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Fuel, Business, Safety, Government, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

Sen. James Inhofe: Every Funding Option for an Infrastructure Plan ‘On the Table’

Inhofe via c-span.org

WASHINGTON — A funding proposal for the country’s infrastructure system would likely entail myriad options, such as public-private partnerships and raising taxes on fuel, the former chairman of the Senate transportation committee told reporters May 16.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 16, 2017
Business, Logistics, Equipment

Trailer Orders Exceed 20,000 in April

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

U.S. orders for trailers in April were about 20,000 and posted strong year-over-year gains, analysts said.

Roger W. Gilroy | Staff Reporter
May 16, 2017
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous, Logistics

Mesilla Valley Transportation Partners With Penske to Maintain Trucks

Mesilla Valley Transportation

Mesilla Valley Transportation, a dry van truckload carrier based in Las Cruces, N.M., will work with Penske Truck Leasing Corp. to maintain its nationwide fleet of more than 1,300 trucks.

Transport Topics
May 15, 2017
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous, Logistics

Transportation Executive Acquires Polonez Parcel Service, Plans Expansion

Veteran transportation executive Tom Nightingale has purchased Polonez Parcel Service and Universal Trucking Service, according to a statement Nightingale issued May 10.

Transport Topics
May 15, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics, Equipment, Technology

Seko Logistics Expanding Footprint in Western New York and Pennsylvania

Seko Logistics

Seko Logistics has opened two warehouses this year as a result of medical, automotive, industrial and technology companies bringing supply chains back into the United States, the third-party logistics company announced May 10.

Transport Topics
May 15, 2017
Business, Logistics

World's Biggest Container Line Scales Down Bond-Market Reliance

Tomohiro Ohsumi/Flickr

The world’s biggest container shipping company and Denmark’s largest issuer of corporate bonds may rely less on debt markets in the near future.

Christian Wienberg | Bloomberg News
May 15, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, Logistics, Government

Rice Lake Introduces Replacement Scale

Rice Lake Weighing Systems

Rice Lake Weighing Systems introduced the Survivor OTR-LP, a replacement scale designed to fit into non-Rice Lake truck scale foundations.

Transport Topics
May 15, 2017
Business, Logistics

SCI Handling Canadian Distribution for John Paul Richard

Third-party logistics firm SCI announced it is handling the Canada-wide distribution of clothing retailer John Paul Richard’s products as soon as shipments arrive in Vancouver, British Columbia, from Asia.

Transport Topics
May 15, 2017
Opinion, Business, Government, Autonomous, Logistics

Opinion: Transport Industry Needs a Data-Driven Culture

Transparency is a valuable and sought-after trait for all of today’s top industry players, especially now that things such as business integrity and proactive problem-solving sometimes are baseline requirements of today’s consumer.

May 15, 2017
Business, Logistics

Intermodal Volume Up 2% in First Quarter, IANA Reports

Nick Ut

Intermodal traffic rose 2% in the first quarter, largely stemming from container and trailer volumes, a signal that a rebound is underway from the doldrums of 2016.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
May 15, 2017

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