Thursday, April 19, 2018
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38th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree to be held next week

38th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree to be held next week

WALCOTT, Iowa – The 38th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree kicks off next week at the Iowa 80 Truckstop.

Rebecca Yoder, president of Elite Service Inc., named July WIT Member of the Month

Rebecca Yoder, president of Elite Service Inc., named July WIT Member of the Month

PLOVER, Wis. — Women In Trucking Association (WIT) has named Rebecca Yoder as its July Member of the Month. Yoder is president of Elite Service Inc., located in Pennsylvania.

Heartland Express acquires Interstate Distributor Co.

Heartland Express acquires Interstate Distributor Co.

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa — Heartland Express, one of North America’s largest truckload transportation companies, said Thursday it has acquired 100 percent of the outstanding stock of Interstate Distributor Co. of Tacoma, Washington, from Saltchuk Resources.

Diesel prices take small uptick of 7 tenths of a penny to $2.472

Diesel prices take small uptick of 7 tenths of a penny to $2.472

They had to go up sometime. Since May 30, when diesel jumped 3.2 cents a gallon to $2.571, diesel prices have been spiraling downward, but the Monday before July 4 they inched up 7 tenths of a penny to $2.472, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported.

Truckload turnover rate remains at historically low levels

Truckload turnover rate remains at historically low levels

ARLINGTON, Va. — The turnover rate at U.S. truckload fleets rose slightly in the first quarter of 2017 while remaining at historically low levels.

Schneider driver and Navy vet David Price takes new 'Ride of Pride' truck for a spin

Schneider driver and Navy vet David Price takes new 'Ride of Pride' truck for a spin

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Some feel that they can never escape their past, but for many drivers at Schneider, one of the nation’s largest truckload carriers employing thousands with military experience, their past is a blessing and a large part of what they now do for a living.

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