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The Blue Marlin breaks record moving the BP rig and continues to break it’s own records. There’s now a new ship for decommissioning oil rigs that is hailed as the largest ship in the world, The Pieter Schelte, which is part robot.
3 months ago Corporate America’s new dilemma: raising prices to cover higher transport costs Eric M. Johnson, Chris Prentice 10 Min Read SEATTLE/BOCA RATON, Fla. (Reuters) – The drive for cost cuts and higher margins at U.S. trucking and railroad operators is pinching their biggest customers, forcing the likes of General Mills Inc (GIS.N) and Hormel Foods Corp (HRL.N) to spend more on deliveries and consider raising their own prices as a way to pass along the costs.
Truck shipping rates continue to climb amid recent developments in the trucking industry. It was a whirlwind year for trucking in 2017 and 2018 seems to be more of the same.
The volume of truck freight shipping is ever-increasing. In 2017, truck tonnage (the gross weight of freight moved by trucks) rose 3.7% compared to 2016, the largest annual gain since 2013.
Diesel price spikes, increases in manufacturing output, new regulations and tighter truck capacity have contributed to a steady rise in shipping rates. Indications don’t point towards a change in 2018 either.
The future of transportation? Who approves or disapproves of the self-driving rigs now legal in Nevada? Here's a statement from the manufacturer, Daimler. A Daimler-built autonomous truck can now legally operate on the highways of Nevada. Gov. Brian Sandoval has...
With such large vessels? Are you serious? Wind powered Shipping? Unmanned Cargo Ships? Do you think that's a good idea? We want to hear your opinions here at Texas Gobal Services. Thank you for sharing. The WWEA, World Wind Energy Association, and IWSA, International...
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