Global Perspectives March, 2020

Global Perspectives March, 2020

Courtesy of FreightWavesUS-Mexico Freight Dynamics in Times of Contracting CapacityFebruary 19, 2020 The bankruptcy of several trucking firms during 2019 put a spotlight on the presence of excess capacity in the market. This “excess” occurred because of a...
Global Perspectives February, 2020

Global Perspectives February, 2020

Courtesy of Construction Business News:ESMA and Mercedes-Benz Trucks showcase the first partially automated driving truckBy Kasun Illankoon, January 27, 2020 Together with ESMA, Mercedes-Benz Trucks, a division of Daimler Commercial Vehicles MENA, performed a...
Global Perspectives January, 2020

Global Perspectives January, 2020

With thanks to Trucking Truth, we offer you some thoughts about working the night shift around Amsterdam from a trucker named Angelique: I haul car fuels, which basically goes on 24/7. The Netherlands is not that big, and most of the work is in our own part of...
Global Perspectives December, 2019

Global Perspectives December, 2019

In Europe, courtesy of FreightWaves, IVECO’s partnership with U.S.-based Nikola Motor, announced in September, has already yielded its first truck launch. The first units of the Nikola TRE, based on the S-WAY truck design launched by IVECO in July, will be delivered...
Global Perspectives November, 2019

Global Perspectives November, 2019

The effect of the current CN Rail strike could have both positive and negative impacts on the trucking industry in Western Canada when it comes to the movement of grain products like wheat, barley, and canola. Though trucking and rail can often be competing modes of...
Global Perspectives October, 2019

Global Perspectives October, 2019

A dangerous scheme is steering newcomers into Canadian trucking jobs—and putting lives at risk. Mahan Singh, who comes from Amritsar, in northwestern India, had never experienced ice or snow. He’d never considered being a truck driver, either, but Canadian immigration...