year Anniversary

The FLOW information-sharing forum that was launched in response to pandemic-related supply chain woes is marking its second anniversary by focusing on inland freight initiatives.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
March 20, 2024
Business, Equipment, Logistics

AAPA Report Shows Growing Importance of Port System

WASHINGTON — A new report compiled for the American Association of Port Authorities shows that ports and the maritime industry played a critical role in economic growth last year.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 20, 2024
Business, Logistics, Breaking News

Tonnage Numbers Mixed for February

Truck tonnage recorded a 12th consecutive decline in February while managing a month-to-month gain, a mixed result for an industry seeking signs of an emergence from its freight recession.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 19, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, For-Hire

Aerolane Seeks to Use Freighter Planes to Pull Cargo Gliders

Aerolane is testing a business plan to pull cargo gliders with small freighter planes.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
March 19, 2024
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

House Democrats Press Freight Rail Safety

Senior Democrats on the transportation committee in the U.S. House are calling on their colleagues to advance rail safety measures.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
March 18, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics

Canada to Raise Capacity at Port of Thunder Bay

Canada is investing C$6.7 million from its National Trade Corridors Fund on two projects to improve and increase capacity at the Port of Thunder Bay, a key grain transport hub.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
March 18, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics

Virginia, USDA Offer $6.3M in Cold Storage-Related Grants

Virginia has partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to offer $6.3 million in supply chain grants to expand transportation options and increase cold storage and flash-freezing facilities.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
March 18, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, TCA

Hight Logistics to Use EVs for Micromobility Company Lime

When the next shipment of Lime electric bikes or scooters arrives at the Port of Los Angeles this month, it will be delivered to a distribution center on an electric truck.

Adele Peters | Fast Company
March 18, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics

FreezPak Logistics Plans Virginia Facility for Mid-Atlantic

FreezPak Logistics, a full-service cold and dry storage company, will invest $77.5 million to build a facility serving the Mid-Atlantic region.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
March 15, 2024