Ruan selects Glenn Combs as Driver of the Year

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Ruan has named Glenn Combs as its 2017 Driver of the Year and its Yuma, Arizona, operation as 2017 Operation...

Dupré Logistics opens new branch in Sacramento

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SACRAMENTO, Calf. —  Dupré Logistics has opened a new branch in the Sacramento area and named David Joiner as manager of the new office.“The...

Oil prices rose to 10-day high reaching $73.99

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  — Oil prices rose to a 10-day high Thursday after Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company announced it was temporarily halting...

ArcBest, Teamsters reach all agreements for new contract

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FORT SMITH, Ark. — ArcBest, a logistics company, said all supplemental agreements to the ABF National Master Freight Agreement with the International Brotherhood of...

Average price of used Class 8 trucks flat on month-to-month basis, up year-over-year

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COLUMBUS, Ind.  — The average price of total used Class 8 trucks in June was flat on a month-over-month basis, but fared better, rising...

ATA Truck Tonnage Index falls 0.4% in June

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ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 0.4 percent in June after rising 0.4 percent in...

CFI raises pay for OTR long-haul drivers

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JOPLIN, Mo. — CFI, a North American full-truckload carrier and subsidiary of TFI International, is increasing mileage pay for experienced over-the-road long-haul drivers, as...

June U.S. Class 8 sales up 11.2 percent over May

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Sales of Class 8 truck in the United States in June scored a triple crown, topping the previous month, the same month last year...

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...

Van rates hit new record of $2.45 per mile while flatbed rates even out

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For the week ended July 7 freight rates reached record highs at the end of June, only to shoot even higher during the July...

Preliminary data show June Class 8 orders above 40K

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The two research companies that provide data on North American truck sales have reported June orders in excess of 40,000, one calling the number...

U.S. hiring ‘brisk’ with 213,000 new jobs in June; trucking adds 2,500

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WASHINGTON — U.S. employers kept up a brisk hiring pace in June by adding 213,000 jobs, while trucking added 2,500 jobs, a sign of...

Retail group says U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods will drive up prices, destroy jobs

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WASHINGTON — The National Retail Federation (NRF) today warned consumers that U.S. tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese goods set to take effect Friday...

Average price of on-highway diesel up 2 cents

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WASHINGTON — The average on-highway price of a gallon of diesel increased 2 cents to $3.236 for the week ending July 2, according to the...

Highway Transport celebrating 70th anniversary

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. —Knoxville-based specialty chemicals transportation company Highway Transport is celebrating 70 years of operation with the launch of a special commemorative video. Additionally,...

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...

Economic impact of steel tariffs growing concern on infrastructure projets

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WASHINGTON — The economic impact of Trump administration tariffs imposed on a number of goods, but especially steel and aluminum, continues to generate growing...

Expanding e-commerce adding complexity to delivery, freight patterns, says PennDOT speaker

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The expansion of e-commerce is changing delivery methods and freight patterns, which is adding "complexity" to the design of transportation networks, according to Leslie...

Peter Voorhoeve named president and CEO of Volvo Trucks North America

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Peter Voorhoeve, currently the president and CEO of Volvo Group Australia, has been named president of Volvo Trucks North America, effective...

Of Mutual Interest: Reacting to volatile oil prices

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NEW YORK — Just a month ago oil surged to its highest price in three years, and some investors were wondering if crude was...