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June 14, 2017 - Industry News
Average spot truckload freight rates jumped sharply for the second straight week in all three major equipment types while load-to-truck ratios also headed much higher for the week ending June 10, according to new figures from DAT Solutions and based on its network of load boards.
June 14, 2017 - Industry News
Looking not unlike a lushly blue life form on James Cameron’s cinematic world of Pandora, the prototype of Michelin’s Visionary concept tire glowingly held center stage at the tire maker’s Movin’ On global conference on sustainable transportation.
June 14, 2017 - Industry News
A measure of total for-hire freight movements in the U.S. fell for the second straight month in April, according to a report issued Wednesday by Transportation Department.
June 14, 2017 - Product News
Rolling Strong, a driver wellness focused company, has announced a mobile health and wellness platform to help improve driver health, safety, and retention.
June 14, 2017 - Industry News
When completed, the deal will add approximately 1,400 tractors, trucks, and trailers to Penske's fleet.
June 14, 2017 - Industry News
Michelin has announced its pending acquisition of NexTraq, an Atlanta-based provider of commercial fleet communications systems.
June 13, 2017 - Industry News
As Ralph Dimenna, chief operating officer of Michelin Americas Truck Tires, sees it, the Movin’ On sustainability conference that the global tire maker is hosting this week aims “to promote free thinking” to help address the various issues now impacting transport mobility.
June 13, 2017 - Industry News
ROUSH CleanTech will begin offering a medium-duty engine powered by a propane autogas that's 75% cleaner than the current emissions standard and has been approved for use by regulators, according to the company.
June 13, 2017 - Industry News
The U.S. Army recently awarded Navistar Defense an $18.8 million foreign military sales contract to provide 115 International 7000-MV Medium Tactical Vehicles to Iraq.
June 13, 2017 - Product News
Truck-Lite announced that three of its components will be standard equipment on International Truck’s 2018 LT Series heavy-duty truck.
June 13, 2017 - Industry News
Swift Transportation has promoted Scott Barker to vice president of driver engagement, a newly formed role at the company, in charge of providing support for the company's drivers.
June 13, 2017 - Press Release
OnTerra Systems and Bing Maps have introduced a new version of its RouteSavvy route planning software based on Bing Maps Version 8 that significantly increases the performance of this route planning tool designed for small to mid-sized fleets, according to the company.
June 13, 2017 - Industry News
The City of Sacramento, California, says it will run one of the first all-electric garbage trucks on regular routes in the area.
June 13, 2017 - Industry News
More than 250 members of the U.S. House of Representatives Monday sent a letter to Ways & Means Chairman Kevin Brady, calling for a long-term fix to the Highway Trust Fund.
June 12, 2017 - Industry News
Orbcomm has acquired the assets of Salt Lake City-based Inthinc, a fleet management and driver safety solutions provider.
June 12, 2017 - Industry News
Great Dane’s Atlanta, Georgia, branch has moved to a new, significantly larger location, with an expanded parts showroom and bigger stock yard.
June 12, 2017 - Product News
FourKites has launched a new real-time temperature and location tracking solution for shippers, allowing users to monitor shipment temperatures and ensure compliance across the supply chain.
June 12, 2017 - Industry News
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association says it’s not giving up on its battle against mandatory electronic logging devices, despite its failure to get the Supreme Court to review the constitutionality of the ELD mandate that goes into effect this December.
June 12, 2017 - Industry News
A coalition of 13 attorneys general led by New York's Eric Schneiderman told the Trump administration it could expect a "vigorous" legal challenge to any attempt to weaken pollution standards for light duty vehicles.
June 12, 2017 - Industry News
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., distributor of low-cab-forward trucks, announced that the 40,000th gasoline-powered Isuzu N-Series truck has been produced at the Spartan Motors, Inc. facility in Charlotte, Mich.
June 12, 2017 - Industry News
Those who were waiting to adopt electronic logging devices hoping the Supreme Court would overturn the ELD mandate as unconstitutional will be disappointed to learn the court has rejected the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association's petition.
June 9, 2017 - Industry News
Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao has asked the public to comment “on ways to identify and reduce unnecessary regulatory obstacles that too often stand in the way of completing important infrastructure projects across the nation.”
June 9, 2017 - Industry News
XPO Logistics has moved up to number 191 on the Fortune 500 list, jumping from the 353rd spot last year when it was named the fastest growing company.
June 9, 2017 - Industry News
Two new rules that seek to streamline CDL licensing and cut its costs were proposed on June 9 by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
June 9, 2017 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks North America has announced it is offering a Genuine Painted Parts Program, delivering genuine, factory-built replacement parts, custom painted for pre-order or quick turnaround.
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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