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Dart Transit names Dave Ables as new president & CEO

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EAGAN, Minn. — Dart Transit Co., in its 85th year as a nationwide transportation service provider, has appointment of Dave Ables as the company’s...

CRST names Kimberly Maes president of logistics division

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by THE TRUCKER NEWS SERVICES Photo: CRST CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — CRST International Inc., one of the largest privately-held transportation companies in the...

DAT says spot rates rise, but gains may be temporary

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PORTLAND, Ore. — The number of spot truckload freight posts jumped 18 percent during the week ending January 5, outpacing the 11 percent gain...

No fake news here: Despite November decline, Class 8 truck sales remain at solid...

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This isn't fake news, folks.The Class 8 truck manufacturing industry, despite seeing a 14.8 percent decline in November sales as compared to October, recorded...

Solid freight activity not enough to keep spot rates from falling

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Spot truckload rates tumbled during the week ending January 26 despite increases in van and refrigerated load-to-truck ratios, according to DAT...

DAT: Tropical Storm Imelda puts damper on spot market demand

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Spot truckload freight activity slowed for the week ending September 22 as Tropical Storm Imelda brought severe rain and flooding to Houston and disrupted...

Carriers seek to offer incentive package, Driver iQ survey shows

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TULSA, Okla. — Driver iQ, a provider of  background screening and driver monitoring services to the trucking industry, says carriers taking part in its...
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Earnhardt elected general chair, treasurer of ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council

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ATLANTA — Stacy Earnhardt, director of asset management at Best Specialized, has been elected general chairman and treasurer of the American Trucking Associations’ Technology...

Truck drivers become key EU election issue in Bulgaria

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SOFIA, Bulgaria — The future of Bulgaria's vast number of low-wage truck drivers has become a top campaign issue in the country heading into...
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Musket Corp. opens new DEF facility to serve customers in Orlando, Florida

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HOUSTON — Musket Corp., the trading and logistics arm of the Love’s family of companies, has opened a diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) wholesale bulk...

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...

DAT Solutions says fewer trucks meant higher rates in September

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Truckload freight markets turned a corner in September. Demand remained strong throughout the month, while the combination of tighter capacity and...

ATA Tonnage Index increases 0.4 percent in November

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ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.4 percent in November to 118.9 from October’s level...

At 0.3% dip, September retail sales drop by largest amount in seven months

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WASHINGTON — Retail sales dropped in September by the largest amount in seven months, possibly signaling that rising trade tensions and turbulent markets are...
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Strong freight markets drive commercial vehicle build rates, forecasts higher, says ACT

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — According to ACT Research’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle Outlook, greater-than-expected build rates in November (the latest available...

Freight Transportation Services Index reaches record high

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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 1.4%...

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...

DAT: freight rates may be bottoming out

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Have freight rates hit bottom? DAT Trendlines thinks they might, or at least they’re headed that way.All during October, rates have gone down, “but...
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...
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Volume, age down for used-truck sales in May but price, miles up, ACT report...

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — According to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, published by ACT Research, used...