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LIVESTOCK TRANSPORTATION On MOTHERLOAD If you need to transport livestock but don’t have the time or resources available to do it yourself, Motherload is the only solution that offers legal transporters. No brokers or “Chuck with a Truck” like other websites.Whether you’re bringing your cattle to market, relocation or breeding, Motherload allows you to connect […]

Learn More About Reefer Shipping (Temperature Controlled Shipping)

Learn More About Reefer Shipping (Temperature Controlled Shipping)

The term ‘reefer’ is used in shipping to refer to refrigerated ships and refrigerated shipping containers that transport perishable commodities by sea. Temperature-controlled transportation is used for perishables such as fruit, meat, fish, vegetables, and dairy products. A reefer ship is a containership that exclusively carries refrigerated containers. However, reefer ships were the predominant mode of […]

The Cost of Moving a Mobile Home – What You Can Expect to Pay

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Want to move your mobile home? If you think you can simply hitch it to the back of your truck and take off, think again. Moving a mobile home that meets today’s HUD standards (also called a “manufactured home”) is a massive undertaking – not to mention expensive. However, with the right crew and plenty […]

Tesla Semi electric truck spotted coming back from winter testing ahead of production

Tesla Semi electric truck spotted coming back from winter testing ahead of production

A Tesla Semi electric truck prototype was spotted coming back from winter testing in Alaska ahead of the start of production. Back in January, Tesla gave Tesla Semi reservation holders an update on its test program, improvements, and the timeline for the electric truck. It included plans to start the Tesla Semi winter testing program soon: […]

Old Dominion Freight Line to assume outbound shipments for bankrupt competitor

Old Dominion Freight Line to assume outbound shipments for bankrupt competitor

Old Dominion Freight Line (Nasdaq: ODFL) of Thomasville has arranged to assist customers of another less-than-truckload (LTL) logistics company that is ceasing operations after 77 years. Family-owned Beaver Express Services of Woodward, Oklahoma, announced that a variety of market conditions exacerbated by coronavirus is forcing the company out of business, Yahoo Finance reported. Continue https://www.bizjournals.com/triad/news/2020/03/25/old-dominion-takes-over-shipping-for-bankrupt-firm.html

Werner releases update on COVID-19’s impact on its business 

Werner releases update on COVID-19’s impact on its business 

In an announcement that is along the lines of what less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers do virtually every quarter, truckload carrier Werner (NASDAQ: WERN) has released an update on its first-quarter operations. The release held no major surprises about conditions so far in the quarter. Regarding the recent surge in trucking demand, Werner said… Continue https://www.freightwaves.com/news/in-unusual-move-werner-releases-update-on-covid-19s-impact-on-its-business-

Coronavirus Rattles Shipping Industry as Supply Shock Moves to Demand Decline

Coronavirus Rattles Shipping Industry as Supply Shock Moves to Demand Decline

Japanese carrier Ocean Network Express is bracing for weaker orders and stranded cargo at U.S. and European ports By Costas Paris March 26, 2020 3:05 pm ET Container ship operators that canceled more than half their sailings to China, as coronavirus-driven restrictions froze work at its ports last month, are bracing for a second wave […]

COVID-19 Reveals That the Real Cure For Freight Truck Congestion is Fewer Cars

COVID-19 Reveals That the Real Cure For Freight Truck Congestion is Fewer Cars

t’s not every day that safe streets advocates have a reason to celebrate drivers going faster, but here’s a rare one: with private vehicles largely purged from American highways by COVID-19-curbing travel restrictions, truck delivery of essential goods is reaching cities quicker than ever. Freight trucks along Atlanta’s infamous “Spaghetti Junction” intersection are moving… Continue  https://usa.streetsblog.org/2020/03/25/covid-19-reveals-that-the-real-cure-for-freight-truck-congestion-is-fewer-cars/

Why Using Verified and Legal Transporters is the Only Way to Ship

We have see absolute horror stories of people using load matching websites and having items stolen, never picked up or help hostage. Below are some stories we gleaned online to show you the reason why Motherload only offers vetted, legal and insured transporters to move shipments. The reports below are not published by us but […]

The great toilet paper robbery: North Carolina truck driver is busted hauling 18,000 pounds of sought after bathroom products in a stolen trailer

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A North Carolina truck driver has been busted hauling 18,000 pounds of toilet paper in a stolen trailer. The Guilford County Sheriff’s Office intercepted the driver on Wednesday amid the coronavirus pandemic that has resulted in panicked customers buying up toilet paper across the country. After spotting the stolen 18-wheeler, deputies say they followed the driver to […]

XPO Logistics Aborts Plans to Sell Businesses Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

XPO Logistics Aborts Plans to Sell Businesses Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

Back in January, XPO Logistics‘ (NYSE:XPO) announced plans to sell some of its business units. That took the market by surprise, as the shipping and logistics giant has always been known for its prowess in acquiring businesses, not so much selling them. On March 20, XPO Logistics called off its plans amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Big Strategic Plan That XPO […]