The number of available loads on the spot truckload freight market dipped 0.9% during the week ending August 20, 2016, while van load volume picked up, indicating that spot van rates may soon be on the rise, reported DAT Solutions.
The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) have proposed equipping heavy-duty vehicles with devices that limit their speeds on US roadways, requiring those devices be set to a maximum speed....More
Florists, grocers, and other businesses that use small refrigerated trucks and delivery vans have a new cooling option from Carrier Transicold: the Neos 100S alternator-driven electric refrigeration unit....More
Food industry training is critical to successful implementation of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). However, traditional training activities may not work for all groups, and there are instances in which alternate curricula and training delivery are appropriate....More
The Georgia Ports Authority has extended its multiyear agreement with the South Atlantic Chassis Pool of Consolidated Chassis Management (CCM) to provide a “gray” chassis pool, a fleet of chassis that can be used by any trucking line to serve any port terminal in the southeastern United States....More
Lance Morgan, Ho-Chunk Inc chief executive officer and president, announced that a member of its Flatwater Group division, Flatwater Transportation, acquired Riedemann Transport Inc of Paullina IA....More
Lineage Logistics LLC, a warehousing and logistics company backed by Bay Grove, has acquired Consolidated Distribution Corporation (CDC), a third-party logistics and redistribution company headquartered in Lombard IL....More
ALL 23 tractors in the Heartland Catfish Company fleet were replaced over the past two years. It’s all part of the company’s effort to ensure that customers receive their shipments of fresh and frozen catfish on schedule and in the best possible condition.