Trucking Industry Trends

What Are the Top Issues Facing the Trucking Industry Today?

The American Transportation Research Institute recently posted its yearly survey of the most critical issues facing the… Read More

"Detention is Killing Us" Say Carriers

Detention is killing us. Read More

63% of Drivers Are Detained More Than 3 Hours per Stop

<p>Most drivers spend 3 to 4 hours waiting to get loaded or unloaded. Read More

Panama Canal Expansion Boosts Freight in an Unexpected Place

The Panama Canal opened a new lane for larger ships on Sunday… Read More

Brexit's Mixed Impact on the U.S. Freight Economy

<p>In a referendum on Thursday, the British people voted to leave the European Union. Read More

Planning Your Week? Try These 5 Cities for Freight

Looking for a load? There are more hot markets to choose from this week than there had been in the past month or so. Read More

Imported Produce Volume Outpaces Home-Grown

Consumers are spending more on food in restaurants and less in grocery stores. Read More

Driver Detention Issue Still Rankles

It’s been a few years since I sat in the dispatch chair or listened to a driver expound about delivery delays. Read More

Winter Rain Can Affect April Freight

California needs rain and the El Ni#241;o storm season promises to bring plenty, along with flooding and landslides. Read More

Readers Sound Off on Detention

<p>We recently posted a reader poll with a couple questions about detention times. Read More

Is Low-Cost Fuel Bad for Truckers?

Diesel prices fell to $2.11 per gallon last week at the pump, as a national average. Read More

Reader Poll: How Often Are Your Trucks Detained?

Detention fees are just a drop in the bucket when compared to what those lost hours actually cost in lost revenue. Read More