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Schneider Intermodal

Schneider marks 30 years of intermodal transport; touts service as sustainable shipping model

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GREEN BAY, Wis. — Schneider is celebrating a milestone this year with the 30th anniversary of the company’s intermodal service. In 1991, in an...
DAT Feb 28 Graph

DAT: Spot truckload posts jump 24% week ending Feb. 28

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BEAVERTON, Ore. — Amid record freight volumes for the time of year, national average spot truckload van and refrigerated rates swung back up to...
trucks for sale

New vs. used: There’s much to consider when looking to purchase a truck

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Whether you’re taking the first steps toward owning your own trucking business or you’re a seasoned owner-operator, at some point you’ll have to consider...
ATA January Tonnage

ATA’s truck tonnage index rose 1.4% in January but lags 2.1% behind last year

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ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.4% in January after rising 1.2% in December. In...
Microchip

Sales and orders point to a strong year for manufacturers

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The U.S. Class 8 sales market started 2021 with a strong January that saw sales of 17,164 units, according to data received from ACT...
Old Dominion McDonough GA

Old Dominion adds new or renovated service centers in nine US states

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THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. has expanded its network by adding nine service centers in new and existing markets, the company...
Drug Testing

FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse is an important part of your driving record

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Although it’s just beginning its second year of existence, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse has become a major...
CFI Logistics

CFI expands logistics to a new facility in Texas

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LAREDO, Texas — CFI Logistics and CFI Mexico are expanding into a new facility in Laredo, Texas, building on 36 years of operations in...
Jeff Greer

Black History Month leaders: Jeff Greer proud to be part of trucking industry

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During Black History Month, Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) is recognizing the achievements of professional truck drivers for their modern-day successes in the trucking...
LaQuenta Jacobs

Black History Month leaders: LaQuenta Jacobs champions inclusivity in transportation industry

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During Black History Month, Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) is recognizing the achievements of professional truck drivers for their modern-day successes in the trucking...
John OLeary

Daimler Trucks North America picks O’Leary to succeed Nielsen as president and CEO

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PORTLAND, Ore., and STUTTGART, Germany — The board of management of Daimler Truck AG has appointed John O’Leary, 60, as the next president and...
Brandon Bibbs

Black History Month leaders: Brandon Bibbs works to promote inclusion in trucking industry leadership

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During Black History Month, Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) is recognizing the achievements of professional truck drivers for their modern-day successes in the trucking...
DAT Graph Feb 7

Spot rates regain footing after slippery weeks in January, DAT says

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BEAVERTON, Ore. — National average spot truckload van and refrigerated rates were virtually unchanged during the week ending Feb. 7, a sign of price...
YRC Freight Truck

YRC Worldwide returns to roots as Yellow Corp.; LTL brands retain existing names

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — YRC Worldwide Inc. has changed its name to Yellow Corp., a nod to the company’s origins as Yellow Transit, and...
Knight Swift Transportation Trucks

Knight-Swift takes majority stake in software provider Eleos

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PHOENIX — Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. last week announced it has acquired a majority ownership position in Eleos, a Greenville, South Carolina-based software provider.Eleos...
open van trailer

Both freight rates and volumes ended the year strong but could falter if the...

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Freight numbers rose in December as rates continued their upward climb. The American Trucking Associations (ATA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 7.4% in December...
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Daimler to split truck segment into separate company, focus on zero emissions

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STUTTGART, Germany — Daimler on Feb. 3 announced plans to split its passenger car and commercial truck/bus segments into two independent “pure-play” companies. An...
Tax documents

A tax advisor can help you navigate confusing laws

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As if 2020 didn’t bring enough problems, your tax bill for the year could be impacted. Consulting a professional tax preparer between now and...
2020 Graph 1

2020 ‘one-quarter’ bad for heavy-duty truck market, says ACT

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — According to ACT Research’s recently released Transportation Digest, 2020 wasn’t all bad for truck transportation and the heavy-duty market. It wasn’t...
DAT Graph Jan 24

Spot van rates, volumes continue month-long slide, DAT report shows

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BEAVERTON, Ore. — The number of available loads on the spot truckload freight market continued to slide during the week ending Jan. 24, according...