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Driver shortage isn’t to blame for supply chain disruptions, trucker says

According American Trucking Associations (ATA), the U.S. currently has a truck driver shortage of roughly 80,000 this year. If current trends persist, ATA says, that number could reach 160,000 within the next ten years. The causes of this shortage, says Bob Costello, chief economist for ATA, include wider usage of marijuana and a lack of…

Why the rail industry is embracing LiDAR

Around the world, the rail industry is increasingly adopting light detection and ranging technology (LiDAR) to efficiently capture, process and store data. This allows operators to more easily comply with recent train control regulations, which require data be continuously validated and verified. Additionally, LiDAR’s quick, precise detection of any and all objects that may affect…

Air freight experiencing supply chain disruptions as China imposes new quarantine measures

Stricter quarantine rules in China are causing disruptions in the air cargo supply chain. New restrictions have been imposed due to the recent wave of COVID cases in the country, brought on by the highly contagious Delta variant. The recent measures, which are expected to stay in place for at least several more weeks, are…

Why the cost of ocean freight is skyrocketing

Shippers are continuing to battle the extremely high cost of container shipping, as freight rates are up a whopping 346% over rates this time last year. According to the Drewry composite World Container index, rates have risen by nearly $1,000 per feu from June to July alone. As of July 29, rates are currently at…

The California Trucking Association’s Challenge to AB 5 Will Be Taken to the Supreme Court

The California Trucking Association (CTA) will appeal its challenge to California Assembly Bill 5, or AB 5, to the U.S. Supreme Court. The suit was recently overturned by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. AB 5 is a statewide independent contractor law that adopts the “ABC test” for determining whether a worker must be…

US Requires Railroads to Prioritize Passengers Over Freight

This April, the US Senate introduced the Rail Passenger Fairness Act, legislation that requires infrastructure managers to prioritize passenger trains over freight trains. Infrastructure managers will be brought to court for not complying. While Europe continues to debate whether freight should be prioritized over passengers, the US is giving Amtrak, the nation’s main passenger carrier,…

Sharkskin: the next big thing in air freight?

German airline Lufthansa Group and chemical company BASF have introduced a groundbreaking innovation to their aircraft: sharkskin technology. This technology, named AeroSHARK, is a type of biomimicry that replicates sharkskin on an aircraft’s surface. Why sharkskin? Sharks’ skin is highly aerodynamic, as it decreases drag through its tooth-like scales, known as denticles, and allows sharks…

How Ever Given, the Mega Container Ship that Blocked the Suez Canal, Has Impacted the Logistics Industry

Ever Given, the container ship which blocked the Suez Canal for six days, has had rippling effects on the ocean freight market. Although the blockage came to an end on March 29 due to a combined effort of salvage teams, dredging and tug boats, the event continues to incite both conversation and change within the…

New Developments to Expect for the Trucking Industry in 2021

2020 was a landmark year for the U.S.  and the rest of the world, leaving no industry untouched by the COVID-19 pandemic. The trucking industry was no exception, as the sector experienced major changes due to the impact of the pandemic and its resulting economic shutdowns. Now, as we look forward to seeing how 2021…

Rail industry expected to see rate increases and steady growth in 2021

The 2021 outlook for the U.S rail industry is largely positive, with experts foreseeing continued growth in demand and traffic, as well as prices. Due to unprecedented demand and labor shortages, intermodal rail service rates may increase by hundreds of dollars per container in 2021. As the pandemic has driven consumer spending on goods, rather…