Friday, December 14, 2018
A recent tweet by Tesla CEO Elon Musk seems to indicate the electric vehicle manufacturer could soon be hauling its own cars across North America. Citing pressures to get products to customers as quickly, efficiently and cost...
Results distributed today by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) demonstrate that the aggregate expense of ground transportation for Canadian shippers expanded by 0.6% in September, contrasted and August outcomes.  The base rate record expanded by 0.4% in September.  Normal fuel...
The trucking industry has simply tried to pull in a younger age truck driver. Between the ages of 25 and 34 represent 37% of the national workforce – and that is down from 18% of drivers in 2006. "This is...
Trucking is a difficult business sometimes, yet it very well may be beneficial. Companies that yardstick their execution in contradiction of companions in the Truckload Carriers Association's Profitability Program (TPP) have demonstrated that. Nowadays some of them are encountering...
Fall Economic Fall Statement delivered an early Christmas present for the Canadian trucking industry in the form of significant accelerated cost allowances for tractor/truck capital — an annual pre-budget request by the Canadian Trucking Alliance, including in 2018 — an...
FedEx has declared it would grow its zero-outflows armada with 1,000 Chanje V8100 electric conveyance vehicles.  The transportation goliath this year has increased its duty to the electric drivetrain, having recently reported the request of 20 Tesla Semis.  FedEx...
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...

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