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Vehicles

Legislators, industry leaders agree collaboration key to driverless vehicle adoption

October 14, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

It’s no secret that self-driving vehicles are a thing. From trucks to passenger vehicles to middle-mile delivery vans, companies across the transportation industry are doing everything they can to get drivers out of vehicles. But they can only do so […]


Shipping

Fixing Supply Chain Won’t Be Easy, Experts Say

October 13, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Fixing the broken supply chain will take time and patience, substantial amounts of money, imagination by key leaders in the transportation and logistics industry, and significant policy changes. Those are the conclusions of experts closely watching the upcoming holiday shopping […]


Infrastructure

Biden White House Proposes NEPA Guidance Updates

October 12, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

A proposal to restore certain environmental review guidelines for infrastructure projects that were modified by the Trump administration was announced by the Biden White House. In a proposed rule issued this month by the Council on Environmental Quality, agencies would […]


Shipping

UPS, FedEx, USPS Set Holiday Shipping Dates

October 12, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Though it’s not yet Halloween, delivery companies UPS Inc., FedEx Corp. and the U.S. Postal Service have released their recommended deadlines to ship packages in time for the holidays. Pandemic supply chain woes have industry experts warning consumers to shop […]


Shipping

Biden to meet with ports, labor on supply chain bottlenecks

October 12, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

President Joe Biden plans to meet with leadership at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) on Wednesday to discuss supply chain challenges “and actions each partner can take to address […]


Shipping

MSC teams up with Chinese research institute to promote shipping decarbonisation

October 11, 2021

Via: Splash 247

Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and the China Waterborne Transport Research Institute have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly promote decarbonisation and sustainable development of the shipping industry. This is the first time MSC is partnering with a major institution […]


Shipping

Port Traffic Jam May Be to Blame in California Oil Spill

October 7, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

An unremitting shipping logjam in the waters outside of Los Angeles already has contributed to higher costs, delays and intermittent goods shortages across the U.S. Now, it could be to blame for California’s biggest oil spill in 27 years. Although […]


Vehicles

GM Vows to Surpass Tesla in Electric Vehicle Sales

October 6, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

General Motors plans to cash in as the world switches from combustion engines to battery power, promising to double its annual revenue by 2030 with an array of new electric vehicles, profitable gas-powered cars and trucks, and services such as […]


Shipping

Unique Logistics public offering to net at least $35.5M

October 5, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

Third-party logistics provider Unique Logistics filed Tuesday for a public offering with an estimated deal size of $41 million, according to IPO Pro. Pricing terms of the transaction were not disclosed but the company said it expects to receive net […]


Shipping

Report: Sustainable marine fuels should meet expansive criteria

October 5, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

Big-name shipping companies, such as A.P. Moller – Maersk, are taking action to reduce emissions and transition to more sustainable fuels. But guidelines on what makes a marine fuel sustainable have yet to be established. The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI) […]