Women In Trucking names its 2019 top woman-owned businesses

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PLOVER, Wisc. —  The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) has announced its annual list of the “Top Woman-Owned Businesses in Transportation.”The names of the...

Heartland Express opens new, remodeled terminals in Colorado, California

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NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa — Heartland Express has opened a new terminal at Frederick, Colorado, and a remodeled terminal in Rancho Cucamonga, California.Just north of the...

Prime, Inc. takes Amazon to court over retailer’s use of ‘Prime’ on its trucks

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Within the world of trucking, you’d be hard pressed to find someone who’s never heard of Prime, Inc. The Springfield, Missouri-based carrier is one...
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XPO Logistics announces plans to split company, spin off logistics and warehousing segment

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GREENWICH, Conn. — XPO Logistics Inc., a worldwide freight transport, truck brokerage and logistics company, announced this week that the company will split its...
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Spot truckload rates rose amid supply-chain imbalances during week ending July 26

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BEAVERTON, Ore. — Spot truckload freight rates continued to increase last week, bucking typical trends for late July, according to the DAT Spot Truckload...
Good sales for Western Star

Fleet owners have gone ‘from fear, to hope, to optimism’ as Class 8 sales...

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U.S. sales of new Class 8 trucks declined slightly in October, according to figures received from ACT Research. During the month, 19,034 trucks were...

Expediter Services reveals ES market branding initiative, launches new website 

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Expediter Services (ES) said that the company is launching a branding initiative that includes a new website release.The website, which encompasses...
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Canada’s Bison Transport under new ownership, but no changes to operations expected  

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Bison Transport Inc., one of Canada’s largest trucking companies, was acquired by James Richardson & Sons Limited (JRSL) on January 1. The...
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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...
Peterbilt at Denton plant

PACCAR responds to COVID-19 impact with suspension of truck and engine production

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BELLEVUE, Wash. – PACCAR Inc. has made the decision to suspend truck and engine production at its factories worldwide from March 24 to April...
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Pilot Co. introduces rebranded fuel card with new fleet benefits

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Co., which operates Pilot and Flying J travel centers, has rebranded its commercial-fleet credit card and rewards program. The new...
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J&J Exhibitors and Motor Service to sell transportation fleet through online marketplace

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BETHESDA, Md. — J&J Exhibitor and Motor Service has partnered with Liquidity Services to sell J&J’s entire fleet of transportation assets through negotiated sales...
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Arizona DOT converts to cashless permitting system for commercial trucks

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PHOENIX — Effective Jan. 21, 2021, the Arizona Department of Transportation’s (ADOT) ports of entry will convert to a fully cashless system. The change...

Jim Handoush named president and CEO at dexFreight

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SUNRISE, Fla. — dexFreight, providers of a decentralized, blockchain-based logistics platform, said Thursday Jim Handoush will serve as its president and CEO.In his new...

Covenant acquires Landair Holdings

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. —Covenant Transportation Group (CTG) has completed the acquisition of Landair Holdings of Greeneville, Tennessee, the holding company for Landair Transport and Landair...
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Tying up loose ends: Knowledge is the key to making a successful career move

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Trucking companies are required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to investigate the background of anyone who applies for a driving job....
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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...

Turnover at large TL carriers drops 11 percentage points in third quarter

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ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello said Thursday the turnover rate at large truckload carriers fell 11 percentage points in...
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Volume, age down for used-truck sales in May but price, miles up, ACT report...

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — According to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, published by ACT Research, used...
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Musket Corp. opens new DEF facility to serve customers in Orlando, Florida

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HOUSTON — Musket Corp., the trading and logistics arm of the Love’s family of companies, has opened a diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) wholesale bulk...