Truck Hauling Corn

FMCSA clarifies agricultural commodity definitions for farmers, commercial drivers

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has published a final rule clarifying agricultural commodity and livestock definitions...
Rolling Tires

Average marginal cost per mile for trucking drops to $1.65, ATRI report shows

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ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) this week released the findings of its 2020 update to “An Analysis of the Operational...
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...
JesseMerrell

Medallion Transport names Jesse Merrell as new chief operating officer

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MT. LAUREL, N.J. — Medallion Transport Holdings has appointed Jesse Merrell as chief operating officer (COO).Merrell has served as vice president of Medallion’s heavy haul...

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...
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...
Trucking Convoy

ATA’s October Truck Tonnage Index down 6.3% from September, 8.7% below October 2019

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ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 6.3% in October after gaining 5.7% in September. In...

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...
Tractor Trailer on Wet Highway

Tight supply-demand balance reflected in ACT’s latest for-hire index

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — The latest release of ACT Research’s For-Hire Trucking Index, which includes data for October, shows a second consecutive month of record...
Kristy Knichel and Jodie Teuton

Knichel, Teuton tie for this year’s ‘Influential Woman in Trucking’ award

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PLOVER, Wis. — Kristy Knichel, CEO of Knichel Logistics, and Jodie Teuton, vice president of Kenworth of Louisiana/Hino of Baton Rouge and Monroe, have...
Steve Bryan web

Safety pioneer Steve Bryan joins Drivewyze team as senior advisor

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DALLAS — Steve Bryan, an expert on safety data, has joined Drivewyze as a senior safety advisor, the company announced last week. Bryan will...
truck going down the highway

When safety is a personal value instead of just a priority, compromise doesn’t happen

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There’s a difference between values and priorities. On the surface, they seem similar, but let’s take a closer look.For example, imagine you’re hungry. Maybe...
Single Semi on Highway

Driver shortage tops ATRI’s 2020 list of top trucking industry issues for motor carriers;...

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ARLINGTON, Va. — For the fourth year in a row, the driver shortage is the top overall concern for the trucking industry, according to...
US Xpress Truck

U.S. Xpress, MIT partner to improve driver efficiency

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — U.S. Xpress Inc. is collaborating with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Center for Transportation & Logistics to develop a roadmap...
Woman in Truck

WIT names 2020 top companies for women to work for in transportation

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PLOVER, Wis. — The Women In Trucking Association’s (WIT) Redefining the Road magazine on Oct. 2 released the association’s 2020 list of top companies...
Happy Trucker

Tenstreet acquires Stay Metrics, companies plan to provide enhanced resources for driver recruiting, retention,...

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TULSA, Okla. — Tenstreet, a provider of driver-recruiting software and workflow solutions for the trucking and transportation industry, has acquired Indiana-based Stay Metrics, a...

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...
trucker putting fuel in the tank

Make the most of fuel surcharges by squeezing the most from each gallon

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Fuel discounts are good. So are fuel surcharges. If you’re an owner-operator, you’ll be able to quickly answer this simple question: What is your...
Truck on Bridge

ATA truck tonnage index rebounds 6.7% from August to September, still lags behind 2019...

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ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 6.7% in September after declining 5.3% in August. In...

ATA seasonally adjusted Truck Tonnage Index drops 3.5% in November

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Arlington, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 3.5% in November after falling 0.7% in October. In November,...