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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...

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...
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We interview new TCA Chairman Dennis Dellinger

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Wendy Miller: Hi, this is Wendy Miller with The Trucker News Channel, and we're here at the TCA Convention in Orlando for Truckload 2020. And...

Lanehub says enhancements design to help carriers collaborate more effectively

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GREEN BAY, Wis. — Lanehub, a collaborative transportation network that enables shippers or carriers to match recurring freight lanes based on long-term direct partnerships,...

Pilot Flying J opening new locations in Florida, Texas, Arizona

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Flying J will open three Pilot Flying J locations in Florida, Texas and Arizona by the end of August.The locations...

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...
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Report shows used-truck sales up year to date but price, other factors decline for...

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — Used Class 8 same-dealer sales volumes saw just a 1% drop month over month in March, with longer term sales rising...
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Former FMCSA administrator Mullen joins TuSimple as chief legal and risk officer

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SAN DIEGO — Jim Mullen, former acting administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, has joined autonomous truck developer TuSimple, the company announced...

Papé Kenworth opens fifth parts and service facility in Central California

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TURLOCK, Calif. — To meet the growing needs of local truck fleets, owner-operators and those traveling through Central California, Papé Kenworth has opened a...

Preliminary July trailer orders set record

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ACT Research and FTR both reported record preliminary trailer orders in July.ACT’s preliminary estimate net trailer orders is 29,300 units with final July volume...

DAT Solutions reports spot van rates tick up, reversing declines

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PORTLAND, Ore. — A strong close to the month of August continued into September as spot truckload rates increased during the week ending September...

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...

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...

ATA tonnage index increases 6.6 during 2018

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ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 6.6 percent in all of 2018 – the largest...

Cass Index: Despite December declines, transportation shows strong economy

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ST. LOUIS — December was a month of growing uncertainty and severe declines in the U.S. financial markets as equity valuations fell (the Dow...
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Sales of new, used Class 8 trucks climb in response to record freight rates;...

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Class 8 trucks sold at pre-pandemic levels on the U.S. market in August, reaching the highest numbers of the year. Orders for trucks to...

More than 40 Covenant driving teams collect $88,000 in bonuses

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — By the end of April, 44 teams triggered Covenant’s new $40,000 Teaming Bonus program by eclipsing 60,000 paid miles together and...
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EEOC files suit against USF Holland for discrimination against women in hiring practices

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is seeking a jury trial against USF Holland LLC, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide,...

U.S. freight economy continues extraordinarily strong, Cass says

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ST. LOUIS  — From both a volume and a pricing perspective, the U.S. freight economy continues to be extraordinarily strong, Cass Information Systems said...
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Spot rates rise as number of available trucks drops

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According to information released by DAT on May 19, spot market metrics continued their upward trend the week of May 11-17, with ratios on...