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Another month; another carrier shutters its doors

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

Spot rates rise as weather, freight availability improve

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Better weather combined with a 4.2% increase in the number of available loads pushed spot truckload freight rates higher during the...

OIG to audit FMCSA’s oversight of compliance of state CDL programs

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WASHINGTON — A fatal traffic accident in Massachusetts involving a tractor trailer has prompted the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Transportation...
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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...

DAT Solutions says spot rates continue seasonal slide

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Spot truckload rates dipped again during the week ending February 9 despite higher freight volumes than at this time in each...

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index falls nearly two points to -2.3

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BLOOMOMGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index fell back nearly two points in May to a new reading of -2.3. The TCI has been in...

Two trucking indexes indicate positive industry environment

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Two published trucking indexes are showing the ups and downs of the industry, although collectively they indicate a positive environment. The latest release of ACT’s...

Celadon Group reveals title changes for some executives

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Celadon Group on Tuesday revealed title changes for certain executive officers. The company announced the following title changes: Thom Albrecht will become...

October U.S. Class 8 sales up slightly over September, up greatly year-over-year

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While the sales of Class 8 trucks in the United States increased in October over September's total, the big news continues to be the...
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ACT Research’s freight, commercial vehicle forecasts for July show glimmer of hope

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — ACT Research’s July freight forecast and commercial vehicle outlook reports, released earlier this week, continue to reflect the impact of COVID-19...
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May Trucking Conditions Index numbers bounce back sharply from April low, but still negative...

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index reading for May rebounded from its worst-ever level in April to a reading of -5.19. While much improved,...

J.J. Keller achieves ISO 27001:2013 certification

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NEENAH, Wis. — J. J. Keller & Associates has achieved ISO 27001:2013 certification, the international standard that outlines best practices for an information security...

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...

Barr-Nunn creates new solo fleets, increased pay

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GRANGER, Iowa — Barr-Nunn Transportation has created new solo fleets and increased pay. For drivers living in the northeastern United States, Ohio and some of...

U.S. economy grew at strong 3.5 percent rate in third quarter

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a robust annual rate of 3.5 percent in the July-September quarter as the strongest burst of consumer...
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June sees rise in Class 8 truck production, but sales still lag behind

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June U.S. sales of new Class 8 trucks rose 42.7% over dismal May sales figures but didn’t come close to matching June 2019 numbers....

TravelCenters, IHOP set plans to open up to 94 restaurants in TA, Petro locations

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GLENDALE, Calif. — IHOP Restaurants and TravelCenters of America Wednesday said the two companies have entered into a franchise development agreement and plan to...

Truckload spot rates slip seasonally, but uncertainty looms

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Shipments of dry van freight, the most common type of truckload shipment, rose 6.8 percent in July compared to June, according...
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First week of May shows signs of recovery for truckload volumes

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For the first time since late March, rates rose on most high-traffic lanes during the week of May 4-10, according to a report by...
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OOIDA urges Congress to show support with action once COVID-19 crisis passes

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WASHINGTON — Thanks to America’s truck drivers and their willingness to risk infection from COVID-19, store shelves remain stocked and critical supplies continue to...