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Hornady increases per-mile pay for current and new-hire drivers and incentive pay

Hornady increases per-mile pay for current and new-hire drivers and incentive pay

MONROEVILLE, Ala. — Hornady, a Daseke company, is increasing per-mile pay for both current and new-hire drivers and increasing other incentives to further enhance what is already one of the industry’s top compensation and benefits packages, according to a company news release.

Bulldog Hiway Express initiates new driver compensation plan, 'Salary Plus'

Bulldog Hiway Express initiates new driver compensation plan, 'Salary Plus'

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Bulldog Hiway Express, a Daseke company, has initiated a new driver-compensation program, “Salary Plus,” which includes a guaranteed minimum salary of $1,000 a week in its flatbed division.

September 2017 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) hits all-time high at 129.2

September 2017 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) hits all-time high at 129.2

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 monthly high in September, 0.2 percent higher than the previous highest level reached one month earlier in August, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS).

California diesel tax hike contributes to 6.3 cent per gallon increase.

California diesel tax hike contributes to 6.3 cent per gallon increase.

WASHINGTON — Influenced by an increase in fuel taxes in California, the average on-highway price of a gallon of diesel increased 6.3 cents to $2.882 for the week ending November 6, according to the Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy.

October surge in Class 8 orders seen to portend profitable year ahead in 2018

October surge in Class 8 orders seen to portend profitable year ahead in 2018

Both ACT Research and FTR, the two giant publishers of commercial vehicle data, reported positive outcomes in truck orders for October.

New TCA certification program teaches how to select the right insurance

New TCA certification program teaches how to select the right insurance

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Truckload Carriers Association, in conjunction with the Motor Carrier Insurance Education Foundation (MCIEF), has released a new certification program dedicated to strengthening operations.

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