Transportation Articles

XPO claims growing popularity for its mobile app for truckers
22,000 drivers have now downloaded the "Drive XPO" mobile app, giving them access to XPO's digital freight marketplace.

Truckload demand remains in a funk, April measures show
FTR trucking index stays negative, DAT blames uncertainty over trade agreements and impact of record flooding, tornadoes.

Free ride
Under current law, drivers of gas- and diesel-powered vehicles shoulder the burden of highway maintenance and repair costs, while drivers of electric vehicles get a free ride. This will have to change.

Electric nation
Penske opens truck battery-charging stations in California.

Shut up and drive
Safety specialist offers seven tips for avoiding distracted driving.

All fly away
Mobile app helps truckers avoid invasive-insect "hitchhikers."

Imports soar at nation's ports amid peak shipping prep, trade wars
Port of Los Angeles and Port of Virginia both report record monthly volumes for May.

Private equity firm acquires Cardinal Logistics to invest in freight market
H.I.G. Capital says locking in dedicated transportation capacity has taken on "mission-critical" importance for complex supply chains.

Parcel carriers evolve as e-commerce explodes
With e-commerce-generated package volumes soaring, there is growth opportunity across the board for parcel carriers small and large. But success in this fast-moving market won't come easy.

Truck turn times down at Port of Oakland
Port improvements help increase trucker productivity, officials say.


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