Which song was the most popular on the SIA freight train?


When the Sia freight train was first unveiled in 2011, it sounded more like a modern day freight train than a rail car.It was built around a platform with a steel beam that housed a cargo storage area, and its four-wheeled wheels made it look like a train, while its interior was reminiscent of an […]

The real-time tracking of freight from coast to coast, freight tracking website


Updated September 06, 2018 06:04:48When a truck leaves your home, there’s a lot of data that can be used to determine what’s going on, but the real-world tracking data is often not up to date.The goal is to have a comprehensive database of freight moving through your region.That means a comprehensive freight tracking app that’s […]

Pilot freight clamp in India to be installed in India by January 2018


Updated May 26, 2018 07:17:26 A pilot freight clamp is being installed in Mumbai by January 2021 and is expected to save about 1,000 tonnes of freight per annum, the shipping giant said on Wednesday.The company said the clamp, which is being built by the firm Hargreaves Lansdown Ltd, will be used by cargo carriers […]

When a freight forwarding service is slow to deliver goods, a business is hit with a cost that could drive it out of business


A freight forwarding business is going through a period of disruption when its delivery is slow or there is a delay in its shipment.A small number of companies have been hit hard by this, with some companies reporting that they are unable to make their business profit.In this article we look at what can be […]

When freight backhoes return, a new industry


When freight backshoes arrive in Vancouver, many have to do so from the back of a trailer.And there are lots of reasons for that.The city has the most freight back-hoes in North America, according to the Canadian Trucking Association.It is also home to the largest freight backhaul business in the country, the Vancouver-based Harbor Freight […]

Why American freight is worth $1 billion


The cargo-train industry has been an important driver of the American economy since the early days of the nation’s independence.The country’s economy was in dire straits when it was founded in 1776.A new shipbuilding industry, the steamboat industry, came into operation in the 1870s and the first transcontinental railroad opened in 1877.Today, nearly half of […]

Harbours axe: The axe that changed India’s economy


A week after the Harbour freight axe became India’s most valuable export, the government has announced a slew of new incentives for businesses and households to adopt it, including a subsidy of up to Rs. 10,000 for every axe-maker.The subsidy is a major coup for the government, which had previously sought to slash its tax […]

What you need to know about the freight shipping industry and the government of Canada


Transport Canada has a new rule on freight shipping that gives Canadian firms and their employees an incentive to ship jobs overseas.It’s called the freight freight shipping incentive program.(The Financial Post) “FEDEX is a competitive advantage,” says Chris Dutton, president of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.He says the incentive is supposed to encourage businesses […]

Why is a train going from Chennai to Delhi only a two-hour flight?


A train from Chennai will not take a daylong journey from Bengaluru to Delhi unless it is accompanied by a train that can travel at a speed of 30kmph or more, and a pilot freight track that will transport passengers on the trains in its wake.The government has been exploring ways to expedite freight rail […]