Forwarders, Hauliers now have the Clarity Needed to Start Preparing for Post-Brexit Customs Changes

Forwarders and hauliers now have enough clarity to start preparing for a post-Brexit business landscape, according Peter MacSwiney, chairman of Customs clearance solutions provider Agency Sector Management (ASM). There is limited time to implement the systems needed to tackle trade friction following the UK Government’s announcement this week that import controls would be brought in on European Union (EU) goods at the border from 31st December. “We now know there will be ... [+]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 3.3% in 2019 Monthly Index Rose 4% from November

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 3.3% in all of 2019, about half the annual gain in 2018 (6.7%), for the tenth straight annual increase. The advanced SA For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 4% in December after falling 3.4% in ... [+]

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics Acquires Savannah-based Crown Transportation

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, a single source intermodal, distribution, and logistics services company, announces today the acquisition of Savannah-based Crown Transportation to expand its U.S. Southeast intermodal drayage and logistics operations and overall North American network. Going forward the company's name will be Crown IntermodaLogistics in keeping ... [+]

TTransplace Appoints Greg Sebolt as New Executive Vice President of Strategic Capacity Services

Transplace announced the appointment of Greg Sebolt as the company’s new executive vice president of strategic capacity services, the company’s over the road truck brokerage business. This appointment underscores Transplace’s continuing investment in delivering efficiency, flexibility and cost savings for North American shippers. With comprehensive ... [+]

Truckers Hail House Passage of USMCA Trade Pact

American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the United States - Mexico - Canada Agreement: “Even during one of the most politically contentious times in our history, USMCA is proof that Washington ... [+]

Truckers Hail Deal on USMCA Trade Agreement

American Trucking Associations leaders hailed an agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada that paves the way for USMCA’s ratification in Congress. “Now with a clear path to USMCA’s ratification, this is an historic victory for truck drivers, motor carriers and the entire American economy,” ... [+]

Intermodal Carriers Call on Partners to Respect Chassis Choice

The American Trucking Associations’ Intermodal Motor Carrier Conference urged two major ocean lines to continue allowing motor carriers to choose their chassis provider rather than moving to private pools where motor carriers are forced to pay a higher daily use rate. “The IMCC and our members ... [+]

Randy Guillot Elected 75th Chairman of ATA

The Board of Directors of the American Trucking Associations elected Randy Guillot, president of Triple G Express Inc., New Orleans, Louisiana, the federation’s 75th chairman. “It is an honor and a privilege to be elected as chairman of ATA,” Guillot said. “I look forward to spending ... [+]

Peter Entwistle Joins RoadOne IntermodaLogistics

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, a leading single source intermodal, distribution, and logistics services company, announces today the appointment of Peter Entwistle as Vice President of Sales-Northeast region. As an industry veteran, Peter has extensive experience and knowledge that will help propel RoadOne's ongoing expansion through acquisition, new initiatives ... [+]

Werner Enterprises Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Werner Enterprises, a premier transportation and logistics provider, will host celebrations throughout the month of September at its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska and at terminals nationwide in recognition of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. “Werner looks forward to National Truck Driver Appreciation Week every year ... [+]