Transportation businesses face a host of dynamic risk issues that can significantly impact their financial and operational health. The news in this category focuses on the latest safety and security initiatives, resources and regulations and addresses topics that include fleet safety, claims administration, driver hiring and retention, risk management and compliance.
Ryder System said Wednesday it appointed John Williford to serve in the newly created position of president of Ryder's global supply chain solutions unit.May 28, 2008
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A Government Accountability Office report being released Tuesday shows gaps in a federal government port-security program, the Associated Press reported.May 27, 2008
Knight Transportation said Tuesday its board increased its quarterly dividend to 4 cents a share, from 3 cents.May 27, 2008
Hundreds of trucks blocked traffic in central London Tuesday to protest soaring diesel prices there, the Associated Press reported.May 27, 2008
The use of safety belts by commercial drivers will be a major focus of the International Roadcheck 2008 event, safety officials said.May 27, 2008
NEW YORK — Executives with four of the largest U.S. trucking fleets all said they are not planning to pre-buy trucks next year.May 27, 2008
California work crews will close parts of Interstate 5 in Sacramento starting Friday, the California Department of Transportation said on its Web site.May 27, 2008
Jevic Transportation, the heavyweight less-than-truckload carrier and vendor to the chemical industry whose rapid growth at an early age once impressed investors, closed its doors and filed for bankruptcy last week after 27 years in business.May 26, 2008
April truck tonnage jumped 2% from a year ago, marking the sixth consecutive increase, American Trucking Associations said.May 23, 2008
The New Jersey Motor Truck Association has put a large banner link on its Web site to help the approximately 1,000 truck drivers who were let go from Jevic Transportation this week find work.May 23, 2008