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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 […]


Infrastructure

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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]