Thursday, April 26, 2018
Business
Daseke names CFO Scott Wheeler as its new president

Daseke names CFO Scott Wheeler as its new president

ADDISON, Texas — Daseke, a consolidator and largest flatbed and specialized transportation company in North America, has appointed its Chief Financial Officer Scott Wheeler as the company’s new president.

TAG Truck Centers, Lonestar Truck Group merge into TNTX company

TAG Truck Centers, Lonestar Truck Group merge into TNTX company

PORTLAND, Ore. — TAG Truck Centers and the Lonestar Truck Group have merged into a new company called TNTX, thus forming one of the largest Freightliner and Western Star dealer families in the country.

TMAF launches first Web profile on 'Meet the Truckers'

TMAF launches first Web profile on 'Meet the Truckers'

ARLINGTON, Va. — Trucking Moves America Forward has officially launched its first set of Web profiles on “Meet the Truckers.”

BTC raises starting pay to 55 cents per mile

BTC raises starting pay to 55 cents per mile

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — BTC has recently raised starting pay to 55 cents per mile for flatbed drivers with two years recent experience.

Class 8 truck sales show strongest monthly figure since mid-2015

Class 8 truck sales show strongest monthly figure since mid-2015

Class 8 truck sales in the United States rose from the ashes of what appeared to be a subpar year compared to the past three, and showed the strongest monthly figure since mid-2015 to come within 420 sales of equaling 2016’s total, something many analysts thought was not likely to happen.

Diesel prices likely to keep going up as oil prices continue upward trajectory

Diesel prices likely to keep going up as oil prices continue upward trajectory

As truckers well know, U.S. diesel prices rose more than 2 cents a gallon to $3 on January 8, which is 40 cents higher than it was that time a year ago. That’s because the price of oil, from which diesel is made, is going up. And it will likely continue its upward trajectory.

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