WASHINGTON — The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, reached an all-time high, rising 1.4 percent in July from June, after a one-month decline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
WASHINGTON -- The average on-highway price of a gallon of diesel increased 4.4 cents to $2.802 for the week ending September 11, according to the Energy Information Agency of the Department of Energy.
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.