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North American Class 8 Orders Up 424% to 40,000 in March

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 11:15
Economic recovery and government stimulus are seen as reasons for the huge year-over-year gain, one industry analyst says.

New to D.C., Buttigieg Looks to Build Bridges With Biden Plan

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 11:15
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will have to navigate the fraught politics of a bitterly divided Washington as he is tasked with selling the Biden administration’s infrastructure and climate plan. He may have found a way by just riding a bike, which has gained fans from even skeptics in Congress.

US Senators Introduce Carbon Capture, Sequestration Bill

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 11:00
Legislation that would promote carbon capture and sequestration tax breaks was recently introduced by a group of U.S. senators.

Maine Gov. Mills’ Executive Order Aims to Accelerate Vehicle Electrification

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 10:45
Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed an executive order to accelerate “clean transportation solutions” through measures such as increased charging infrastructure and more electric vehicles.

FHWA Approves Environmental Assessment for New York City

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 10:15
The Federal Highway Administration has green-lighted an Environmental Assessment for New York City’s proposed congestion pricing program.

Biden’s Big Infrastructure Plan Hits McConnell, GOP Blockade

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 09:45
WASHINGTON — Republicans in Congress are betting that it’s more advantageous to oppose President Joe Biden’s rebuild America agenda than to lend support for the $2.3 trillion undertaking for roads, bridges and other infrastructure investments.

CARB Extends One-Time Reporting Requirement Deadline to May 1

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 09:15
California environmental regulators have extended to May 1 the mandated deadline for motor carriers that operate in the state with $50 million or more in 2019 revenue, or carriers with more than 50 trucks, to file a one-time report about their trucks and operations.

European Manufacturers Race on Electric Vehicle Batteries

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 09:15
With Europe expected to lead the world in electric-car sales for a second straight year, an epic rush to build a battery-supply chain from scratch is playing out across the continent.

Ford-Backed Self-Driving Startup Argo AI Mulling IPO This Year

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 09:00
Argo AI, the self-driving startup backed by Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen AG, is considering going public as soon as this year, according to people familiar with its plans.

About Us: Transport Topics Top 50 Logistics Companies

Sat, 04/03/2021 - 07:00
The Transport Topics’ Top 50 Logistics Companies is a listing of the largest logistics companies in North America.

Drones Could Help Bridge Divides for Vaccine Distribution

Sat, 04/03/2021 - 07:00
The challenge of ensuring equitable distribution of the coronavirus vaccine is one of global scale, and the city of Miami provides a backdrop for the social and economic divides that the medical community must overcome.

Lineage Logistics Acquires Cryo-Trans for $500 Million

Sat, 04/03/2021 - 07:00
Cold-storage specialist Lineage Logistics is branching into rail.

Pandemic Upends Logistics Market

Sat, 04/03/2021 - 07:00
The COVID-19 outbreak created a volatile U.S. third-party logistics market in 2020, which presented growth opportunities for 3PLs with strong carrier management, e-commerce and airfreight forwarding capabilities, while other 3PLs did not fare as well.

A Fresh Look at the 2021 Top 50 Logistics Companies

Sat, 04/03/2021 - 07:00
Transport Topics has produced an annual ranking of the largest companies in this dynamic segment of the transportation business for nearly two decades, but much like the industry itself, this list continues to evolve.

How Logistics Firms Are Handling the Pandemic's E-Commerce Boom

Sat, 04/03/2021 - 07:00
The COVID-19 pandemic has squeezed many years of growth in online sales and e-commerce fulfillment into a single 12-month period.

Interactive Map: Where the 2021 Top 50 Logistics Companies Are in North America

Sat, 04/03/2021 - 07:00
Find out where the 2021 Top 50 Logistics Companies are located by regions and by state in North America with our interactive map.

Hendrickson Ultimaax Available on Century M100 Rotator

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 16:00
Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems announced that its Ultimaax advanced severe-duty rubber suspension in the 60,000-pound capacity rating will be available on Miller Industries’ new Century M100 Rotator tow truck.

Link Launches Construction of New Plant

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 16:00
Link Manufacturing, a producer of specialty engineered suspensions and Tier 1 supplier to major heavy-duty commercial truck manufacturers, announced its plan to begin construction of a new 50,000-square-foot manufacturing and training facility.

VTNA Supplies QCD With VNR Electric

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 15:45
Food service logistics provider Quality Custom Distribution recently took delivery of a Volvo VNR Electric, the first zero-emission, battery-electric truck to be deployed in QCD’s fleet.

GSC Logistics Plans to Add Truck Drivers

Fri, 04/02/2021 - 15:30
GSC Logistics plans to bring in 100 additional drivers by the summer to transport cargo containers, the company announced March 31.