FTR Trucking Conditions Index decreases slightly in May 2009
- TRUCKING GRIPS THE WHEEL. Cassidy, William B. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);1/10/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p138
The article explores the move by the trucking sector to keep inventory right while zeroing in on the bottomline. According to the author, truckers are focusing on efficiency by tightening networks, reducing transit times and slashing the length of haul. He claims that truckers are exercising...
- CCJ takes nine editorial awards. // Commercial Carrier Journal;Aug2003, Vol. 160 Issue 8, p29
Enumerates the citations received by "Commercial Carrier Journal" from the American Society of Business Publication Editors in June 2003. Other Randall Trucking Media magazines that won awards.
- Shifting Lanes Ahead. Page, Paul // Air Cargo World;Aug2003, Vol. 93 Issue 8, p28
The article focuses on the strategy implemented by U.S.-based air forwarders in response to trucking competition. The Colography Group research and consulting firm calls the move from air to ground in the United States domestic American market as a secular shift driven by the growing tendency of...
- American Trucking Association, www.trucking.org. Canary, William J. // JoC Week;1/7/2002 Annual Review, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p155
Focuses on challenges faced by the United States trucking industry in 2002. Suppression of freight volumes; Adverse effects of high diesel fuel prices; Motor carriers' review of operational aspects of their companies in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks; Crisis in the truck...
- CCJ Hot Spots: A Midwest feast. // Commercial Carrier Journal;Nov2006, Vol. 163 Issue 11, p22
The article highlights the three U.S. states where the outbound load to truck imbalance is most in favor of the carrier. The three hot spots for spot-market freight opportunities were Indiana, Illinois and Ohio. To identify the three best outbound paying lanes by each of the three most popular...
- LTL faces clouds of doubt. Trunick, Perry A. // Transportation & Distribution;Jul94, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p30
Discusses trends in logistics in the less-than-truckload (LTL) industry. Role of the American Trucking Associations; Negotiations on the National Master Freight Agreement; Market based distribution.
- TRUCKER ECONOMY REBOUNDS, FURTHER GROWTH EXPECTED. Heine, Max // Overdrive;Jul2004, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p12
Reports on the turnaround of the trucking industry in the U.S. Improvement of the Transportation Services Index; Increase of freight expenditures by Cass Information Systems index; Consideration of the rising costs of insurance, driver wages, fuel and equipment.
- 'Don't think we don't have long memories'. Huff, Aaron // Commercial Carrier Journal;Jul2004, Vol. 161 Issue 7, p70
Focuses on the use of capacity shortage by some trucking companies in the U.S. to justify fuel surcharges. Impact of hours-of-service regulations on shippers; Remarks from Jerry Ulm, president and CEO of RHC Logistics Corp., on fuel surcharge; Plan of the trucking industry to shift the...
- Industry must focus on empty running. Brown, Andrew // Motor Transport;6/30/2005, p12
Focuses on the issue concerning the need for the trucking industry in Great Britain to focus on reducing the unnecessary mileage being wasted by truck operators. Savings that can be achieved by truck operators if they will operate efficiently; Transport companies considered to be efficient in...