ATA Report: Driver Shortage Could Reach 50K by Year's End

Powell Slaughter - Furniture Today, October 23, 2017 - ARLINGTON, Va. – A shortage of truck drivers affecting the nation’s transportation system shows no signs of improving, and the trucking industry could face a shortfall of 50,000 drivers by the end of this year. That’s according to a report released on Sunday from American Trucking Associations' Chief Economist Bob Costello.

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Synek to Run XPO's N. American Transportation

Furniture Today, July 27, 2017 - GREENWICH, Conn. – XPO Logistics has named Christopher Synek president of transportation for North America, reporting to Troy Cooper, chief operating officer.

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NLI Transport Wins Award

June 23, 2017 - After their third year in business, NLI International Corp. has been awarded the honor of BEST FINAL MILE COMPANY IN CANADA FOR 2017 by Transport News Magazine. NLI is a full-service  home delivery company in Canada and currently represents over 35 vendors/manufacturers/distributors of name brand furniture, appliances and electronics. The majority of their client/partners are USA-based companies. They are involved in just about every aspect of their supply chain from international importing, both road and ocean, to warehousing and logistics to final mile delivery nationally in Canada.

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Cory Opens Maryland DC to Serve Bob's Discount Business

Furniture Today, July 18, 2017 - SECAUCUS, N.J. – Cory Home Delivery has opened a 42,000-square-foot distribution center in Jessup, Md., to service retailer Bob’s Discount Furniture in the Mid-Atlantic region.

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Georgia, Virginia Ports Partnership Gets FMC Approval

Powell Slaughter - Furniture Today, April 12, 2017 - WASHINGTON – The Federal Maritime Commission has approved an agreement that allows the Georgia Ports Authority and the Virginia Port Authority to begin discussing ways the two ports can share information in certain operational areas to position themselves as leading gateways for containerized cargo on the U.S. East Coast.

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