OMAHA, Neb. — Werner Enterprises, a transportation and logistics provider, has completed a 10-acre expansion project at its terminal in Laredo, Texas, increasing efficiency and driver satisfaction at the facility.
WASHINGTON — The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 1 percent in October from September, rising after two months of decline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS).
November Class 8 truck sales were 2.4 percent higher than the previous month, but year-to-date sales lag far, far behind 2015, which post the biggest sales total since 2006.
ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations Friday said the turnover rate at truckload fleets with more than $30 million in annual revenue dropped two points to 81 percent, the third decline in 2016, in the third quarter – the lowest point since the second quarter of 2011 when the rate was 79 percent.
COLUMBUS, Ind. — November Class 8 net orders totaled 19,500 units, according to a December 5 report from transportation analyst firm ACT Transport.
Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), the trucking industry’s effort at education and image, today held a telephone press conference to discuss TMAF’s latest results for 2016. “It’s hard to believe that we’re in year three, when many people thought we’d never get this off the ground,” said Kevin Burch, co-chairman of TMAF, president of Jet Express Inc. and chairman of the American Trucking Associations (ATA).