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Category: Performance Measurement

Trucking Companies Continue to Report Weaker Results - 5/13/2016
Five freight companies - Covenant Transportation Group, Celadon Group Inc., Patriot Transportation Holding, Echo Global Logistics, and Saia Inc., announced weaker performance earnings on April...

Port of New Orleans Posts Record Growth - 6/16/2016
In a recent press release, Port officials proclaimed that 50,974 twenty-foot-equivalent units (TEU) moved through the Port of New Orleans during the month of April....

Freight Performance Measure Primer - 11/06/2017
FHWA has developed a Freight Performance Measure Primer as a tool for State DOTs and Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) to develop meaningful, effective, and consistent...

Performance of Bridges that Received Funding Under the Innovative Bridge Research and Construction Program - 1/31/2019
The Committee for the Study of Performance of Bridges was formed to analyze the performance of bridges that received funding in the Federal Innovative Bridge...

Uber Freight Gives Drivers Ability to Rate Shipper Facilities - 2/12/2019
Uber has introduced a rating system allowing drivers and carriers to rate shipping facilities. Detention time, overnight parking availability, bathroom facilities, and onsite scales are...

Truck Platooning Early Deployment Assessment – Independent Evaluation: Performance Measures for Evaluating Truck Platooning Field Deployments - 9/09/2020
The objective of this project is to develop a concept and proposal for deploying and assessing a commercial truck platoon system. Three teams, Battelle, California...

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