Road and Rail Trucking

More

  • Taking stocks of transports Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015 | 12:51 PM ET
    Taking stocks of transports

    Transports have had a really rough year, with the Dow Transports down more than 11 percent. What does it say about the economy – and are there buying opportunities amid the broader selloff?

  • Trucking indicator: Road bumps ahead for big rigs? Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 6:43 AM ET
    Trucking indicator: Road bumps ahead for big rigs?

    Christian Wetherbee, Citi Research, discusses how fuel surcharges are impacting the trucking industry.

  • Trucking economic 'canary in a coal mine' Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 2:16 PM ET
    Trucking economic 'canary in a coal mine'

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan looks at an economic indicator that's every bit as important as jobs, inflation, and the rig count.

  • New York man sues UPS for blocking bicycle lanes Friday, 2 Oct 2015 | 11:19 AM ET
    A UPS truck parked in New York City bike lane.

    A New York man says Big Brown is bringing him down by parking its trucks in bike lanes he wants to use.

  • Logistics industry consolidates on XPO buy Thursday, 10 Sep 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Logistics industry consolidates on XPO buy

    In another consolidation move, XPO Logistics buys U.S. trucker Con-way for $3 billion.

  • Sept 9- XPO Logistics Inc said it would buy trucking and logistics company Con-way Inc for $3 billion, including debt, making it the second largest provider of less-than-truckload services in North America. Con-way's shares jumped 33 percent to $47.20 in after market trading on Wednesday, just shy of XPO's offer of $47.60 per share in cash.

  • XPO Logistics to buy trucker Con-way in $3 bln deal Wednesday, 9 Sep 2015 | 4:40 PM ET

    Sept 9- XPO Logistics Inc said it would buy trucking and logistics company Con-way Inc for $3 billion, including debt, making it the second largest provider of less-than-truckload services in North America.

  • LONDON, Sept 2- Truckers caught up in Europe's migrant crisis say business is increasingly disrupted by queues and stowaways, but they are far more worried governments will step up border controls. If the border-free zone within Europe were to disintegrate or be scrapped, it would call into question not only the road haulage industry's own, time-sensitive...

  • America's big rigs... pretty and smart Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 7:49 AM ET
    America's big rigs... pretty and smart

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports from the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas on the latest technological advancements in the trucking industry.

  • Reworking the rails Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 8:44 AM ET
    Reworking the rails

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan, takes a look at the big bet some transport carriers are making to fit more containers on their networks.

  • Obama wants big trucks to go green Friday, 19 Jun 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Obama wants big trucks to go green

    The Obama Administration is prepared to announce new carbon emission regulations for the trucking industry.

  • Nation's biggest port facing labor dispute Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 9:30 AM ET
    Nation's biggest port facing labor dispute

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan on another labor dispute at the nation's biggest port complex.

  • Portfolio plays: Pro trading trucks for planes Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 8:17 AM ET
    Portfolio plays: Pro trading trucks for planes

    Craig Hodges, The Hodges Fund, explains why he is swapping out Swift Transportation and adding American Airlines to his portfolio.

  • Intermodal shipping: Trucks vs. trains Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 7:18 AM ET
    Intermodal shipping: Trucks vs. trains

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports cheaper diesel fuel is making trucking over long distances less expensive than rails to transport products. But Erik Hansen of KS Southern, disagrees.

  • Low fuel prices lift Main Street businesses Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 1:45 PM ET
    James Beito of Insearch Corporation, a construction transportation firm in Tempe, Arizona, is seeing big fuel savings.

    Lower gasoline prices are helping Main Street businesses as energy costs fall and consumers turn fuel savings into spending.

  • Transports chug to new highs Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 6:54 AM ET
    Transports chug to new highs

    Jason Seidl, Cowen & Company, provides perspective on what's driving transports higher as oil prices slide lower.

  • Branson's bid for biofuels Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 8:13 AM ET
    Branson's bid for biofuels

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau; Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, and Mike Roeth, Carbon War Room, discuss reducing carbon output.

  • Reducing fuel usage Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 8:09 AM ET
    Reducing fuel usage

    Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, and Mike Roeth, Carbon War Room, discuss how trucking companies will likely benefit by reducing fuel usage.

  • Road to saving $40 billion Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 8:06 AM ET
    Trucks line up to enter Port Everglades on July 30, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau; Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, and Mark Roeth, Carbon War Room, discuss a new initiative to make the trucking industry far more efficient.

  • Trucking along and improving safety Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 7:31 AM ET
    Trucking along and improving safety

    James Welch, YRC Worldwide, provides the latest read on the trucking industry and weighs in on truck safety. Seventy percent of all truck accidents are caused by a vehicle, but clearly we need to put automation in the cab, Welch points out.