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Impact & Regulations

Biden administration acknowledges ‘challenge’ with new truck emissions rule

March 29, 2024

Via: FreightWaves

The Biden administration acknowledged that its aggressive push to decarbonize trucking will be costly — but that the federal government will be here to help. “The overarching challenge is aligning the market-driven desire from fleets to adopt zero-emission freight vehicles […]


Vehicles

Navigating change in the trucking industry

March 27, 2024

Via: FreightWaves

Change is a constant in the transportation industry. Technological advancements, regulatory developments, environmental considerations and more require trucking businesses to continually adapt to an ever-evolving operational landscape. Staying informed is crucial to navigating change and thriving amid uncertainty. To that […]


Impact & Regulations

How China skirts tariffs into the US

March 26, 2024

Via: FreightWaves

In Maersk’s press release last week about a new warehousing facility in Tijuana, Mexico, one line stood out. It was sandwiched between a list of value-added services offered and a paragraph about the facility’s sustainable energy practices and certifications. “Alternatively, […]


Impact & Regulations

Why data standardization is key to streamlined logistics

March 22, 2024

Via: FreightWaves

Recently I wrote about the role of unified supply chain platforms, which enable convergence and help companies navigate the complex global market. The reality is that to streamline the supply chain, it requires not just unification of the technologies used […]


Impact & Regulations

Pennsylvania officials push transit budget proposal

March 20, 2024

Via: Transportation Today

Pennsylvania state transportation officials and an operator from rabbittransit, a Pennsylvania regional public transportation provider, recently spoke about how Gov. Josh Shapiro’s budget proposal to invest in transit agencies would benefit Pennsylvanians. The proposal would invest an additional $282.8 million […]


Vehicles

Navistar partners with Plus to bring autonomous trucks to US roads

March 13, 2024

Via: FreightWaves

Navistar Inc. and Plus, an autonomous trucking software company, are partnering to bring self-driving trucks to roadways in Europe and the United States. The companies announced the partnership Tuesday. Navistar, which is a member of the Traton Group — a […]


Shipping

Product Tankers: Gasosline Flows Set for a Change

March 12, 2024

Via: Hellenic Shipping News

The product tanker market could see a rebalancing, as a result of shift in gasoline flows. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Intermodal said that “the global gasoline market is in flux as major producers take steps to manage supply […]


Shipping

Tanker Market Could Shift Again

March 11, 2024

Via: Hellenic Shipping News

The tanker market could be set for another shift, if Russia’s oil exports force buyers in China and India to look elsewhere. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Gibson said that “with OPEC+ set to roll over existing production cuts […]


Shipping

Shipping warned sanctions inflation is running ‘red hot’

March 8, 2024

Via: Splash 247

The minefield shipping faces in avoiding dealing with sanctioned entities has become far more treacherous in recent years. Exclusive data provided to Splash shows that the number of vessel-related sanctions has leapt by 380% in the 2020s so far. Splash […]


Shipping

Bulkers Slowing Down to Comply With Emission Rules

March 5, 2024

Via: Hellenic Shipping News

Sailing speeds of older ships in particular have slowed down considerably, as a result of the latest emission reduction rules. In its latest weekly report, shipbroker Intermodal said that “the integration of the Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) and […]


Shipping

With natural gas in high demand, Shell forecasts global LNG growth will top 50% by 2040

March 1, 2024

Via: Offshore Energy

With tight supplies of LNG constraining growth while maintaining prices and price volatility above historic averages, the UK oil major highlights that demand for natural gas has already peaked in some regions but continues to rise globally, after the global […]


Shipping

Empty container movements surge by 20%

March 1, 2024

Via: Container News

Utilizing data from Container Trade Statistics (CTS) on the movement of full containers between regions, Sea-Intelligence estimated the corresponding trends in empty container movements. Empty container volumes, when compared to 2019 levels to mitigate the effects of pandemic-related volatility, have […]


Infrastructure

Shared mobility: A revolution in urban mobility and beyond

February 29, 2024

Via: Intelligent Transport

Within a constantly changing world, public transport is an evolving sector. If you have an eye on mobility and how people move in their daily life, you will have heard this before. Here at the International Association of Public Transport […]


Vehicles

Ford electric vehicle owners can now charge on Tesla’s network, but they’ll need an adapter first

February 29, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

Owners of Ford electric vehicles can now use much of Tesla’s charging network in the U.S. and Canada, but there’s a hitch. They’ll need to get an adapter that Ford will provide for free, although the company won’t start shipping […]


Shipping

Port Houston starts 2024 with container export record

February 29, 2024

Via: Container News

Port Houston has kicked off the year on a high note, achieving record-breaking total container volumes in January. The month saw a remarkable total of 332,961 TEUs, marking a 4% increase compared to the same period last year. Notably, container […]


Shipping

DHL moves Norfolk operations to larger facility

February 28, 2024

Via: FreightWaves

Transport and logistics provider DHL Group said Tuesday that it has relocated its Norfolk, Virginia, operations to a facility more than twice the size of its prior location. The $7.3 million investment increases shipment capacity and enables faster processing, resulting […]


Shipping

Transportation solar panels solve parasitic drains and extend battery life

February 28, 2024

Via: FreightWaves

Carriers have faced a range of industry and economic challenges over the past couple of years, forcing many fleets to operate on razor-thin margins. For these companies, the unforeseen maintenance costs and downtime accompanying dead truck batteries could be enough […]


Impact & Regulations

Electric school buses are gaining traction in Bay Area schools

February 27, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

It was seven years ago that Matthew Belasco started worrying about the health of students riding the bus at Pittsburg Unified in California. As he watched hundreds of youth pile onto the big yellow vehicles each day, his eyes focused […]


Travel & Public Transit

New computer models can help improve airport landing delays

February 27, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

Airport operations are affected by the unpredictable nature of flight times, departure delays, weather conditions, and other factors. Research from Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) uses computer simulations to show how airports can arrange landings to help reduce delays and […]


Infrastructure

Governors Highway Safety Association highlights actions toward traffic safety

February 26, 2024

Via: Transportation Today

The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), a nonprofit association representing the highway safety offices of states, territories, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, recently highlighted the actions it has taken over the past year to prioritize traffic safety and […]