The world’s fastest-moving and hopefully quickest-to-die meme from this week’s presidential debate has arrived at uShip! We present to you, “Binders Full of Truckers.” Of course, what we mean to say is uShip hosts (arguably) the largest community of transportation professionals and truck drivers anywhere on the Internet. At last count,…Read more
CTA: Trucking to prosper “It’s been a tough year for everyone, motor carriers and shippers, and this has resulted in downward pressure on freight rates in 2008,” Bradley said in a news release. “But shippers would be advised to partner with carriers now to lock-in capacity for when things do…Read more
Paccar’s Hybrids: Building a Heavy-Duty Supply Chain via Channel 19 While the Volt isn’t scheduled to arrive in showrooms until 2010, U.S. automakers of another sort have already begun producing hybrid vehicles. These technologically advanced machines are produced by the commercial trucking industry, a line of business that doesn’t garner…Read more
Students have a drive for trucking “For good truck drivers, there have always been jobs,” Bue said. “I started in 1968 — never had to worry about getting a job. Since 1993, there’s been a growing and growing shortage of truck drivers. There’s plenty of trucks. There’s plenty of loads….Read more
Freight Transport Will Grow 7.9% Annually Until 2012 (in Romania) Road haulage will surge ahead by an annual average of 9.5%. Inland waterway traffic will rise by an annual average of 6.0% as bottlenecks are removed from the Danube.
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Challenges Trucking Industry to Approach Environmental Stewardship with Renewed Vigor Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., staunch environmental activist and law school professor, challenged members of the trucking industry today to make environmental stewardship among their top priorities at the 64th Annual Meeting of NationaLease, the largest full-…Read more
uShip is excited about a great new feature on our uShip Stories pages. Now at the top of every uShip story is an button, which lets you share the story by email on your favorite websites, including:
All of you received an email from me last week introducing the uShip Community Values. We put a great deal of thought into these based on your feedback, and our own observations of the culture within the uShip marketplace. We felt it was important to reinforce within the community the…Read more