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Logistics Management
October 16th
While transpacific oceanborne traffic was especially robust this past peak season, industry analysts were also impressed by the air cargo surge in the region. If this trend is to continue, however, the need for improved airport infrastructure is obvious.
October 16th
Recent data issued by industrial real estate firm CBRE in its U.S. Industrial Availability Index continues to highlight the decline of the average availability rate for United States-based warehouses and distribution centers, with the third quarter rate h…
October 16th
A selection of innovative new business models illustrates how the warehousing, distribution and supply chain industries are finding creative ways to ensure success.
October 13th
Commerce reported that September retail sales at $483.9 billion were up 1.6% over August and 4.4% annually, and NRF said that September retail sales were 0.5% ahead of August on a seasonally-adjusted basis and up 3.2% annually on an unadjusted basis.
October 13th
September volumes at both the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were strong as the build up to the holiday season continues.
October 13th
The most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index from freight transportation consultancy FTR dropped from July to August, with the firm explaining that the August reading “is not wholly reflective of the current environment for truckers.&rdq…
October 13th
For August, the most recent month for which data is available, the Freight TSI was up 1.5% over July to 130.7, setting a new all-time high, while also rising 6.7% annually. It also outpaced July 2016 by, which was its highest level prior to 2017.
Truckinginfo Headlines
Last month I spent some time in Michigan, the land of highway "trains." And I was reminded that in spite of what safety extremists claim in Washington, D.C., high-capacity long combination vehicles, or LCVs, can be operated safely.
The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association's Monthly Leasing and Finance Index, which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $725 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for De…
A federal appeals court ruling Friday casts doubt on the legality of actions taken by the National Labor Relations Board since President Obama recess-appointed Sharon Block, Terence Flynn and Richard Griffin to the board in January 2012.
CSX Corp. and its transportation and intermodal terminals subsidiaries announced an expansion of the company's intermodal presence in the greater Montreal region and Quebec.
Interstate Van Lines of Springfield, Va., has again been named the winner of an annual Fleet Safety award by the American Moving & Storage Association.
Wabash National Corp. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire certain assets of the tank and trailer business of Beall Corp.
TravelCenters of America LLC, operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers travel center brands, has announced the acquisition and rebranding of a travel center in Holbrook, Arizona, to the TA brand.