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Indonesia to fix motorbike ride-hailing rates; may hurt Grab, Go-Jek  Reuters

Indonesian authorities mandated on Monday that ride-hailing motorcycle *service* providers will only be able to charge rates within a fixed band, a move that ...


Turning big data into lower shipping rates, better service  FreightWaves

Big data is opening up opportunities for shippers of all sizes, and used properly, it can help reduce shipping rates and improve customer *service*.


Traders Place Bets on Rate Cut From Fed  Transport Topics Online

Bond traders have a decent record when it comes to nailing the Federal Reserve's path relative to official guidance. So while Chairman Jerome Powell says the ...


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 ...


Box freight rates to/from China mostly continue to slide  FreightWaves

It was largely a further slide down the slippery slope for the Shanghai Shipping Exchange's China Containerized Freight Index, week ending March 22, as rates ...


Do All Roads Lead to Congestion Pricing?  The American Prospect

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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 ...


Inxeption, UPS Unveil Platform Integration Tool to Aid Marketing, Distribution  Transport Topics Online

Technology company Inxeption Corp. and UPS Inc. announced the creation of Inxeption Zippy, a platform integration that helps businesses market and distribute ...


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 ...


Poplar Grove Operations Update  Associated Press

This *content* is a press release from our partner ACCESSWIRE. The AP newsroom and editorial departments were not involved in its creation.


Cheap Prices Will Be the Latest Casualty of the Trucker Shortage  Bloomberg

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


"I Feel Like a Slave": Frustrated LA Rideshare Drivers Protest Uber's Latest Painful Pay Cut  LA Magazine

For the past few weeks, Jesse has been spending 12 to 14 hours a day driving across L.A. just to make enough money to cover her family's expenses. “What that ...


Paringa Resources provides an update on its Poplar Grove operations  World Coal

Paringa Resources Ltd (Paringa) advises that in the initial ramp-up phase, underground mucking and transportation of Run of Mine (RoM) material to the surface ...


Nassau County Ranked Among Healthiest Counties In NYS  CBS New York

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The latest health report card is in and two counties in our area, Rockland and Nassau, top the list. Suffolk, however, is ranked ...


Will Chemicals Save The Downstream Sector?  Forbes

The refining sector is focusing on sustained petrochemical demand growth to see it weather the decline in demand for transport fuels in mature economies.


From bargain chicken to theatre deals - locals reveal how to live cheaply in Paris  The Local France

Cheap wine, bargain lunch deals and bike-sharing - our readers reveal all about how to live in Paris on a budget.


Brexit Housing Crash Fears Stay in London as Regions Catch Up  Bloomberg

The Brexit-inspired decline in London's property values has yet to cause any serious ripples in other areas of the U.K..


Consumer Spending Fell Sharp 0.5% in December  Transport Topics Online

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer spending tumbled 0.5% in December, the biggest decline in nine years, as the holiday shopping season ended in ...


Indian Growth Rates To Slow as Airlines Cut Capacity  Aviation International News

With airline seating capacity throughout India down about 20 percent from its peak, the country appears set to lose its standing as the world's lowest-airfare ...


Avg. Price Target Review: J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) to Hit $119.67 in short term period  Voice Of Analysts

J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) stock managed performance -5.58% over the last week and switched with performance of -12.48% throughout past one ...


Report: Blockchain Spending in US to Reach $41 Billion by 2025  Cointelegraph

According to a new report from Research and Market platform, blockchain spending in the U.S. will be over $41 billion by 2025.


Realizing The Future Of Mobility: Balancing Optimism And Cynicism  Forbes

The road to the future of mobility is long and bumpy, with unexpected turns. But make no mistake: we are heading toward a fundamentally different system for ...


Singapore's inflation data lift odds of April pause by MAS  Nikkei Asian Review

SINGAPORE (Nikkei Markets) -- Singapore consumer prices rose less than expected in February, giving the central bank more room to align itself with it.


Seattle's lessons on liveable localities  Government News

Confronted with the highest growth rates in the history of the city, and among the fastest in the US, Seattle is in the midst of a population boom, having grown 23 ...


Authorities investigate why Cathay allowed pilot with measles to fly  South China Morning Post

The city has recorded a five-year high of 20 measles cases so far this year, five of which involve airport and airline staff.


Asian equity markets trade mixed  FXStreet

Asia Market Update: Asian equity markets trade mixed, in line with Monday's US session; Samsung warns on Q1 General Trend: - Samsung warns on Q1, sh.


DAT: Spot rates weaken as weather clouds a sunny forecast  The Trucker

PORTLAND, Ore. — Just when spot truckload rates and demand seemed ready for an upward swing, they took another hit last week. With weather disruptions ...


1 in 5 bus riders isn't paying: MTA  amNewYork

As the MTA campaigns against fare evaders, criminal justice reformers and other advocates have raised concerns with the racial bias of policing in the transit ...


Mt Gox Creditors Warn Mass Sale Could Put Bitcoin Fork Prices At Risk  CoinDesk

Mt. Gox Legal, a group of around 1,000 creditors of collapsed crypto exchange Mt. Gox, has prepared a draft proposal representing its consensus on how the ...


Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (ATSG) Returns Pull into the Spotlight  Olla Journal

Looking at some ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) numbers, Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (ATSG)'s ROIC is 0.077078. The ROIC 5 year average is ...


Ridesharing App Lyft Partners With Blockchain Startup to Tokenize Healthcare Transport  Cointelegraph

News. Ridesharing app Lyft has partnered with blockchain startup Solve.Care to tokenize healthcare-related transport arrangements. The development was ...


River queens: How tourism is reviving a historic form of transport  Sydney Morning Herald

A 19th-century form of transport is opening up the Murray River to tourists.


How Autocar writers would fix Britain's roads and transport  Autocar

It's hardly an enviable position, but Britain's transport minister has the power to improve commutes, reduce the rate of traffic fatalities, streamline public transport ...


Bitcoin Struggles to Pass Key Price Resistance Over $4K  CoinDesk

Bitcoin could rise to recent highs near $4,200 in the short-term if prices validate the bullish outside reversal or “engulfing” candle created in the three days to ...


How Supply Affects Crypto’s Value, Explained  Cointelegraph

Debate has been raging on whether cryptocurrencies with a fixed supply are good or bad. Do they increase prices and demand, or stymy spending?


Vancouver Squeezed for Industrial Space, Canadian Brokerage Says  Transport Topics Online

The market for industrial space is so hot in Vancouver, British Columbia, the city may run out of land for the sector, according to brokerage CBRE Ltd.


Tim Draper Urges Argentina’s President to Legalize Bitcoin to Improve Economy  Cointelegraph

News. Crypto bull Tim Draper has given advice to the president of Argentina to legalize Bitcoin (BTC) in order to improve the economic situation in the country, ...


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.


Council Consults On Day Care Costs - Heart North Lancashire & Cumbria  Heart

Day care bills for the families of people with dementia are due to go up at Lancaster's two council-run centres.


Belfast has fourth-dearest hotels in UK, PwC finds  The Irish Times

NI city's room rates of just below £80 a night driven by booming visitor numbers.


CoinMarketCap Launches Crypto Indices on Nasdaq, Bloomberg, Others  Cointelegraph

News. CoinMarketCap announced that it will launch two cryptocurrency benchmark indices on Nasdaq Global Index Data *Service*, Bloomberg Terminal, ...


There’s No Crypto Winter in Argentina, Where Startups Ramp Up to Meet Demand  CoinDesk

While bitcoin advocates point to politically fraught Venezuela as a prime example of crypto adoption, they often overlook the more business-friendly hub a bit ...


Those 'most expensive city' lists are designed for expats  BBC News

Every few months, a new list will rank the world's costliest places to live. But what do they actually mean?


Major Coins See Mixed Signals, Gold Reacts Positively to US Federal Reserve Decision  Cointelegraph

Cryptocurrency markets ares seeing mixed signals, with U.S. crude reaching $60 for the first time in around four months.


New Ecosystem Says It Allows Sending and Receiving Crypto or Fiat With No Fees  Cointelegraph

Sponsored. An upcoming crypto ecosystem has bold ambitions to offer “a much smoother way of moving fiat and cryptocurrency over the internet,” enabling ...


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.


Crypto Markets Trade Sideways, Oil Demonstrates Slight Losses  Cointelegraph

News. Friday, March 8 — cryptocurrency markets are trading sideways, remaining relatively quiet with moderate losses throughout the top 20 coins, according to ...


Why is Hong Kong’s MTR hurtling from one disaster to another?  South China Morning Post

Critics say the rail operator's effective monopoly since it merged with the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation in 2000 has allowed it to rest on its laurels.


Winklevoss Capital Partner Sterling Witzke: Dollar Is Not Designed for the Internet, but Stablecoins Are  Cointelegraph

Winklevoss Capital partner Sterling Witzke spoke to Cointelegraph about the future of stablecoins, regulatory clarity in U.S. and a fair price for Bitcoin.


Sterle and industry players emphasise the positive on reform  Australasian Transport News

The positive approach on change in the trucking industry, should there be a change of government after the next federal election, has been recognised on the...


Customers worried Uber's 'purchase' of Careem will lead to higher prices  The National

A deal between the two ride-hailing apps is expected to be announced next week.


Market Maker Due $11.5 Mln Settlement From Quoine After Guilty Ruling on Reversed Trades  Cointelegraph

News. Electronic market liquidity provider B2C2 has won its case against Singapore cryptocurrency exchange Quoine and could claim now over 3,000 Bitcoin ...


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, ...


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.


China: Shenzhen Issues Country’s First Subway Electronic Invoices Backed With Blockchain  Cointelegraph

News. China's first blockchain-based electronic invoice for a subway ride was issued at the Futian Station of the Shenzhen Metro, local finance publication ...


Bitcoin Price Holds Above $3,700 But Bulls Need Progress Soon  CoinDesk

Bitcoin's defense of $3,700 is encouraging, but a positive follow-through is needed soon to invalidate a bear flag pattern that has developed on the hourly chart.


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 ...


Bitcoin Price On Track to End Six-Month Losing Streak  CoinDesk

View. Bitcoin appears on track to snap its six-month losing streak and close February in the green for the fifth consecutive year. BTC may remain better bid in ...


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 ...


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 ...


Cryptocurrency Community Eyes Tether After Website Dilutes USD Backing Claims  Cointelegraph

A rephased description of the stablecoin's backing appears to suggest it is not entirely backed by USD, undoing previous assurances.


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 ...


Largest Swiss Online Retailer Digitec Galaxus Now Accepts Cryptocurrencies  Cointelegraph

News. Leading Swiss online retailer Digitec Galaxus has announced that it will now accept cryptocurrencies, according to a press release published on March ...


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 ...


Coinbase Custody Conducts First OTC Trade From Cold Storage  Cointelegraph

News. Coinbase Custody, the custodial tool of United States-based crypto exchange Coinbase, has completed its first over-the-counter (OTC) trade from cold ...


Trucking’s Tight Capacity Squeezes U.S. Businesses  The Wall Street Journal

Companies are pointing to rising freight costs as a drag on earnings and growth, as trucking companies raise rates at a historic pace and one says finding trucks ...


Trucking Companies Boost Prices Amid Capacity Squeeze  The Wall Street Journal

Trucking companies are flexing their pricing power, pushing retailers and manufacturers to pay more to buy into a strong U.S. economy and adding to inflation ...


Patients losing patience with non-emergency medical transport services  WPTV.com

Many involved in the non-emergency medical transport system have told Contact 5 cost-cutting measures are leaving vulnerable people at times stranded, ...


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.


European Logistics Providers: Outlook for truck price-capacity darkens for European shippers  JOC.com

Rising transportation costs, the driver shortage, and accompanying rail and barge congestion, have created challenging times for Europe's shippers, to say the ...


Bancor Launches Wallet for On-Chain Conversions Between ETH and EOS Tokens  Cointelegraph

News. Decentralized liquidity network Bancor has launched a wallet for on-chain conversions between Ethereum (ETH) and Eos (EOS) tokens, according to a ...


Report: Major South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb to Lay Off Up to 50% of Staff  Cointelegraph

News. Major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb is reportedly cutting up to 50 percent of its workforce, a report from CoinDesk Korea stated on ...


Digital Currency Group, Polychain Back Crypto Futures Exchange Coinflex  Cointelegraph

News. Physically delivered crypto futures exchange Coinflex has attracted two more high-profile crypto investors, Digital Currency Group and Polychain Capital, ...


Price Trends: Pricing across the transportation modes  Logistics Management

Resilience360 has released its first annual Risk Report · YRC Freight and Teamsters come to terms on a tentative labor agreement · Convoy introduces ...


US Trucking: 2019 US contract truckload rate projections slipping  JOC.com

Truckload spot rates may be slipping, but Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings, the largest US truckload operator, appears to be more than holding its own at the ...


Diesel pump prices go up despite reduced wholesale costs  AutoExpress

AA criticises fuel retailers for not passing the savings on to diesel drivers at a time when they are facing increased taxes and levies.


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 ...


Truck freight rates continue to escalate | 2018-10-10 | Baking Business  Food Business News

KANSAS CITY — Shortages of truck drivers and railroad workers continue to plague the transportation industry and contribute to soaring freight costs for ...


Uber Freight taps machine learning to give shippers rates 2 weeks in advance  VentureBeat

Uber Freight has launched Lane Explorer, leveraging machine learning to assess dynamic factors and give shippers real-time rates two weeks in advance.


FedEx to Raise Prices in Response to Surging Freight Demand, Tight Capacity  Transport Topics Online

FedEx Corp. will boost most prices by an average of 4.9% starting in January, more than double the expected rate of U.S. inflation next year, as freight demand ...


Previously Hacked Gatecoin Exchange Receives Liquidation Order Following Banking Problems  Cointelegraph

News. Gatecoin, a crypto exchange that was hacked in May 2016, has announced on March 13 that it has received a winding up (compulsory liquidation) order ...


Freight costs are surging — and transportation companies are gaining pricing power  Business Insider

This year is turning into a transportation boom fired up by strong demand and tight capacity and leading to pricing power among freight companies.


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 ...


Launch a Crypto Exchange in 30 Days: German Firm Offers White-Label Products for Startups  Cointelegraph

Sponsored. A company says it is combining the power of IT and marketing to deliver high-security, functional and profitable pieces of software that not only work ...


Argentina: Government to Co-Invest in Local Blockchain Projects Backed by Binance  Cointelegraph

News. The government of Argentina has agreed to co-invest in blockchain projects that are backed by Binance Labs and Latin American crypto exchange ...


As ProgPoW Aimed at Stopping ASIC Mining Gets Supporting Votes, New Conspiracies and Debates Appear  Cointelegraph

Analysis. Ethereum (ETH) network users have unanimously supported the ProgPoW algorithm, which is expected to make the platform resistant to ...


JB Hunt Reports Mixed 4Q Results  Transport Topics Online

J.B. Hunt Transport Services reported mixed results in the fourth quarter of 2018, with a slump in intermodal shipments and charges related to an ongoing ...


High Insurance Rates, Escape Cited in Closure of Texas Prison Transport Firm  Insurance Journal

A private prisoner transport company has announced its closure after an MMA fighter accused in two killings escaped this month from one of its vans while.


US Firms Weigh Higher Freight Bills Now Against Paying Tariffs Later  Transport Topics Online

New tariffs on imports from China may leave American companies with a choice — pay a higher freight bill now or pay the tariffs starting soon.


Soaring Cost of Trucking Threatens to Stoke US Inflation  Transport Topics Online

The tightest trucking market in years is testing the limits of an otherwise well-conditioned U.S. economic expansion. It also is tinder for accelerating inflation ...


Alibaba Exec: E-Commerce Giant Considering Blockchain Use in Complex Supply Chains  Cointelegraph

News. Liu Song, vice president of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, has said in an interview that the company is considering blockchain tech ...


Indonesia's plans to regulate ride-hailing rates threaten Grab, Go-Jek models  Reuters

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia is preparing to launch regulations fixing the rates drivers and riders for ride-hailing services such as Grab and Go-Jek receive, ...


Major Crypto Exchange and Wallet Coinbase Adds Support for Stellar Lumens  Cointelegraph

News. United States-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet *service* provider Coinbase has added support for Stellar Lumens, according to an ...


China Races to Get Goods to the US Before Tariffs Hit  Transport Topics Online

The race is on to get Chinese goods into the United States before President Donald Trump's tariffs bite. At sea and in the sky, Trump's trade war with China has ...


Europe Business: Shippers should expect high trucking rates this year  JOC.com

A shrinking supply of qualified truck drivers, combined with above-trend European GDP growth, is pushing the continent's truck rates higher, and analysts had ...


Electroneum Launches $80 Smartphone That Rewards Users With Crypto  CoinDesk

Blockchain startup Electroneum has just launched a dirt-cheap Android smartphone that rewards users in cryptocurrency. Announcing the news on Monday, the ...


Productivity Growth Slows to 2.2% Rate in Q3  Transport Topics Online

U.S. productivity grew at an annual rate of 2.2% in the third quarter, a slowdown from the previous quarter but still better than the lackluster gains of the last ...


Tight Inventory Raises September Used Truck Prices  Transport Topics Online

The sale price of the average Class 8 used truck jumped 13% in September amid ongoing demand for trucks in a market where freight is plentiful and capacity is ...


Businesses Increasingly See Crypto Mining Attacks in Cloud Infrastructures  Cointelegraph

News. Cryptocurrency mining is reportedly one of the most observed objectives of hackers attacking businesses' cloud infrastructures, according to a report by ...


Demand for Trucks Surges on Strong Freight Transport: 4 Picks  Zacks.com

As the U.S. economy continues to grow, demand for carriage is also increasing and this momentum is expected to sustain in the rest of 2018.


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