Transportation Articles

Rhenus acquires Freight Logistics
Global logistics provider expands in the Americas with purchase of Miami-based freight forwarder.

Transtex acquires TopKit, LeadEdge assets from Smart Truck
Deal expands company's line of aerodynamic products for commercial vehicles.

Port of Oakland cargo volume up nearly 11% in March
Activity remains strong and new services are scheduled at the Port of Oakland, despite cooling import surge.

Port of LA reports strong first quarter
Cargo volume at the Port of Los Angeles rose 13 percent in March and was up nearly 5 percent in the first three months of 2019, officials say.

U.S. freight market to stay in positive territory through 2020
Brokers to see drop from historic business climate of 2018, but market strong enough to handle challenges in regulations, weather and politics, DAT says.

Trucker Tools adds detention alert feature to mobile app
Platform can help drivers, carriers, and brokers avoid unpaid detention time waiting to change loads at shipper facilities, firm says.

TIA releases updated Carrier Selection Framework
Contentious standards help brokers and 3PLs determine fitness of motor carriers to haul freight.

Tanker fleet plugs the driver-turnover leak
Liquid Trucking teams up with retention specialist Stay Metrics to stop the revolving door.

Reading, writing, and 18-wheelers
New book share tips for succeeding in the truck-driving business.

Take me out to the ballgame
Old Dominion hauls team gear for spring training.


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