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Trucks without drivers, drivers without jobs around the corner, FTR analyst says

Trucks without drivers, drivers without jobs around the corner, FTR analyst says

Autonomous trucks are coming, and it’s going to change everything. So says Noël Perry, truck and transportation expert at transport analyst firm FTR. He spoke recently at FTR’s annual conference in Indianapolis.

Truckstop.com releases rate platform and benchmarking tool

Truckstop.com releases rate platform and benchmarking tool

NEW PLYMOUTH, Idaho — Truckstop.com has released Rate Analysis, a rate platform that allows customers in the transportation industry to use market data and their rate history to make quick and data-driven decisions on their shipping rates.

NAFTA freight value decreases for 19 straight months; July down 10 percent

NAFTA freight value decreases for 19 straight months; July down 10 percent

July cross-border freight decreased 10 percent in value from the same month last year to $83.7 billion, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported September 22.

Wages replace fuel as the highest carrier average marginal cost

Wages replace fuel as the highest carrier average marginal cost

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) said its findings of its 2016 update to “An Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking” showed a decline in the average marginal costs per mile and that wages have replaced fuel as the highest cost.

Dupre Logistics expands with new branch offices in L.A., Atlanta

Dupre Logistics expands with new branch offices in L.A., Atlanta

LAFAYETTE, La. — Dupre Logistics has expanded its Strategic Capacity Services (SCS) group with the addition of branch offices in Los Angeles and Atlanta.

On-highway diesel drops but only 7 tenths of a penny to $2.389

On-highway diesel drops but only 7 tenths of a penny to $2.389

Weekly on-highway diesel prices went down today, but only seven tenths of a penny to $2.382 compared to the $2.389 a gallon it was selling for last week.

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