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Some two thousand years ago in ancient Rome, the streets and alleyways were so congested during the day that all horse and carriage activity was restricted to the evening hours while the people of Rome slept…or at least tried to! The result was a noisy city that never rested, forcing many to move out of […]

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According to recent comments by the American Trucking Association, the federal electronic logging device mandate will take effect as scheduled on December 18, 2017, despite years of challenges and industry controversy. The new regulation mandates that most interstate trucking companies will need to replace standard paper log books with electronic devices, ensuring more accurate accounting […]

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The flooding and damage caused by Hurricane Harvey in Houston will impact the shipping industry nationwide. Here’s what to expect in the coming weeks as Houston recovers and rebuilds. How Hurricane Harvey Impacts Logistics With total damage estimates expected to exceed $160 Billion USD, Hurricane Harvey is now being touted as the most expensive natural […]

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In June of this year, when President Trump touted that the environment review process for construction projects would be streamlined as a part of a long-term infrastructure development proposal, the transportation industry breathed a sigh of relief and crossed their fingers, hoping that the President’s pledge would be honored.  The White House’s $1 trillion, 10-year […]

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If you’ve ever seen rail cars being loaded or watched shipping containers get stacked one on top of the other in a shipping yard, you’ve probably seen a Titan Reach Stacker in action. Overweight and Oversize Shipping This incredible piece of machinery stretches a whopping 29 feet long, takes up 12 feet from side to […]

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Intermodal trucking is recognized as using more than one mode of transportation — usually a combination of truck and rail. This is playing a larger role in the changing long-haul trucking industry. With the newly expanded Panama Canal, East Coast ports may now see more traffic, and that can mean less long-haul runs of freight […]

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The World Trade Organization (WTO) indicates that global trade will see a recovery and show growth in 2017. Container port traffic has reached a record high and economists point out that global export orders have reached their highest level in several years. These promising factors, when paired with an expected recovery in global GDP, give […]

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In October 2016, thousands of beer drinkers in Colorado Springs were drinking cold cans of Budweiser that had been transported on the highway by a self-driving robot. That’s right…for the majority of the 120-mile trip from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs, the driver of the truck left his seat and got comfortable in the sleeper […]

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In early March, the Department of Transportation (DOT) Inspector General’s office shared the results of their audit of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) hours of service (HOS) restart guidelines. The Inspector General determined that the study complied with the necessary requirements, and reinforced a prior conclusion from the DOT that the study did […]

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