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How ATA Celebrated National Truck Driver Appreciation Week  Transport Topics Online

American Trucking Associations celebrated National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, which ran Sept. 8-14 and honors the trucking industry's 3.5 million ...


German environmental associations step up climate target pressure on Merkel - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

BERLIN, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- An alliance of environmental associations published an open letter addressed to German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) on ...


California Contractor Bill Will Have Far-Reaching Impact, Associations Say  Associations Now

A recently passed California bill that is publicly seen as targeting gig economy businesses could negatively harm a variety of fields that rely on contractors, ...


Transport operators’ unions protest against govt. policies  The Hindu

Several unions of transport operators on Monday converged at Jantar Mantar to protest against a slew of recent government policies which, they alleged, were ...


Delhi transporters chant, ‘Down with Modi’, call for a total strike on Thursday  National Herald

Protesting against hefty penalties specified in the MV Act, high toll taxes and increasing insurance premium, truck and bus operators in Delhi have called for a ...


Fleets, Logistics Firms Mobilize as Dorian Inches Up Coast  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] As Hurricane Dorian continued to creep up the East Coast and terminals shuttered in anticipation ...


Companies, Organizations Honored National Truck Driver Appreciation Week  Transport Topics Online

A photographic roundup of the ways in which American Trucking Associations and others thanked truckers during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.


Operators welcome Brexit relief for truck and air trade  FreightWaves

But trade associations call for more certainty as political impasse continues.


Sustainable fuels crucial for Germany's transport sector climate targets – industry associations  Clean Energy Wire

Together with nine other industry players, the automotive, farmers' and biofuel industry associations have agreed in a position paper that biofuels and ...


Cyberattacks: The Ever-Rising Threats  Transport Topics Online

Cyberattacks represent an ever-increasing risk that motor carriers and fleets are up against — and which may not be insured under the typical coverages they ...


Two business associations back challenger Temple for insurance commissioner  The Louisiana Record

Two Louisiana trade associations have broken with Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) over the race for state insurance commissioner.


Trailer owners Associations go on strike, freight movement in Chennai ports affected  The Hindu

Over 8000 trailers carrying containers to Chennai, Kamarajar and Kattupalli ports are on strike demanding revision of hire charges. On Tuesday, day two of strike ...


Horse Transportation Safety Act  Animal Welfare Institute

Sponsors: Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) · Representative Peter King (R-NY) · Representative Dina Titus (D-NV) · Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA).


On The Plight/Flight Of Service Animals | Fox Rothschild LLP  JD Supra

On Wednesday, August 21, 2019, the U.S. Department of Transportation published a “Final statement of enforcement priorities regarding *service* animals.” 84 FR ...


Kejriwal can waive or reduce penalties in MV Act, union ministry tells transporters  National Herald

Agitated Delhi transporters failed to meet Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday. But Joint Secretary Priyank Bharti advised them to call on the Delhi CM.


Infrastructure Funding Policy Looms Over Congressional Fall Schedule  Transport Topics Online

A recent report detailing the country's congestion woes prompted the top transportation lawmaker in the U.S. House of Representatives to again urge colleagues ...


Shippers Turn to Transportation to Reduce Emissions  Transport Topics Online

In an environmentally conscious world, many companies are adopting more sustainable transportation methods to reduce their carbon footprints.


Insurers Eye Safety Technologies  Transport Topics Online

As the trucking industry grapples with a litigious environment, safety technologies have captured the attention of the insurance industry.


ATA Chairman Pottle: Industry Must Attract Young Workers  Transport Topics Online

Barry Pottle said enhancing trucking's public image and expanding its appeal to younger workers will be key to attracting new drivers and technicians.


Canadian associations call for a national 'Clean Fuel Strategy'  Biomass Magazine

Canada's national clean fuels associations forecast greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions of over 50 million metric tons (Mt) per year by 2030 through ...


Driver Detention Increases  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Driver detention at customer facilities has increased in recent years, according to new data from ...


Washington Supreme Court Rules Current Piece-Rate Pay Practices Are OK  Transport Topics Online

The Supreme Court of Washington filed a decision upholding minimum-wage compensation practices employers use to pay commercial truck drivers.


Traders defer bandh call for Monday  The Tribune

Tribune News *Service*. Jammu, September 14. The traders and transporters of Jammu, who had called for Jammu bandh on Monday over the “non-serious ...


ATA, CVSA Request Extension for FMCSA HOS Comments  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Two groups have requested that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration extend the ...


Truckers Tell FMCSA of Concerns About Coercion, Flexibility at HOS Listening Session  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] WASHINGTON — Drivers and trucking industry representatives had another chance to voice ...


Drupa floorplan published  printweek.com

Read Drupa floorplan published and the latest news and analysis from across the printing industry.


Logistics Plus Renews with the U.S. EPA SmartWay Transport® Partnership  PRUnderground

It's the ninth consecutive year that Logistics Plus successfully completes its SmartWay emissions reporting.


11 09 2019 DAF LF crowned Light Truck of the Year in Czech Republic  DAF Trucks

DAF Trucks' LF series has been crowned 'TOP Light Truck of the Year' in the Czech Republic. Operators and drivers together identified the DAF LF as their ...


Indicators Show Slowdown in Growth, but Recession Isn't Likely  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Jitters and trade wars are roiling the markets and troubling freight companies, but the big ...


IRU sets future direction for road transport  FleetPoint

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 08:38. No Comments. 1,134 Views. Distribution, Europe, Fleet Management, Fleet News, General News, International Road ...


Federal Appeals Court Sends Idaho Hemp Suit Back to State Court  Transport Topics Online

A federal appeals court has sent an appeal in an Idaho hemp civil lawsuit back to a state court, deciding to abstain from a ruling on whether to return to the ...


Heartland Acquires Millis Transfer for $150 Million  Transport Topics Online

Heartland Express Inc. has acquired dry van truckload carrier Millis Transfer Inc. and related entities for about $150 million.


Milestone Senate Inquiry into Road Transport Industry welcomed by VTA | Logistics, Trucking & Transport News  Prime Mover

The approval of an Inquiry into the road transport industry in the Australian Senate yesterday has been welcomed by the Victorian Transport Association.


South Africa: 'Not in Our Name' - Taxi Associations in Motorcade Through Tshwane to Condemn Xenophobic Attacks  AllAfrica.com

Different taxi associations led a motorcade through Tshwane on Tuesday, as a demonstration against xenophobia and to clear their names in the violence that ...


White House to Meet With Oil, Biofuel Makers in Bid for Deal  Transport Topics Online

Trump administration officials are set to consult with oil refiners and renewable fuel producers at the White House on Sept. 11.


Celebrating the industry during National Trucking Week in Western Canada  Truck News

CALGARY, Alta. – With National Trucking Week right around the corner, several western trucking associations will be showing love to drivers and the industry ...


VTA welcomes senate inquiry into road transport industry  Big Rigs

THE Victorian Transport Association has welcomed the approval of an Inquiry into the Road Transport Industry following a vote in the Australian Senate. Shadow ...


Malaysia Logistics and Warehousing Market is Expected to Reach Over MYR 200 Billion in terms of Revenues by the Year 2023: Ken Research  PRNewswire

GURUGRAM, India, Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Eleventh Malaysia Plan by government for the period 2016-2020, is aimed at development of all the ...


Freight industry unites for reinstatement of access ramps at Sydney Gateway  Transport and Logistics News

Freight and road transport groups are calling on the NSW Government to re-instate access ramps for heavy vehicles at Canal Road, St Peters to the design of ...


NJ Works to Identify Misclassified Workers  Transport Topics Online

The labor departments of New Jersey and the U.S. signed an accord to step up efforts to protect workers from classification as independent contractors.


An Employer Body Representing Transport Businesses - Diesel news  Diesel News

The Western Roads Federation has been in existence for two years, coming into being after the WA Road Transport Association dissolved and there was no ...


Energy Experts Fear Price of Diesel to Spike Because of New Shipping Fuel Mandate  Transport Topics Online

Trucking executives fear sharp hikes in the cost of diesel, and perhaps a shortage, as the industry competes for fuel with ocean carriers.


Container Shipping Market Revenue to Record Stellar Growth Rate During 2015 to 2021  Zebvo

Containers are used to transport objects from one place to another. Unlike conventional shipping, container shipping uses containers of various standard ...


Will Go On Indefinite Strike From September 19, Warns UFTA Chairman  News Nation

The members of 41 transport associations under the banner of United Front Transport Association (UFTA) submitted a memorandum of their demands at the ...


Aviation Dean Alan Stolzer Tapped for Top National Safety Committee  ERAU News

Dr. Alan J. Stolzer, dean of the College of Aviation at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Daytona Beach, Fla., campus has been appointed by a U.S. cabinet ...


Cities now have three choices for how to regulate e-scooters Cities have three choices for  Sifted

In early July, LA-based e-scooter sharing startup Bird revealed it will be setting up a European hub in Paris, in addition to its planned expansion into 50 other ...


Study finds manufacturing, driving and cleaning jobs linked to the highest risk of developing type 2 diabetes  EurekAlert

Professional drivers, manufacturing workers and cleaners have a threefold increased risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D) compared with university teachers and ...


Just in: RTEAN expels National President, suspends Secretary-General, as association’s crisis worsens  Vanguard

The leadership crisis rocking the Road Transport Employers' Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) has taken a new dimension, with the expulsion of the National ...


Aviation's black box: Non-disclosure agreements, closed doors and rising CO2  Climate Home

One of the world's most important institutions in the fight against climate change is also one of the UN's most opaque. The International Civil Aviation ...


FAIL! One in seven public transport vehicles didn’t pass safety tests  The Thaiger

About one in seven public Thai transport vehicles have failed safety checks in the first week of a new program introduced by the DLT.


Trucking 'bloodbath': ATA confirms truckers' recession fears  Business Insider

Indicators from the trucking industry have for months been warning of an economic recession, as truckers have seen their pay slashed in what has been called a ...


Montague commits to reviewing NCOTA's vehicle tracker proposal  Jamaica Gleaner

Minister of Transport Robert Montague has given his commitment to review a proposal by the National Council of Taxi Associations (NCOTA) to delay the ...


Council apologises over home to school transport ‘fiasco’  Brighton & Hove Independent

Parents and carers of children with special education needs and disabilities (SEND) were given a full apology for the distress caused by the home to school ...


European Mobility Week in Western Balkans: #Walk with us - between September 16-22  Balkan Green Energy News

During the European Mobility Week (EMW), from September 16 to 22, numerous activities will be held in cities of the Western Balkans.


The Kroger Company and Polymer Logistics Win Reusable Packaging Association's 2019 Excellence in Reusable Packaging Award  PerishableNews

TAMPA, FLORIDA – The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) is pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 Excellence in Reusable Packaging award ...


Scrutiny report ruled out for school transport chaos  Brighton and Hove News

Parents and carers of children with special education needs and disabilities (SEND) were given a full apology for the distress caused by the home to school ...


Social not financial assets: What Britain can learn from Singapore's housing market  CityMetric

One of the beacons of UK social housing policy, the legislation from 1919 that became known as the Addison Act after its sponsor, the minister of health ...


Flight Shame: The Climate Hazards of Air Travel  The New York Review of Books

In mid-August, to much fanfare, sixteen-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg set sail from England on the Malizia II, a solar-powered yacht. With a small crew, ...


Renewable Aviation Fuel Market 2019 Industry Size, Growth, Segments; Revenue, Manufacturers and 2025 Forecast Research Report  TornadoNews24

Renewable Aviation Fuel Market was valued at USD XX million in 2017, and is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 17% by 2025. The market is growing due to ...


Kolkata: Truckers postpone strike after Mamata's assurance  Times of India

KOLKATA: The truckers in Bengal postponed their statewide strike till September 8 from 12am on Thursday following an assurance from chief minister Mamata ...


Canadian Almanac & Directory 2020: Arts & Culture, Education, Judicial, Libraries, Publishing, and Transportation - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Benzinga

The "Canadian Almanac & Directory 2020" book has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. A combination of textual material, charts, ...


TWU calls on truckies to take part in a Senate inquiry into transport as death toll  Mirage News

TWU SA/NT Branch Media Release, 17 September 2019 The TWU is calling on South Australian truck drivers to make submissions to a Senate Inquiry into...


Eurasian Road Protocol Signed - RayHaber  RaillyNews

Izmit Municipality, Cultural Routes Association and KYÖD signed Ön Preliminary Protocol for Kocaeli Eurasian Road Works bulunan with 1700 annual history.


World Financial Symposium to Focus on Shaping a Sustainable Future  AviationPros.com

The WFS will be held in Miami, 25-26 September 2019. The opening plenary will feature an address by Anko Van der Werff, CEO of Avianca, on the vision for ...


South Africa: Minister Advocates for Women Empowerment  AllAfrica.com

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has called on the international maritime community to commit to creating opportunities for women and a conducive ...


Commission of inquiry to investigate Gauteng taxi woes  IOL

Sporadic outbursts of taxi violence in various parts of Gauteng have prompted premier David Makhura to establish a commission of inquiry.


Investigations set to tackle ongoing violence in the taxi industry  Rekord East

A commission of inquiry has been appointed to look into the causes of taxi *service* violence, fatalities and instability in the province. The commission was ...


Graduation of fourth batch of early childhood diploma students celebrated  Times of Oman

Muscat: Dar Al-Ata'a Association recently celebrated the graduation of the fourth intake of Montessori early childhood diploma students. It comes as part of the ...


Councillor issues apology over school transport fiasco  The Argus

PARENTS and carers of children with special education needs and disabilities (Send) were given a full apology for the distress caused by the home…


No need to fear European palm oil boycott, says commodities expert  Free Malaysia Today

HO CHI MINH: A commodities consultant has downplayed fears over the impact of initiatives by European countries to curb the use of palm oil, citing their low ...


Two Trucking Associations Challenging 'ABC' Contractor Test in Federal Court  Transport Topics Online

An association of small to medium-sized motor carriers has asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reject a decision last month by a federal district judge ...


US Supreme Court Rejects California Trucking Association Appeal Over Driver Classification  Transport Topics Online

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal by the California Trucking Association over the employment classification of truck drivers contracted by ...


ATA Launches Campaign to Promote Infrastructure Deal  Transport Topics Online

American Trucking Associations has formally launched its campaign in support of a federal infrastructure funding package. The purpose of the campaign is to ...


How One State Brought Its Truck Driving Championship Back to Life  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] In 1972, the Ohio Trucking Association stepped back from running the state Truck Driving ...


ATA: Trucking Industry Was Short More Than 60000 Drivers in Meeting Demand at End of 2018  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] More than 60,000 truck drivers were needed by the end of last year — the most ever — to meet ...


Express Delivery and Logistics Association Merges With CLDA  Transport Topics Online

The Express Delivery and Logistics Association, a trade group that represents air cargo and package delivery firms, has agreed to merge with the Customized ...


ATA President Chris Spear Presses Congress on Infrastructure Funding, Autonomous Tech  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] WASHINGTON — Allowing segments of the country's surface transportation system to deteriorate ...


Kashmir hope dashed, rush for Plan B  Telegraph India

Tour operators in the city are finally giving up hopes on Kashmir and rescheduling bookings but many are having a trying time explaining to clients that the ...


ATA Reaffirms Opposition to Side Underride Guard Legislation  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Legislation that would require the installation of side underride guards on heavy trucks is not ...


Walta Media and Communication Corporate SC  Walta Information Center

The Ethiopian Airlines, with safety at its center, has managed to create a brand trusted by the whole world, Transport Minister Dagmawit Moges said. She said ...


Is There a Truck Driver Shortage or Not? ATA Says Research Paper Made 'Critical Errors'  Transport Topics Online

The chief economist for American Trucking Associations has criticized a research paper written by a university professor and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ...


Carbon Correction Factor Called for by European Energy and Transport Associations  NGV Global

Europe's energy and transport industry is calling for implementation of a Carbon Correction Factor (CCF) to be included in the European Parliament vote on CO2 ...


'Storm approaching': firms fear for deliveries in shipping shakeup  Reuters

LONDON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. furniture company RC Willey Home Furnishings is so concerned that new global clean air rules will cause transport ...


Exclusive: WISTA on addressing the gender imbalance in the shipping industry  Africa Outlook Magazine

The Women's International Shipping and Trading Association is working to address the gender imbalance of a historically male-dominated industry.


Saddleworth villages unite over concerns over traffic, safety and speeding issues  Oldham Chronicle

Three Saddleworth villages are presenting a united front in a bid to address residents growing concerns over increased...


SETE Calls for Tourism Alliance Between Sector and Ministry  GTP Headlines

SETE has called for an "alliance" between the tourism sector's stakeholders and the Tourism Ministry in order for crucial issues to be resolved.


ATA's Bob Costello Predicts Slower Market Growth in 2019  Transport Topics Online

NASHVILLE, Tenn.— The freight market will grow at a slower pace this year than it did in 2018, according to American Trucking Associations Chief Economist ...


OCHIENG: Authority needs to reign in rogue gas firms  Daily Nation

The recent move by the government to outlaw the gas cylinder pooling system by manufacturers is commendable as it will restore sanity in an industry prone to ...


Let's have a conversation about migration  Newsroom

A national conversation about population planning is not easy, but it's one we need to have, writes Laura Walters.


Oil PSUs approach court as LPG truck owners threaten strike  BusinessLine

With bulk LPG transport owners based in Namakkal, Tamil Nadu, threatening to go on an indefinite strike from July 1, oil marketing majors Indian Oil Corporation ...


Trucking Stakeholders Ask Congress to Repeal the 12% Federal Excise Tax on Trucks, Trailers  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] A group of trucking stakeholders asked Congress to repeal the 12% federal excise tax on the ...


Court Dismisses ATA's Lawsuit Against Rhode Island Truck Tolls  Transport Topics Online

A federal judge has dismissed the trucking industry's lawsuit against Rhode Island for its trucks-only tolling system. The U.S. District Court of Rhode Island ...


DOT Submits Proposed Rule Change for HOS Regulations  Transport Topics Online

The Department of Transportation has sent its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to reform hours-of-*service* regulations to the Office of Management and Budget.


Makhura appoints commission of inquiry to probe taxi violence in Gauteng  IOL

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has appointed a commission of inquiry headed by a High Court's Judge to probe taxi violence in the province.


Cathy Gautreaux Leaving FMCSA for NHTSA  Transport Topics Online

Cathy Gautreaux, deputy administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, will be leaving the agency, an agency spokesman confirmed.


ATA Economist Bob Costello: Recession Remains Uncertain, but Expect More Carrier Closures  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] INDIANAPOLIS — Bob Costello isn't sure that a recession — a downturn that could impact freight ...


TAEC Leadership Award Goes to Arkansas Trucking Association President Shannon Newton  Transport Topics Online

AUSTIN, Texas — Shannon Newton, president of the Arkansas Trucking Association, received American Trucking Associations' President's Trucking Association ...


USDOT Appoints Mala Parker Acting Deputy Administrator of FHWA  Transport Topics Online

Mala Parker's portfolio at the Federal Highway Administration will include the role of acting deputy administrator.


2 transport groups say will not buy new trucks; blame govt policies  Business Standard

Two major transport industry bodies, All India Transporters Welfare Association (AITWA) and All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) have lashed out at the ...


Locals send legal letter to NTA questioning its Bus Connects project  Herald.ie

A residents' group has issued a legal letter to the National Transport Authority (NTA) questioning the legality of the public consultation process in relation to the ...


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