BTS reports a new all-time high for Freight Transportation Services Index

By LM Staff · December 15, 2017 The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that its Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) headed up 0.6% from September to October, following two months of sequential declines. According to BTS officials, the Freight TSI measures the month-to-month changes in freight shipments in ton-miles, […]

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DHL opens up a new $10 million international air shipment facility at O’Hare

Global express delivery and logistics services provider DHL said yesterday it has opened up a new $10 million international air shipment facility at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago. DHL officials said that this 54,000 square-foot gateway will expand the company’s presence in Chicago, adding that the new state-of-the-art northeast cargo campus at O’Hare International is […]

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UPS-SF Holding joint venture is granted regulatory approval from China’s Ministry of Commerce

The planned joint venture (JV) between UPS and SF Holding, the parent company of leading integrated express logistics service provider in China, SF Express, which was initially announced in May, received approval from China’s Ministry of Commerce today.   This JV will focus on developing and providing international delivery services from China to the United […]

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CVSA announces out-of-service criteria date for pending ELD implementation

While the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) electronic logging device mandate deadline remains intact for December 18, it comes with a caveat based on an announcement issued by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance earlier this week. Effective December 18, CVSA said that inspectors and roadside personnel will start to document violations on roadside inspection […]

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