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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, Technology, Logistics

PortPro Launches TMS for Drayage Carriers and Brokers

PortPro, a provider of transportation management software designed specifically for the drayage industry, has launched two new TMS products for drayage trucking companies with brokerage operations.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features and Multimedia
March 15, 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, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Texas Truckers Bring Tires, Livestock Feed in Wildfire Aid

Texas Trucking Association has been helping firefighters get truck tires to battle wildfires that have burned more than 1 million acres in the rural Panhandle.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
March 15, 2024
Business, Safety, Logistics

Attack by Yemen’s Houthi Rebels Targets a Ship in Red Sea

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels targeted a tanker in the Red Sea early March 15 but the ship’s crew was unharmed, authorities said.

Jon Gambrell | Associated Press
March 15, 2024
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Autonomous

Forterra, Kalmar Partner on Autonomous Terminal Tractors

Self-driving vehicle company Forterra and cargo-handling equipment manufacturer Kalmar have signed an agreement to jointly develop autonomous terminal tractors.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features and Multimedia
March 15, 2024
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Parts of I-70 Closed to Trucks After Colorado Snowstorm

DENVER — In an effort to keep Interstate 70 open, no trucks will be allowed on a portion from Eagle/Vail to Morrison until noon March 15.

March 15, 2024
Business, Equipment, Logistics, For-Hire

PS Logistics Buys Yordy Transport, Boosts Flatbed Ops Again

Diamond State Trucking & Logistics is to buy Morton, Ill.-based flatbed carrier Yordy Transport for an undisclosed sum, parent company PS Logistics said.

Keiron Greenhalgh | Staff Reporter
March 14, 2024
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

Seroka Applauds Administration’s Investment in Supply Chain

Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Eugene Seroka says the nation's ports are getting the money they need to remain competitive with global facilities that are also undergoing upgrades.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 14, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics, Global Freight, TCA

Hapag-Lloyd Warns of Further Earnings Decline in 2024

Following a slump in profits in 2023, German container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd expects earnings to decline again in 2024.

dpa | Hamburg, Germany
March 14, 2024
Government, Business, Logistics

Movers Still Have Questions After Meeting With Military

NEW ORLEANS — Moving companies looking for answers from military leaders about a controversial $20 billion contract to move military families were left wanting more.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
March 14, 2024
Business, Logistics, TCA

New England Logistics Firm Opens Another Dallas-Area Site

Barrett Distribution Centers has added a second fulfillment center to its Dallas-area footprint with a new Forney facility.

March 13, 2024