Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems named one of America’s safest companies for 2019

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ELYRIA, Ohio — Coming off the safest year in its nearly 90-year history, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has been honored with a major corporate...

U.S. employers add robust 304K jobs; for-hire trucking adds 3,600

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WASHINGTON — U.S. employers shrugged off last month's partial government shutdown and engaged in a burst of hiring in January, adding 304,000 jobs, the...

Stay Metrics promotes 5 women employees to new leadership roles

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Stay Metrics, a provider of evidence-based driver feedback, engagement, training and retention solutions for the transportation industry, has promoted five...
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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...

Pilot Flying J opening new locations in Florida, Texas, Arizona

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Flying J will open three Pilot Flying J locations in Florida, Texas and Arizona by the end of August.The locations...

Schneider’s Chris Lofgren announces retirement effective April 2019; Mark Rourke to be named CEO

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GREEN BAY, Wis. — Chris Lofgren will retire as Schneider National president and CEO in April 2019 and will be succeeded by Mark Rourke,...

Schneider now offers rail dray intermodal service

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GREEN BAY, Wis. — Schneider, a provider of trucking, intermodal and logistics services, has added a new service to its lineup of intermodal solutions....
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The Trucker Newspaper – February 15, 2020 – Digital Edition

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Major container ports expected to continue to see record numbers

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WASHINGTON – With retail sales continuing to grow, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to remain strong this month after...

ATA For-Hire Truck Tonnage index increases 0.2% in September

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ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.2% in September after falling 4% in August.In September,...

The Truck Boss Show – Liability Insurance Insight

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Truck Boss team talks about how truckers are giving for the holidays, cargo theft statistics, liability insurance changes and teams up with the guys...

Dart Transit launches search for new president

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EAGAN, Minn. — Dart Transit Co., in its 85th year as a nationwide transportation service provider, has begun a national search for the position...

ATA president calls on industry to focus on solving future challenges

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SAN DIEGO — American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear Monday urged the federation to work together, and with anyone who is willing...
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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...

ZF enters into agreement to acquire Wabco

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FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany — ZF Friedrichshafen AG, a global technology group and supplier of mobility systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, has entered...

FTR March Shippers Conditions Index shows positive momentum

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s March Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) rose two full points from February to a reading of 2.8 reflecting a continued easing...

After 13th consecutive weekly drop, average diesel price below $3 per gallon

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With a drop of 3.7 cents over the past week ending January 14, on-highway diesel prices have now fallen continuously for 13 weeks, a...

U.S. employers add only 20,000 jobs in February, trucking up 900

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WASHINGTON — Hiring tumbled in February, with U.S. employers adding just 20,000 jobs, the smallest monthly gain in nearly a year and a half.The...

Bestpass expanding coverage to S.C.

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ALBANY, N.Y. – Bestpass, a company that provides streamlined nationwide toll management service to commercial fleets, is expanding its coverage to South Carolina through...

Expediter Services reveals ES market branding initiative, launches new website 

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Expediter Services (ES) said that the company is launching a branding initiative that includes a new website release.The website, which encompasses...