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November 30, 2016 - Industry News
Spot market truckload freight rates during the Thanksgiving holiday week remained in the fairly narrow rage they have been the past month, according to DAT Solutions and its network of load boards.
November 30, 2016 - Industry News
Fuel supplier Piedmont Natural Gas hopes to expand compressed natural gas adoption with lowered fuel prices and contracts with government and commercial fleets in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
November 29, 2016 - Industry News
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved a 6% increase in the level of biofuels that producers must blend with gasoline and diesel in 2017 that falls significantly short of amount required by the Renewable Fuel Standard by 2022.
November 29, 2016 - Industry News
The board of directors of the Professional Truck Driver Institute has voted to move the organization’s headquarters to Denver, Colorado, where it will be managed by Leading Associations, leaving its previous association with the Truckload Carriers Association.
November 29, 2016 - Industry News
Daimler Truck Financial has appointed Tobias Waldeck vice president of sales, marketing, and remarketing, effective immediately.
November 29, 2016 - Industry News
President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Elaine Chao to serve as secretary of transportation. She served as secretary of labor throughout President George W. Bush’s two terms and as deputy secretary of transportation under President George H. W. Bush.
November 29, 2016 - Industry News
The North American Commercial Vehicle Show announced that it has adjusted the trade show's original dates to allow a more fluid schedule to benefit exhibitors.
November 29, 2016 - Industry News
Walmart was ordered to pay $54 million by a California court in a driver wage lawsuit alleging that the company was not paying drivers for all required time and work.
November 29, 2016 - Industry News
The value of freight movements between the U.S. and its two next door neighbors moved back into negative territory following the first year-over-year increase since late 2014.
November 29, 2016 - Industry News
Overall U.S. economic growth increased more in the third quarter of the year than first projected, according to a new Commerce Department report, and will likely pave the way for an interest rate hike in December.
November 28, 2016 - Industry News
HDT will be hosting the Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange, an intimate event that pairs a select group of innovators in the Class 8 market together with the suppliers, giving them an intimate environment in which to engage in discussions on topics that affect the entire industry.
November 28, 2016 - Industry News
The average price of diesel fuel in the U.S. was nearly flat during the week of Thanksgiving, according to the latest numbers from the EIA.
November 28, 2016 - Industry News
Toledo, Ill.-based transportation equipment dealer Ervin has been added to Stoughton Trailers’ network of North American dealers, the company announced.
November 28, 2016 - Industry News
A demonstration on Monday, using a 35-mile stretch of U.S. 33 northwest of Columbus, was postponed, but may be rescheduled. Next week, the Otto truck will run on the Ohio Turnpike.
November 28, 2016 - Industry News
The Fleet Safety Conference planning committee is looking for presenters for the 2017 show to fill out the conference schedule.
November 28, 2016 - Product News
McLeod Software is releasing version 16.2 of its Loadmaster Enterprise and PowerBroker products, introducing new automation solutions for carriers and brokers.
November 28, 2016 - Industry News
Two measures of freight shipping posted their first year-over-year improvements in more than 12 months, indicating there has been more than the usual fall surge in shipment volume.
November 28, 2016 - Product News
Carrier Logistics has partnered with Rice Lake Weighing Systems, a manufacturer and marketer of commercial weighing and measurement equipment, on a weight and measuring solution to help carriers reduce costs and provide accurate rates.
November 26, 2016 - Industry News
The recall affects more than 12,000 2016-model year pickup trucks that are at a higher risk for running out of fuel.
November 24, 2016 - Industry News
East Manufacturing has named Bill Wallace as platform product manager, adding the duties to his current position as Northeast regional sales manager, the company announced.
November 23, 2016 - Industry News
Operation of zero- and near-zero-emissions trucks, locomotives and container-handling equipment would expand beginning in 2019 and culminate with wide use of electric trucks by 2035, according to the latest San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan.
November 23, 2016 - Industry News
Navistar has introduced a new line of Fleetrite collision replacement products designed for a wide variety of heavy-duty truck applications.
November 23, 2016 - Industry News
10-4 Systems, a firm that provides end-to-end shipment visibility of the supply chain for Fortune 500 companies, has licensed freight-tracking technology from MacroPoint.
November 23, 2016 - Industry News
A federal judge has halted changes to federal overtime rules that would have taken effect on Dec. 1. Judge Amos Mazzant of the U.S. Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a preliminary injunction on Nov. 22 in a lawsuit brought by the National Retailer Federation along with Attorneys General of 21 states and over 50 business lobbies.
November 23, 2016 - Industry News
Used Class 8 truck same-dealer sales increased in October, according to ACT Research, offsetting the decline reported in September.
 
 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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