Diesel prices continue upward trajectory nationwide

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The price of diesel rose for the seventh consecutive weekOn-highway diesel prices rose again in the past week, with the national average standing at...

Unemployment rate drops to 3.9 percent; trucking adds 4,900 jobs in April

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WASHINGTON — U.S. employers stepped up hiring modestly in April, and the unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent, evidence of the economy’s resilience amid...

Preliminary truck orders fall in April but still up over last year

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  Both major commercial vehicle data collection agencies — ACT Research and FTR — say that preliminary orders for Class 8 trucks in North America...

Diesel prices on the rise to $3.157

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 On-highway diesel prices are edging up, posting Monday at $3.157 for the national average compared with $3.133 for the week of April 23, a...

Old Dominion names Freeman Executive VP, COO

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  THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. April 30 announced it has appointed Kevin M. "Marty" Freeman, currently the company's senior vice president,...

Pilot Flying J opening three new locations in West Texas

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Flying J is expanding its network in West Texas with the opening of three new travel centers this spring to...

J.J. Keller achieves ISO 27001:2013 certification

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NEENAH, Wis. — J. J. Keller & Associates has achieved ISO 27001:2013 certification, the international standard that outlines best practices for an information security...

Maryland governor calls for new highway contract

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ANNAPOLIS, Md.  — Gov. Larry Hogan directed state transportation officials on Friday to seek a new contract for a multimillion highway expansion after a...

ATA Truck Tonnage Index down in March, but up over previous year

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ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 1.1 percent in March after easing downward by...

Volvo Trucks celebrates 35 years of innovation and aerodynamic truck design in North America

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2018 marks the 35th anniversary of Volvo’s 1983 introduction of the Integral Sleeper, the first North American truck model to offer a modern, streamlined...

Average on-highway diesel price increased 2.9 cents a gallon

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Every region in the country showed an increase for the week ending April 23.WASHINGTON — In a trend that’s not likely to end soon,...

Automatic fuel savings

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The system closes the TrailerTail when the truck goes in reverse or stops.LONGVIEW, Texas — STEMCO Products Inc. has announced a new aerodynamic...

Bendix milestone

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Bendix spokesman says air dryer has "legacy of reliability."  ELYRIA, Ohio — A funny thing happens when some people lay eyes on the Bendix AD-9...

W. Star offers rebate program

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Recently, Western Star collaborated with WTFC to create a promotional wrap on a 5700XE model featuring the organization’s name and pictures of its members. PORTLAND,...

Trucking recession-proof career

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Melissa Allen says she got her CDL because truck drivers will always be needed. Melissa Allen was recently named Women In Trucking's April Member of...

Diesel prices surge

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On-highway diesel prices spiked this week after a brief hiccup last week in their upward trajectory.  As so often happens, oil prices were falling Monday...

Trucks move $60.6B in NAFTA freight in January, up 10.2% over same month of...

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Texas saw the most freight coming through its ports, $24.8 billion in truck freight — 14.3 percent more than last year — while Michigan...

After 6 weeks of declines, on-highway diesel shoots up 3.8 cents a gallon to...

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By the time oil has gone through the refining process to get to diesel and by the time diesel gets to distribution centers and...

Trucks most utilized mode in NAFTA trade in 2017, carrying 63.3%, BTS reports

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Trucks accounted for $720.8 billion of the $1.1 trillion in freight with Canada and Mexico, BTS reported. (The Trucker file photo)All five of the...

February Class 8 U.S. sales up 15.4 percent

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With sales of 4,403 year-to-date compared with 2,599 for the same period last year, International sales are up 69.4 percent this year. Pictured is...