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03.01.2020

NJ lawmakers to consider more trucker classification legislation

Truckers in the Port of New York and New Jersey fear legislation before New Jersey lawmakers could make it more difficult, and near impossible, for the […]
03.01.2020

APM Terminal readies electric cranes at Port Miami

Three electric RTG cranes have arrived in Miami which, after testing, will be installed into the APM Terminal and reduce the terminal’s pollution. Photo credit: PortMiami. […]
03.01.2020

ARO 2020: Forwarders must combat carrier ‘data cartels’ to survive

The global freight forwarding market contracted 1.3 percent in 2019, the first annual decline since the global financial crisis in 2009, according to a projection from […]
03.01.2020

ARO 2020: Visibility data key to improving trucking efficiency, service

Using GPS technology from carriers and brokers, nearly every US shipper can achieve 90 percent visibility into every truckload location by the end of 2020 if […]
03.01.2020

ARO 2020: Mexico aims to offer viable alternatives to tight trucking market

In 2020, Mexico’s Port of Veracruz (pictured) will become the first in the nation served by two railroads, and a new marine highway program for containerized […]
03.01.2020

Glitch at UP gates delays truckers at Chicago terminal

Trucks lined up for several miles on Dec. 30 outside Union Pacific’s Global IV terminal with data showing turn times well above normal. Photo credit: Dominic […]
02.01.2020

Worker classification opponents argue legislation would hurt women

Legislation in California and New Jersey that will make it tougher for truckers to be classified as owner operators, rather than employees, will disproportionately affect women […]
02.01.2020

ARO 2020: It takes more than being digital to disrupt freight industry

Digital freight broker Convoy recently received $400 million in funding at a valuation of $2.75 billion, while established freight broker Echo Global Logistics is valued at […]
02.01.2020

ARO 2020: Will US intermodal escape another ‘annus horribilis’ in 2020?

Through the first 10 months of 2019, movements of international intermodal containers in the US were up 0.1 percent year over year, while domestic moves were […]
02.01.2020

ARO 2020: Shifting Asia volumes drive US Gulf Coast port infrastructure developments

US Gulf Coast ports saw container import volumes from Asia surge 17 percent year over year through the first nine months of 2019, compared with 6.4 […]