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February 21, 2017 - Industry News
XPO Logistics moved well into the black for the fourth quarter and full year 2016, with a number of fourth-quarter metrics setting company records as strong e-commerce offset weak intermodal numbers.
February 21, 2017 - Industry News
A large coalition of groups representing property and passenger carriers is requesting that Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao rescind the Carrier Safety Fitness Determination notice of proposed rulemaking issued over a year ago by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
February 21, 2017 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 2.9% in January, offsetting some of the decline noted in December.
February 21, 2017 - Product News
Lytx has increased subscriptions for its video-based telematics system by more than 25% in global markets in the past year since being acquired by private equity firm GTCR, the company announced.
February 21, 2017 - Industry News
Following Navistar International’s annual shareholder meeting on Feb. 14, the board of directors has elected company president and CEO Troy A. Clarke as its chairman.
February 21, 2017 - Industry News
Class 8 truck orders hit a 13-month high in January at 22,188 units, rebounding from poor 2016 numbers for the second and third quarter, according to ACT Research.
February 21, 2017 - Industry News
Trailer orders in January increased 92% compared to the same month of 2016 but were down slightly from December's orders, according to ACT Research.
February 21, 2017 - Industry News
Intermodal rates rose in January by the largest amount in more than two years, while truckload linehaul rates retreated, according to one measure.
February 21, 2017 - Industry News
A preliminary look at economic conditions in the U.S. manufacturing sector during February shows they improved at a slightly slower pace than the 22-month peak seen during January.
February 17, 2017 - Industry News
Dealer group Rush Enterprises opened a Rush Truck Center in Farmington, New Mexico, to strength the company’s service capabilities in the region.
February 17, 2017 - Industry News
The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security (a.k.a. “Trucking Alliance”) has submitted a set of comments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to support a petition calling for motor carriers to be exempt from having to use urinalysis to test for drug use by CDL driver applicants.
February 17, 2017 - Industry News
Mack Trucks has named the Vision Truck Group of Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, its 2016 North American Dealer of the Year.
February 17, 2017 - Industry News
PeopleNet has appointed Eric Witty to the role of vice president of product management, overseeing product lines and setting the product vision and direction for the company.
February 17, 2017 - Industry News
The company has also reported a growth of almost 400 percent over the past three years.
February 17, 2017 - Industry News
Three new economic reports add to increasing evidence the U.S. economy will have a better overall first quarter of the year than the final three months of 2016.
February 16, 2017 - Industry News
Love’s Travel Stops has opened a new facility in Knoxville, Ill., along Interstate 74. It is the company's 14th location in the state.
February 16, 2017 - Industry News
Goodyear Tire& Rubber has announced the finalists for its 34th Goodyear Highway Hero Award, honoring truck drivers who put themselves in harm’s way to help others.
February 16, 2017 - Industry News
Omnitracs and Peloton Technology announced a partnership that will bring Peloton’s truck platooning technology to Omnitracs fleet management solutions customers.
February 15, 2017 - Industry News
Two employees of the City of Detroit Department of Transportation have been charged with forgery and bribery related to a commercial driver’s license fraud scheme.
February 15, 2017 - Industry News
Sensors installed at three locations along Interstate 40 west of Flagstaff, Ariz., are helping the Arizona Department of Transportation detect and address icy road conditions before they are present.
February 15, 2017 - Industry News
The flatbed market continued to be the brightest of the three major spot truckload sectors last week, according to new numbers released by DAT Solutions, based on activity from its load boards.
February 15, 2017 - Industry News
Pacific Gas & Electric Company has unveiled its first plug-in hybrid-electric Class 6 truck.The vehicle, developed by Efficient Drivetrains Incorporated, combines up to 50 miles of all-electric driving with 300 miles of driving range in hybrid mode.
February 15, 2017 - Industry News
The U.S. Department of Transportation has released the 2016 National Bridge Inventory, which indicates that 55,710 bridges are structurally compromised-- including 13,000 that need replacement, widening, or major reconstruction.
February 15, 2017 - Industry News
Power Heavy Duty has announced the addition of the 1 & 9 Chrome Shop based in Port Newark, N.J. as its newest member company.
February 15, 2017 - Industry News
Todco is celebrating its 60th anniversary of manufacturing dry freight and insulated roll-up doors, dry freight swing doors, walk ramps, and aftermarket parts.
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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