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(Aug. 14, 2019) -- It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Brian Kurtz, founder of Brian Kurtz Trucking and proud OTA member. He was 72. He passed away with beloved wife Judy (Reinhart) by his...
The Honourable AmarjeetSohi, Minister of Natural Resources Canada announced the launch of a new Energy Manager Program. The Energy Manager Program is now accepting project proposals. The Energy Manager Program will help identify and adopt energy efficiency solutions by offering funding...
The U.S. Division of Energy has granted Nikola Motor Co. a $1.7-million award to propel its investigation into power device film anode gathering (MEA), Nikola said Wednesday. The award is financed by the division's Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy...
Preliminary orders for Class 8 trucks in North America fell below 10,000 units in July, for the first time since 2010. FTR reported orders of 9,800 units, noting carriers appear to be in no rush to grab 2020 build slots....
Navistar International says it has left survival mode, and is currently in development mode. Furthermore, it has a goal-oriented arrangement to come back to its wonder a long time as a pioneer in the business vehicle space, named Vision...
An article in Freightwaves by Sandeep Kar illustrates a ‘golden age’ for truck drivers could be emerging as truck makers boost ‘in the cab’ offerings to attract and retain an aging workforce in the midst of a driver shortage....
Trucking HR Canada has launched a new report, Millennials Have Drive 2, examining the findings from research conducted through Abacus Data, which surveyed over 2000 millennials across Canada to find out why they aren’t entering the trucking and logistics...
A jury has ruled that Swift Transportation (No. 3 in the CCJ Top 250) owes CRST Expedited (No. 17) more than $15 million for recruiting freshly licensed truck drivers who were locked into 10-month employment contracts with CRST. Swift did...
Fleet operators are most worried about keeping up with fleet management technology, shortages of qualified drivers, and a possible economy slowdown, according to a survey from TD Bank. The survey focused on evolving technology and expectations for equipment financing. More...
U.S. driver shortage rose to 60,800 last year, up nearly 20% from 50,700 in 2017, the American Trucking Associations said in a study released Wednesday. The group warned that the shortage could hit 100,000 in five years and 160,000 by...

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