Thursday, April 19, 2018
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USA Truck reorganizes sales organization to better serve diverse customer base

USA Truck reorganizes sales organization to better serve diverse customer base

VAN BUREN, Ark. — USA Truck said it is reorganizing its sales organization to better align with its diverse customer base and a highly dynamic marketplace.

Jury awards California truckers $54M in Wal-Mart wage suit

Jury awards California truckers $54M in Wal-Mart wage suit

SAN FRANCISCO — Wal-Mart intentionally failed to pay hundreds of truck drivers in California the minimum wage for duties such as inspecting and washing their vehicles, a federal jury decided Wednesday, awarding the workers more than $54 million in damages and opening up the retail giant to additional penalties.

Dupré Logistics to locate new regional branch office in Arkansas

Dupré Logistics to locate new regional branch office in Arkansas

LAFAYETTE, La. — Dupré Logistics has selected Fort Smith, Arkansas, as the site for a new branch office to expand its brokerage and 3PL groups.

Epes Transport System celebrates 85th anniversary

Epes Transport System celebrates 85th anniversary

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Epes Transport System recently celebrated its 85th anniversary.

Averitt enhances tuition reimbursement package

Averitt enhances tuition reimbursement package

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — As part of its continuing efforts to support up-and-coming professional drivers, Averitt Express recently enhanced its tuition reimbursement package for those who choose to begin their career with Averitt.

Linehaul Index down eight straight months, Intermodal Price Index up first time since December 2014

Linehaul Index down eight straight months, Intermodal Price Index up first time since December 2014

Cass Information Systems Inc. reported November 23 that their October Truckload Linehaul Index decreased 1.4 percent from the same period last year to just under 126, making eight consecutive declines. Driver pay increases, fleet growth, reduction in carrier bankruptcies and “an easing of the 34-hour restart rule” contributed to the continued declines, analysts at Avondale Partners said.

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