Transportation Articles

Carrier and shipper relationships face "dysfunction" over strained rail networks, study finds
Rail transportation networks need digital transformation, according to paper from Maine Pointe and Michigan State University.

New trailer orders in August were down 72% from a year ago, ACT says
Fleets unwilling to invest, amidst economic uncertainty and low freight demand, analyst says.

Truck tonnage posted yearly 4.1% rise in August despite turbulence
ATA says tonnage dropped from a hot July, but remains strong enough to fend off a recession.

Women in Trucking prepares for change at the top
Wreaths Across America executive Sparks will "eventually" replace WIT founder Voie, group says.

August cargo volume up 16.5% at Port of Savannah
Peak season is off to a strong start, Georgia Ports Authority officials say.

Drewry: maritime container volumes bounced back in July
Global container port throughput had stumbled in June over turbulent tariffs.

Startup says its solution can prevent texting while driving
Cryptocurrency pays safe drivers to ignore their smartphones.

South Carolina Ports Authority posts record volume in August
Cargo volume was up 13% in August and 9% year-to-date, SCPA officials said.

Star-studded podcast tells a scary tale of the open road
Carrier is tailor-made for truckers who need something to listen to on a long drive. But it's not for the faint of heart.

CMA CGM says "no" to the Northern Sea Route
The ocean carrier says newly thawed Arctic seas are too fragile for risks posed by cargo ships.


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