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02/24/2018 08:18 PM
White House report critical of fuel tax, questions if truckers are paying enough
Council of Economic Advisors says "heavy trucks in particular do not currently face taxes and charges that are aligned with the negative externalities they generate."

02/23/2018 04:40 PM
Construction underway for on-farm dairy RNG project
Amp Americas announced this is the second anaerobic digester gas-to-RNG facility to convert dairy waste to Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) for transportation fuel.

02/23/2018 11:50 AM
Photos: Exploring Ritchie Bros.' giant equipment auction
Ritchie Bros. fills 235 acres with 13,000 pieces of equipment that are all sold in six hectic days in Orlando. It might be the biggest auction in the world.

02/23/2018 11:02 AM
Pinal County acquires FleetWave via NJPA
The Arizona fleet operation announced it has chosen FleetWave to streamline reporting and management processes for more than 1,500 vehicles.

02/23/2018 10:00 AM
What’s new in tires
OEMs focus on fuel economy, intelligence, and longevity

02/23/2018 08:00 AM
FTR: Shippers Conditions Index remains in negative territory as productivity remains key to improvement
Shippers Conditions Index could improve later in the year dependent upon how much carriers can add capacity to meet the strong demand.

02/23/2018 07:00 AM
Love’s Travel Stops opens in Prince George, VA
Love’s Travel Stops announced its newest location in Prince George, VA, has officially opened at 7200 County Drive (intersection of U.S. Highway 460 and Prince George Road). “The new Love’s located in Prince George is just southeast of Richmond, and

02/23/2018 07:00 AM
Love's adds Holiday Inn Express to Kansas truck stop
New hotel joins Love's along U.S. Highway 169 in Chanute.

02/23/2018 07:00 AM
Dray Alliance launches instant quote feature
Dray Alliance, which applies a “ride-sharing” model to drayage container delivery, launched its new quote feature, powered by a proprietary AI prediction algorithm. According to the Alliance, the feature provides users with “a quote at the click of a

02/22/2018 11:40 AM
Consumers still leery of self-driving vehicles ... as are truckers
New survey highlights yet again that despite growing demand for connected technologies, motorists still want to retain control of their vehicles.

02/22/2018 10:00 AM
The three big trends impacting trucking
ELDs, it goes without saying, are at the top of the list, but e-commerce and Big Data are disrupting the freight markets, too.

02/22/2018 09:51 AM
Raj Nair abruptly pushed out at Ford
Nair, president of the OEM’s North American operations, let go over "inappropriate behavior."

02/22/2018 09:00 AM
Spot capacity picks up; Van and reefer rates cool
National average spot van and refrigerated truckload rates fell during the week ending Feb. 17 but remain well ahead of last year’s levels, said DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards. The van rate fell 2 cents to $2.15/mile and

02/22/2018 09:00 AM
Fleet Complete launches new connected vehicle ecosystem
Cloud-based IoT platform to transform the delivery of solutions through partnerships between industry stakeholders.

02/22/2018 09:00 AM
Get indirect spend policies in writing
All too often employees have little to no understanding of the procurement process in place within their organization. And a surprising number of times, that is because there is no clearly written policy that employees can use to guide them. In some

02/22/2018 08:13 AM
Report: Truck driving one of the deadliest jobs in the U.S.
New study also finds pay remains low for “hazardous” jobs.

02/22/2018 08:00 AM
Continental begins production of American-made retread rubber
Continental has added a Pre-Cured Tread (PCT) manufacturing facility to its existing campus in Mount Vernon, IL, which will produce made-in-the-USA tread rubber for the ContiTread retread line. Continental expects the plant to reach full operation by

02/22/2018 07:00 AM
California offers incentives for clean Autocar Trucks
Autocar Trucks announced California is now assisting its customers to obtain incentives of over $40,000 per truck when they buy the latest generation of clean Autocar CNG trucks. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) Hybrid and Zero-Emissions Tru

02/21/2018 08:00 PM
Tuffy offers secure in-cab storage for Toyota Tacoma
Secure cargo and storage solutions company Tuffy Security Products is offering its Security Cubby Cover for Toyota Tacoma Double Cab pickup trucks. Made in the USA, the new product is built for heavy-duty durability and theft protection and fits in 2

02/21/2018 11:00 AM
Law firm gets CDLs to better represent carriers, drivers
When trucking attorney Ted Perryman was arguing a case in court last October, he brought with him a secret weapon. "The plaintiff's expert was on the stand, and he actually paid me a compliment," Perryman explained. "He said, 'You know quite a bit ab

02/21/2018 10:11 AM
Artificial intelligence is coming and workers may be more prepared for it than we think
Survey says the logistics/transportation industry is already ahead of the game in discussing the potential uses of artificial intelligence.

02/21/2018 09:00 AM
A basic review of safety measurements
Fleets are well aware that they are being monitored to ensure they operate in the safest possible manner. But when it comes to safety, it doesn't hurt to review some of the basics surrounding fleet safety ratings. As part of the Federal Motor Carrier

02/21/2018 08:30 AM
Fleet cash allowance available on Chevy Express, GMC Savana vans
General Motors is offering a $500 cash allowance for fleet customers on all 2017 and 2018 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans. Eligible fleet customers can take advantage of the cash allowance and combine it with the National Fleet Purchase Program

02/21/2018 07:00 AM
Cargo Transporters boosts pay for drivers
Cargo Transporters of Claremont, NC, has announced a pay raise for all drivers including new truck driving school graduates. The new pay structure goes into effect April 1, the company said. All drivers with one year or more over-the-road experience

02/21/2018 07:00 AM
Spireon unveils modular trailer tracker for mixed fleets
Spireon announced it has released a modular trailer tracking solution, FL Flex, the latest in its FleetLocate product line. Spireon said its FL Flex enables a mixed fleet to deploy a single, small footprint device across its full range of trailers, a

02/20/2018 03:49 PM
ATA: Tonnage up 2% in January
ATA’s chief economist expects freight tonnage will “remain robust” in months ahead.

02/20/2018 10:41 AM
Infrastructure: Talk is good, action is better
During his State of the Union address, President Donald Trump asked Congress to draft a bill that would generate at least $1.5 trillion for infrastructure developments. This new figure is $500 billion more than the amount he previously talked about f

02/20/2018 10:39 AM
Heads up: New supply chain costing methods are being called for
And wouldn’t you know it; the need for more operational data is at the heart of it.

02/20/2018 09:00 AM
Setting max speed: Cruise or throttle?
It’s a dilemma: Do you set your maximum cruise control speed higher than your maximum accelerator speed? We know of at least one fleet that sets its cruise speed 3MPH faster than his foot throttle speed. He does this primarily to promote the increase

02/20/2018 09:00 AM
Dot Foods to give tax-cut bonuses to 4,800 employees
Full-time employees in U.S. and Canada will get a $500 bonus next month.