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Intermodal Truckers Demand End to Exploitation by Foreign-Owned Ship Lines

Intermodal chassis. Container cranes.

PortandTerminal.com, August 21, 2020 ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The American Trucking Associations’ Intermodal Motor Carrier Conference (IMCC) filed suit with the Federal Maritime Commission this week, alleging foreign-owned ocean shipping lines engaged in unjust and unreasonable conduct in violation of the Shipping Act. Their unlawful actions have overcharged truckers and their customers for intermodal container chassis at ports and inland terminals throughout …

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Green Shoots: Truck freight volumes recover to pre-Covid levels at end of May

Truck.

PortandTerminal.com, June 16, 2020 “As businesses begin to reopen across the country and produce season ramps up, we’re seeing a trend back to pre-COVID levels, consistent with seasonal market dynamics,” PORTLAND, OR – After bottoming out at the beginning of May, truckload freight volumes recovered to pre-COVID levels and largely returned to seasonal patterns in the second half of the …

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Truckers hit by coronavirus: Bankruptcies. Layoffs. ‘We’re being gouged”

Man with beard and hat

REUTERS, MAY 14, 2020 “After being told we’re essential and told by the government to stay out here and basically risk our health to continue moving the things that the country needs, we’re being gouged,” CHICAGO (Reuters) – Bryan Hutchens in Oklahoma estimates he’s only used his two flat-bed trucks to shift oilfield equipment for a week out of the …

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Autonomous truck startup TuSimple now valued at $1 billion

PortandTerminal.com, February 23, 2019 Autonomous trucking firm TuSimple has raised $95 million to expand its fleet of self-driving big rigs and fund joint product development with truck manufacturers and equipment makers, the company said Wednesday in an article published by the Wall Street Journal. The latest round of funding values the start-up at $1 billion dollars. TuSimple is developing technology …

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