Monday, July 13, 2020
American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage index was down 0.2% in February after increasing 2.5% in January. In February, the index equaled 117.4 (2015=100) compared with 117.6 in January. “After a strong January, I’m a pleasantly surprised...
About 7% of Class 8 tractors are currently unseated, with 62% of fleets reporting that as being higher than usual, according to a survey by ACT Research. Only 14% of responding fleets said their unseated tractor level is below average....
September trailer orders, totaling more than 58,000 units, were up 52% from August and 135% year-over-year, according to ACT Research’s State of the Industry: US Trailer Report. “Following the strongest July and August net orders in industry history, September results were...
GREEN BAY, WI – Shifting gears will soon be a thing of the past for Schneider. In an attempt to attract younger drivers, and make it easier for potential employees to consider a job in trucking, the company is more...
Carriers will have to pay the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration $1.25 per query into the looming Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, which will compile records of all drivers who have failed or refused a drug or alcohol test. Fleets can...
Canadian economy would be "negatively impacted" by a policy requiring all international truckers to self-isolate, regardless of their reason for travelling abroad. Organizations has been working with the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety to draft resources and...
The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada Young Leaders Group is announcing its incoming Board of Directors for the 2020/2021 term. The New Boards term runs from July 1st of 2020 through to June 30th of 2021. Officer serve...
Uber Freight has made two prominent contracts this month as it keeps on scaling up its application and plans for a worldwide development. The organization has contracted Andrew Smith, one of Box's initial workers, to head up worldwide deals...
Another parkway in Canada's north is relied upon to have a positive monetary effect on the locale, including the trucking business that administrations the region. The rock, all-climate parkway is found fundamentally inside the Inuvialuit Settlement Region and extends 138km,...
In another report, the TechForce Foundation is anticipating that interest for new vehicle experts from 2016 to 2026 will be three times higher than was already anticipated for the 2014 to 2024 period. The TechForce Foundation, a charitable that backings...

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