But other factors embedded in the process itself are a concern as the ports prepare to begin accepting larger ships when work to raise New Jersey's Bayonne Bridge is finished in two years. It would take about a month to reach the Port of New York and New Jersey. In 2014, the ports handled cargo valued at about $212 billion, according to the Port Authority.» Read More
A worsening shortage of truckers is pushing up freight rates and delaying some deliveries, defying the weak economy, high unemployment and falling gasoline prices, USA Today reports.
Here are six stocks that should benefit from the trucking industry’s shift from diesel fuel to natural-gas in the coming years.
Down 16 percent over the past month, Navistar shares offered opportunity, trader Mike Murphy said.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn added to his position in truck maker Navistar International. Here's what moves the "Fast" traders are making.
To find out, Cramer goes “Off the Charts.”
Mad Money host Jim Cramer says despite the insanity of this market investors need to look at what individual companies have to say, and when it comes to the truck business, don't take your cues from a loser like Navistar, especially when Cummins offers a best of breed.
The “Mad Money” host breaks down why stocks were able to end higher Tuesday.
Only he explains it's not so much what, as it is who.
Ryder System CEO Gregory Swienton said his company's seeing more business signed, which he thinks is a positive reflection on the overall economy.
Cramer's happy the President is finally talking about natural gas, but isn't sure it's going to make a dent. What's really needed are subsidies to convert tractor-trailer trucks to natural gas.
Cramer thinks so, but let’s see what the CEO has to say.
Cramer talks to the CEO about what’s in store for this truck maker.
Here are Cramer’s three favorite plays on it.
According to several trade groups in the trucking industry, there could be a shortage of drivers next year, and the estimates range from 200,000 to as many as 500,000.
Cramer thinks he has fond a potential takeover target in this resurgent sector.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
President Obama’s push for higher fuel-efficiency standards for diesel-guzzling, long-haul trucks may be laudable but is probably unachievable by the target date without more development of key technologies,
Signs that the economy is recovering are popping up everywhere. Here are a few you might have missed: trucker shortages, fancy pens and "jerk" insurance!
Though some progress has been made with electric and hybrid vehicles, battery technology remains deficient, especially for the critical long-haul segment of the business.
“Drive and Deliver,” a documentary film about truck drivers that is scheduled to make its debut next week, looks like a Hollywood movie and is directed by a Hollywood director. But “Drive and Deliver” is not being bankrolled by a big studio. Rather, the estimated $2 million budget is being underwritten by a division of the Navistar International Corporation to help promote a new long-haul truck, the New York TImes reports.