Thursday, January 18, 2018
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July NAFTA freight up 6.5% over last year; trucks carry 63.2% of all freight

July NAFTA freight up 6.5% over last year; trucks carry 63.2% of all freight

U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $89.2 billion in July, the U.S. Department of Transportation reported today. That’s 6.5 percent more than in July 2016, and makes the ninth consecutive month in which the year-over-year value in NAFTA freight had a year-over-year monthly increase.

Berkshire Hathaway buys minority investment in Pilot Flying J

Berkshire Hathaway buys minority investment in Pilot Flying J

OMAHA, Neb. and KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (“Berkshire”) and Pilot Flying J said jointly Wednesday that Berkshire has made a significant minority investment in Pilot Travel Centers LLC, which does business as Pilot Flying J.

Bendix CVS establishes Acuña, Mexico Logistics Center to manage growth

Bendix CVS establishes Acuña, Mexico Logistics Center to manage growth

ELYRIA, Ohio — In response to “dramatic, prolonged growth” at its Acuña, Mexico, manufacturing campus, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has established the Acuña Logistics Center to help improve materials flow, inventory control and cost savings.

Covenant launches rebranding effort, gathers together SRT, Star Transportation, Solutions segment

Covenant launches rebranding effort, gathers together SRT, Star Transportation, Solutions segment

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — At Covenant Transport Services, the message coming out of this week’s rebranding is: We can do it all — so let us.

Epes Transport invests $1 million-plus in compensation for its company, O-O drivers

Epes Transport invests $1 million-plus in compensation for its company, O-O drivers

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Epes Transport System is offering new compensation plans for both company drivers and independent contractors representing an investment of more than $1 million in its driving force.

Bendix names Steve Daukaus vice president, finance and IT, chief financial officer

Bendix names Steve Daukaus vice president, finance and IT, chief financial officer

ELYRIA, Ohio — Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC, the North American developer and manufacturer of active safety and braking system technologies for commercial vehicles, has appointed Stephen “Steve” Daukaus vice president, finance and IT, and chief financial officer.

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