Someone must pay for flawed documentation

Q: I’ve always enjoyed your column, so I immediately thought of you when I encountered a Christmas-time comedy of shipping proportions.We stock product for one of our remote customers at a third-party warehouse. On request for product from our customer, we issue the warehouse a picklist saying, “release for pickup...

Biggest US truckers grab larger market share

Trucking may be a fragmented market, but the largest trucking companies in North America are increasing their market...

Video: What to expect from trucking technology in 2019?

Bill Cassidy, senior editor, JOC provides his outlook on what technology developments we can expect in the trucking market in 2019, including better visibility, adoption of ELDs and better utilization of ELD data. ...

ELD rule to reshape Canadian trucking market

MEMPHIS — The potential impact of Canada’s electronic logging device (ELD) mandate is still a cipher, according to one Canadian trucker, but the US ELD mandate had a clear effect on cross-border...

Will domestic intermodal contract pricing hold?

Shippers paid more for domestic intermodal service in...

UP consolidates Chicago intermodal terminals

Union Pacific Railroad will discontinue service into its Global III terminal in Rochelle, Illinois, this July, and segment domestic and international intermodal containers into two different terminals as part of precision scheduled railroading (PSR),...

Few bright spots in official Q1 intermodal data

There are few bright spots for intermodal in the first quarter and warning signs that business conditions are heading towards a freight recession.It’s...

US intermodal slump raises truck competitiveness questions

Intermodal shipments were below expectations in the first quarter, and even though the weather was a...

Intermodal falters in Q1, service wanes

North American intermodal volume for the first quarter receded for the first time since 2016, while service for international and domestic...

US-Mexico freight slows as potential shutdown looms

Freight costs and congestion are rising along the dividing line between Mexico and the United States and will continue to do so whether...