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Trucking rates have fallen back to 2017 levels, but costs have not

Chart of the Week: Average hourly wages – Transportation and Warehousing, Maintenance cost per mile, DAT Van Freight Rate Index – National (SONAR: EARN.TPWH, MAINT.VCF, DATVF.VNU )

“The longest freight market bull-run in over a decade is over as spot rates have fallen back to where they were two years ago. The problem presented to many carriers is that many of their costs have not. In this week’s chart, comparing wage and...

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Many Carriers Enjoy 2018 Banner Year for Revenue Growth

It was a historically great year for trucking in 2018 with robust growth in revenue and better margins, but not all companies saw the benefits of a strong economy.

Flatbed/heavy specialized and intermodal/drayage continue to be hot sectors with revenue gains of 18.9% and 18.4%, respectively in 2018. The refrigerated sector also did well, rising 12.4% year over year, followed by tank/bulk with a gain of 10.7%. Revenue declined in the motor vehicle/driveaway sector and grew very slowly in household...

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Ford, Walmart in Group Developing Last-Mile Robots

Human-like robots that can move across sidewalks and climb stairs are on the way to neighborhoods, and they are looking to track down humans. But this scenario is not from the latest sequel to “The Terminator.”

This two-legged, two-armed robot, named Digit, is being produced by the Ford Motor Co. and Agility Robotics of Oregon and is seeking to deliver goods to consumers. Ford is partnering with Walmart, Postmates, and Agility to perfect the robot’s ability to make final-mile deliveries.

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