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Driver turnover at TL carriers falls in final quarters of '17; still higher than previous year

Driver turnover at TL carriers falls in final quarters of '17; still higher than previous year

ARLINGTON, Va. —The American Trucking Associations’ Chief Economist Bob Costello said Monday that the driver turnover rate at truckload carriers fell in the final three months of 2017, but that the rate stayed higher than in the previous year.

Trucks most utilized mode in NAFTA trade in 2017, carrying 63.3%, BTS reports

Trucks most utilized mode in NAFTA trade in 2017, carrying 63.3%, BTS reports

All five of the U.S. major transportation modes carried more freight by value in trade with NAFTA partners Canada and Mexico in 2017 than in 2016, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported Friday.

Montgomery Transport raises driver compensation

Montgomery Transport raises driver compensation

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Montgomery Transport has made changes to its pay package for existing drivers as well as an increase in the Road to Success incentive program for new drivers.

February Class 8 U.S. sales up 15.4 percent

February Class 8 U.S. sales up 15.4 percent

Class 8 truck sales in the United States continued a strong upward trend in February.

FTR increases Class 8 truck and trailer forecasts as orders pour in

FTR increases Class 8 truck and trailer forecasts as orders pour in

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR is significantly increasing both its Class 8 truck and commercial trailer forecasts for 2018.

Global Port Tracker report: Steel tariffs, NAFTA woes may induce trade war

Global Port Tracker report: Steel tariffs, NAFTA woes may induce trade war

WASHINGTON — Imports at the nations’ major retail container ports are expected to dip slightly this month, but that’s the result of annual Asian factory shutdowns for Lunar New Year rather than new tariffs on steel and aluminum imposed this week, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. Nonetheless, those and other tariffs could eventually have an impact on the ports.

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