Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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Freight TSI up 2.2% from May to April

Freight TSI up 2.2% from May to April

The Freight Transportation Services Index, based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 2.2 percent from May to April, the U.S. DOT’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today.

SRT drivers to see pay increases, more paid vacation this fall

SRT drivers to see pay increases, more paid vacation this fall

TEXARKANA, Ark. — Drivers at Southern Refrigerated Transport will see pay increases and more paid vacation time annually in the near future, thanks to compensation package increases at the temperature-controlled freight carrier.

Boyd Bros. earmarks 1M shares of common stock for employees

Boyd Bros. earmarks 1M shares of common stock for employees

CLAYTON, Ala. — Company truck drivers and support personnel at Boyd Bros. Transportation will soon benefit from a ground-breaking new stock plan announced by its parent company, Daseke, the largest owner and a leading consolidator of open deck transportation and logistics solutions in North America.

Daseke adds The Steelman Companies to its growing stable of specialized transport carriers

Daseke adds The Steelman Companies to its growing stable of specialized transport carriers

ADDISON, Texas – Daseke, a leading consolidator and the largest owner of flatbed and specialized transportation and logistics solutions in North America, has added The Steelman Companies to the Daseke family.

Preliminary June Class 8 truck orders up nearly 40% year-over-year

Preliminary June Class 8 truck orders up nearly 40% year-over-year

Two companies that track activity in the heavy-duty truck market Wednesday said preliminary Class 8 net orders were up almost 40 percent for June to 17,600 units, a month-over-month improvement of 7 percent, and 38 percent better than a year ago.

ArcBest to apply space-based minimum charges for LTL shipments

ArcBest to apply space-based minimum charges for LTL shipments

FORT SMITH, Ark. — ArcBest said Friday that effective August 1, it will apply space-based minimum charges for less-than-truckload shipments to better reflect freight shipping trends that have evolved over the last several years.

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