LATEST NEWS FROM Transportation

09:57AM Jan 20, 2020

World Direct Shipping extends Port Manatee agreement

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

World Direct Shipping, Palmetto, Fla., has extended an agreement with Port Manatee, and added a third vessel to its service.

16:09PM Dec 02, 2019

Final compliance deadline nears for ELD mandate

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The final compliance deadline for mandated electronic logging devices in U.S. trucks will arrive Dec. 17.

13:37PM Nov 11, 2019

‘Driver’s hours matter’ detention reported released

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

With the advent of the electronic logging device mandate, time is replacing mileage as an indicator of truck rate values, according to a new report.

18:56PM Nov 07, 2019

Truck rates stable to lower

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Adequate to surplus truck availability for fresh produce shipping districts was reported in early November.

06:10AM Oct 13, 2019

Truck rates continue tame

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The latest truck rate report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows generally adequate supplies to meet demand.

14:25PM Sep 20, 2019

USDA perishable transportation handbook gets update, app

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor

A 1987 handbook published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s division of Agricultural Marketing Service received a 21st-century update thanks to a team led by University of Florida researchers.

14:58PM Aug 16, 2019

Truck rates stable in mid-August

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Spot shortages of refrigerated produce trucks were noted in the Midwest states in mid-August, but most growing regions reported adequate supply.