However, Ryder’s revenues for the quarter rose 7 percent year-over-year, driven by higher fuel costs passed through to customers.
Ships carrying up to 9,800 TEUs can now call terminals west of the Bayonne Bridge without worrying about tidal conditions now that U.S. Coast Guard Sector New York and pilot organizations lifted air draft restrictions.
American Shipper has launched a short survey to collect feedback on how the industry expects to be affected by the new ocean carrier alliances that launched at the beginning of the month.
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The seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 1 percent compared with the previous month to a reading of 137.5, following a revised 0.1 percent decline in February, according to the American Trucking Associations.
Falling costs and the value of data are spurring renewed interest in physical asset tracking in container logistics.
Annualized driver turnover rates at large truckload fleets fell another 10 percentage points to 71 percent in the third quarter of 2016, the lowest level since the second quarter of 2011, according to the American Trucking Associations.