Carriers http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/taxonomy/term/7870/more en Spot truckload freight activity in May signals economic growth http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-activity-may-signals-economic-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Spot truckload freight availability in May 2017 reached its highest point since September 2015, increasing 7.3% compared with April and 63% year over year, reported DAT Solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-activity-may-signals-economic-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-activity-may-signals-economic-growth#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:26:00 +0000 45101 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com In the Rearview Mirror: A May 1967 snapshot of the industry http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/rearview-mirror-may-1967-snapshot-industry <div class="node-body gallery-body">Half a century ago, when LBJ was president, the Vietnam War was intensifying, and youth culture was evolving with the Summer of Love on the horizon...</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/rearview-mirror-may-1967-snapshot-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/rearview-mirror-may-1967-snapshot-industry#comments Carriers Fleet Equipment Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:16:00 +0000 45081 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Truck Tonnage Index springs forward after three declines http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truck-tonnage-index-springs-forward-after-three-declines <div class="node-body article-body">American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 6.5% in May 2017 after a 1.5% decline during April.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truck-tonnage-index-springs-forward-after-three-declines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truck-tonnage-index-springs-forward-after-three-declines#comments Business Tools Carriers News Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:09:00 +0000 45071 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com <p>Tim Boyle/Getty Images News</p> Ocean View allows shippers to track in near real-time http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ocean-view-allows-shippers-track-near-real-time <div class="node-body article-body">DHL Global Forwarding recently launched Ocean View, a new online platform that allows shippers to track their ocean freight shipments and therefore improve end-to-end supply chain planning.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ocean-view-allows-shippers-track-near-real-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ocean-view-allows-shippers-track-near-real-time#comments Components Carriers Fleet Equipment News Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:09:00 +0000 45011 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com FMCSA proposals aim to simplify obtaining a CDL http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/fmcsa-proposals-aim-simplify-obtaining-cdl <div class="node-body article-body">The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced two proposals that would take steps toward responding to a national shortage of qualified truck and bus drivers.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/fmcsa-proposals-aim-simplify-obtaining-cdl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/fmcsa-proposals-aim-simplify-obtaining-cdl#comments Carriers News Thu, 15 Jun 2017 14:34:00 +0000 44961 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com <p>Tim Boyle/Getty Images News</p> Truckload rates, volumes climb across the network http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-rates-volumes-climb-across-network <div class="node-body article-body">National average spot truckload rates rose for all three equipment types during the holiday-shortened week ending June 3, 2017, with reefer and flatbed rates hitting their highest marks in nearly two years, reported DAT Solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-rates-volumes-climb-across-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-rates-volumes-climb-across-network#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Wed, 14 Jun 2017 14:49:00 +0000 44941 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ELDS offers simple compliance solutions http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/elds-offers-simple-compliance-solutions <div class="node-body article-body">ELD Solutions (ELDS), a company focused on providing easy and compliant electronic logging solutions to fleets and drivers, is accepting orders for subscription services.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/elds-offers-simple-compliance-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/elds-offers-simple-compliance-solutions#comments Components Carriers Fleet Equipment News Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:20:00 +0000 44921 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com US Supreme Court refuses to hear ELD rule challenge http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/us-supreme-court-refuses-hear-eld-rule-challenge <div class="node-body article-body">The US Supreme Court has declined to hear a legal challenge to the federal government’s electronic logging mandate, making it a near certainty the rule will take effect in December 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/us-supreme-court-refuses-hear-eld-rule-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/us-supreme-court-refuses-hear-eld-rule-challenge#comments Components Carriers Fleet Equipment News Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:24:00 +0000 44901 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Changing Roles: May 2017 http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/news/changing-roles-may-2017 <div class="field-deck"> News & highlights of people in the refrigerated transportation industry </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Find news about promotions and appointments in the refrigerated transportation industry announced recently.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/news/changing-roles-may-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/news/changing-roles-may-2017#comments Carriers Foodservice Products News Wed, 07 Jun 2017 22:16:00 +0000 44841 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Alert ELD optimizes fleet management http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/alert-eld-optimizes-fleet-management <div class="node-body article-body">Alert Gps Inc announced a new electronic logging device (ELD) mandate compliance solution for optimizing fleet management—the Alert ELD system.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/alert-eld-optimizes-fleet-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/alert-eld-optimizes-fleet-management#comments Business Tools Components Carriers Fleet Equipment News Tue, 06 Jun 2017 15:37:00 +0000 44821 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com