C.H. Robinson announces 2023 Carrier of the Year Award winners

AJOT | May 31, 2023 | Trucking

Annual Robinson celebration recognizes and honors exceptional carriers that go above and beyond in their operational excellence and quality of service
70-mile 70s corridor is epicenter of industrial growth in St. Louis region

AJOT | May 31, 2023 | Logistics | Trucking

A 70-mile transportation corridor is the epicenter of the historic surge in new construction in the St. Louis regional industrial market. More than 24 million square feet of new industrial space hit the market over the last five years, and nowhere is this construction boom more evident than along the Interstate 70 corridor running from Foristell, Missouri to Marine, Illinois.
Toyota, Daimler Truck forging new venture to bolster margins

Bloomberg | May 30, 2023 | Trucking

Toyota Motor Corp. and Daimler Truck have agreed to merge their truck manufacturing subsidiaries, Hino Motors Ltd. and Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus, to boost margins and develop new technologies such as alternative fuels and autonomous driving.
Teamsters condemn plan to raise federal limits on maximum truck wieghts

AJOT | May 26, 2023 | Trucking

HR 3372, HR 2948 threaten safety without addressing supply chain issues
Ftr shippers conditions slightly less favorable in march with index dipping to 4.5

AJOT | May 26, 2023 | Trucking | By The Numbers

FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) in March dipped to a reading of 4.5 from the previous 5.1 reflecting slightly less favorable overall conditions.
St. Louis Regional Freightway’s 2024 priority project list features $3.7 billion in investments

AJOT | May 25, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail | Trucking

The St. Louis Regional Freightway’s 2024 Priority Projects List includes more than 25 projects representing a total investment approaching $3.7 billion and underscoring the ongoing commitment to improving freight infrastructure in the bi-state region.
Girteka takes the next step in becoming a global company by cooperating with Citi

AJOT | May 25, 2023 | Trucking

Girteka, the leading asset-based logistics company in Europe, has announced a strategic partnership with Citibank Europe plc (Citi) to take its financial operations to the next level. The partnership will allow Girteka Group to streamline its financial transactions and operations with the help of Citi's advanced banking platform.
ICTSI Manila partners with Autosweep to improve gate process for trucks

AJOT | May 25, 2023 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Trucking

International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) flagship Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) is partnering with Intelligent E-Processes Technologies Corp. (IETC), the subsidiary of San Miguel Corporation that manages Autosweep RFID, to enable a faster, more seamless gate process for trucks at the Port of Manila.
North American Transborder freight down 0.3% in March 2023 from March 2022

AJOT | May 24, 2023 | Intermodal | Rail | Trucking

Total Transborder freight by border in March 2023, compared to March 2022:
RoadOne’s Kellaway elected to Containerization & Intermodal Institute board

AJOT | May 24, 2023 | Intermodal | Trucking | People | Appointments

Trucking executive joins premier association

Wallenius Wilhelmsen debuts latest investment to reduce emissions of its operations
Green Shipping
AJOT | Top Story | May 24, 2023

Wallenius Wilhelmsen debuts latest investment to reduce emissions of its operations

Wallenius Wilhelmsen debuted its latest step towards decarbonizing its logistics operations by unveiling Einride battery-electric trucks for Keen Transport’s heavy-haul fleet. “This investment demonstrates our commitment to reducing the carbon footprint of our land-based operations and our customers’ supply chains. These efforts will allow us to realize our ambitions to provide zero-emissions logistics services,” says Mike Hynekamp – chief operating officer, logistics.
GEODIS expands drayage offering with acquisition of Southern Companies, strengthening end-to-end supply chain capabilities across U.S.

AJOT | May 23, 2023 | Logistics | Trucking

GEODIS, a world leader in transport and logistics, announced today it has acquired Southern Companies, a leading drayage provider based in the U.S. that handles all phases of the import and export process. The acquisition enhances GEODIS’ end-to-end supply chain capabilities across the U.S., further strengthening its position as one of the world’s leading providers of logistics services.
ATA Truck Tonnage Index decreased 1.7% in April

AJOT | May 23, 2023 | Trucking

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 1.7% in April after decreasing 2.8% in March. In April, the index equaled 112.7 (2015=100) compared with 114.7 in March.
Memorial Day weekend theft trends infographic and security tips from Verisk

AJOT | May 23, 2023 | Trucking

Supply chain professionals should be on high alert this upcoming holiday weekend because cargo thieves will seek to leverage extended business closures.

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