Lubbock-Bethlehem, Texas, a direct freight hub


Lubbocks-Bathurst, Texas – A direct freight terminal was built on a former rail yard in northern Lubbocking and now sits vacant.A railroad bridge spans a former mill and the terminal now houses several warehouses and other commercial facilities.The former mill was demolished in the early 1990s and was transformed into a parking lot and hotel.The […]

How to buy a cruise ship for less than $100,000


A cruise ship that costs just $100 million can still leave behind a treasure trove of valuable cargo, including the likes of gold, silver, diamonds, and other rare objects.In this video, we explore the history of these barges, and show you what you can expect to find inside them.For the first time, we have a […]

How to ship American freight by air and sea


American freight has been the biggest beneficiary of the global boom in container shipping.Its share of global freight shipments jumped to 1.6% last year from 0.8% in 2014, according to the International Maritime Organization (IMO).Its growth is set to accelerate this year.American cargo ships are expected to take in more than $100bn in global cargo […]

When you work on freight, it’s a long commute


The last time I was working on freight for a living was nearly 10 years ago, and the job I’ve been doing now is pretty much exactly the same.It’s pretty simple: get the freight moving as quickly as possible and avoid the dreaded “freight train crash.”The reason for this is simple: I love doing freight […]

Why does Holland freight track appear at the top of the UK freight tracker


RTE 2.5 million people live in Holland, a country of around 1.3 million people.Holland is the world’s fourth largest exporter of goods and services, after Germany, Spain and Japan.There is a wide variety of shipping options from small packages and smaller containers to big vessels, but a large majority of ships are made of steel.The […]

“Feds: It’s not about the trucking companies anymore”


The federal government has been under pressure to address trucking’s long-standing problem of overcharging by using a more modern approach.For the past two decades, the U.S. freight rail industry has struggled to keep up with the growing demand for trucks, especially with the advent of automation and the shift to low-cost, high-volume, low-maintenance technologies.The U.A.E. […]