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COVID-19 impacting North America’s commercial-vehicle market, report says

COLUMBUS, Ind. – According to ACT’s March 10 release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, the global spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19, required...
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Western Express hit hard in tornado

A message from the CEO of Western Express regarding the damage from the recent tornado.
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Safety Series: Thinking ahead can help drivers avoid distractions behind the wheel

Does it take your eyes and/or your mind from the road? If it does, it’s a distraction. Chances are that your day is full...

ACT Research Trucking Index shows nearly across-the-board declines

COLUMBUS, Ind. — The latest release of ACT’s For-Hire Trucking Index showed nearly across-the-board declines, with capacity being the lone exception.The Pricing Index fell...
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Worldwide transportation giant closes Michigan facility; 120 workers lose jobs

COLDWATER, Mich. — Penkse, a well-recognized name in transportation and logistics on four continents, has announced layoffs in its logistics division. The company notified...
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Truck sales data shows 2020 numbers likely to end on a high note

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...

T.J. O’Connor named chief operating officer of YRC Worldwide

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — YRC Worldwide has promoted T.J. O’Connor to chief operating officer effective immediately. O’Connor will report to YRC Worldwide Chief Executive...

February Class 8 U.S. sales up 15.4 percent

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...
Celadon trucks lined up for auction

As repercussions of Celadon bankruptcy case continue behind the scenes, asset acquisitions and auctions...

The aftermath of the closing and subsequent bankruptcy filing of Indianapolis-based carrier Celadon made for prominent headlines in trucking industry news from December 2019...
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A. Duie Pyle expands services with new integrated logistics center near Hagerstown, Maryland

WEST CHESTER, Pa. — A. Duie Pyle, a provider of asset- and non-asset-based transportation and supply chain solutions in the Northeast U.S., has opened...

Bison Transport acquires Wisconsin-based H.O. Wolding

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Canada — Bison Transport has acquired Amherst, Wisconsin-based H.O. Wolding (HOW), a 320-truck, dry van fleet with truckload operations in the midwest,...
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Another month; another carrier shutters its doors

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — RCX Solutions Inc., a carrier based in Little Rock, Ark., has announced that, effective March 2, it has ceased operations....

Pilot Flying J diesel customers can now use Amex cards at pump

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Flying J,  in partnership with American Express, have made it possible for guests to pay at the pump in the commercial...
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Werner Enterprises granted temporary exemption on recordkeeping portion of FMCSA’s hours-of-service requirements

OMAHA, Neb. — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has granted a temporary exemption to Omaha, Nebraska-based Werner Enterprises on part of the...

Women In Trucking names top women to watch in transportation

PLOVER, Wis. — The Women In Trucking Association Monday released its second annual list of Top Women to Watch in Transportation.The editorial staff of...

New England Motor Freight files for bankruptcy, ending operations

ELIZABETH, N.J. — New England Motor Freight (NEMF) Monday said the company and 10 related entities have voluntarily filed for relief under Chapter 11...
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YRC Worldwide returns to roots as Yellow Corp.; LTL brands retain existing names

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — YRC Worldwide Inc. has changed its name to Yellow Corp., a nod to the company’s origins as Yellow Transit, and...
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ATA’s truck tonnage index sees solid gains at year’s end, but 2020 totals still...

ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index jumped 7.4% in December after rising 3.2% in November. In...

Steep insurance premiums lead another carrier to cease operations

HUDSON, Wisc. — A week ago, RCX Solutions of Little Rock, Arkansas, ceased operations in part due to skyrocketing insurance premiums resulting from a...

Aiming to add 900 drivers, Walmart increases pay average to $87,500 in first year

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart says it needs to add 900 truck drivers to its fleet during 2019 and is willing to pay to get...