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Cummins temporarily cuts employee salaries, working hours in response to COVID-19 impact

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COLUMBUS, Ind. – Cummins Inc., best known for manufacturing diesel-truck engines, has announced several temporary salary cuts and working-hours reductions for employees in response...
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Schneider, Blue Yonder collaborate to help shippers achieve optimized supply-chain management

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GREEN BAY, Wisc. — Schneider, a provider of trucking, intermodal and logistics services, has collaborated with Blue Yonder to deliver a new carrier marketplace within the...
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Mckinney Trailer Rentals opens trailer-sales division

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BREA, Calif. — Mckinney Trailer Rentals, a provider of over-the-road trailer rentals and leases, recently announced the launch of Mckinney Trailer Sales, a new division...
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J.B. Hunt’s Shipper 360 freight-matching platform now offers temperature-controlled services

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LOWELL, Ark. — J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. has added enhancements to its technology platform, including the availability of temperature-controlled transportation services within Shipper...
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ATA’s truck tonnage Index rises 1.2% in March, a gain of 4.3% over March...

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ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 1.2% in March after increasing 1.8% in February. In...
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Fleet Advantage’s sale-leaseback program offers flexibility, financial relief for fleets

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Fleet Advantage, which provides truck and trailer financing options, has launched a new sale-leaseback program to infuse cash and flexibility...
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Compliance 10-4 provides compliance, regulatory services to logistics carriers

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LAKELAND, Fla. — U.S. companies that are required to maintain a compliant Department of Transportation (DOT) number must fulfill specific, complex regulatory requirements, including...
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Bergstrom appoints Dan Giovannetti as president and CEO

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ROCKFORD, Ill. – Bergstrom Inc., a designer and manufacturer of cab climate systems for heavy-duty commercial trucks, off-highway machines, and specialty vehicles, recently announced...
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American Trucking Association’s truck tonnage index plunged 12.2% in April

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ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index contracted 12.2% in April after increasing 0.4% in March. In April,...
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Fleet Focus: The timing is always right to improve fuel mileage

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Fuel prices are down. Way down. That’s good, right?The price war waged by Russia and Saudi Arabia, coupled with worldwide bans on air travel...
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First week of May shows signs of recovery for truckload volumes

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For the first time since late March, rates rose on most high-traffic lanes during the week of May 4-10, according to a report by...
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May Trucking Conditions Index numbers bounce back sharply from April low, but still negative...

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index reading for May rebounded from its worst-ever level in April to a reading of -5.19. While much improved,...
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ATA’s truck tonnage index falls 1% in May, 9.6% below May 2019

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Arlington, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index contracted 1% in May after falling 10.3% in April. In...
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Strong freight markets drive commercial vehicle build rates, forecasts higher, says ACT

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — According to ACT Research’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle Outlook, greater-than-expected build rates in November (the latest available...
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PennFleet named HDA Truck Pride’s truck service expert of the year

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ST. LOUIS — HDA Truck Pride, an independent provider of parts and service to the commercial vehicle aftermarket, has named PennFleet as its 2019...
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Fleet Advantage’s Griffin, McMahon earn National Private Truck Council’s CTP accreditation

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Fleet Advantage, a company that provides leasing solutions, asset management and strategic consulting for clients operating Class 8 truck fleets,...
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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 1.8% in February

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ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 1.8% in February after falling 0.3% in January. In...
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More than a license: Endorsements can expand the possibilities of your driving career

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One of the most common mistakes new truck drivers make occurs before they even get their commercial driver’s license (CDL). New drivers often have...
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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...
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Truck sales data shows 2020 numbers likely to end on a high note

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Sales of new Class 8 trucks and trailers are poised to end 2020 on a strong note, reflecting buyer confidence in a growing economy.For...