Business
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Preparedness, Adaptability Key for Logistics Stakeholders

Panelists at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals presentation touted preparedness in issues ranging from NAFTA to uncertainty about infrastructure spending.

Laurie Wiegler | Staff Reporter
June 26, 2017
Business, Logistics

Logistics Spending Dips to $1.39 Trillion in 2016

Gene Seroka Laurie Wiegler/Transport Topics

Anemic shipping volumes and weak pricing for transportation carriers in 2016 combined to push down total U.S. business spending on logistics, both in dollars and as a percentage of gross domestic product.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
June 26, 2017
Business, Logistics

FedEx to Open Distribution Center in Ohio

FedEx distribution center in Dayton Dayton Daily News/YouTube

FedEx Corp. will open a new distribution center outside South Dayton, Ohio, in a couple of weeks, a company spokesman confirmed with Transport Topics.

Laurie Wiegler | Staff Reporter
June 24, 2017
Business, Fuel

Diesel Drops 3.5¢ to $2.489 for Year’s Low

diesel chart

The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 3.5 cents to $2.489 a gallon, while the stubborn glut of crude caused oil prices to tumble to about $43 a barrel — a range last seen in early August — and into a bear market, experts said.

Roger W. Gilroy | Staff Reporter
June 23, 2017
Business, Equipment

Freightliner Cascadia Model to Feature Truck-Lite Mirrors, Signals

Freightliner

Three Truck-Lite Co. components have achieved standard position on the Freightliner Cascadia Class 8 truck from Daimler Trucks North America.

Transport Topics
June 23, 2017
Business, Equipment

Marmon-Herrington Unveils New Heavy-Duty Axles

Marmon-Herrington-Sisu

Marmon-Herrington released new Sisu brand axles, including a 90,000-pound tandem axle set and 136,000-pound tridem axle set.

Transport Topics
June 23, 2017
Business, Equipment

Hyundai Translead Offers Air Disc Brake from Bendix Spicer

John Sommers II for TT

Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake’s ADB22X-LT air disc brake now is offered by trailer maker Hyundai Translead.

Transport Topics
June 23, 2017
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Saddle Creek Expands Omnichannel Fulfillment Operations in Lexington, Ky.

Saddle Creek Logistics Services has announced the expansion of its omnichannel fulfillment operations in Lexington, Ky., to accommodate growth with existing customers as well as new business demand, according to a press release.

Transport Topics
June 22, 2017
Business

DTNA Adding Two Distribution Centers

Daimler Trucks North America is adding two new parts distribution centers as it continues to invest in its supply chain network to serve customers more effectively.

Transport Topics
June 22, 2017
Business, Equipment

Firestone Launches New Severe-Duty Tire

Bridgestone Americas Inc. has announced the launch of Firestone FS818 wide-base radial truck tires for on- and-off-highway applications.

Transport Topics
June 22, 2017

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