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06.06.2019

Truckload rates, demand struggling in Q2

Landstar‘s revenue per load is on pace to drop double digits this quarter, according to CEO Jim Gattoni, as brokered loads fell 1 percent in April […]
06.06.2019

Ilyushin plans new heavy-cargo air freighter

Ilyushin Aviation’s new heavy lift aircraft, the IL-96 500T, will be a heavy-cargo freighter version of the IL-96-400, pictured. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Russian aircraft manufacturer Ilyushin […]
06.06.2019

Digitalization: Logistics providers invest — and hope for the best

There is “enormous cost pressure” on logistics providers when it comes to digitalization, a conference speaker in Munich said this week. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Picking a […]
06.06.2019

Q&A: Stephen Spoljaric, Global Manager of Logistics, Bechtel

Stephen Spoljaric is transitioning into the role of Global Manager of Logistics for Bechtel Corporation. He has an undergraduate degree in economics from Fordham University in […]
06.06.2019

ODFL sees LTL truck shipments slip in May

Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) shipment volumes dropped 1.9 percent in May, but revenue rose 4.2 percent, a sign that LTL pricing remains strong. Photo credit: […]
06.06.2019

Vancouver, Prince Rupert terminals may consider automation

Automating or semi-automating some operations at Vancouver and Prince Rupert is likely on the table now that workers and terminal operators have reached a tentative contract […]
05.06.2019

Tariffs, IMO 2020 promise a hectic peak season

David Bennett, president, Americas, for Global Express Services, speaks during the JOC Canada Trade Conference. Photo credit: JOC.com. TORONTO — The dual threats of tariffs and […]
05.06.2019

LTL carrier Estes expands truckload, 3PL services

Estes Express isn’t just buying assets, it’s buying the opportunity to keep up with a trend reshaping its business. Photo credit: Estes. Estes Express Lines, the […]
05.06.2019

Canada container trade growth set to pick up

The predicted 3.9 percent increase in trade in and out of Canada in 2019 is slightly better than in 2018, led by an expected 5 percent […]
05.06.2019

Time for FedEx to operate and compete collectively

Since 1997, FedEx Ground has seen annual revenue increase by a compounded annual growth (CAGR) rate of 13 percent, while annual revenue for FedEx Express has […]