Port Bottlenecks Trigger Federal Investigation

Severe bottlenecks at a number of U.S. ocean ports have prompted the Federal Maritime Commission to look into whether ocean lines’ detention, demurrage, and container policies are making the situation worse.

Carriers’ operational costs fell from 2018 to 2019

ATRI’s annual Operational Costs in Trucking report found that the per-mile costs of trucking contracted from $1.821 in 2018 to $1.652 in 2019 – a 9% decrease. And other news: The updated ag, livestock definitions take effect Dec. 9; more IRS guidance o…

Council Aims to Digitize LTL

A group of more than 20 motor carriers, brokers/3PLs, shippers, and technology providers has formed the Digital LTL Council to develop a set of standards for the automation and digitization of less-than-truckload shipments.

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Falls in October

A drop in the American Trucking Associations’ truck tonnage numbers in October could be another sign that the economic recovery is slowing, but it also may be a case of seasonal trends thrown off by the pandemic.

Wayne Jones’ 2016 Peterbilt 389 glider

The rig is powered by a 3406E 2WS Cat with an 18-speed and 3:55 rears. It features a drop visor, under glow lights and plenty of chrome outside with leather and wood accents inside.
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