Monday, November 19, 2018
UPS Freight says it is working “to empty network of freight by Friday,” due to the potential for a work stoppage by its drivers. UPS Freight is the company’s less-than-truckload division, for which about 12,000 drivers work. The Teamsters...
The government announced the beginning of a consultation process to redesign the heavy truck emissions control program, including stronger roadside enforcement focused on anti-tampering regulations. OTA’s comments to the government highlighted the high level of compliance currently in the trucking...
Inspectors in Canada and the U.S. stranded 14.1% of vehicles for brake-linked flaws from Sept. 16-22, known as Brake Safety Week. There were 35,080 commercial vehicle checks overall, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) reports. Brakes remain a top...
Pulling in recent college grads to the trucking business isn't outlandish, yet will probably be attracted to an organization and a job with reason. That was one of the determinations of a board exchange on drawing in twenty to thirty...
Both FTR and ACT Research announced requests for October outperforming 43,000 units for the eighth month consecutively. October 2018 requests were the tenth best ever; 2% over a solid September and 19% superior to a year back. Armadas keep...
The new line will be available at all Tallman and Tru-Nor dealership locations in Ontario. “The addition of the Doepker Industries hopper, steel end dump, steel flat deck and logger trailers complements our existing lineup of trailers very well and we...
Trucking industry must take steps to draw more young people into trucking, including working harder with customers and the supply chain to provide basic human needs. There is a popular concept that if you pay, they will come, but much...
The driver shortage has come up as the trucking industry’s uppermost concern for the 2nd year in a row. The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) published its list of the top 10 acute issues facing the trucking industry, at...
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) appeared a video dispersing the legend that there is a lack of truck drivers in the US. “We created this video because we are concerned that messaging in mainstream media is missing the mark...
dexFreight, a startup that describes itself as a decentralized logistics platform, completed its first blockchain-based shipment using smart contracts. The dexFreight platform allowed the shipper and carrier to directly connect, negotiate rates, and schedule pickup and delivery. The 5,320-lb...

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