IMO 2020 Could Shift Freight Patterns, Increase Costs

IMO 2020 Could Shift Freight Patterns, Increase Costs

LONG BEACH, Calif. — A panel representing the shipping industry spoke about the looming International Maritime Organization mandate that will require cargo vessels to burn low-sulfur diesel, and shippers and carriers said the requirements could […]

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Intermodal Words to Attract E-Commerce Shipments

Intermodal Works to Attract E-Commerce Shipments

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Speed and visibility are two of the most important factors that can help those within the supply chain capture e-commerce market share, and intermodal is finding ways to be more competitive […]

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Carriers Invest in Inspection Strategies, Tools

Motor carriers are investing in training, technology and ongoing education to help ensure their drivers conduct thorough pre- and post-trip inspections, which are essential for complying with federal safety standards and minimizing vehicle downtime. “Good […]

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Drivers Feel Safer in Hotel Rooms, Fleets Say

Carriers that provide paid lodging for drivers said sleeping in hotel rooms not only improves their quality of rest, but also provides them with a greater sense of security. Steve Bramble, director of talent acquisition […]

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