WASHINGTON — A congressionally mandated Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General audit of motor carrier delays in loading and unloading has been delayed until late summer or early fall, a top official with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said June 12.
Scania said Europe’s truck manufacturers have presented a detailed timeline of steps leading up to the introduction of convoys of semi-automated trucks on Europe’s motorways before 2025.
The Inland Empire led Southern California in construction of logistics and freight-related warehousing real estate, according to a report released from the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp.
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After years toiling away in secret on its car project, Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook has for the first time laid out exactly what the company is up to in the automotive market: It’s concentrating on self-driving technology.
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Tire maker Pirelli announced that its TP Commercial Solutions unit launched the Pentathlon D tire, the first in its Pentathlon product line dedicated to premium longhaul drive applications in North America.
Wholesale prices were little changed in May from the prior month, reflecting declines in the costs of fuel and food, Labor Department data showed June 13.
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Legislation pertaining to self-driving vehicles would need to prioritize safety, and promote innovation, senators crafting the measure announced ahead of a hearing on the matter.
The amount of time it took the average truck driver to do business at the two largest North America ports rose six minutes year-over-year in May due to backups at Total Terminals International, according to data from the Harbor Trucking Association.
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Trailer maker Great Dane has relocated its Atlanta facility to a site that boasts an expanded parts showroom and more generous stock yard, according to a company release.
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AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. — Business strategist Marcus Sheridan told transportation industry professionals at a sales and marketing conference here that posting to their websites details about their competition could help drive new business, and he pointed to his history as a self-described “pool guy” to make the case.
The death of the push to raise Louisiana's gasoline tax not only ended the issue for 2017.
The endorsement by more than 250 members of the House to ensure colleagues on the tax policy panel adopt a sustainable funding source for a federal highway account drew praise from one of the country’s largest construction groups.
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A Canadian investor has purchased a large Dallas distribution complex plus additional land next door.
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Uber Technologies Inc. CEO Travis Kalanick told staff he plans to take a leave of absence, without disclosing a return date. The company will strip him of some duties and appoint an independent chair to limit his influence after a slew of scandals, according to an advance copy of a report prepared for the board.
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Roadrunner Freight President Grant Crawford is leaving his job running the less-than-truckload division of Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc., the carrier announced June 12.
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As Jacksonville, Fla., faces a monumental decision about how to pay for one of the most expensive public works projects in city history, a retired CSX executive has emerged as an unlikely source of do-it-yourself research calling into question the bedrock assumptions the Jacksonville Port Authority uses to justify deepening the St. Johns River.
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The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s request for a rejection of a federal rule requiring electronic logging devices will not be heard by the Supreme Court, the court announced on June 12.
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Japanese ocean carriers Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. have announced an alliance, effective in 2018.
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The Northwest Seaport Alliance green-lighted a $52 million purchase of four Neopanamax gantry cranes to go to the Husky Terminal at the Port of Tacoma.
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While legislative leaders and New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu continue to try and resolve a two-year state budget, bipartisan consensus has been reached on making significant improvements to the state’s ailing infrastructure.
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