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March 21, 2017 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations is continuing its push to allow hair-testing to be used in lieu of urinalysis to detect drug use by CDL driver applicants.
March 21, 2017 - Industry News
FedEx Corp. on Tuesday reported increased net earnings in its most recent quarter, but it missed Wall Street expectations.
March 21, 2017 - Industry News
The U.S. Department of Transportation has declared Georgia-licensed truck driver Christopher Speyrer an imminent hazard for instances of drug use and an alcohol-related accident.
March 21, 2017 - Industry News
The American Trucking Association’s advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined slightly in February following a solid increase the month before.
March 21, 2017 - Product News
TMW Systems has integrated its TMW.Suite transportation management solution with the TruckRight driver recruiting and retention system.
March 21, 2017 - Industry News
Rick Phillips, a commercial tire industry veteran executive, has joined Triangle Tire as vice president of sales, effective April 1.
March 21, 2017 - Industry News
A measure of truckload linehaul rates fell again in February, but it is expected to improve, according to newly issued figures, while a gauge of intermodal rates posted its largest gain in just over four years.
March 20, 2017 - Industry News
Ford is recommending the use of a new Motorcraft diesel engine oil for its Super Duty trucks and warning fleet and commercial customers to avoid using most new CK-4 or FA-4 oils because they may cause damage to the engine, the company told AutomotiveFleet.com.
March 20, 2017 - Industry News
The price of diesel fuel continued to slide last week, as the latest numbers from the Energy Department show a two-week trend of falling fuel prices.
March 20, 2017 - Industry News
FTR has released its Trucking Conditions Index for January, showing an unchanged reading from the month before of 2.7. Conditions are expected to improve in 2017 as a result of a rebounding economic environment.
March 20, 2017 - Industry News
The Mid-America Trucking Show returns this week, going from March 23-25 in Louisville, Ky., and this year it once again features several major manufacturers and suppliers exhibiting new technology and equipment.
Tags: Events, OEMs, MATS
March 20, 2017 - Industry News
At The Work Truck Show 2017, NTEA announced its new president, Adam Keane, as well as updated the Board’s Executive Committee and trustees.
March 20, 2017 - Industry News
The Peterbilt Models 520 and 320 equipped with the Cummins ISL-G Near Zero engine have been granted eligibility for the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP).
March 20, 2017 - Product News
FR8 Revolution has developed the free, cloud-based FR8Star Heavy Haul Marketplace, which offers a rate calculator for oversize/overweight loads.
March 20, 2017 - Industry News
TransComply, the manager of the Uniform Food Safety Transportation Protocol, has launched an online public listing of motor carriers that have complied with all the requirements for participation in the program.
March 17, 2017 - Product News
Phillips Industries and Velvac are collaborating on the TrailerLink connected vehicle solution, which is designed to support trailer-to-tractor video and data communications and connectivity.
March 17, 2017 - Industry News
An infrastructure advocacy group questions the wisdom of eliminating federal TIGER grants for funding freight-related road projects.
March 17, 2017 - Industry News
Alkane Truck Company, a South Carolina-based assembler of alternative fuel vehicles, has announced plans to establish more than a dozen assembly facilities in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico over the next three years.
March 17, 2017 - Industry News
A gauge of the health of the American economy has increased again, hitting its highest level in more than a decade. Meanwhile, manufacturing activity outpaced overall industrial output, consumer sentiment hit its highest level in over a decade, and homebuilding continues to trend up, according to a basket of reports issued Friday and Thursday.
March 16, 2017 - Industry News
Paccar has announced that it is teaming up with American technology company Nvidia to develop an autonomous vehicle solution.
March 16, 2017 - Industry News
The president of USA Truck’s trucking operations has resigned, effective March 13, in the latest in a string of leadership changes at the Van Buren, Arkansas-based company.
March 16, 2017 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations is launching an Economic Summit that will bring together chief economists from several trade associations for an outlook on each speaker's industry and how it could impact trucking.
March 16, 2017 - Industry News
Missouri Great Dane is the latest company to join the Vipar Heavy Duty network of distributors.
March 16, 2017 - Product News
Schneider has created a new one-stop online shop for less-than-truckload freight.
March 16, 2017 - Industry News
U.S. Xpress named Eric Fuller to the role of CEO and Lisa Quinn Pate as the new president and chief administrative officer for the truckload carrier, effective immediately.
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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