Article credit to Tim Nelson, MPRNews The company’s beginnings were modest, to say the least. “Cargill itself was founded in Conover, Iowa, which doesn’t really exist any more, in 1865.” Company archivist Bruce Bruemmer tracks the story of William Wallace Cargill, who began as the proprietor of a trackside grain warehouse and became founder of […]
Article origin and credit to TruckingInfo Several terminals operating at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have agreed on an initiative to establish port appointment systems for trucks delivering containers to and from the ports. Ten PierPass-member container terminals have adopted an appointment system action plan committed to a set of common […]
Article credit to Deborah Lockridge at TruckinInfo The House of Representatives unveils a short-term funding patch to keep the highway program running for the next six months, as a Senate committee prepares to consider a comprehensive highway safety bill Wednesday. House leaders Monday night released a short-term highway bill that would use tax compliance rules […]
Article credit to Evan Lockridge on TruckingInfo While some may complain that truck freight levels haven’t taken off like a rocket since the end of the Great Recession, the fact is they have posted solid improvements, according to Jonathan Starks of the freight forecasting firm FTR. Starks was speaking Tuesday during the company’s “Virtual Conference” […]
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