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FedEx Announces 2020 Rate Increases  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] FedEx Corp. said on Sept. 16 that its customers will see shipping rate increases and surcharges ...


NYC Congestion Pricing Encouraged by Transportation Group  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] New York's congestion pricing plan should include fees on motorists both entering and leaving ...


With Trump Trade War a Threat, Fed Is Set to Cut Rates Again  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON —The Federal Reserve is set to cut interest rates to try to protect the economy from President Donald Trump's trade war with China.


JB Hunt intermodal customers not pre-ordering freight to beat tariffs; Fed expected to cut rates, economist says  talkbusiness.net

An executive of Lowell-based carrier J.B. Hunt Transport Services recently said intermodal customers are neither pulling forward freight ahead of tariffs nor ...


Wholesale Prices Up 0.1% in August  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale prices edged up a slight 0.1% in August as energy prices took ...


2019 Trucking Company Closures So Far Have Doubled All of 2018  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] More trucking firms have shut down during the first six months of 2019 than in all of 2018, a result ...


Coyote Logistics: Truckload Rates to Rebound  Transport Topics Online

Despite a freight slowdown, spot-market truckload business will rebound in the fourth quarter, Coyote Logistics said.


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.


FMCSA Proposes 2020, 2021 Reductions to Commercial Vehicle Registration Fees  Transport Topics Online

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a proposed rule that would continue to reduce commercial vehicle registration fees in 2020 and ...


Trucking Company Shutdowns Grow as Shipping Market Cools  Wall Street Journal

Approximately 640 carriers went out of business in the first half of 2019, up from 175 for the same period last year and more than double the total number of ...


Is Free Public Transport In Cities The Way Forward?  Forbes

In September 2018, the French city of Dunkirk launched a free bus system for residents and visitors, since when it has succeeded in drastically reducing private ...


The Daily Shot: Truckers’ Wages Outpace Long-Haul Transport Prices  Wall Street Journal

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Transport’s Recession Warning May Be a False Positive  Barron's

Freight shipment volumes are falling, but analysts say it isn't necessarily a sign that a recession is on the way.


Cass Freight Index Signals US Economic Contraction by Year's End  Transport Topics Online

The Cass Freight Index, a monthly measure of rail, trucking and airfreight volume, dropped 3% in August from a year earlier.


US Exporters Rely on Trucks to Meet Mexico's Fuel Demand  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] U.S. exporters are increasingly relying on trucks to get fuel into Mexico as the country's gasoline ...


Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: FedEx, Anheuser-Busch, Home Depot, Shopify & more  CNBC

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Kraft Heinz – 3G Capital sold 25.1 million shares of the food producer at $28.44 per share, ...


Road transport emissions up since 1990 despite efficiency drive  The Guardian

Britain's greenhouse gas emissions from road transport have continued to grow since 1990 despite more efficient cars because traffic has increased by almost a ...


Bank of America says buy these two high-yield transport stocks as rates fall  CNBC

As investors look for reliable income streams in a world of falling bond yields, Bank of America Merrill Lynch is recommending two global bellwethers in the ...


Economics of Electric Vehicles Mean Oil's Days As A Transport Fuel Are Numbered  Forbes

The future is not looking bright for oil, according to a new report that claims the commodity would have to be priced at $10-$20 a barrel to remain competitive as ...


Cowen Global Transport Conference Takeaways, Day 1  RailwayAge Magazine

Reporting on the Cowen and Company Global Transport Conference in Bosto, Managing Director and Railway Age Wall Street Contributing Editor Jason Seidl ...


European Central Bank Deploys New Stimulus to Help Economy  Transport Topics Online

FRANKFURT, Germany — The European Central Bank delivered a stimulus to help the economy in the face of the U.S.-China trade conflict and Brexit.


Near-Term Outlook for Transport Services Industry Look Dim  Yahoo Finance

The Zacks Transportation-Services industry includes companies offering logistics, leasing and maintenance services to transporters. Some of the constituents ...


HVH Transportation of Denver Closes  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Denver-based truckload carrier HVH Transportation Inc. closed its doors on Aug. 27 after a string ...


ACT Forecasts Imminent Slowdown in Class 8, Trailer Production  Transport Topics Online

For those still wondering about the state of the commercial vehicle market in the United States, ACT Research during a webinar Sept. 11 delivered a forecast that ...


NPR Shopping Cart Economics: How Prices Changed At A Walmart In 1 Year  NPR

Since August 2018, NPR has been tracking about 80 items sold at a Georgia Walmart with an eye toward products caught in the trade war. On average, prices ...


Air Ambulances Woo Rural Consumers With Memberships That May Leave Them Hanging  JEMS.com

FORT SCOTT, Kan. — On a hot June day as the Good Ol' Days festival was in full swing, 7-year-old Kaidence Anderson sat in the shade with her family, waiting ...


Vancouver Finally Welcomes Uber and Lyft, Warily  CityLab

Fears of congestion and a powerful taxi lobby have long kept ride-hailing apps out of this transit-friendly British Columbia city. That's about to change.


EU studies reform of "outdated" energy taxes, higher levies for air, sea transport  CNBC

BRUSSELS, Sept 9- The European Union is studying a reform of energy taxes to align them with climate targets, an EU document showed, listing as possible ...


IMF Says Tariffs Are Ineffective Tool to Right Trade Imbalances  Transport Topics Online

Tempting as it might be to think a stronger dollar offsets higher U.S. tariffs by making Chinese imports cheaper, the International Monetary Fund says the ...


A slump in freight shipping flashes warning signs for economy as US-China trade war rages  CNBC

Falling air cargo demand could be flashing warning signs about the broader economy.


Michigan Transportation Funding Debate Continues as Budget Deadline Looms  Transport Topics Online

Michigan lawmakers continue to deliberate transportation funding sources as the Oct. 1 budget deadline creeps closer.


UPDATE 1-Pakistan's cenbank holds rates, says recent hikes enough to tame inflation  Reuters

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Trade Deal Before Presidential Election May Suit Beijing  Transport Topics Online

President Donald Trump tweeted this week that any trade deal China might secure from America would get “much tougher” upon his re-election. The insinuation ...


Perspective: Trucking's Telematics Systems Are Only as Good as the Losses They Prevent  Transport Topics Online

Rising insurance premiums are a perennial stress for many motor carriers, many of which are now installing telematics systems with the latest safety ...


On-Time, In-Full  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] To lure modern consumers who have come to expect instant gratification from the online ...


Local elections 2019: Kāpiti Coast mayoral candidates talk rates, housing and transport  Stuff.co.nz

Kāpiti mayoral candidates talk about why they're standing, and their policy on rates, housing and transport.


Global Full Truckload Transportation Market 2019 Strategical Overview by: FedEx, JB Hunt Transport Services, Knight-Swift Transportation  World Industry Reports

Global Full Truckload Transportation Market Information, Segmentation, Historical Research, Analysis and Forecasting 2024. Full Truckload Transportation ...


Trailer Orders Down; Companies Say They Are Adjusting  Transport Topics Online

Trailers are down in 2019, but a robust 2018 helped companies stock up on equipment they think they'll need for the next several years.


FortisBC maintains low natural gas rates for the remainder of the year  Canada NewsWire

SURREY, B.C., Sept. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - FortisBC has received regulatory approval from the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) to maintain the cost of ...


Monthly CPI Up 0.3% and 2.4% Over Last Year  Transport Topics Online

The August core consumer price index, which excludes food and energy, rose 0.3% from the prior month and was up 2.4% from a year earlier.


ED destination of EMS transport varies by race  Healio

The ED to which emergency medical services transport a patient depends on the patient's race/ethnicity, according to study findings published in JAMA Network ...


California's AB5 bill makes Uber and Lyft drivers employees — what's next?  The Verge

California just grievously wounded the gig economy. But Assembly Bill 5, the California bill that was approved by the state Senate on September 10th, is only the ...


The truth about air medical transportation costs | AirMed&Rescue (Dev environment)  AirMed and Rescue Magazine

Chris Myers, EVP of Reimbursement at Air Methods, details what changes need to be made at a legislative level if balance billing of emergency medical flights ...


UPDATE 1-South African rand hurt by oil price spike  Reuters

(Adds latest prices, analyst comments). JOHANNESBURG, Sept 17 (Reuters) - South Africa's rand extended its losses on Tuesday to a one-week low as ...


Business Expectations Index Drops to Record Low  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] A gauge of *service* industries' business expectations fell in August to the lowest level since the ...


Time to Search Stock? Air Transport Services Group (ATSG)  NEWS CONTROL

Air Transport Services Group (ATSG):. Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) share price lost -2.21% and ceased at $22.1 after the market close on Monday.


Shippers look to avoid a repeat of 2018  Commercial Carrier Journal

Shippers over the past year have attempted to institute structural changes in their operations to avoid being stung again like they were in 2018, when a sudden ...


Despite Its High P/E Ratio, Is Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) Still Undervalued?  Yahoo Finance

The goal of this article is to teach you how to use price to earnings ratios (P/E ratios). We'll apply a basic P/E ratio analysis to Marten Transport, Ltd.'s ...


Has globalization gone too far—or not far enough?  Brookings Institution

The reason globalization and trade liberalization have not fully delivered on their promise is that only tradable sectors have been subject to international ...


Fed Says Most Businesses Optimistic, Consumer Spending 'Mixed'  Transport Topics Online

The U.S. economy grew at a modest pace through much of July and August, with companies remaining upbeat despite disruption.


Cost of living drops in Abu Dhabi as consumer price index falls  Gulf News

Abu Dhabi: The Statistics Centre Abu Dhabi (SCAD) has released their consumer price indices for January to August 2019 - in comparison to the same period in ...


DDA approves TOD policy to trigger development around transit nodes in Delhi  Moneycontrol.com

The Delhi Development Authority on September 17 approved the Transit Oriented Development Policy to encourage development around transit nodes and ...


Powershop expands discount EV charging offer ahead of increased demand  The Driven

Online energy retailer Powershop has announced the expansion of its cut-rate electric vehicle charging offer from Queensland into New South Wales and ...


The Transport Workers Union is taking Uber to court over an unfair dismissal claim by a former Uber Eats driver  Yahoo Finance

Image: Supplied * The Transport Workers Union (TWU) has vowed to take Uber to court after an unfair dismissal case by an Uber Eats driver. * Uber Eats driver ...


09/16/19: Cynopsis Media Tech Update  cynopsis.com

Monday, September 16, 2019 Nielsen's Gracenote is launching a new Video ID Distribution System enabling easier distribution of movies, TV shows, and.


Intelligent Transport Systems Market by Business Growth, Development Factors, Applications, and Future Prospects 2019 - 2024  Denton Observer

The “Intelligent Transport Systems Market” 2019-2024 research report provides a detailed overview of industry. It covers the growth aspects of industry.


Motor Vehicle Act: Kerala Transport Minister Writes To Nitin Gadkari  NDTVAuto.com

With protests mounting over the new Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, Kerala Transport minister A K Saseendran on Monday urged Union minister Nitin Gadkari ...


Oil price spike piles yet another risk onto fragile global economy  ABC News

Central banks have been struggling with slow growth and low inflation for years. But a sustained increase in oil prices could leave them with the far worse ...


Crude Awakening: With Oil Up 10% After Attack, Defensive Assets Might Get Boost  Forbes

Things seem to be holding together relatively well early Monday despite the weekend attacks that sent crude prices up 10%. It helps that crude was pretty ...


Baltic Exchange Shipping Insights  The Business Times

Baltic Exchange Insights: THE BUSINESS TIMES Transport - Overall it was a negative week for the Capesize market, with many routes losing ground. A limited ...


Allianz Asset Management GmbH Boosts Stake in J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT)  TechNewsObserver

Allianz Asset Management GmbH increased its stake in J B Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT) by 9.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to the ...


Motor Vehicles Act ‘a Tughlaqi order’, says Madhya Pradesh Transport Minister  The Hindu

Terming the new Motor Vehicles Act a “Tughlaqi” (arbitrary) order, Madhya Pradesh Transport Minister Govind Singh Rajput said the high revised fine rates ...


Local elections 2019: Four bid to become Carterton mayor  Stuff.co.nz

Issues such as high rates, wastewater scheme upgrades and transport issues are what residents are talking about in Carterton leading up to the local body ...


'Tax on a tax': Mayor wants GST on rates returned to Aucklanders  Stuff.co.nz

Mayor renews call for Government to spend GST taken from rates on Auckland infrastructure projects.


Wellington 'is a bit stuck': Mayoral candidates debate rates, convention centre and LGWM  Stuff.co.nz

Spats over big projects from transport to convention centres dominated a hotly fought mayoral debate between five candidates.


Spot Rates for Vans, Reefers Slip in April  Transport Topics Online

April saw strong volumes and abundant capacity in spot market truckload freight, according to DAT Solutions' monthly report. Volumes for dry van freight — the ...


Deep impact | Logistics, Trucking & Transport News  Prime Mover

A revered figure at PACCAR in Melbourne, engineer Phil Webb, has brought the curtain down on a significant career whose legacy will live on and off-road.


Road transport emissions see continued rise since 1990  AOL UK

The amount of greenhouse gases produced by road transport has continued to increase since 1990 despite a marked effort to improve efficiency and drive down ...


US trucking: Declining volumes undercut truckload rates  JOC.com

Shippers are tendering less freight to truckload carriers than a year ago in early 2019, prompting industry analysts to wonder whether the tables have flipped ...


Lower Hutt's five mayoral candidates have their say  Stuff.co.nz

The Melling interchange, housing developments, and concerns about rates rises: Voters in the city have plenty to sink their teeth into in upcoming council ...


Red Trucks,number 1 Moving Truck Hire and Logistics Transport Company in Pretoria East, Gauteng.  Rekord East

It is not always easy to find a truck hire company that offers you true value for your money. We know that the search for the perfect truck rental company online ...


ASX slides as investors dump transport and real estate  The Australian Financial Review

Shares closed lower on Tuesday as investors dumped infrastructure and utility companies while shying away from bonds.


Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont Sets Rates for Tolls  Transport Topics Online

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, architect of a controversial tolling plan, has offered an idea of what toll rates will look like in a recent letter to the General ...


Tanker Attacks Raise Prospects for Higher Rates, Lifting Shipping Stocks  Transport Topics Online

Suspected attacks on two commercial vessels near the Strait of Hormuz fueled expectations for higher shipping rates, driving up shares of companies that ...


Stop outrageous air ambulance bills by disclosing the transport price  STAT

A ride in an air ambulance can rack up a surprisingly high bill. Requiring companies to disclose the cost upfront can help stop so-called surprise bills.


Chicago-to-Atlanta rates show risk in truck transport, but freight futures offering first-ever hedge  FreightWaves

Some $726 billion in annual spend on U.S. surface transportation faces daily price swings, but futures aim to mitigate the volatility.


Even in an 'affordable' Canadian city, cost-of-living squeeze has people putting pressure on politicians  CBC News

Cost of living is a major federal election issue, even in communities like Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu where people are still feeling the financial pinch despite daily ...


District of Columbia Council Proposes Congestion Pricing Study  Transport Topics Online

Leaders representing the District of Columbia have proposed allocating $475000 to study congestion pricing for vehicles moving in and around the nation's ...


Saying risk of poverty is increasing makes no sense, Finance Minister says  MaltaToday

Finance Minister Edward Scicluna said that it did not make sense for someone to suggest that the rate of people at risk of poverty is increasing when the ...


Truckers Wrestle With Oversupply of Big Rigs, Falling Freight Rates  The Wall Street Journal

Trucking companies are wrestling with the hangover from last year's freight boom as greater availability of big rigs and softening demand weigh on earnings ...


Amazon Jumps Into Freight Brokerage  Transport Topics Online

Amazon.com has jumped into the market of the third-party logistics broker, roiling the waters and raising concern that the Seattle-based e-commerce giant could ...


Kenyan Inflation Quickens in June as Food, Transport Costs Surge  Bloomberg

Kenyan inflation quickened in June as food and transport prices surged from a year ago.


Trucking: US truckload pricing battle heats up  JOC.com

US shippers pressing their trucking suppliers to return some or all of the double-digit rate increases they won last year are running into a problem: Carriers have ...


Emergency air transport prices hiked 60% while adding bases  ModernHealthcare.com

Air ambulance companies have continued to add air bases, particularly in the Southern and Western United States, even as they hiked their average charges by ...


Tonnage Drops 6.1% in May, ATA For-Hire Index Shows  Transport Topics Online

Tonnage took a 6.1% decline in May, according to American Trucking Associations' For Hire Truck Tonnage Index. Compared with May 2018, the seasonally ...


FedEx to Raise Rates in 2019  Transport Topics Online

FedEx Corp. said it would increase FedEx Express shipping rates by an average of 4.9% for domestic, U.S. export and U.S. import services.


Lack of Drivers, Demand Driving Prices Up  Transport Topics Online

Household goods are getting pricier because the costs of moving those goods — from trucking to even maritime shipping — have been rising.


Trump Targets Amazon in Call for Higher Postal Shipping Rates  Transport Topics Online

President Donald Trump's administration is recommending the U.S. Postal *Service* raise prices for shipping packages, a move that would hit online retailers such ...


Truckers warn of a 'bloodbath' as trucking companies go bankrupt and slash profit expectations  INSIDER

America's $800 billion trucking industry is getting hit by a downturn right now, and it's hitting everyone from UPS and FedEx to independent truckers.


SA rate-cut hopes fade as Saudi oil attack adds risk  Moneyweb.co.za

The assault on Saudi Arabian oil facilities is already taking its toll on South Africa's rand, and may put paid to any hopes of an interest-rate cut on Thursday.


Core Producer-Price Index Posts First Drop in Two Years  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] A measure of underlying U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in July, with the first drop since ...


U.S. Xpress Revenue Dips Due to Lower Spot Rates  Transport Topics Online

U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. saw revenue take a dip in the first quarter but saw its highest first-quarter net income ever, according to a news release from the ...


Tonnage Surges 7.4% in April  Transport Topics Online

Tonnage saw a big surge in April, according to American Trucking Associations, even as spot rates and volumes declined in the same month, according to other ...


Medicaid in Arizona now covers Lyft for non-emergency transport  ModernHealthcare.com

Lyft is now a covered option for some Medicaid beneficiaries in Arizona, the on-demand transportation company said Wednesday. That means eligible Medicaid ...


Seattle DOT Considers Congestion Pricing  Transport Topics Online

Seattle has become the latest metropolitan area to consider the possibility of congestion pricing to mitigate traffic.


Federal Reserve Cuts Interest Rates for First Time Since 2008  Transport Topics Online

The Federal Reserve reduced interest rates for the first time since the financial crisis in a move that Chairman Jerome Powell said was designed to “ensure ...


US Logistics Costs Rise 11.4% in 2018, Report Says  Transport Topics Online

Businesses spent $1.64 trillion on transportation and logistics services in the United States in 2018, a jump of 11.4% from the prior year, as companies retooled ...


Trump Says He Could Impose More China Tariffs  Transport Topics Online

President Donald Trump reiterated that he could impose additional tariffs on Chinese imports if he wants, after promising to hold off on more duties in a trade-war ...


What's a Fair Fare? Transit Experts Talk Proper Pricing  CityLab

As ridership tanks, New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority is hiking fares. Does that ever work? Experts sound off on how to price the bus and subway ...


2018 Was a Year of Extraordinary Growth for 3PLs  Transport Topics Online

The year 2018 will go down as an outstanding year for third-party logistics in the United States. The two main drivers of growth were an extraordinary inventory ...


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