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Importers face massive hike in ocean contract costs

Container spot rates spiked first. Next in line: annual contract rates Remember when people thought container shipping spot rates would peak around Chinese Golden Week last October? They weren&rsqu...

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German giant DB Schenker prepares for big US trucking expansion

Logistics powerhouse plans to build truckload, LTL and cross-border units with direct investment and acquisitions. After decades operating a major international freight and warehousing business in ...

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Continued capacity tightness, higher rates expected in ’21

It’s a tale of two economies in 2021. The good news for trucking is that the goods economy will outpace the overall economy, and with no quick end to capacity tightness in sight, that should tra...

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More needed in bid for Ontario truck parking, says researcher

The author of an extensive truck parking study says Ontario should look beyond its own plans to build physical spaces if it hopes to tackle “large, systemic and persistent” parking shortag...

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Ontario Includes Truck Drivers in Expanded Eligibility for Emergency Childcare

(TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2021) -- The Ontario government announced today it will further expand eligibility for the targeted emergency childcare program to additional workers, including truck drivers, who a...

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UPS closes curtain on tough 15-year-old LTL run

Company’s exit from LTL was a long time coming and not very surprising. Full Story

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