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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,...

Average on-highway price of gallon of diesel up 1.4 cents to $3.064

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WASHINGTON — The average on-highway price of a gallon of diesel rose 1.4 cents to $3.064 for the week ending October 28, according to...

Robert Peiser resigns as chairman of the board at USA Truck

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VAN BUREN, Ark. — Robert A. Peiser has resigned from his position as chairman of the board of USA Truck, Inc., effective immediately, the...
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Women of Trucking: Mandy Graham believes trucking is truly the ‘backbone of America’

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In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) recognizes the growing number of women who are supporting...

HELP, Alinda partner to further mission of highway safety, efficiency

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PHOENIX — HELP Inc., owner and provider of PrePass weigh station bypassing and other advanced truck safety and toll payment technologies, and Alinda Capital...
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We interview new TCA Chairman Dennis Dellinger

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Wendy Miller: Hi, this is Wendy Miller with The Trucker News Channel, and we're here at the TCA Convention in Orlando for Truckload 2020. And...
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Safety Series: Awareness, anticipation of 4-wheel drivers can help keep truckers safe

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You know it’s coming. It may be in the next mile or a few hours down the road, but it will happen. Somebody is...

Average on-highway price of gallon of diesel drops two tenths of one cent

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WASHINGTON — The average retail on-highway price of a gallon of diesel dropped two tenths of one cent to $3.078 for the week ending...
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DAT: Spot truckload posts jump 24% week ending Feb. 28

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BEAVERTON, Ore. — Amid record freight volumes for the time of year, national average spot truckload van and refrigerated rates swung back up to...

NFI inducts 21 company drivers into inaugural Haul of Fame class

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CAMDEN, N.J. — NFI, a supply chain solutions provider, recently inducted 21 company drivers into its inaugural Haul of Fame.The award reception, which took...

ATRI 2019 ops report: Average carriers’ marginal costs per mile up 7.7% in 2018

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ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Transportation Research Institute said Monday that the average marginal cost per mile incurred by motor carriers in 2018 increased...

ATA says driver TO rate up at large TLs, down at smaller TLs

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ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello said Wednesday the turnover rate in the first quarter of the year demonstrated a...
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Recovery continues for new Class 8 truck sales; impact on commercial vehicle market from...

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The North American market for new Class 8 trucks continued to climb in September in response to record freight rates and solid shipment numbers....

40th Anniversary Walcott Truckers Jamboree kicks off July 11

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WALCOTT, Iowa — The 40th Anniversary Walcott Truckers Jamboree kicks off July 11 at The World’s Largest Truckstop.The 2019 Walcott Truckers Jamboree to be...

In the world of trucking, there’s good, there’s better, but nothing beats ‘robust’

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The good folks at Kenworth were very excited a couple weeks ago about the official introduction of their new W990 model. Who could blame...
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ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index: Rates slip amid strong holiday freight

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COLUMBUS, Ind. – The latest release of ACT’s For-Hire Trucking Index showed improvement in for-hire freight volumes and utilization. The data used in the...

Spot van, reefer rates fall from February averages

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Spot truckload freight posting volume was virtually unchanged during the week ending March 31 while the number of truck posts increased...

Automatic fuel savings

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The system closes the TrailerTail when the truck goes in reverse or stops.LONGVIEW, Texas — STEMCO Products Inc. has announced a new aerodynamic...
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Fleet Advantage’s Griffin, McMahon earn National Private Truck Council’s CTP accreditation

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Fleet Advantage, a company that provides leasing solutions, asset management and strategic consulting for clients operating Class 8 truck fleets,...
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Strong freight rates driving demand for new commercial vehicles, ACT analysts say

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COLUMBUS, Ind. — The current strong demand for new commercial vehicles is a direct result of strength in freight rates, according to ACT Research’s...