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J.B. Hunt introduces newsolutions

J.B. Hunt has introduced new and innovative solutions to keep freight moving that include its new transloading service that assists shippers in the New York metro area experiencing congestion by providing a one-stop source for quickly transferring ocean freight into equipment for domestic transport; investing $1.25 billion in increasing its total container and trailer capacity by 12% (it now offers over 100,000 containers); integrating with the SAP ERP application to ... [+]

$12.6 Million for Marine Highways

On December 13, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) awarded $12.6 million in grants to nine marine highway projects across the nation under the America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP).  The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) — the unified voice of seaports in the Americas — is pleased to see ... [+]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 0.4% in October

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.4% in October after rising 2.2% in September. In October, the index equaled 113 (2015=100) compared with 112.6 in September. [+]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 2.4% in September

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.4% in September after rising 0.3% in August. In September, the index equaled 112.9 (2015=100) compared with 110.2 in August. “September’s sequential gain was the largest in 2021,” said ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello. ... [+]

Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) comments that the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill is a win for American Trucks and US Supply Chain.For an industry whose entire business model centers on interstate commerce and the safe and efficient movement of freight over the road, this state of ... [+]

Georgia Gov. Kemp suspends restrictions

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has suspended enforcement of federal limits on hours of service for commercial vehicleoperators in Georgia. He also loosened weight restrictions for trucks on Georgia highways. The announcement came by an update to Kemp’s executive order declaring a COVID state of emergency. The ... [+]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Decreased 1.2% in July

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 1.2% in July after falling 2% in June. In July, the index equaled 109.8 (2015=100) compared with 111.1 in June. “Softness in tonnage over the last few months is due more to supply constraints, ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi Expresses Support

The Port of Corpus Christi is expressing its full support for an amendment by the U.S. Senate to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Package that expands congressional designation of Interstate 14 on a corridor across Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia.The I-14 corridor would connect strategic military ... [+]

Phillips Connect Partners with Velociti

Phillips Connect is partnering with Velociti for installation and post deployment proactive technology monitoring and repair service support for its trailer telematics solutions. Once a Phillips Connect customer has chosen the smart trailer solutions right for their operation, a designated Velociti Project Manager will arrange for ... [+]

Trucking Cheers Bipartisan Infrastructure Agreement

American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear issued this statement following reports that Senate negotiators have reached an agreement on a bipartisan framework for infrastructure legislation: "It's refreshing to see Congress do its job and address national problems facing businesses and families. Americans, and the ... [+]