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Brandon Cafferky Tuesday, May 2, 2023

FBX Report: May 02, 2023

The Freightos Baltic Index (FBX) is the world’s leading—and most accurate—index of market rates for 40′ containers.

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Air Cargo

Eric Kulisch Friday, April 28, 2023

Sun Country’s Amazon cargo moves stay steady as rivals fly less

Sun Country is bucking the trend of express carriers flying fewer hours because of slow shipping volumes. Its Amazon fleet is busy as ever.


Lori Ann LaRocco Friday, April 28, 2023

Rail data shows reality of current supply chain

The impact of the movement of trade to the East Coast and Gulf ports can no longer be denied in the railroad data.

Air Cargo

Eric Kulisch Friday, April 28, 2023

UPS downshifts flight activity as volumes deteriorate

UPS is adjusting its air network to minimize wasteful flying while shipping volumes are weak.

Air Cargo

Eric Kulisch Thursday, April 27, 2023

American Airlines’ cargo revenue shrinks 38% in 1st quarter

American Airlines joined its peers in posting lower cargo revenue for the first quarter from a year ago.

Air Cargo

Eric Kulisch Thursday, April 27, 2023

Gol to increase e-commerce cargo fleet in May

Gol Airlines in Brazil will have five all-cargo aircraft in its fleet by next month operating in a dedicated service for a large online retailer.


Greg Miller Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Tanker shipping stocks sink despite talk of looming rate boom

Tanker investors have been disappointed before. Is the current stock pullback a bump in the road or something more?

Trade Compliance


Brielle Jaekel Thursday, February 16, 2023

How has state marijuana legalization affected trucking?

The American Transportation Research Institute is again investigating the safety and other impacts on the trucking industry of state-level marijuana legalization — as well as additional questions the issue raises.

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A clipboard with business papers titled Trade Financing.
Thursday, October 20, 2022

Trade and Compliance

Flexport juices trade finance program with $200M credit line from KKR

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Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Global Supply Chain

Flexport taps Amazon pipeline again for operations leader



Alan Adler Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Nikola gets financial partner for 50 hydrogen stations

Electric truck maker Nikola will get 50 Hyla-branded hydrogen fueling stations in a five-year deal with infrastructure developer Voltera.

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Thursday, April 27, 2023

Electric Trucks

Daimler Truck adds Rizon medium-duty EV brand

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg
Thursday, March 23, 2023

Regulatory Agencies

Buttigieg addresses teen drivers, truck parking at Senate hearing

Shipping + Maritime


Ashley Coker Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Actionable ocean insights provide pathway to success amid industry evolution

While every sector has seen its fair share of upgrades, challenging and shifting priorities, the ocean environment has proven especially rife for change.

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Port of Oakland container ships
Monday, April 24, 2023

Regulatory Agencies

Bill introduced to prevent ocean carrier price gouging

Tankers wait to load off Novorossiysk in the Black Sea. (Photo: AP Photo)
Acting Labor Secretary Julie Su
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Shipper's Perspective

Shippers Perspective

Britni Chisenall Friday, April 14, 2023

How should small-package shippers choose delivery partners?

Small-package shippers should consider stepping outside the norm to modernize their logistics strategy by evaluating alternative carriers.

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Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Sonar Analyst Reports

Shippers’ revenge is coming for truckload carriers 

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Home Depot

Air Cargo

American Shipper

Eric Kulisch Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Hawaiian Airlines to begin Amazon cargo flights in 4th quarter

Hawaiian Airlines faces more turbulent market conditions coming out of the pandemic than nearly any airline. On the bright side is a new charter contract with Amazon that will diversify the business.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Air Cargo

Cargolux reports record $1.6B profit in 2022

Brown-tail UPS freighters parked at an airport on a sunny day.
A light-blue tailed Amerijet freighter on the tarmac with its cargo door open on a sunny day.
Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Air Cargo

Amerijet fleet reaches 25 freighters

Purple-tail FedEx jet with wheels down approaches airport on a bright sunny day with light clouds in the background.



Contributed Content Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Rail reform: How Congress might get a bipartisan win 

In the wake of the East Palestine train derailment, Congress is poised to take action to improve rail safety. Here’s how they can do it.


Joanna Marsh Wednesday, May 3, 2023

3 US Class I railroads must keep giving STB service improvement updates

Union Pacific, BNSF and Norfolk Southern need to go further in improving rail service, according to a Surface Transportation Board decision requiring the railroads to submit service performance reports.


Joanna Marsh Monday, May 1, 2023

Union members at CSX, CN ratify labor agreements

Union members working for CSX and CN said they have ratified labor agreements with their employers.


Joanna Marsh Monday, May 1, 2023

Union organizer to railroads: ‘It doesn’t have to be this way’

FreightWaves discussed with Railroad Workers United organizer Ron Kaminkow what craft union employees need from the railroads to improve morale.


Joanna Marsh Friday, April 28, 2023

Norfolk Southern, SMART-TD reach labor scheduling deal for conductors

Norfolk Southern and SMART-TD, the union group representing train conductors that work at NS, have reached a tentative agreement that addresses scheduling issues and sick leave.


Joanna Marsh Friday, April 28, 2023

California passes rule to drastically cut locomotives’ emissions

The California Air Resources Board has passed a regulation that compels freight and locomotive operators in California to adopt technologies to reduce locomotive emissions and phase out diesel locomotives.


Noi Mahoney Thursday, April 27, 2023

Hub Group beats EPS estimate, misses on revenue

Hub Group had year-over-year revenue declines in its intermodal and logistics segments during the first quarter.


Joanna Marsh Thursday, April 27, 2023

Federal Railroad Administration urges caution on train lengths

FRA has issued a safety advisory asking freight railroads to be aware of the operational adjustments that must be made when they deploy longer trains.


Joanna Marsh Thursday, April 27, 2023

Canadian Pacific Kansas City touts partnerships with Schneider, Knight-Swift

The partnerships with the two truck carriers for intermodal service will create new business opportunities for all three companies, CPKC officials said during the company’s first-quarter 2023 earnings call.


Joanna Marsh Thursday, April 27, 2023

California could phase out diesel locomotives

The California Air Resources Board is expected to discuss this week a proposed regulation calling for zero-emissions locomotives by 2030 and 2035.

FreightWaves News


Noi Mahoney Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Werner misses Q1 earnings estimate, sees spot market hitting bottom in Q2

Werner Enterprises reported first quarter revenue of $832.7 million, up 9% year over year compared to the same period last year.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Less than Truckload (LTL)

Yellow posts Q1 loss as it negotiates operational changes, labor deal

Livestock truck
Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Trucking Regulation

Lawmaker vows to block speed limiters on trucks

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

The Future of Logistics

Changing the game: Core business model, plus ecosystem of value

Truck cab on highway
Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Trucking Regulation

Truck makers take on EPA’s zero-emissions carbon rule