Busy Commercial Port

July’s Freight Transportation Services Index shows 2.5% improvement from April low, still lags 8.8%...

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WASHINGTON — The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 0.3%...
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Navistar Board of Directors says TRATON’s second offer to purchase outstanding shares of the...

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LISLE, Ill., — TRATON SE has hit the gas again on its attempts to purchase the remaining shares of Navistar International Corp., the holding company...
Hagerstown Logistics Center

A. Duie Pyle expands services with new integrated logistics center near Hagerstown, Maryland

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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...
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Latest reports from ACT Research show month-over-month improvements in June for freight index, truck...

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a negative impact on the global economy, reports from ACT Research (ACT) for June...
Barr Nunn Truck

Iowa-based Barr-Nunn Transportation introduces ‘Shift + Load Pay’ option for drivers

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GRANGER, Iowa — Barr-Nunn Transportation has created two new solo regional fleets and one new team fleet, both offering a new pay option, “Shift...
Woman on Mountaintop

WIT announces six finalists for 2020 Influential Woman in Trucking award

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PLOVER, Wis. — The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) and Freightliner Trucks on Sept. 9 announced six finalists for the 2020 Influential Woman in...
Semi on Wooded Highway

ACT’s For-Hire Trucking Index for July highlights driver shortage

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — The latest release of ACT Research’s For-Hire Trucking Index, which includes data for July, showed an across-the-board downtick in the diffusion indexes...
Truck at Shipping Port

Blume Global launches ambassador program to recognize top supply chain partners

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PLEASANTON, Calif. — Blume Global, a provider of global logistics and digital supply chain solutions, has launched the Blume Global Ambassador Program. The goal...
truck at loading dock

Slowly rising freight rates, increases in shipments show continuing economic recovery during pandemic

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The number of shipments available increased in July, pushing freight rates higher while diesel prices remained 20% lower than last year. Despite these positive...
Big Green Semi

Trucks moved almost 12 billion tons of freight across America last year, ATA report...

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ARLINGTON, Va. — The trucking industry generated $791.7 billion in revenue in 2019, moving 11.84 billion tons of freight, according to ATA American Trucking...

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

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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...
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Eight companies pay more than $130,000 total to settle noncompliance cases filed by CARB

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Eight California companies have paid a total of $130,750 in court settlements because of violations of the Truck and Bus Regulation in the...
Port of Savannah

Port of Savannah achieves 12.2% market share, making it top port for U.S. exports...

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SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Port of Savannah exported more loaded containers than any other port in the country from January through May of 2020,...
Truck on Wet Road

Tropical storms stir up spot market activity along Gulf Coast as shippers reposition freight

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BEAVERTON, Ore. — Spot truckload freight activity jumped last week, Aug. 17-23, as shippers and logistics companies began to reposition freight ahead of two...
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PACCAR sees $3.57 billion revenue drop in 2020 second quarter

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BELLEVUE, Wash. — The COVID-19 crisis continues to impact the trucking industry during 2020, and PACCAR’s second-quarter figures show that even OEM giants are...

February Class 8 U.S. sales up 15.4 percent

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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...

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

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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...
Big Green Semi

COVID-19 only one of the risks impacting commercial vehicle market, says ACT

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — In two of its latest reports, experts at ACT Research note that the COVID-19 pandemic is not the only issue that...
YRC Freight truck

YRC Freight expands regional next-day service to 11 new locations in the mid-South region...

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — YRC Freight, part of YRC Worldwide, has expanded its regional next-day service to the mid-South region of the U.S. as...
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Schneider noted on Forbes’ 2020 list of employers providing positive environment for female associates

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GREEN BAY, Wisc. — Schneider has landed on Forbes’ third annual list Best Employers for Women, which recognizes companies that enact practices and policies...