WASHINGTON — Growing imports at the nation’s major retail container ports set an all-time monthly record this summer, and 2017 is expected to reach a new yearly record, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
ADDISON, Texas — Daseke Inc., a leading consolidator and the largest owner of flatbed and specialized transportation solutions in North America, has merged with R&R Trucking, a leading specialized transporter of defense and commercial AA&E (arms, ammunitions and explosives) cargo.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) for June as detailed in the August issue of the Shippers Update, improved again month-over-month to a near neutral reading of -0.7.
NEW PLYMOUTH, Idaho — Truckstop.com, a provider of transportation technology and load board solutions, has made organizational changes within its leadership team.
WASHINGTON — The average on-highway price of a gallon of diesel increased nine-tenths of a penny to $2.605 for the week ending August 28, according to the Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy.
CLEVELAND, N.C. — As part of an ongoing initiative to improve their manufacturing targets of quality, efficiency and being a great workplace, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) broke ground today, paving the way for a modern logistics center at its Cleveland, North Carolina, truck manufacturing plant.