The ATA’s advanced seasonally-adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index for December—at 118.2 (2015=100)—topped November’s 113.6 reading by 4% after a 3.4% decline from October to November.
Logistics Management Group News Editor recently caught up with ASCM’s Abe Eshkenazi to learn more about the various trends occurring within the intersection of e-commerce and related site development, as they relate to the myriad moving logistics-related parts.
Scottsdale, Ariz.-based GlobalTranz, a full-service 3PL focused on freight brokerage and technology, said this week it has acquired Minneapolis-based Cerasis, a provider of third party multimodal and managed transportation services.
Insurance rates for trucking fleets are soaring, sending trucking executives scrambling for coverage even for some of the safest fleets in the land. The reason, according to top trucking executives and transportation attorneys, is the rise in so-called “nuclear settlements” either awarded by a jury or negotiated by attorneys in a wrongful death lawsuit involving…