The expanded Panama Canal is expected to bring with it an abundance of freight for the U.S. trucking industry. Is it prepared for it?
Trucking has recovered from the recession much better than the economy at large, but the rebound slowed in recent months, economist Jim Meil said. Various domestic and global trends cast doubt on what’s next. Meil, vice ...
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry was unchanged in May from April.
For-hire transportation freight fell 3.6 percent in January from December but was 1.6 percent higher than in January 2011.
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Compared with August 2010, tonnage was up 5.2 percent.
Nationwide van rates for truck freight moved on the spot market remained stable in February, according to TransCore.
The firm forecast only marginal gains for Class 8 truck demand for 2010, even as demand for truck freight appears to be improving.
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