ACT Research says freight recession likely

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COLUMBUS, Ind.  – According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle Outlook, a freight recession is not out of...

Penske honors 44 drivers named to the 2019 platinum and gold safety classes

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READING, Pa. — The Penske Logistics Premier Driver Recognition Program honored 44 safe truck drivers in the United States and Canada as part of...

Spot volume steady; are rates ready to spring?

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PORTLAND, Ore. — After a chilly start to 2019, spot truckload volumes and rates look like they’re starting to thaw.The number of load posts...

If Clark Griswold decorated a semi truck

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If you have ever watched National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, you know the famous scene where Clark Griswold puts so many Christmas lights up, he...

U.S. Xpress to dispose of investment in U.S.-Mexico operations

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — U.S. Xpress Enterprises says it is planning to exit its U.S.- Mexico cross border investment as part of its ongoing capital...

Averitt Express achieves goal of hiring 1,200 veterans by 2020

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express recently celebrated a major achievement in its ongoing efforts to support military veterans transitioning to civilian careers.After making the...

Women In Trucking names top women to watch in transportation

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PLOVER, Wis. — The Women In Trucking Association Monday released its second annual list of Top Women to Watch in Transportation.The editorial staff of...
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...
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Roadrunner Freight to expand network with three new service centers

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DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Roadrunner Freight, a national less-than-truckload (LTL) provider, plans to expand its network in August with the opening of three new...
Beaver closes down

After 77 years, Oklahoma trucking company to close doors

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WOODWARD, Okla. – Beaver Express, an Oklahoma-based and family-owned trucking company with 77 year in business, has announced that it will cease operations as...
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Landstar System reports second-quarter revenue of $824 million, 21% drop from 2019

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Landstar System Inc. (NASDAQ: LSTR) reported revenue of $824 million for the second quarter of 2020, along with diluted earnings per...

Cass sees uncertainty in markets, warns of two possible ‘storms’

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ST. LOUIS — Cass Information Systems said Thursday that November was another month of high volatility and a sense of growing uncertainty in both...
RoadOne Logistics

RoadOne IntermodalLogistics acquires DDI Transportation

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RANDOLPH, Mass. — RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, a single source intermodal, distribution and logistics services company, has acquired DDI Transportation, an established, 38-year-old drayage and trucking...
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Epes Transport celebrates nearly a century in trucking

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Epes Transport System LLC, the largest private truckload van carrier based in North Carolina, is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year....

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...

Company, family histories intertwined at Freymiller

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This article first appeared in Truckload Authority, the magazine of the Truckload Carriers Association.The Freymiller family must be sorry to see 2018 come to...

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...

ACT Research: Used truck prices up 6% month-over-month

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ACT Research: Used Truck Prices Rose 6% M/M and 12% YTD, with Unit Sales Dropping 6% M/M and 16% YTDCOLUMBUS, Ind. — The average...

Navistar to build new Class 6-8 manufacturing plant in San Antonio area

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LISLE, Ill. — Navistar, a maker of commercial trucks and buses, said Thursday it will be making a capital investment of more than $250...
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TMC awards trainer of the month for November and December 2019

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DES MOINES, Iowa — TMC has announced trainers of the month for November and December 2019. For November, Brian Post has been selected; and...