Sunday, April 23, 2017
ATA tonnage index declines 1 percent in March

ATA tonnage index declines 1 percent in March

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 1 percent in March, following a 0.1 percent decline during February.

Class 8 truck sales up in March, but Y-T-D totals way down from 2016

Class 8 truck sales up in March, but Y-T-D totals way down from 2016

BTS Transportation Services Index hits historic high of 126.4 in February

BTS Transportation Services Index hits historic high of 126.4 in February

International unleashes RH Series Class 8 regional-haul tractor

International unleashes RH Series Class 8 regional-haul tractor

MONTREAL — International Trucks Thursday launched the International RH Series, its new Class 8 regional-haul tractor powered by the new International A26 12.4L engine, designed to deliver best-in-class uptime, improved visibility, and outstanding fuel economy.

Volvo unveils new VNR model regional-haul tractor

Volvo unveils new VNR model regional-haul tractor

Carrier Transicold to acquire select IMPCO road, rail transport reefer businesses

Carrier Transicold to acquire select IMPCO road, rail transport reefer businesses

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Rand McNally unveils its next generation of truck GPS device at MATS

Rand McNally unveils its next generation of truck GPS device at MATS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Rand McNally, which pioneered and built the truck-specific GPS market with its innovative TND line, today unveiled a new device for professional drivers, the TND 740, at the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show continuing here through Saturday.

Bendix sees 74% increase in base installations of Web portal, SafetyDirect

Bendix sees 74% increase in base installations of Web portal, SafetyDirect

Bendix continues popular Tech Talks during MATS, from air dryers to drivers' roles in automation

Bendix continues popular Tech Talks during MATS, from air dryers to drivers' roles in automation

Flatbedder Steve Huddleston drove dry van for 2 hours, found he didn’t like ‘doing nothing’

Flatbedder Steve Huddleston drove dry van for 2 hours, found he didn’t like ‘doing nothing’

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A CMV inspector in Florida told a group of drivers recently that even if the shipper doesn’t fasten down a load securely, once the carrier and driver accept the load, it’s on them to make sure it’s safe. And that’s one of the things 18-year career driver Steve Huddleston likes about being a flatbedder: being in charge of his own load.

Trucker Jefferson Thomas enjoys freedom of road, meeting new people; not afraid to help

Trucker Jefferson Thomas enjoys freedom of road, meeting new people; not afraid to help

Finn Murphy’s book about long-haul movers good read, even if you don’t like ‘bedbuggers’

Finn Murphy’s book about long-haul movers good read, even if you don’t like ‘bedbuggers’