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Logistics Management
August 16th
Earlier this week, non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said it has selected TPG Capital, the global private equity platform of alternative asset firm TPG, as its new equity partner. Transplace officials said that TPG w…
August 15th
Amazon's play for Whole Foods is a game changer for logistics managers who are still coping with the urgency of e-commerce demands.
August 15th
Commerce reported a 0.6% increase from June to July at $478.9 billion and a 4.2% annual increase. The NRF reported that June retail sales, excluding automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, were up 0.6% from June to July, tripling June’s revised …
August 15th
Chicago-based project44, a technology services provider offering standardized, secure Web service API (application programming interfaces) integrations enabling 3PLs and shippers to connect with carriers in real time, and 3GTMS, a Shelton, Conn.-based pro…
August 15th
With a 1.7-cent increase, the average price per gallon is now at $2.598 and is up 28.8 cents compared to the same week last year.
August 14th
Port of Oakland maritime officials anticipate a five-year run of record cargo volume beginning next year. By 2022, the port expects to handle the equivalent of 2.6 million 20-foot containers (TEUs) annually.
August 14th
Trucking industry revenues for 2016 came in at $676.2 billion, which equates into 79.8%, or basically four-fifths of total U.S. freight spend.
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.