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CCJ – Innovator of the Year Boyd Bros.
CCJ_BoydBros_InnovatorOfTheYear Innovator of the Year|Boyd Bros. Like just about every other regionalor national carrier in the industry, Boyd Bros. Transportation faces common challenges. Scrutiny under Compliance Safety Accountability, pending changes to the hours-of-service rule, a mounting driver shortage and increased highway congestion all constrict capacity and threaten productivity. What makes the Clayton, Ala.-based flatbed carrier [...]
Rail Stocks A Rewarding Ride – Globe and Mail
Rail Stocks A Rewarding Ride – GlobeandMail North American rail companies have been on a steep upward climb for a decade, but there’s still a strong case for hopping aboard their shares. Each of the six major Canadian and U.S. companies look like compelling buys – although some of these stocks promise more profit than [...]
JOC – Domestic Intermodal Set for Growth Spurt
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Index Shows Trucking Capacity Tightened in December
The Journal of Commerce February 14th, 2013 FTR Associates’ Shippers Condition Index recorded a reading of -4.9 in December, reflecting tightening capacity, which is expected to get “significantly worse” by mid-2013. The SCI reading is expected to be about five points lower than the current reading by mid-summer, as transport costs will continue to rise [...]
Boyd Bros. named CCJ Innovator of the Year
Birmingham, Ala.-based fleet Boyd Bros. Transportation has been named the 2013 CCJ Innovator of the Year. The announcement comes from Duck Key, Fla., where the 2013 CCJ Innovators Summit was held this week. Boyd hauls primarily flatbed freight, and the fleet helped develop an intermodal flatbed product to help boost freight capacity by allowing industrial [...]
DC Velocity – Can intermodal break out of the “dry van” box?
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Housing Starts in U.S. Post Best Three Months in Four Years
HousingStarts_Dec2012 Housing Starts in U.S. Post Best Three Months in Four Years Builders in November capped the strongest three months for residential construction in four years and permits climbed as record-low borrowing costs buoyed the U.S. housing market. Starts fell 3 percent to a 861,000 annual rate from a revised 888,000 annual pace in [...]
Trailer Body Builders – Driver Shortage ‘Acute’
The Trucker.com – Dry vans, flatbeds may see strong boost as result of hurricane, ATA reports
Dry vans, flatbeds may see strong boost as result of hurricane, ATA reports Read more at link.
The Commercial Appeal – Sandy Delivers Possible Economic Boost
The Commercial Appeal – Sandy Delivers Possible Economic Boost Read more at link.