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September Tonnage Down Year-Over-Year, but Rebounds After August Decline

October 20, 2020

Truck tonnage in September declined a seasonally adjusted 2.7% when compared with year-ago levels, marking the sixth consecutive month of year-over-year declines, American Trucking Associations said Oct. 20. However, when measured month-to-month, the index increased 6.7% in September, after declining […]


Vaccine Cargo Cavalry Sizes Up Readiness of Historic Airlift

October 14, 2020

The medical industry’s dash to produce the world’s first coronavirus vaccines in just a few months is heightening the urgency for the workhorses of global trade to be ready for the historic charge to defeat the disease. Only 28% of […]


Hyundai Readies Fuel Cell Truck for US Market

October 7, 2020

Category: Vehicles

Hyundai Motor Co. said it would expand its fuel cell truck sales efforts to the U.S. and China and significantly increase production over the coming year. The South Korean manufacturer launched a heavy-duty fuel cell truck venture in Switzerland last […]


Vehicles

Tesla to Start Exporting China-Made Model 3 Cars to Europe

October 19, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. will start exporting Model 3 cars made at its gigafactory on the outskirts of Shanghai to Europe later this month, the automaker said in a statement sent via WeChat. The car will be shipped to more than 10 […]


Shipping

Western Australia: COVID-19 cases discovered on another 2 international ships

October 19, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

Last week, Western Australia’s Department of Health confirmed a positive case on the Al Messilah, a Kuwait-flagged livestock carrier. On 19 October, another 24 of the remaining 51 crewmembers onboard the 14,201 dwt Al Messilah tested positive for coronavirus. “These […]


Travel & Public Transit

J.B. Hunt Reports Year-Over-Year Rise in Q3 Earnings, Revenue

October 16, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

J.B. Hunt Transport Services posted increased earnings and revenue in the third quarter year-over-year, the carrier announced Oct. 16. The Lowell, Ark.-based transportation and logistics company posted net income of $125.5 million, or $1.18 a diluted share, for the three […]