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Fri, Dec 6th, 2019
Rising volume of electric vehicles may outstrip existing power grid capacity

Rising demand for electric vehicles — including medium and heavy trucks — means an increased need for smart grids with smart charging to power those vehicles. Even that may not be enough.

Drilling Deep: An advocate for tolls lays out his case

On the inaugural edition of Drilling Deep, podcast host John Kingston talks to Baruch Feigenbaum of Reason Foundation about how to fund infrastructure impovements. It isn’t always a popular view but...

Ceaseless innovation and digitalization lead J.B. Hunt to a top tier finish in FreightTech 25

Supply chain solutions major J.B. Hunt finished fourth on the FreightTech 25 list, thanks to its efforts in digitalizing freight matching and democratizing access across carriers of all sizes.

Dart Transit appoints former PAM Transport executive as president and CEO

Dart Transit, a Minnesota-based transportation service provider, has appointed Dave Ables as president and CEO, the company announced on Dec. 6.  Ables, 51, a former executive with PAM Transport, will...

The Evolution of Daseke – Great Quarter, Guys [podcast]

On this episode of Great Quarter, Guys, Seth Holm, Kevin Hill and Andrew Cox break down leading flatbed operator Daseke’s business model and talk freight broker compensation, trucking supply and demand...

FreightWaves oil report: trying to get more Canadian crude on to the rails

Taking out stuff that you don't need is part of the strategy to increase Canadian crude-by-rail shipments

USDP : 9.70 (-0.41%)
GEI.TO : 26.50 (+1.15%)
The Digital Wave

Global trade flows decline even as capital and people flows stay resilient, says DHL report

The DHL Connectedness Index analyzes the flows of trade, capital, information and people across the world to understand its impact on globalization.

Jinhui Shipping reports weaker third quarter profits

Dry bulk ocean carrier Jinhui Shipping of Hong Kong and Oslo has drifted into the red according to its third quarter results. Its nine-month results indicate the company may generate a loss this year.

Is airfreight killing time?

“Undercover boss” believes average international airfreight shipment times should be at least a day faster. Experts agree the sector can up its game.

Two former Celadon executives charged with securities fraud

Two former Celadon executives charged with securities fraud in financial scandal.

Canada Infrastructure Bank funding Montreal terminal

The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) said it will provide up to $300 million to finance a new container terminal the Montreal Port Authority plans to open downriver in Contrecoeur.  Presentation of the...

Debt, losses sink indigenous-owned Canadian carrier featured on ‘Ice Road Truckers’

Tli Cho Landtran Transport and affiliates will be closed and possibly sold after losing C$18 million in the past year and facing mounting debt reaching C$60 million.

Confidence level low on U.S. enforcement of IMO 2020

Billions of dollars in fuel costs at stake for containership owners.

UK’s East Midlands Airport eyes direct China cargo operations

Airport has ambitious China plans

New data confirms persistent decline in airfreight business

Peak season is more like a mini-peak this year for air cargo.

Survey says: trade-war fallout for supply chain still in early innings

After all the trade turmoil, many legacy supply chains may still be in "wait-and-see" mode.

NFI, Penske reach electric-driving milestones with Freightliner test trucks

The hype surrounding zero-emission electric trucks is evolving into real-world results for two major freight haulers. Both Penske Logistics and NFI Industries have crossed 10,000 miles of battery-powered,...

Postmates lays off employees, shutters Mexico City operations

Postmates, the food-delivery startup, has closed its Mexico City operations and laid off dozens of employees, citing a lack of growth and a desire to focus more on the U.S. market. The closure of the Mexico...

Xeneta, Tariff Turmoil, General Average, and more on this week’s Port Report [podcast]

We’ve got a 45’ container of stacked show today with all the latest news on global trade tensions, the numbers on how the trade war is impacting shippers, Xeneta CEO and Co-Founder Patrik Berglund...

Chart of the Day

Addvantage Techs Group (AEY)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the TV cable equipment seller ADDvantage Technologies (AEY). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's Top 100 Stocks list first the highest technical buy signals, then used the Flipchart feature to review...
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