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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 ...


As rural communities age, their public transport is shrinking. It's time to fix this  World Economic Forum

Ageing rural populations are losing the public transport services that keep them connected. It's time to explore ways to build sustainable mobility solutions for ...


J.B. Hunt Transport Services Stock Jumps. Earnings Could Have Been Worse.  Barron's

J.B. Hunt Transport Services stock surged after the trucking and logistics firm's second-quarter earnings weren't as bad as feared. But analysts still are neutral on ...


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 ...


Massive potential health gains in switching to active transport  Science Daily

Swapping short car trips for walking or biking could achieve as much health gain as ongoing tobacco tax increases, according to a new study.


Transport app FlixMobility gets Germany's biggest tech funding round to drive growth  KFGO News

By Douglas Busvine, Alexander Hübner and Arno Schuetze FRANKFURT/MUNICH (Reuters) - Transport app FlixMobility has raised around 500 million euros ...


Retail Sales, Bank Earnings, Libra, Debt and Transport - 5 Things You Must Know  TheStreet.com

June retail sales figures could add to deepening evidence of consumer strength, banks earnings will likely dictate Wall Street's early pace, Libra faces mounting ...


Optimal transport and colossal ionic mechano-conductance in graphene crown ethers  Science Advances

Biological ion channels balance electrostatic and dehydration effects to yield large ion selectivity alongside high transport rates. These macromolecular systems ...


Heartland Express Reports Strong 2Q Earnings  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Heartland Express Inc. reported June 18 another quarter of profit improvement despite a ...


Houston crude prices drop as new pipelines add supplies -traders  Reuters

West Texas Intermediate crude at Magellan East Houston this week traded at the weakest level in almost a year as new pipelines from the Permian Basin to the ...


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

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Tonnage took a 6.1% decline in May, according to American Trucking Associations' For Hire ...


J.B. Hunt Gives Transportation Stocks New Hope  Seeking Alpha

J.B. Hunt reported another quarter of solid earnings growth thanks to dedicated contract services. Unfortunately, declining margins pushed earnings lower as ...


Cramer: Earnings suggest business and consumer economies are 'out of sync'  CNBC

There are two economies at play right now and “right now they're out of sync” based on the earnings results that Wall Street has seen thus far, CNBC's Jim ...


Conformation space of a heterodimeric ABC exporter under turnover conditions  Nature.com

Eight cryo-electron microscopy structures of the ATP-binding cassette exporter TmrAB under turnover conditions characterize the entire transport cycle in a lipid ...


Gemini Shippers Group joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance  FreightWaves

Gemini Shippers Group, a leading shippers association, has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), an organization dedicated to developing best ...


Transport executives see better picture in second half-maybe  FreightWaves

Transport honchos see better times in 2nd half--maybe.


'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 ...


J.B. Hunt Jumps as Outlook Shows ‘No Doom, No Gloom’ in Trucking  Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) -- J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. surged the most in six months as a company forecast eased investor concerns about a prolonged recession in ...


Boeing to Take $4.9 Billion Hit in Q2 Due to Max Grounding  Aviation International News

Boeing will record an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion, or $8.74 per share, in its second-quarter results due to the grounding of the 737 Max, the company ...


Experts: As a Funding Tool, Tolling May Benefit From an Image Shift  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] WASHINGTON — Transportation experts said recasting tolling's image from an unpopular ...


Covenant Transportation Group Announces Updated Expectations Concerning Second Quarter Financial Results  Nasdaq

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., July 17, 2019-- Covenant Transportation Group, Inc. announced today its expectations regarding financial results for the second.


How IMO 2020 affects transport of ore, coal, grain and other dry bulk  FreightWaves

Much of the focus on the IMO 2020 regulation – which limits the sulfur *content* of fuel used on ships and their emissions to 0.5 percent starting January 1, 2020 ...


Cab owner asks Massena village to allow higher night rate, license more cabs  North Country Now

MASSENA -- A local cab company owner on Tuesday asked the village board for more licenses and a fare increase, which led to a village resident and the ...


BofAML Shipper Survey: Capacity Will Stay Loose, Rates Will Stay Flat  Benzinga

Bank of America – Merrill Lynch (BofAML) released the 181st edition of its Truckload Diffusion Indicator, a survey that aggregates and analyzes shipper ...


As Marijuana-Use Laws Spread, Drug Still Illegal for Truck Drivers  Transport Topics Online

Last month, drug-testing firm Quest Diagnostics scientist Barry Sample had a serious warning for U.S. employers: Be on the lookout for marijuana use by your ...


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.


Core Consumer Inflation Tops Projections in Broad Gain  Transport Topics Online

A key measure of U.S. consumer prices rose more than forecast in June, potentially complicating the Federal Reserve's assessment of inflation as policy makers ...


Oregon Gov. Kate Brown Expands Road-Usage Charge Program  Transport Topics Online

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed legislation that will expand the state's voluntary road usage charge program, known as OReGO.


PAM Transport Reports 2Q Income Incease  Arkansas Business Online

PAM Transport Inc. of Tontitown reported Monday second quarter income of $8.65 million, up from $7.3 million in the same quarter a year ago. Earnings per ...


Trucker Shortage Driving Up Prices  Tank Transport Trader

America's trucker shortage is about to hit consumers right where it hurts: in the kitty litter. McDonald's Corp. long-time distributor Martin-Brower Co. is raising ...


The Reader: Protect gig venues from soaring business rates relief  Evening Standard

WE at UK Music welcome new figures showing a six per cent rise in the number of music venues in London [“London turns up volume on live music venues after ...


Transportation Worries as Credit Suisse Downgrades Major Trucking Companies  24/7 Wall St.

So what happens when the trucking freight carriers see a sectorwide downgrade with warnings of negative industry trends on the same day that the stock market ...


Transport ministers discuss uniformity in tax rates  India Today

The minister said those present during the meeting suggested that the public transport be promoted.


Road Transport & Highways Ministry decides to declare all toll Lanes as FASTag Lanes  Tehelka

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has decided to declare all lanes in all Toll Fee Plazas on National Highways across the country as dedicated ...


Flat fare eyed for electric train  Bangkok Post

The government has affirmed its intention to implement transport policies promised to voters by key coalition parties, including a policy to charge electric train ...


FCC removes pricing regulation on legacy transport services  Telecompaper

The Federal Communications Commission has largely eliminated pricing regulation of lower-speed, legacy transport offered by price cap incumbent carriers as ...


The wheels to a low-carbon transport system  The Hindu

It rests on accessing public *service*, choosing rapid transit over car driving and supporting electric vehicle transition.


Europe faces another lost decade in decarbonising transport  Climate Home

Sponsored *content*: An essential conversation is missing around sustainable biofuels as part of the decarbonisation solution.


Couple Money Fights: How Much Did That Hotel Room Really Cost?  Forbes

Do you ever find yourself fighting with your spouse after a trip? Do you have a financial hangover after all the money you've spent on that weekend away?


Wobbles in Britain’s housing market may augur something worse  The Economist

Prices are falling for the first time in six years, suggesting all is not well in the economy.


New-Home Sales Fall to Five-Month Low, Missing Estimates  Transport Topics Online

Sales of new U.S. homes fell to a five-month low in May, adding to signs of weakness in the sector despite lower mortgage rates.


Everyone Wants a Rescue Dog. Not Everyone Can Have One.  The New York Times

You get a maltipoo in here and you're likely to see a blood bath,” a shelter director said.


Emergency Air Medical Transport Market to Focusing on Top Companies like- Air Methods,Air Medical Group Holdings,PHI  A Technology Market

Industry Overview of the Report 2024: The research report on Global Emergency Air Medical Transport Market presents the readers with market overview and ...


Dist gets new dy transport commissioner  Times of India

Visakhapatnam: GC Raja Ratnam took charge as deputy transport commissioner for Road Transport Authority (RTA), Visakhapatnam region on Thursday.


Banks Don’t Vouch for Direct Listings  Bloomberg

Also Uber Drivers, CFPB studies, flaring and Budfox.


Sparse public transport in Karachi as CNG prices hiked across Pakistan  Geo News

KARACHI: Public transport in Karachi remained sparse on Tuesday as the prices for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) skyrocketed across the country.


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 ...


Plans to increase the higher rate tax band to €50,000 would cost €2.3bn, says Government tax group  TheJournal.ie

PLANS TO INCREASE the threshold at which taxpayers begin paying the higher rate of tax would cost €2.3bn, according to the Government's tax strategy group.


Can India kick its imported oil habit?  Aljazeera.com

US sanctions against Iran mean India is losing out on a key source of cheap oil, likely hurting government finances.


What to know about Illinois' gas tax increase  LaSalle News Tribune

For Jayshree Patel, it is still unclear what is going to happen on July 1. Will higher prices on gas mean fewer customers stopping in at her Peru Mobil station off ...


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 ...


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.


€50,000 threshold for higher rate tax will cost €2.3bn  The Irish Times

Number of workers paying higher rate tax has more than doubled since 2010.


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 ...


3 Oil Stocks to Buy, Whatever Oil Prices Do  Investorplace.com

Oil stocks have looked more lively recently. U.S. crude oil is up 25.85% year to date, with West Texas Intermediate (WTI) recently trading around $57.15 a barrel.


UAE car owners chase the electric dream  Gulf News

With hybrid car prices more accessible, this could well be the surge UAE market needs.


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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.


Free Now's Irish boss says the taxi app's new name might seem 'a bit strange' - but give it time  Fora.ie

IN THE UPSTAIRS conference room of Free Now's Dublin headquarters, you'll find traces of the cab-hailing app's recently retired moniker, Mytaxi. A large prop ...


This deposit can give you up to 9.95% interest rate: Check details, options and features  The Financial Express

The NCDs are secured in which the claims of the secured NCD holders are superior to the claims of any unsecured creditors as the former would constitute ...


Section of taxi drivers down tools over pricing row  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 15 – A section of digital taxi operators in Nairobi have downed their tools in a bid to push for the implementation of a Memorandum of ...


Tolling Plan Approved for Manhattan, but Rates Remain Unclear  Transport Topics Online

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's recently approved spending plan includes a variable tolling program that would affect travelers driving into Manhattan.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Two Digital Freight Brokers Focus on Price Transparency for Shippers  Transport Topics Online

Digital freight brokers Convoy and Uber Freight have separately launched new tools intended to make pricing options for hauling loads more transparent for ...


J.B. Hunt Earnings Could Be a Warning Signal for Stocks  Barron's

Weaker than expected earnings from logistics firm J.B. Hunt creates a problem for investors. Transportation stocks have been outperforming the broader market, ...


Booming Freight Market Creates Ideal Time to Raise Rates, Driver Pay, McLeod CEO Says  Transport Topics Online

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — With the freight market booming and truck capacity constrained, now is an ideal time for fleets to fine-tune their freight networks, push for ...


Growth Continues, but Risk of Recession Looms Larger, Economist Says  Transport Topics Online

ORLANDO, Fla. — Freight brokerage and third-party logistics firms can expect another year of positive business growth before facing an increased threat of ...


US trucking: Shippers still pressed to collaborate, as costs, complexity rise  JOC.com

Collaboration with transportation partners was at the top of the to-do list for US shippers in 2018, especially those that wanted to nail down capacity and become ...


PAM Transportation Reports Record 1Q Earnings  Transport Topics Online

Continuing a trend that started in 2017, higher rates from customers in a strong freight market produced record profits for P.A.M. Transportation Services in the ...


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.


FASTag mandatory for all vehicles in 4 months: Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari  CarToq.com

the union minister has dropped another announcement which states that FASTag for motor vehicles would be made mandatory for all in four months. He made ...


US Economic Growth Slows to 2.6% Rate in 4Q  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy slowed in the final three months of last year to an annual growth rate of 2.6%, the slowest pace since the beginning of 2018 ...


Zimbabwe Boosts Fuel Price, Pledges Transport Subsidies  Bloomberg

Zimbabwe boosted gasoline prices by 46% even as it said it will subsidize public transport and cut fuel duties by more than half to try and ease the impact on its ...


No Slide in Freight Rates, Xpress CEO Says  Tank Transport Trader

The slide in spot rates over the last few months is more a function of a shift in driver and shipper behavior than the start of any sort of broader slide in the freight ...


Landstar System Reports Record Per-Share Result in First Quarter  Transport Topics Online

Landstar System on April 24 reported a record first-quarter earnings per share price of $1.58 on net income of $63.3 million, which compares with $1.37 per ...


Illinois Legislators Approve Fuel Tax Hike, Repeal Truck License Plate Tax  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Illinois lawmakers have passed a $45 billion infrastructure improvement plan that includes ...


Spot Truckload Rates Continue to Soar Amid Record Demand  Transport Topics Online

Capacity shortfalls combined with increased demand for truckload shipments are continuing to boost spot rates to record levels, according to DAT Solutions, ...


Dutch Government Sets Rates for New Aviation Tax  Aviation International News

While continuing to lobby for an EU-level aviation tax, the Dutch government has decided to move ahead with plans to introduce a new national tax on ...


US trucking: Knight-Swift profits in 'less robust' market  JOC.com

A “less robust” market awash with storms and flooding siphoned first-quarter revenue from the largest US truckload operator, Knight-Swift Transportation ...


Transport in 2018: the year that ELDs, the economy and the driver squeeze all came together  FreightWaves

In no particular order, FreightWaves editors are recapping here what they see as the biggest stories impacting the trucking and transport sector this year.


Trucking Industry Expected to See Slower Growth in 2019  Transport Topics Online

After a 2018 that saw record-setting levels of freight-hauling demand and driver pay as tonnage levels reached a 20-year high, the trucking industry is expected ...


Underlying US Producer Prices Rise at Slowest Pace in Year  Transport Topics Online

A measure of underlying U.S. producer prices rose at the slowest pace in more than a year, signaling inflation pressures remain muted and potentially ...


Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont Releases Draft Plan on Infrastructure Investment  Transport Topics Online

As the Connecticut General Assembly's legislative session draws to a close, Gov. Ned Lamont released a working draft of an infrastructure funding proposal that ...


Rising Trucking Costs Amplify Pressure for P&G, Church & Dwight  Transport Topics Online

Procter & Gamble Co., the maker of Bounty paper towels, Crest toothpaste and Pampers diapers, says the cost of trucking its goods is still on the rise. Whether ...


Uber Freight Now Enables Drivers to Rate Facilities  Transport Topics Online

Truck drivers using the Uber Freight load-booking app can now rate shippers' and receivers' facilities and share feedback on factors such as wait times and ...


Free public transport in Estonia  The Economist

THE BUSES are on time, the trams are shiny and new, and passengers usually get a seat. In many cities that would be remarkable enough. But in Tallinn locals ...


Why Kinder Morgan Stock Fell After Its Q2 Earnings  Market Realist

On Wednesday, Kinder Morgan (KMI) announced its second-quarter earnings after the markets closed. The company reported revenues of $3.2 billion.


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 ...


2019 Rate Outlook: Pressure Builds  Logistics Management

In 2019, the world economy will enter a third straight year of broad-based growth, but many economists feel that a combination of rising interest rates and ...


Opinion: What Shippers Can Expect in 2019  Transport Topics Online

The year 2018 was a record one for freight markets. So what does 2019 have in store? Bob Farrell of GlobalTranz has some thoughts.


Spindly transport stocks dealt another blow in new tariff threats  FreightWaves

Markets are off broadly, but not deeply. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has been off a little more than 1 percent for most of the session, with the Dow Jones ...


From My Little Pony to Kitty Litter, Trucking Pressures Prices  Transport Topics Online

America's trucker shortage is about to hit consumers right where it hurts: in the kitty litter. Walmart tractor trailers. Walmart trailers outside the company's ...


Former Falcon Transport execs allege mismanagement, contract demands led to company’s abrupt collapse  FreightWaves

Former Falcon Transport executives allege that financial mismanagement and a poorly negotiated contract with General Motors led to the company's abrupt ...


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