November 24, 2014: Oil prices may increase; rising security risks for logistics outsourcing; more women driving monster trucks.

Nov. 24, 2014

Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation this morning:

Oil prices may be heading upward as Iran urges OPEC to cut its production quotas, Businessweek reports.

The Wyoming Tribune examines the local job opportunities being offered by the trucking industry.

Logistics outsourcing comes with a lot more security risks these days, reports The Wall Street Journal.

More women are getting behind of the wheels of monster trucks, notes The Daily Beast – smashing several stereotypes in the process.

The South Jersey Times takes stroll through the Hess Toy Truck museum.

WABC-TV films a one-of-a-kind stunt: a tractor-trailer jumping over a Formula One race car.

A former truck driver turned newspaper columnist for the Bluefield Daily Telegraph discusses the heavy truck ban being proposed for the downtown area of Morgantown West VA.

A truck dealership in Arizona is preparing to expand in a big way, notes the Arizona Daily Star.

The Times Record reports on a new terminal being opened by LTL carrier Southeastern Freight Lines.

DHL plans to invest $173 million in its supply chain division, notes Digital Supply Chain magazine.

California contemplates the poor shape of its bridges due to chronic transportation funding shortfalls, reports The Press Enterprise.

About the Author

Sean Kilcarr | Editor in Chief

Sean previously reported and commented on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry. Also be sure to visit Sean's blog Trucks at Work where he offers analysis on a variety of different topics inside the trucking industry.

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