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UPS invests in TuSimple, will extend self-driving semi partnership  CNET

The company has worked with TuSimple to test autonomous semi trucks since this past May.


Farmers Learn Legal Aspects of NY DOT Regulations  Lancaster Farming

SENECA FALLS, N.Y. — If you ship goods with your farm's vehicles and trailers, it's vital to understand the legal aspects of agricultural transportation.


US Delays Tariffs on Some Chinese Goods, Drops Others  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] WASHINGTON — The United States is delaying tariffs on Chinese-made cellphones, laptop ...


Cable Seals Supplier, American Casting and Manufacturing, Shares 5 Tips for Preventing Cargo Theft During Transport  PRNewswire

PLAINVIEW, N.Y., Aug. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargo theft is a problem that can affect any industry. However, there are a multitude of ways to address cargo ...


Railways parcel business to get boost, Amazon roped in to transport goods  Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The railways parcel business is all set to get a boost with the national transporter roping in e-retail giant Amazon to transport its goods by train.


Don Daseke Steps Down as CEO of Daseke Inc.  Transport Topics Online

Don Daseke, chairman and CEO of Daseke Inc., will retire from the company effective immediately.


Amazon rides on Indian Railways! E-commerce giant to transport goods on Sealdah and Mumbai Rajdhani trains  The Financial Express

The agreement states that the zones of Indian Railways will earmark a space of 2.5 tonnes in the parcel van of the trains for loading and unloading ...


Can the world do without trucking companies?  Augusta Free Press

When people think of trucks and trucking companies, they usually jump to the more negative aspects of trucks.


Economic Concerns Signal Dip in Consumer Mood  Transport Topics Online

U.S. consumer sentiment plummeted to a seven-month low in August on growing concerns about the economy.


Perspective: Dealing With Specialty Goods When Consumers Expect Overnight Delivery  Transport Topics Online

Shifting Consumer Expectations: What Happens When Goods Can Ship Overnight?


China Signals US Tariff Delay Not Enough to Stop Retaliation  Transport Topics Online

China called planned U.S. tariffs on an additional $300 billion in Chinese goods a violation of accords reached by Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, ...


Primmer: Railroad Tech Impresses, Helps Southern California Economic Engines  VoiceofOC

Marnie Primmer, Executive Director of FuturePorts, writes that freight railroads are key to facilitating the economic power of Orange County our region's ports and ...


The US Towboat Market Is Set To Go (Diesel-) Electric - The Waterways Journal  The Waterways Journal

By David Lee. Electric propulsion is already in widespread use, whether in the trains we ride, the cars we drive or the ships and boats we use to transport goods ...


Transport Ministry completes plan to establish 7 logistics areas, dry ports  Egypt Independent

The Transport Ministry has completed the comprehensive plan to establish seven dry ports and logistic areas to serve residential, industrial, and commercial ...


UPS invests in self-driving trucks, reveals it's already been using them  ABC News

The self-driving tractor-trailer of the future is one step closer, with UPS in tow. UPS announced an investment in TuSimple, an autonomous truck startup, ...


The Technician's Vital Role in Trucking  Transport Topics Online

A major concern of the trucking industry is the widely reported shortage of professional truck drivers, who of course play a vital role in the U.S. economy by safely ...


AU urges East Africa to develop railways, waterways for transport of goods - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

MOMBASA, Kenya, July 26 (Xinhua) -- Eastern African countries should hasten the development of railway and waterways as a means of transporting goods ...


Advanced traffic management is the next big thing for smart cities  GreenBiz

Traffic congestion is rising in cities around the world. Contributing factors include expanding urban populations, aging infrastructure, inefficient and ...


Parish roundup: Picking up pieces in Mississippi  National Catholic Reporter

Aid for families in Mississippi whose breadwinners have been deported or jailed in the wake of Aug. 7 raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was ...


Labor officials want transport of Blackjewel coal halted until miners get backpay  WCYB

While Buchanan County miners who worked for Blackjewel are set to get nearly $1000 each from donations of the county board of supervisors, the U. S. Labor ...


Global Cable Transport Market 2019 Business Analysis, Industry Growth Rate, Trends, Forecast 2024  Financial Newspaper

Report on the Global Cable Transport Market highlights the detailed study of market containing production, overview, dimensions, producers, value, price, ...


Planes, Trains and (Big) Automobiles: How Heavy Transport Can Reduce Emissions and Save Money  TheCityFix.com

The world is vastly underestimating the benefits of acting on climate change. Recent research from the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate finds ...


Port of Morrow approved for Marine Highway Designation  East Oregonian

BOARDMAN — The U.S. Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced Friday it approved the Port of Morrow for a Marine ...


Y Combinator-backed Trella brings transparency to Egypt’s trucking and shipping industry  TechCrunch

Y Combinator has become one of the key ways that startups from emerging markets get the attention of American investors. And arguably no clutch of ...


FutureTech Champ Advances Her Career  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Not everyone is meant to attend a traditional four-year college to earn a bachelor's degree, and ...


Trucks full of food and medicines could be flown into UK on cargo planes as part of ministers' no-deal Brexit plans  Telegraph.co.uk

Trucks loaded with food and medicines could be flown into Britain on cargo planes as part of ministers' plan to beat queues at Dover after a no-deal Brexit.


Indian Railways, Amazon Working On Pilot Project To Transport Goods On Sealdah, Mumbai Rajdhani Express  Swarajya

Indian Railways' parcel business is set to receive a major boost after bringing in e-commerce platform Amazon to transport goods via trains, reports the Financial ...


DOE Announces $59 Million and 43 projects to Accelerate Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research  Energy.gov

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary of Energy Mark W. Menezes announced $59 million for 43 projects for new and ...


Military Logistics for Fantasy Writers  SFWA News

by Mollie M. Madden. We all know 'an army marches on its stomach,' but it's not like Napoleon discovered something new. Vegetius (De re militari) and Sun Tzu ...


Amazon Tests 'Top Brand' Label for Some Big-Name Fashion Sellers  Transport Topics Online

Amazon.com is labeling items sold by certain companies as “top brands,” which could possibly appease big-name companies used to top billing in stores.


$71.7M in funding going to Rankin Inlet airport upgrade, new life for Grays Bay road  CBC.ca

Minister of Transport Marc Garneau announced $71.7 million for four projects in Nunavut at the Iqaluit airport on Thursday.


Methodist Church East of Springfield Stands The Test Of Time  KSMU Radio

A little ways to the east of the Springfield city limits, in a pastoral, wooded setting, is an old white church, which still holds services every Sunday.


When whimsy, not transport science, dictates traffic policies  The Manila Times

There is a traffic plan for Manhattan's 14th Street in New York City, easily the borough's most congested road. The New York City government is coordinating ...


DfT plans £300m no-deal framework to transport critical goods for four years post-Brexit  Civil Service World

300m spending cap accounts for possible frequency of “disruption events”, including border delays.


'Express freight service' contract announced to transport medicines after Brexit  Isle of Wight County Press

The Government hopes the £25 million contract will help ensure continuity of supply – regardless of whether the UK leaves with or without a deal.


Freight environment is weak but still growing: FTR  Fleet Owner

Data for the second quarter brought some encouraging news for the freight demand outlook.


The Growing Demand for Fresh Produce via Air Cargo  AirlineGeeks.com

There are many planes in the sky that aren't filled with passengers. There are many airlines whose sole existence is to ship cargo from one place to another.


Taz Trucking Announces $7.3 Million Investment in Expansion - Fleet Management - Trucking  Heavy Duty Trucking

Bowling Green, Kentucky-based Taz Trucking has announced a $7.3 million investment to add more truck drivers and support staff jobs and further expand the ...


Transport truck with more than $450K worth of goods stolen: Oxford County OPP  Global News

Oxford County OPP say officers are investigating the alleged theft of a transport truck and its attached trailer from a north Woodstock parking yard.


Your parking guide for the Dick's Sporting Goods Open  WBNG-TV

Tournament officials say this year they are working to make sure there are plenty of options to park your car for the Dick's Sporting Goods Open.


Enforcement campaign highlights the need to transport goods safely  The Chester Standard

VEHICLE operators and drivers of goods vehicles are being reminded of the importance of transporting dangerous goods safely and load security in a…


Some signs of normality return to Kashmir, but India's clampdown still strict  Reuters

For the first time in six days, India eased travel restrictions in some parts of Srinagar on Saturday, and people flooded the streets of Kashmir's summer capital to ...


Saudi Transport Authority Launches e-Portal to Manage Transfer of Goods  Asharq Al-awsat English

The Saudi Public Transport Authority launched the Bayan e-portal that enables carriers and loading brokers from issuing a document to transfer goods.


New HGV laws will give regulators 'teeth and improve safety'  BBC News

New rules governing the roadworthiness of HGVs will give Manx transport authorities "teeth" to tackle "unscrupulous" operators, a haulage firm boss has said.


Shortlist: National Haulier of the Year 2020  Fleet Transport

National Haulier of the Year 2020 | sponsored by Volvo Trucks. #fleetawards2020. This category is open to operators that transport goods within Ireland and are ...


What are the benefits and applications of heavy-lift commercial cargo carrier drones?  Commercial UAV News

Heavy-lift cargo carrier drones have been making headlines and their ability to carry air cargo into remote locations represents a powerful use case.


Transport subsidy mooted to boost exports from TS  The Hindu

A transport subsidy is something Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO), umbrella body of exporters, is pitching for as a measure to boost exports from ...


Nigeria's Kobo360 closes whopping $20m Series-A round led by Goldman Sachs  Ventureburn

Kobo360 has closed a $20-million Series-A funding round led by US multinational investment bank and financial services company Goldman Sachs.


Heat-trapping gases broke records in 2018, climate report finds  The Guardian

The gases heating the planet at higher levels in 2018 than humans have ever recorded, according to an authoritative report published by the American ...


Brexit: ‘Express freight service’ to transport medicines into UK  The Scotsman

An “express freight *service*” will help transport urgent medicines into the country when the UK leaves the EU, the government has announced.


Shipping in Australia 2020 - Transport - Australia  Mondaq News Alerts

Shipping 2020 is an extensive analysis of law, practice and regulations governing the shipping industry in Australia. Australia Transport Holding Redlich 17 Aug ...


Health department opens bids for £25m contracts to transport medicines in revised no-deal Brexit plan  Civil Service World

Government rethinks approach after DfT's attempt to secure freight capacity for first Brexit deadline 'cost £85m'


Brexit Proof Q&A: 'As a haulage business, Brexit will bring additional admin costs'  The Irish Times

Pamela Dennison is development manager at WS Dennison, which has depots in Antrim and Limerick.


Easy online transport permits, bio fuels in near future, says Nitin Gadkari  Times of India

India News: MUMBAI: The Union minister of road transport and highways, Nitin Gadkari, stressed that bio fuels made from molasses and other green crops will ...


Perishable Goods Sea Transportation Market 2019 Latest Technology and Future Scope | DB Schenker, MSC, DSV Global Transport and Logistics  Daily Watch Reports

Latest Research Report On 'Global Perishable Goods Sea Transportation Market 2019–2025' Included to Global Info Reports Database with Competitors, ...


How a Mizoram minister helped transport landslide-hit students  EastMojo

IPR minister Lalruatkima comes to rescue of 10 students from outside state to reach university in Aizawl; they were stranded at Mualkhang due to blocked ...


NSE scrutinises sustainable rail transport in Nigeria  Vanguard

Nigeria News - The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Bwari Branch, on Saturday met to scrutinise the way forward for sustainable railway transportation..


Cableway Transport Market Size Analysis 2019-2025 – Market Reports  Market Reports

Cableway Transport Market Scope of the Report: The worldwide market for Cableway Transport is expected to grow at a CAGR of roughly xx% over the next five ...


SADC states commit to investment-led trade, industrial integration  The East African

Industrialisation has been at the centre of discussions at the 39th Southern African Development Community Summit that started on August 5 and will end on ...


Federal Watchdog Recommends Congress Improve Freight Infrastructure Grants  Transport Topics Online

In a report raising concerns about the U.S. Department of Transportation's management of infrastructure grants popular among state officials, the Government ...


Wind Energy: How Bigger Turbines Could Reduce Prices and Boost Power  Inverse

ind turbines are set to soar in the coming years, as their quiet advancement over the past four decades looks set to continue. The renewable energy source, ...


Water Transport Should Be Leveraged To Facilitate Trade And Development  New Vision

Biggest News Source for News in Uganda and the East African Region ,Breaking news in Uganda and Daily news and the latest from Uganda.


What Steps Required While Transport Goods from and to Oekraine - Press Release  Digital Journal

With the introduction of importing and exporting goods, many companies have achieved great heights if success as it helped them grow their company. It is one ...


Ireland 'running out' of warehousing space  RTE.ie

Groups representing businesses have said Ireland is running out of warehousing space as retailers and manufacturers rush to stockpile amid growing fears of a ...


192 jobs facing the axe at Willenhall's Aspray Transport company  expressandstar.com

Almost 200 jobs are under threat at a Willenhall transport company.


IoT Solutions World Congress announces the ten Testbeds for its edition this October  Intelligent Transport

The testbed area will demonstrate how the Industrial Internet, combined with Artificial Intelligence, blockchain, drones, 5G and other disruptive technologies, are ...


Tanzania can do more to boost Sadc trade opportunities  The Citizen

According to the 2017/18 Bank of Tanzania (BOT)'s Annual Report, Tanzania was the fastest growing economy in SADC with a GDP growth of 7.1 per cent.


Time to rejuvenate SA's Cinderella transport sector  Business Day

Improve the ease of doing business by delivering an unambiguous investment plan.


How Does JB Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (JBHT) Stack Up For Investors?  US Post News

On Thursday, shares of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) marked $95.36 per share versus a previous $97.50 closing price. With having a ...


The Big Interview with refrigerated transport boss Patrick Derry  Belfast Telegraph

Patrick Derry, founder of Derry Refrigerated Transport (DRT) in Co Armagh, is nothing if not a pragmatist. And it's a quality he will need by the lorry-load as the ...


Industry slings mud back at Melbourne livestock transport call  Australasian Transport News

Commentary on the aesthetic impact of livestock transport on metropolitan Melbourne has drawn the ire of Victorian transport groups.


Nigeria: 'We need to get our infrastructure right'  BBC News

The challenge of producing cement - a process that requires huge amounts of energy - can be a taxing one in Nigeria where power cuts are common. Nigeria's ...


Okehampton Community Transport Group gets new wheelchair accessible vehicle  Tavistock Times Gazette

THE Okehampton and District Community Transport Group has taken delivery of a smart new wheelchair accessible vehicle.


Health department tells social care providers to brace for no-deal Brexit delays to medicine deliveries  Civil Service World

Providers told supplies could take up to five days to deliver – up from three days set out in February guidance.


NE Strategically Located In Govt’s Plans Of Multimodal Transport, Trans-Asian Railway  Guwahati Plus

A massive change is happening in the transportation sector in the northeast under the Act East Policy of the government such that in another 5 to 10 years, the ...


Drilon: Sea tragedy justifies Iloilo-Guimaras bridge construction  Manila Bulletin

For Senator Franklin Drilon, the August 3 sea tragedy that killed 31 people justifies the actual construction of the long-proposed bridge that will link Iloilo City and ...


Truck operators want a piece of the SGR pie  The Citizen

Dar es Salaam. Truck owners view the standard gauge railway (SGR) as an investment opportunity instead of a potential competitor.


Hallite introduces robotics and automation at site in WA  Transport and Logistics News

Dematic has announced its first installation of the AutoStore solution in the Australia and New Zealand region in Hallite's warehouse in Perth, WA. Hallite is a ...


Volvo Driverless Trucks Set To Transport Goods At Port Terminal 06/14/2019  MediaPost Communications

As part of a collaboration with the ferry and logistics company DFDS, Volvo Trucks is about to start transporting goods in its driverless vehicles. The goods will be ...


Museums Across the UK Are Making Doomsday Plans for Brexit. Here Are Their Biggest Fears  artnet News

Registrars are making contingency plans to avoid having valuable works of art damaged during arduous customs procedures. Javier Pes, August 14, 2019.


Why Hong Kong’s airport was a good target for protesters  The Economist

The streets of 19th-century Paris and the postmodern architecture of Hong Kong's main terminal have much in common.


How to decongest Lagos seaports — NPA, NIMASA- Vanguard News  Vanguard

Nigeria News - The best way to speedily decongest Lagos seaports is to make eastern ports operational in their full capacity, critical stakeholders in.


Maersk posts strong profits despite trade war worries  Financial Times

The world's largest container shipping company AP Moller-Maersk has overcome worries about fallout from the US-China trade war to deliver better than ...


Transport techie raises Sh3bn for EA expansion  Business Daily

Nigeria's transport tech startup Kobo360 has raised Sh3 billion for its planned expansion across East Africa from its Nairobi hub. The Sh2 billion raised under the ...


New bus gates to be introduced on two busy Glasgow city centre streets from next month  The Sunday Post

New traffic measures will come into effect from September 2, creating bus gates on Union Street and Oswald Street. With up to 360 buses every hour using the ...


London art market braced for no-deal Brexit tax hikes  Financial Times

The London art market is bracing itself for international galleries and collectors to move works out of the UK in the run-up to Brexit, as concern mounts that a ...


Bicycle transport thriving in Kampala -  Kampala Dispatch

Kampala, Uganda | URN | Ducking and balancing between vehicles, motorcycles, and bicycles on the busy roads of Kampala city, remain a thriving means of ...


There's a simple reason authorities want us in cars - Joseph Gatt  Times of Malta

It is by now very clear to all, except possibly a few political fanatics, that the current road widening strategy will not solve the issue of car congestion but merely ...


How concerned should Jamaica be with the Middle East?  Jamaica Observer

Diplomacy: The art of restraining power. — Henry Kissinger.


Interstate Transport of Goods to Boost the Growth of E-commerce Logistics Market - TMR  GlobeNewswire

Global E-Commerce Logistics Market to Rise at 20.6% CAGR Due to Increasing Cross-Border E-Commerce Activities.


Gauteng commits to eliminating potholes but still no word on e-tolls  The South African

The Gauteng department of transport has promised to eliminate potholes on roads in the province, but the future of e-tolls still hangs in the balance.


WATCH: Intelligent shopping trolleys help transport goods safely  Philippine Star

Self-driving carts which can carry your shopping or pack shelves are becoming more widespread in France.


The Rise of Amazon Logistics  Transport Topics Online

Amazon's announcement last month was a stay of execution, not a reprieve, and it's only a matter of time before the company reveals plans for a comprehensive ...


Building Better Ways to Transport Goods  STRATFOR

To compete in a rapidly changing global market, the United States will have to adapt. The expansion of the Panama Canal, with its new lane expected to open ...


Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Settles Owner-Operator Lawsuit for $100 Million  Transport Topics Online

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. has agreed to pay a $100 million settlement to an estimated 20,000 owner-operator truck drivers who alleged in a ...


Goods-Trade Deficit Widens as Levies Rise on Chinese Items  Transport Topics Online

The U.S. merchandise-trade deficit widened in May to a five-month high amid a surge in imports after President Donald Trump's decision to increase levies on ...


WTO Issues Mixed Ruling Over US Duties for Subsidized Chinese Goods  Transport Topics Online

The World Trade Organization on July 16 delivered a mixed judgment over America's sanctions on subsidized goods produced by Chinese state-owned ...


Walmart Expands Private Fleet Delivery, Adds New Intermodal Service  Transport Topics Online

Walmart has begun expanding the scope and capabilities of its private fleet, taking over store distribution from dedicated contract carriers at facilities in Maine, ...


Goods-Trade Gap Widens to $71.4 Billion on Import Increase  Transport Topics Online

America's merchandise trade deficit widened in March for the first time in three months as an increase in imports exceeded the rise in exports. The goods-trade ...


Air goods transport unaffected by Sino-US trade dispute  Airlines International

The China-US trade dispute has not hurt air goods transport, says IATA Director General and CEO Alexandre de Juniac. Beijing Daxing International Airport.


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