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Southeastern Freight Lines shines at truck driving championships
Southeastern Freight Lines shines at truck driving championships

AJOT | June 10, 2022 | Intermodal | Road

Southeastern Freight Lines recently competed in the South Carolina Trucking Association’s Truck Driving Championships and the Georgia Motor Trucking Association’s Truck Driving Championship, which saw Southeastern drivers earn a number of accolades.

Trucker strike in Korea roils shipments from steel to autos

Bloomberg | June 10, 2022 | Intermodal | Road

Strikes and labor shortages leave European airports in chaos
Strikes and labor shortages leave European airports in chaos

Bloomberg | June 09, 2022 | Air Cargo | Airports | Intermodal

The long-awaited post-lockdown travel boom is rapidly turning into a bust for holidaymakers as Europe’s aviation industry struggles to overcome crippling staff shortages and labor strife, forcing airlines to cancel hundreds of flights ahead of the peak summer period.

TCA’s Heller promoted to Senior VP of Safety and Government Affairs
TCA’s Heller promoted to Senior VP of Safety and Government Affairs

AJOT | June 09, 2022 | Intermodal | Road

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has announced that David Heller has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Safety and Government Affairs. In this capacity, he will expand TCA’s reach as it relates to safety and strengthen the association’s advocacy on Capitol Hill, in order to best serve TCA members and trucking as a whole.

North American Rail Shippers: Elections, Honors and Awards

AJOT | June 09, 2022 | Intermodal | Rail

Alpega Group acquires Road Heroes Truck Driver Platform

AJOT | June 09, 2022 | Intermodal | Road

‘Beauty contest’ with batteries will decide the future of trucking
‘Beauty contest’ with batteries will decide the future of trucking

Bloomberg | June 09, 2022 | Energy | Alternative | Intermodal | Road

Volvo Trucks is simultaneously placing bets on batteries, hydrogen fuel cells and combustion engines that burn a variety of sustainable fuels. 

South Korea truckers go on strike at ports as fuel costs soar
South Korea truckers go on strike at ports as fuel costs soar

Bloomberg | June 08, 2022 | Intermodal | Road | Ports & Terminals

Thousands of truck drivers in South Korea have gone on strike at some ports and container depots in the country, threatening to slow the export of goods from the Asian nation, according to the International Transport Workers’ Federation.

Norfolk Southern launches innovative partnership to give shippers a new option to reach West Coast markets
Norfolk Southern launches innovative partnership to give shippers a new option to reach West Coast markets

AJOT | June 08, 2022 | Maritime | Liner Shipping | Intermodal | Rail | Ports & Terminals

Norfolk Southern Corporation today announced OceaNS Bridge Express, a new partnership with Hapag-Lloyd, Union Pacific Railroad, and the Port of Virginia to provide expedited service from the East Coast to the Western United States, giving shippers a new option to reach West Coast markets.

Rail traffic for the week ending June 4, 2022

AJOT | June 08, 2022 | Intermodal | Rail

April 2022 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)
April 2022 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)

AJOT | June 08, 2022 | Intermodal

First decline after 7-consecutive-month growth

Realterm acquires fully leased fleet maintenance facility in Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Realterm acquires fully leased fleet maintenance facility in Rancho Cucamonga, CA

AJOT | June 08, 2022 | Intermodal | Road

Realterm announces the acquisition of a fleet maintenance facility located on 15.24 acres at 8566 Pecan Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga, Cali. The property features a 19,800-square-foot of shop space with 22 bays and a two-story 7,000-square-foot office, as well as a 4,500-square-foot onsite fuel station.

Waymo partners with Uber on trucking after bitter lawsuit ends
Waymo partners with Uber on trucking after bitter lawsuit ends

Bloomberg | June 08, 2022 | Intermodal | Road

Waymo will connect its autonomous trucking operation to Uber Freight, the logistics business owned by the ride-hailing firm, a few months after the companies ended a bitter legal fight over self-driving technology.

Western region winners named for 2022 America’s Transportation Awards competition

AJOT | June 08, 2022 | Intermodal | Road | Ports & Terminals

CLI applies AI and analytics to automate and optimize FACTS

AJOT | June 07, 2022 | Intermodal | Road | Shipping Technology

Supply snarls in the US are easing with tight trucking seeing relief
Supply snarls in the US are easing with tight trucking seeing relief

Bloomberg | June 07, 2022 | Intermodal | Road | Logistics

A gauge of supply-chain pressure in the U.S. economy fell to the lowest level since December 2020, as activity such as trucking cools from elevated levels with few signs yet of a worrying collapse.

Performance Team – A Maersk company announces plans for new cold chain facility in New Jersey
Performance Team – A Maersk company announces plans for new cold chain facility in New Jersey

AJOT | June 06, 2022 | Intermodal | Road | Ports & Terminals

Adds more capacity and services to Northeast cold chains serving the 20 million consumer metropolitan area market.

Shanghai trucking shortage gradually eases but hurdles remain
Shanghai trucking shortage gradually eases but hurdles remain

Bloomberg | June 06, 2022 | Intermodal | Road

Optimism is growing that a trucking shortage in Shanghai is quickly improving, providing some relief to supply-chain congestion, though major hurdles still remain.

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