Category Archives: Transportation

Get ready for a commuter apocalypse

Get ready for a commuter apocalypse https://nypost.com/2018/08/09/new-york-city-is-entering-a-transit-apocalypse/ Re-posted from NYPost. Geoff Geoff Comments: A perfect transportation storm in NYC… No one can get any where in the densest populated city in the US: NYC…

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Numbers are in: Uber, Lyft v. Rental Cars & Taxis in the US in Q2

Numbers are in: Uber, Lyft v. Rental Cars & Taxis in the US in Q2 https://wolfstreet.com/2018/07/29/the-numbers-are-in-uber-lyft-versus-rental-cars-and-taxis-in-the-us-in-q2/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: Uber & Lyft are crushing Taxis & Rentals…

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Amazon Prime Day hauls will be more expensive to ship this year

Amazon Prime Day hauls will be more expensive to ship this year https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/13/amazon-prime-day-hauls-will-be-more-expensive-to-ship-this-year.html Re-posted fromCNBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: Yes it will, yet, it will be successful & profitable for Amazon.

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Heavy-Truck Orders Explode, Trucking Companies Struggle with “Capacity Crisis,” Truck Makers & Supply Chains are Inundated, Backlog is Ballooning

Heavy-Truck Orders Explode, Trucking Companies Struggle with “Capacity Crisis,” Truck Makers & Supply Chains are Inundated, Backlog is Ballooning, But it’s a Cyclical Business | Wolf Street https://wolfstreet.com/2018/07/06/class-8-heavy-truck-orders-2018/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: Trucking & Transportation, the life … Continue reading

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Alphabet ready to become transportation giant

Alphabet ready to become transportation giant https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/03/alphabet-transportation-investments-projects-overview.html Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: The ‘bookend,’ Amazon: Distribution…

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What’s Going On with Trucking and Rail?

What’s Going On with Trucking and Rail? | Wolf Street https://wolfstreet.com/2018/06/18/trucking-rail-freight-prices-boom-inflationary-concerns/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: As the Economy heats up, demand on national rail & trucking experience full capacity, causing inflationary pricing spikes…

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Heavy Truck Industry on Cloud 9, Shippers Face “Capacity Crisis”

Heavy Truck Industry on Cloud 9, Shippers Face “Capacity Crisis” | Wolf Street https://wolfstreet.com/2018/06/06/trucking-booms-class-8-truck-orders-soar-industry-grapples-with-capacity-crisis/ Re-posted from Wolf street. Geoff Geoff Comments: Big demand in transportation to bring goods from dock to market, insufficient workforce and hardware…

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Freight Costs, Volume, Demand All Surge across Trucking & Rail, Inflation Fears Heat Up

Freight Costs, Volume, Demand All Surge across Trucking & Rail, Inflation Fears Heat Up | Wolf Street https://wolfstreet.com/2018/05/21/freight-costs-volume-demand-surge-across-trucking-and-rail-inflation-fears-heat-up/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: The economy is heating up, inflation is not far behind…

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Rome’s Transport System Faces “Meltdown,” On Brink Of Collapse

Rome’s Transport System Faces “Meltdown,” On Brink Of Collapse | Zero Hedge http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-07-30/romes-transport-system-faces-meltdown-brink-collapse Re-posted from Zero Hedge. Geoff Geoff Comments: Without money, everything in Rome and Italy will collapse, this seems inevitable… further avoidance is not possible…

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Gov. Brown Wants $5.2 Billion Tax Increase to Fix Transportation

Gov. Brown Wants $5.2 Billion Tax Increase to Fix Transportation http://www.breitbart.com/california/2017/03/31/gov-brown-wants-52-billion-tax-increase-to-fix-transportation/ Re-posted from Breitbart. Geoff

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