On today’s episode Dooner and The Dude are talking about how a rapid shift in the trucking market is purging small carriers. It’s not the fall that kills, it’s the landing and with the spot market in the tank and diesel costing record amounts to fill the tank, we now find ourselves in the midst of a small trucker purge. FreightWaves Editorial Director Rachel Premack fills us in.
Domestic freight may be softening, but what does that mean for ocean freight? Salvatore Mercogliano, chair of the Department of History, Criminal Justice and Political Science at Campbell University, lets us know just what in the hell is going on with shipping.
Long weekends and theft go hand in hand in trucking. Scott Cornell, transportation lead and crime and theft specialist at Travelers, warns us of the latest threads to watch for.
Back The Truck Up’s Rooster and SuperTrucker have the latest on the tragedy in San Antonio that led to the deaths of over 50 migrants; exploding fireworks trucks; as well as their new podcast and newsletter.