ACT Research says freight recession likely

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COLUMBUS, Ind.  – According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle Outlook, a freight recession is not out of...

Dart celebrates opening of operating center in Atlanta metro area

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ELLENWOOD, Ga. — Dart Transit Co. has opened a new operating center in the metro Atlanta area.The facility here is located close to Hartsfield-Jackson...
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...

Penske Logistics closing Indiana terminal, laying off 80

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Reading, Pennsylvania-based Penske Logistics has indicated it plans to close its terminal in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The move will result in the layoffs of 80 workers,...

Old Dominion commemorating 6 service center upgrades in early 2019

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THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Dominion Freight Line continues to celebrate growing capacity with six service center open houses in the first half of 2019.Responding to...

CFI assumes responsibility for Optimal Freight logistics

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JOPLIN, Mo. — CFI, a North American logistics and full-truckload carrier subsidiary of TFI International Inc., will assume responsibility for the Optimal Freight logistics...
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...

Company, family histories intertwined at Freymiller

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This article first appeared in Truckload Authority, the magazine of the Truckload Carriers Association.The Freymiller family must be sorry to see 2018 come to...
Truck Hauling Corn

FMCSA clarifies agricultural commodity definitions for farmers, commercial drivers

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has published a final rule clarifying agricultural commodity and livestock definitions...

FTR Trucking Conditions Index for December spikes to double-digit positive reading

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Following the November bounce back of FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index the December measure spiked to a reading of 11.46.The sharply improved...

ACT Research sees yellow lights flashing for U.S. economy, N.A. CV industry

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — According to ACT Research’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle Ooutlook, yellow lights are flashing for the U.S. economy,...

Keller Trucking merges with Everhart Trucking

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DEFINANCE, Ohio — Keller Trucking, an affiliate of Keller Logistics Group, has merged with Everhart Trucking to bring the total fleet to 200 tractors...

Jury awards trucker $80M from former employer after fatigue-induced crash

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EDINBURG, Texas — In a case that proves “going the extra mile” isn’t always a good thing, for anyone involved, a Texas jury awarded...

4 ex-Pilot Flying J workers get probation in fraud plot

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.  — Four former account representatives from nation's largest fuel retailer will serve probation for their roles in a plot to cheat trucking...

Schneider earns NSC Green Cross Safety Excellence Award

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GREEN BAY, Wis. — Operating a fleet of over 10,000 tractors that travel along the same highways and byways as the motoring public means...

dexFreight names Justin Banon chief operating officers

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SUNRISE, Fla. — dexFreight,  providers of a decentralized, blockchain-based logistics platform, has appointed blockchain academic and business leader Justin Banon  as its chief operating officer.Banon...

ACT Research: Will supply, demand side-triggers impact CV markets?; trade, tariffs still an economic...

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — In release of information it its Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest and its Transportation Digest, ACT Research queries whether the current record-setting...

Class 8 NG sales down 23 percent YTD through November

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — U.S. and Canadian Natural Gas Class 8 truck retail sales rose 13 percent in 2017, but shed 23 percent year-to-date through...