Tag: transportation industry


Beyond hub-and-spoke: Flock Freight’s overhaul of freight transportation

November 17, 2023

Via: FreightWaves

The transportation industry is plagued with waste. In fact, nearly half of the heavy-duty trucks on the road at any given time are carrying less than half the inventory they were designed to hold. This means that about 25% of […]

Impact & Regulations

Tackling fraud requires industrywide collaborative effort

June 26, 2023

Via: FreightWaves

There are several types of fraud plaguing the transportation industry. Double brokering is on the rise, costing the industry over $100 million on an annual basis. Freight bill fraud — which is when freight is delivered but the payment is […]

Travel & Public Transit

Building transit systems around people

June 16, 2023

Via: Intelligent Transport

With intentional efforts over the last several years, progress has been made in the public transportation industry towards building more diverse and inclusive workspaces. However, much work still remains. Women, for example, comprise more than half of transit passengers, but […]


SONAR Sightings: 2 SONAR features launch; China-US container rates drop further

November 7, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

Market Dashboard Plus+ and National Truckload Index Forecast released during F3. In case you missed the hottest event in freight last week, Day 1 of FreightWaves’ F3: Future of Freight Festival included Peter Zeihan mapping the collapse of globalization and […]


Transportation Committee Republicans to hold roundtable on inflation, infrastructure

July 14, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

Republicans on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a roundtable July 14 with key industry stakeholders to discuss inflation’s impact on America’s infrastructure, U.S. Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO) said. Graves, the ranking member of the T&I committee, said […]


Pandemic Spurred Change in Industry, Transportation Professionals Say

May 31, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Because of the now more than two-year-long COVID-19 pandemic, the freight industry is undergoing an accelerated rate of change. Trends such as the explosive growth of e-commerce that were expected to take five to seven years to complete now are […]


New truckload carrier aims to serve e-commerce and the middle mile

January 12, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

With e-commerce redrawing the landscape for freight transportation, a new Atlanta-based carrier recently launched as a middle-mile market provider across the South, Midwest and mid-Atlantic regions. Ascend is a dry van, full truckload company with a family culture that innovates […]

Travel & Public Transit

New Year, New Opportunities: The State of the Transit Industry in 2021

February 2, 2021

Via: Metro Magazine

The year 2020 delivered a “gut-punch” to the public transportation industry. After riding high in 2019, seeing ridership gains for the first time in nearly a decade, transit agencies were caught flat-footed by the COVID-19 pandemic and the attendant government […]

Impact & Regulations

Transportation Activity Steady at Start of Year, Fed Says

March 2, 2017

Via: Transport Topics

Transportation activity was steady to somewhat higher across the nation from the end of last year to mid-February, according to a Federal Reserve report. The Richmond region reported recent softer demand and in the New York area transportation industries reported […]