How the Panama canal expansion will affect US truckers

If you haven’t heard, the Panama Canal is being expanded by a huge amount. Currently, ships with capacities of 4,800 20’ containers (TEU’s) can fit through the canal. However, the ships that will be able to travel the canal after the expansion is complete will be over twice the size with capacities over 12,000 TEU. … Read more

Get your A B C’s Straight

Ever wonder what the difference between A Trains and B Trains were? Did you even know about the existence of C Trains? This article explains the different ways that two trailers are hooked to one another in North America. When you refer to a set of trailers as A, B or C trains you are … Read more

US DOT studying heavier Semi truck trailers

On December 18, the United States Department of Transportation put on a webinar to present their progress in studying the raising of federal Semi truck trailer size and weights, and an opportunity for interested parties to provide feedback. The study will find out the impacts of changing the standard Semi truck trailer weight size to … Read more