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One of the shipping industry’s hottest markets is cold boxes.
DP World and Los Angeles-based Virgin Hyperloop One this week launched their partnership, DP World Cargospeed — a venture intended to spearhead the development of hyperloop technology in the Middle East for the transportation of cargo.
Freight railroads are capitalizing on a historically tight trucking market as companies move more shipments from highways to rails.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, an independent company working to build the high-speed transportation system first envisioned by Elon Musk, has announced the beginning of construction on a test track in Toulouse, France.
Traditional freight brokers are fighting digital load-matching startups with technology of their own.
Companies that ship and handle goods moving through supply chains have a problem: they don’t often know where their shipments are in far-flung freight networks or when they will arrive.
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 and Hormel Foods Corp to spend more on deliveries and consider raising their own prices as a way to pass along the costs.
Ohio, home to some of the fastest roller coasters in the world, may soon have a high-speed transport system that will actually take people somewhere other than back where they started.
It's not much now, just a parking lot with a discarded gin bottle and an old exterminator receipt.
Union Pacific Corp. says new technology meant to prevent train accidents is causing congestion on the railway.
Package-delivery companies are bracing for their busiest week of the holiday season, and one with less room for error.
President Trump says he is frustrated with the slow pace of major construction projects like highways, ports and pipelines. Last summer, he pledged to use the power of the presidency to jump start building when it became bogged down in administrative delays.
The freight-train ride from Chicago to Colesburg, Tenn., usually takes a few days. Earlier this month, though, the ride was 18 days, 13 hours and 57 minutes, logs show.
Hyperloop One completed the second phase of testing its ultrafast transportation system - propelling an aerodynamic pod down a low-pressure tube at record speed and distance, the company announced last week.
CSX Corp. is telling some shippers to brace for growing pains, including additional days of transit times, as the railway implements Chief Executive Hunter Harrison's plan to tighten schedules.