Friday, September 22, 2017
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Cass linehaul, intermodal indexes indicate continued rise in prices

Cass linehaul, intermodal indexes indicate continued rise in prices

Pricing for trucking is growing stronger, according to Donald Broughton of Broughton Capital, which partners with Cass Information Systems Inc. to produce the monthly Cass Transportation Indexes.

Tight capacity, ELDs, rising spot rates add up to positive FTR Trucking Conditions Index

Tight capacity, ELDs, rising spot rates add up to positive FTR Trucking Conditions Index

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The trucking industry appears to be in pretty good health overall, according to research firm FTR Transportation Intelligence’s most recent Trucking Conditions Index (TCI).

Pride Transport Inc. rolls out new pay program for OTR company, solo and team drivers

Pride Transport Inc. rolls out new pay program for OTR company, solo and team drivers

SALT LAKE CITY — Pride Transport Inc., a family-owned and operated Utah-based carrier, recently announced its new point-to-point pay program for OTR company solo and team drivers. “Our new point-to-point program pays drivers for the distance of the leg they drive, not just the total length of the load,” said Steve Schelin, director of recruiting. “We’re ensuring that drivers truly get paid for their time and don’t fall short. We want drivers to know that they can get the pay they deserve here at Pride Transport.”

August Class 8 truck sales increase 12.1% over July numbers

August Class 8 truck sales increase 12.1% over July numbers

Sales of new Class 8 trucks in the United States in August increased 12.1 percent over July, according the data released by WardsAuto.

Averitt Express offering on-the-job training to military veterans

Averitt Express offering on-the-job training to military veterans

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Last year, Averitt Express committed to hiring 1,200 military veterans by 2020.

Freight TSI hits all-time high, up 1.4% from June to July

Freight TSI hits all-time high, up 1.4% from June to July

WASHINGTON — The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, reached an all-time high, rising 1.4 percent in July from June, after a one-month decline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).

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