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KeepTruckin adds feature to minimize trucking delays  Supply Chain Dive

KeepTruckin, a fleet management and ELD solutions provider, announced the launch of a new feature called Facility Insights to help truckers minimize time ...

Truckers and farmers who voted for Trump are starting to blame his policies for their economic woes  Business Insider

Farmers and truckers are increasingly wary of Trump and the policies he's put in place. That's bad news for Trump's iffy polling numbers.

Trucking Company Looking to Set Up Shop in North Iowa  KAAL

Rock On Trucks, a trucking company based out of Waite Park, MN, is looking to set up a base in the north Iowa area. They boast a multitude of unique trucks and ...

Truckers voted for Trump in droves. Now they say his trade war is 'killing' their ability to make a living.  INSIDER

Truck drivers overwhelmingly supported Donald Trump in 2016. Now they're pulling back, blaming Trump for a "depression."

Article 3: Hedging Applications for Trucking Carriers, Shippers & 3PLs  Logistics Management

The main hedging participants for trucking freight futures are commercial users: trucking carriers, shippers, and 3PLs. While they each have a different hedging ...

Maersk is the newest entrant into the Indian trucking market  FreightWaves

Maersk is partnering with Indian digital freight startup BlackBuck to enter the Indian containerized trucking market for export-import logistics.

Thousands of trucking companies getting checks in DOTAuthority.com fraud case  Overdrive Magazine

Nearly 15,000 small trucking companies that paid DOTAuthority.com or related defendants for commercial vehicle registrations will be receiving checks from the ...

California Trucking Association offering insurance products  Commercial Carrier Journal

The revenue model for state trucking associations continues to evolve. Some associations now directly and indirectly offer products and services to their ...

Keep on Trucking? Longer Hours Proposal Raises Safety Concerns  Bloomberg Environment

A federal proposal allowing truck drivers to spend more time behind the wheel before taking breaks is raising safety concerns.

Local News Several fire crews respond to large fire at trucking company in Holland 7:26  WKBW-TV

HOLLAND, N.Y. (WKBW) — Several fire crews worked to fight a large fire in Holland Tuesday night. A garage where over a dozen tractor trailers are stored ...

How the Trade War Is Impacting the Shipping and Trucking Industries  Bloomberg

Lidia Yan, Next Trucking Inc. chief executive officer, discusses the impact of the China-U.S. trade war on the shipping and trucking industries. She speaks with ...

Trucking leaders and customs brokers wonder what’s next with the USMCA?  FreightWaves

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) was the hot topic at the most recent meeting of the Laredo Motor Carriers Association (LMCA). Trucking ...

These are the trucking companies that closed this year: Report  Fox Business

Despite having a great year in 2018, the trucking industry has been struggling this year, leading at least eight trucking companies -- many of them smaller ...

Former Zade Trucking employee allegedly terminated after claiming workers' compensation  Madison County Record

BELLEVILLE — An East St. Louis man alleges he was fired by a local trucking company after being injured on the job in 2018 and receiving workers' ...

California bill on independent contractors likely to pass without any carve-out for truckers  FreightWaves

If the California Senate approves the legislation codifying the provisions of the Dynamex decision regarding the classification of independent contract workers ...

Draper Trucking total loss after fire tears through building  WIVB.com - News 4

HOLLAND, N.Y. (WIVB)– UPDATE: Fire officials say it's a total loss at Draper Trucking after a fire completely tore through the building and 14 tractor trailers ...

Why the trucking 'bloodbath' is a signal for a recession  Business Insider

The inverted yield curve is a sinister sign of a recession. And truckers have for months been sounding the warning bells about an economic crash.

Proposed changes in drive-time regulations spark debate over trucking safety  WWMT-TV

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WWMT) - A recent proposal by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, an agency of the Transportation Department, would change ...

New options considered after truckers oppose redundant inspection facilities in Nogales  KOLD

Trucking companies are saying if it isn't broken, don't fix it.

ELD Mandate Ranks in the Top 10 Issues in the Trucking Industry  Benzinga

The "hard" deadline to comply with the ELD Mandate is December 17, 2019. On that day, operators of commercial motor vehicles covered by this law will be ...

Cummins President Freeland to Retire, Succeeded by Satterthwaite  Heavy Duty Trucking

Cummins President and COO Rich Freeland is retiring after 40 years with the company, to be succeeded by Distribution President Tony Satterthwaite, the ...

Truckers Gain More Freedom, Thanks to Tech’s Watchful Eye  WIRED

Proposed federal rules would give truckers more leeway in taking breaks—because regulators already know when drivers are driving and not driving.

Women In Trucking Association partners with OneDigital Health and Benefits  The Trucker

PLOVER, Wis. – The Women In Trucking Association recently endorsed a health insurance and employee benefits portfolio of options now available to members ...

Trump Administration Moves Ahead with Revised Truckers’ Hours Rules  Insurance Journal

The Trump administration took a key step last week toward relaxing federal rules that govern the length of time truck drivers can spend behind the wheel,

Truckers can't pay off their fuel cards — and it's a 'sure sign' that more trucking bankruptcies are coming  Business Insider

Pilot Flying J told Business Insider that there's been some "weakness" in the credit market of their fuel card business.

Omnitracs Joins Truckers Against Trafficking at The Great American Trucking Show  Business Wire

Omnitracs, LLC, a global pioneer of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, today announced support for Truckers Against.

Trucking Industry Sees Results from Safety Culture and Tech Initiatives  EHS Daily Advisor

Trucking companies that have strong safety cultures and take advantage of advanced safety technology have seen better safety outcomes, a National Surface ...

TRIB is Again Exhibiting at The Great American Trucking Show  Tire Review

TRIB will be running its "Spot the Retreads" contest to see if attendees can tell the difference between new and retreaded commercial truck tires. It will also be ...

Thousands of trucking businesses duped by government impersonators will get refunds  The Gazette

Thousands of small trucking businesses that paid government-impersonating companies for motor carrier registration services now are set to receive refund ...

Trump administration move to relax trucker drive-time rules  Los Angeles Times

The Trump administration has taken a step closer to relaxing federal regulations governing the amount of time truck drivers can spend behind the wheel, a move ...

US trucking: 2019 JOC Directory of Trucking Companies  JOC.com

The 2019 JOC Directory of Trucking Companies is a one-stop source of information for North American shippers and third-party logistics providers on nearly 180 ...

Trucking deregulation could change labor dynamics - Business Insider  Business Insider

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Transportation & Logistics Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus ...

Trucking capacity bleed-off is now supportive of rates  FreightWaves

Trucking carriers continue to exit the market, citing a variety of reasons including the regulatory environment, low rates, inflated wages and high insurance costs.

Trucking software supplier adds mountain corridor safety notifications  FreightWaves

Trucking software supplier Drivewyze is adding the dangerous mountain passes of Colorado to its safety alerts for subscribers of its PreClear weigh station ...

Article 2: Trucking Freight Futures 101  Logistics Management

This article provides a snapshot of the trucking freight futures market, starting with a summary of the basics about derivatives-futures and then diving into the ...

Public Pulse: Safety vs. trucking profits; Frustrated by assessment; McCollister vs. King  Omaha World-Herald

I was recently involved in helping a driver who hydroplaned off Interstate 80 during a rainstorm and ended up in a steep ravine. While I was waiting on the edge ...

DOWN UNDER TRUCKING: female truckers expect discrimination  FreightWaves

Australia's road transport industry has a way to go in ensuring gender equity. Research has found that female workers encounter misogyny, bullying and ...

Trucking 'bloodbath': A carrier's profit plunged from $2.5M to $1,000  Business Insider

While there are some signs of an impending turnaround, one large trucking company just announced a shocking plunge in profits.

Trucking firm wants to set up depot at former Courier site  Bucks County Courier Times

A New Jersey trucking company wants to purchase the former Bucks County Courier Times building in Tullytown for a truck depot. Pinnacle Freight Systems, of ...

Michigan panel puts brakes on $1.1M trucking grant after Free Press report  Detroit Free Press

LANSING – The Michigan State Administrative Board on Tuesday put the brakes on a $1.1-million safety education grant to an arm of the Michigan Trucking ...

Fired Trucker Fatally Shoots Boss, Self, At Distribution Center  CDLLife

Workers at a Pennsylvania distribution center are reeling this morning after a murder-suicide centering around a recently fired worker.

Article 1: The New 3-Dimensional Trucking Market  Logistics Management

In anticipation of the launching of “Trucking Financial Markets 360°

Top 50 trucking company rankings 2018  JOC.com

Strong domestic economic growth and the tightest trucking market on record translated into double-digit percentage gains for the top 50 US truckload and ...

Trucking companies turning to new recruiting efforts  KCAU 9

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – A shortage of truck drivers across the U.S. has several Siouxland companies stepping-up their recruiting efforts. It has been an ...

Millions meant for repairing Michigan roads go back to trucking industry  Detroit Free Press

Millions of dollars meant for repairing Michigan's roads go back to the trucking industry many blame for wrecking the roads in the first place.

Lonely Roads: Trucker Shortage Takes a Toll on Supply Chain  Drovers Magazine

The trucker shortage is a challenge and it's affecting everyone, says Jason Wishall, owner of Wishall Transport. The American Trucking Association says the ...

Trucking industry welcomes proposal to change hours of service regulation  talkbusiness.net

Trade organizations in the trucking industry praised the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for looking to change to the hours of *service* rule as ...

Trucking fleets need introspection and technology to stay ahead in the market  FreightWaves

Small fleets need to fully understand their financial situation, improve awareness of technology and have set processes in place to fluidly scale up the business.

Trump Administration Poised To Relax Trucking Safety Rules Despite Warnings  NPR

Truck drivers complain that strict "hours of *service*" rules waste time and slow shipping. The Trump administration is poised to relax them, despite warnings from ...

UPS Ventures Invests in Self-Driving Trucking Startup  The Wall Street Journal

United Parcel *Service* Inc. 's venture-capital division, UPS Ventures, has acquired a minority stake in self-driving trucking startup TuSimple Inc., signaling the ...

Maersk Enters India's Digital Trucking Market  The Maritime Executive

Maersk is partnering with BlackBuck, Indias largest online marketplace for trucking, to provide an o...

Y Combinator-backed Trella brings transparency to Egypt’s trucking and shipping industry  TechCrunch

Y Combinator has become one of the key ways that startups from emerging markets get the attention of American investors. And arguably no clutch of ...

CDOT launches trucker safety program in response to deadly I-70 crash  Summit Daily News

The Colorado Department of Transportation is launching a safety campaign to better equip truck drivers making their way through the mountain corridor.

Truckers, family-owned trucking companies sought for proposed TV shows  Overdrive Magazine

The search is on for truckers and family-owned trucking companies to appear in two new proposed TV shows. Key creative personnel behind numerous cable ...

Whitmer wants answers on millions in grants paid to trucking industry lobbyist  Detroit Free Press

The governor said she asked two cabinet members to get answers after a Free Press report showed money meant to fix roads was going to trucking industry.

Maersk's digital drive into India's trucking sector via tie-up with online platform  theloadstar.com

Maersk is partnering with Indian online marketplace Blackbuck in an effort to modernise the country's container trucking supply chain. The move comes amid ...

U.S. lawmaker wants to break barriers to women truckers  FreightWaves

Bill being drafted by Kansas Senator Jerry Moran would create a Women in Trucking Advisory Board within FMCSA.

Trucking Freight Futures Market Activity 8-09-2019  FreightWaves

Very soon most carriers will have to pay shippers to move their freight…according with this chart they are doing it I don't think someone is this stupid to move ...

US Trucking: 'Not all gloom and doom' in trucking market  JOC.com

Despite the "doom and gloom" of some industry watchers, there are cities where trucking activity has picked up in August, such as Chicago, Joliet and Elizabeth, ...

Railroads Losing Price Advantage Over Trucking  Material Handling & Logistics

U.S. railroads experienced a further deterioration of their price advantage for domestic intermodal shipping compared to trucking in the second quarter, ...

Truckers Want to Ban Self-Driving Trucks in Missouri  Futurism

Truck drivers in Missouri are trying to get self-driving trucks banned in the state over concerns that they would get automated out of a job.

Transfix leaders explain why digital freight isn't 'Uber for trucking'  Business Insider

Transfix leaders say this easy explanation for digital freight-brokerage doesn't explain how the technology should really be used.

Trucking Industry Outlook: Trucking searches for 2020 vision  JOC.com

The long-term outlook for truckers, and their shipper customers, is blurred by the fog of trade wars, but 2020 will bring changes.

Waupun celebrates trucking industry Friday and Saturday | Regional news  WiscNews

WAUPUN — The 30th annual Waupun Truck-N-Show will be held Friday and Saturday at the Waupun Community Center and Tanner Park on Spring Street, ...

Kottke Trucking acquires Florida-based trucking fleet  FreightWaves

Kottke Trucking, an interstate company focused on refrigerated and dry van transportation, recently acquired Davenport, Florida-based Wayne T. Fellows,

Trucker Celadon Hires Former Swift Transportation CEO to Assist With Turnaround Efforts  Wall Street Journal

Freight transportation company Celadon Group Inc. is bringing on the former leader of trucking giant Swift Transportation Co. to help overhaul its truckload ...

Trucker recognized for traveling 9 million miles without an accident  WKYT

On man is being honored by KLLM Trucking for traveling every mile accident free - 34 years and 9 million miles later.

Freightliner Delivers First eCascadia Electric Trucks - Fuel Smarts  Heavy Duty Trucking

Daimler Trucks North America presented the keys to its first two production eCascadia battery-electric tractors to Penske and NFI on Aug. 21 in Napa Valley, ...

DOWN UNDER TRUCKING: police criticize two truckers killed in double head-on crash  FreightWaves

In Australia this last week: police criticized two truckers who died in very adverse visibility conditions; a serial trucking offender was hit with a big fine plus legal ...

Trump administration wants truckers to work longer hours despite safety concerns  NJ.com

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has proposed letting truckers work longer hours even as the National Transportation Safety Board has named driver ...

Trucking company sued over fatal I-90 crash  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

The family of a Rapid City man who was killed in an accident has filed suit against the trucking company whose driver caused the accident. Clarence Ogle died ...

Portugal truckers plan another strike, risking gas supplies  Washington Post

LISBON, Portugal — Portuguese tanker truck drivers have announced a new walkout, just days after returning to work and resuming talks with employers in a ...

Drivers wanted: Trucking school responds to industry demand  Daily Astorian

Cars lined up behind Austin Rieck as he idled just off U.S. Highway 101 Business on Monday, waiting for a clear stretch of road to pull out in his Peterbilt ...

Truckers split on proposed rule changes  Marketplace APM

The proposal would allow drivers to split up mandatory breaks and extend the workday, changes industry groups have been urging for years.

OPP conduct operation safe trucking initiative  Windsor Star

Essex County OPP used a new drug detection test on Highway 3 and Highway 401 earlier this week as part of a trucking safety campaign.

Celadon announces former Swift head will lead trucking unit turnaround  FreightWaves

The transformation continues at Celadon Trucking with former Swift Transportation chief taking the helm.

Trucking industry weighs sleep apnea issue - Columbian.com  The Columbian

Chris Peters sat in his rig at Stockmen's Truck Stop in South St. Paul, Minn., last week, contemplating his next truckload and seeking cool refuge from ...

Trucking rates fall again  FreightWaves

July PPI data showed another decline in trucking rates as yearly growth will likely turn negative soon.

ATA: Trucking Industry Was Short More Than 60000 Drivers in Meeting Demand at End of 2018  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] More than 60,000 truck drivers were needed by the end of last year — the most ever — to meet ...

Truckers Wrestle With Oversupply of Big Rigs, Falling Freight Rates  The Wall Street Journal

Trucking companies are wrestling with the hangover from last year's freight boom as greater availability of big rigs and softening demand weigh on earnings ...

Trucker Testifies He Wasn't Negligent After Killing Family of 5  WLTZ 38 NBC

The Schnitzer trucker behind the wheel during a fatal collision in East Alabama that killed five members of a single family told an attorney for the family he ...

Truckers express road rage over California bill  KCRA Sacramento

Thousands of people who drive trucks and cars for a living could face some new rules for the road. Assembly Bill 5 would reclassify some independent ...

Spike in insurance rates lead to shutdown of Carney Trucking (with video)  FreightWaves

A major accident in 2018 led to a spike in insurance premiums for Carney Trucking, an increase the company just couldn't absorb.

ATA's American Trucking Trends report highlights how strong of a year 2018 was  Logistics Management

In 2018, trucking industry revenue rose 12.2%, from $700.1 billion in 2017 to $796.7 billion in 2018, according to ATA data.

Convoy research takes deep dive into trucking's empty miles problem  Logistics Management

Recent research issued by Seattle-based digital freight broker Convoy takes a long look at the empty miles issues impacting trucking, including how when miles ...

Family-owned flatbed carrier is the latest trucking company to close  CDLLife

An Alabama carrier that describes itself as a family-first Christian business has closed its doors, according to reports.

Feds fund trucking improvements at the Port of Montreal  FreightWaves

The Canadian government will invest C$18.5 million to improve trucking operations at the Port of Montreal, and alleviate the congestion accompanying record ...

Valley trucking companies weigh in on deregulation  Sunbury Daily Item

SELINSGROVE — The owner of CCR&S Trans LLC supports the loosening of truck driving regulations that negatively affect her Selinsgrove-based business.

Trucker Celadon Gets $165 Million in New Financing  Wall Street Journal

Trucking company Celadon Group has received $165 million in new financing that the company said will help its turnaround efforts.

The fall outlook for trucking rates, according to forward curves  FreightWaves

According to Trucking Freight Futures forward curves, the Chicago to Atlanta lane should see a run-up in September, while Los Angeles to Dallas will peak in ...

FMCSA to host public listening sessions on proposed amendments to trucker HOS regs  Safety+Health magazine

Washington — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will conduct two public listening sessions about a recently announced proposed rule the agency ...

Vermont trucker injured when loaded rig rolls over in northern Oxford County  Lewiston Sun Journal

A Vermont trucker was hurt Wednesday morning when his tractor-trailer rolled onto its side on Route 16 in Lincoln Plantation. Tami McGarvey photo. LINCOLN ...

Operation Safe Trucking continues  My North Bay Now

It is Operation Safe Trucking week but this operator didn't get the memo. OPP responded to this tractor-trailer rollover last night at approximately 10:50pm, east of ...

Legislation would increase minimum insurance coverage required for trucking companies  FOX 31 Denver

LAKEWOOD, Colo. -- Even if the law eventually holds semi-truck driver Rogel Aguilera-Mederos criminally responsible for the Interstate 70 truck crash that killed ...

California trucking school owner pleads guilty to $4.2 million scam to defraud Veterans Affairs Department  FreightWaves

The owner of a Chatsworth, California-based truck driving school pleaded guilty to five counts of wire fraud, admitting he participated in a scam to bilk the VA out ...

Port Report: Trucking queues down at biggest U.S. seaport  FreightWaves

As peak shipping season gets underway and more containers arrive at ports, the ability of North America marine terminals to handle the extra truck traffic.

Healey investigating trucking company tied to fatal N.H. crash  The Boston Globe

Westfield Transport Inc., the West Springfield trucking company under widespread scrutiny, has been cited 74 times by federal regulators in the past two years ...

Technology changes trucking industry | Herald-gallery  Sharonherald

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What goes into designing smartphone applications that truckers truly love  FreightWaves

When designing software for truckers, it is vital for companies to consult drivers at every stage of its development, as apps developed in siloes will only make the ...

Women in trucking  American Trucker

When Ingrid Brown started driving a truck in 1979, it was rare for her to see another woman on the road. Back then, the owner-operator knew of six other female ...

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