Truck Stop: Retailers Could Feel the Pinch of New Regulation Constraints

Powell Slaughter - Furniture Today, November 28, 2017 - HIGH POINT - Service constraints from hours-of-service regulation and fierce competition for drivers are making timely service ever harder for less-than-truckload carriers delivering goods to furniture retailers’ docks.

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Specialized Carriers Face Pressure

Retailers must work with carriers to maintain service levels

Powell Slaughter - Furniture Today, November 13, 2017 - HIGH POINT – Specialized truckers serving the furniture industry are under a deadline next month for compliance with electronic log devices that record drivers’ hours of service.

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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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Last Mile Home Adds Houston DC

Powell Slaughter - Furniture Today, November 4, 2017 - MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. – Final-mile delivery specialist Last Mile Home has opened a new distribution center in Houston, to serve metro and regional destinations.

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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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