Semi Trucks at Sea Port

EPA orders 3 trucking companies to pay more than $400,000 for violating CARB’s pollution...

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SAN FRANSISCO — Three interstate trucking companies must pay $417,000 penalties for violating the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) federally enforceable Truck and Bus,...
Truck on Bridge

ATA truck tonnage index rebounds 6.7% from August to September, still lags behind 2019...

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ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 6.7% in September after declining 5.3% in August. In...
Courtroom Gavel on Pile of Cash

Fired truck driver to get $165,000 in gender bias settlement

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MINNEAPOLIS— A Twin Cities truck driver who was fired because she failed a strength test following a workplace injury has been awarded $165,000 from...
Port of Long Beach California

August freight shipment down 1.3% from July, lags 7.3% behind all-time high in August...

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WASHINGTON — The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, fell 1.3%...
Judges Gavel

EEOC files suit against USF Holland for discrimination against women in hiring practices

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is seeking a jury trial against USF Holland LLC, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide,...
Trucks at Gas Station

Location-based authorization service designed to combat fleet fuel fraud

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BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — Comdata Inc., a provider of payment solutions has launched the next generation of enhanced authorization controls, a digital solution designed to help...
TRATON Building

TRATON makes offer to buy Navistar at $44.50 cash per share, total cost of...

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MUNICH — TRATON SE and Navistar International Corp. have reached an agreement “in principle” that TRATON will acquire by merger all shares in Navistar...
Navistar Tractor on Highway

Navistar counters TRATON’s ultimatum, acquisition could be on horizon

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LISLE, Ill. — After receiving what amounted to an ultimatum from TRATON SE in an Oct. 14 letter that held firm to the German...
Navistar Tractor on Desert Highway

TRATON puts brakes on Navistar negotiations; sets Oct. 16 deadline with firm offer of...

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MUNICH — TRATON SE on Oct. 14 put the brakes on negotiations for a higher price per share for Navistar International Corp.. In January...
Palmer Leasing Award web

Palmer Leasing Group named 2019 Kenworth franchise of the year

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INDIANAPOLIS — Palmer Leasing Group has been named the 2019 U.S. Kenworth Franchise of the Year. In addition, the group received a Gold Award...
Woman in Truck

WIT names 2020 top companies for women to work for in transportation

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PLOVER, Wis. — The Women In Trucking Association’s (WIT) Redefining the Road magazine on Oct. 2 released the association’s 2020 list of top companies...
Port of Long Beach

Consumer product levels on the rise, but other freight sectors still short

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Overall, the amount of available freight rose again in August, along with the rates paid to haul it. It’s gotten so good that carriers...
Various Modes of Freight

ATA predicts U.S. freight volumes will increase by 36% during next decade

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ARLINGTON, Va. — Despite contraction during 2020, the long-term trend for both trucking and overall freight shipments remains positive, according to the American Trucking...
Jim Mullen

Former FMCSA administrator Mullen joins TuSimple as chief legal and risk officer

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SAN DIEGO — Jim Mullen, former acting administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, has joined autonomous truck developer TuSimple, the company announced...
Gemini Fuel Hauler

Gemini Motor Transport earns safety award from National Tank Truck Carriers

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Gemini Motor Transport has received the Grand Champion Award in National Tank Truck Carriers’ (NTTC) 2019 Safety Contest. This is the...
Trucks on Parking Lot

TruckPark Reserve uses EBS to streamline parking reservation process for dispatchers

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CHICAGO — TruckPark has launched a new technology-rich enterprise booking system (EBS) that will enable fleet dispatchers to make multiple parking reservations seamlessly. The...
Mature Truck Driver

ACT’s latest for-hire trucking index highlights driver shortage

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — The latest release of ACT Research’s For-Hire Trucking Index, which includes August data, showed a continuing tight trucking market, with volume and...
Red tractor trailer on desert highway

Circle Logistics earns international award for company’s response to COVID-19 pandemic

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Circle Logistics has been awarded a Bronze Stevie from the International Business Awards for Most Valuable COVID-19 Response. In April, Circle Logistics...
Female Truck Driver

DOL proposal would help clarify difference between company drivers, owner-operators under Fair Labor Standards...

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor has proposed a rule that would clarify the definition of “employee” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)...
Truck on highway in autumn

ATA truck tonnage index drops 5.6% from July to August 2020, landing 8.9% below...

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ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 5.6% in August after declining 1.4% in July. In...