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