Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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Daimler Trucks North America adds 262nd location to its Elite Support program

Daimler Trucks North America adds 262nd location to its Elite Support program

ATLANTA – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced the certification of Boyer Trucks in Rogers, Minnesota, as an Elite Support location, the 262nd in its network.

FTR: August trailer orders rebound in August from July

FTR: August trailer orders rebound in August from July

FTR has reported that as expected final August net trailer orders rebounded from July to 14,600 units and August order activity was up 9 percent month-over-month and 4 percent year-over-year.

Hornady Transportation initiates guaranteed pay program

Hornady Transportation initiates guaranteed pay program

MONROEVILLE, Ala. — Hornady Transportation, LLC., a Daseke company, is initiating a weekly minimum pay guarantee of $1,000 to company drivers. Already one of the highest-paying flatbed companies in the country, with pay up to 52 cents per mile for experienced drivers, Hornady said it’s furthering its commitment to drivers with the pay guarantee.

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.”

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