Archives for: "May 2009"


  12:05:38 pm, Categories: history , Tags: national transportation week, trucking history
This week is 'National Transportation Week', instituted by President John F. Kennedy in 1962. It is a Federal holiday declaring the importance of all modes of transportation that we enjoy in the United States. more »


  09:55:09 am, Categories: economy , Tags: clean truck, emission levels, freight volume
Freight volume is down. Business is slow around the world. The Port of Los Angeles instituted the Clean Truck program. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a portion of the Clean Truck program. The EPA is requiring new emission levels on 2010 equipment. OEMs have developed two different methods to achieve the emission standards. Carriers are filing bankruptcy. These are just a few of the headlines in the transportation industry since the first of the year. With all the changes happening in transportation today, how can you afford to plan ahead or can you afford not to plan ahead? more »
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