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  • Air freight industry is poised to pick up any slack

    By Alex Lennane The air freight industry is poised to pick up any slack caused by the collapse of Hanjin Shipping – but shippers are holding on, hoping that the confusion will end soon. However, Robert Keen, director general at BIFA, warned them that “the worst is yet to come”. Some $14bn-worth of goods is thought to be stranded at sea – as well as about 1,000 crew – as Hanjin ships try to avoid being seized by creditors. But charter brokers and forwarders have told The Loadstar that so far shippers are waiting before looking to air freight to make up any Read More
  • Transporting Wind Turbines

    The demand for wind energy technology continues to grow and as it does the need for reliable methods of transporting wind turbines grows, as well. In this relatively new industry, our expertise in heavy haul transportation sets us apart as an ideal logistics partner. Our team has years of experience with the unique challenges of moving these wind turbines across the country, so expect cost-effective solutions, professionally managed coordination, and versatile shipping options to make transportation easier and more efficient. From the point of origin all the way to the wind farm itself, we will coordinate the logistics by working Read More
  • Trucking Industry Questions New Federal Self-Driving Vehicle Policy

    By Jerry Hirsch The trucking industry expressed division over the new federal policy for autonomous cars and trucks issued Tuesday by the Obama administration. While some truck and commercial vehicle manufacturers hailed the new Department of Transportation guidelines as an important step toward an era in which autos drive themselves, other segments of the industry protested being shut out of the consulting process leading to the new rules. “It is disconcerting that the department and the administration have developed these guidelines with virtually no involvement from the trucking industry,” Chris Spear, chief executive of the American Trucking Associations, wrote in Read More
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