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Technology disruption within the freight insurance sector

06/14/2019

Technology disruption within the freight insurance sector

06/14/2019

Technology disruption within the freight insurance sector

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Canada Announces Final ELD Mandate to Take Effect in 2021

06/13/2019

The Canadian federal government has unveiled its long-awaited electronic logging device mandate.

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DAT confirms May drop in spot volumes and pricing

06/12/2019

The truckload spot market experienced another month of softness in May, confirming recent commentary that normal seasonality isn’t taking shape.

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Long-distance truckload rates continue to slide in the second quarter

06/11/2019

Data on producer prices shows that wholesale inflation pressure rose mildly in May but remains generally subdued in the economy.

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H.I.G. Completes Acquisition of Cardinal Logistics

06/11/2019

Private equity firm H.I.G. Capital announced an affiliate completed the acquisition of Cardinal Logistics Holdings, a provider of dedicated transportation and logistics services in North America.

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Uber reports rapid growth in Freight unit

06/10/2019

Tech pioneer’s road freight load-matching subsidiary sees gross bookings grow 230% in the first quarter of 2019, to $132 million

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FMCSA Delays Public Release of HOS Proposed Rule

06/07/2019

The long-anticipated Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hours-of-service proposed rule has been delayed from its original release date of June 7.

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FMCSA grants waiver to fleet allowing 150 air-mile radius

06/06/2019

A 60-truck fleet in California has been granted a waiver to allow its drivers to increase the 100 air-mile radius in short-haul operations to 150 air miles.

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FMCSA taking applications for younger CMV driver pilot

06/04/2019

The pilot program allows a limited number of drivers ages 18 to 21 to drive CMVs in interstate commerce if they possess the military equivalent of a CDL.

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Cummins, Isuzu Form Powertrain Partnership

06/03/2019

Independent engine maker Cummins Inc. and truck maker Isuzu Motors announced they are entering into the Isuzu Cummins Powertrain Partnership agreement.

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Trucking Industry Leaders React Cautiously to Mexican Tariff Plan

06/03/2019

Trucking and transportation industry leaders were caught off guard when President Donald Trump on May 30 said via Twitter that the U.S. plans new tariffs against Mexico.

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‘Too soon to tell’ autonomous trucks’ workforce impact

06/03/2019

Daimler Trucks announced it is establishing the Autonomous Technology Group as part of its effort to put highly automated trucks onto roadways within the next decade.

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Skilled engineer shortage ‘a threat to UK logistics industry’

06/01/2019

More than half of vacancies for road freight vehicle mechanics, technicians and fitters in the UK will not be filled in the near future, according to FTA survey

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Shipping and Trucking Industries Gearing Up for New 2020 Ocean Vessel

05/31/2019

U.S. Department of Commerce advisory committee disclosed recommendations to mitigate potential fuel shortages and price spikes.

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USMCA’s Impact on the Industrial Truck Industry

06/01/2019

The United States Mexico Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA) is critical to ensuring a robust North American economy.

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FedEx Ground to Deliver Seven Days a Week to Satisfy Online Shoppers

05/30/2019

FedEx Corp. announced the FedEx Ground unit will offer deliveries seven days a week

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Some Fleets, 3PLs Turn to Near-Shore Staffing

05/29/2019

While the freight transportation industry has struggled for years to recruit and retain truck drivers and maintenance technicians, many companies are facing another labor challenge.

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Mississippi Fleet Preps Young Drivers for Road Ahead

05/28/2019

A Mississippi fleet CEO has addressed the driver shortage by training candidates between the ages of 18 and 20.

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FMCSA begins process of potentially redefining ‘ag commodities’

05/27/2019

FMCSA begins process of potentially redefining ‘ag commodities’ for hours exemptions

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UPS Signs Biggest Renewable Gas Deal With Clean Energy Fuels

05/25/2019

UPS Inc. has agreed to buy the equivalent of 170 million gallons of renewable natural gas from Clean Energy Fuels Corp. over the next seven years.

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House Funding Leaders Easily Advance Fiscal 2020 Transportation Bill

05/25/2019

Legislation that would increase funding for infrastructure grants and the agency overseeing trucking regulations was easily approved by a subcommittee in the U.S. House of Representatives on May 23.

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KLLM acquiring Maverick’s reefer division

05/24/2019

KLLM Transportation has acquired the refrigerated division of Maverick Transportation, with the deal effective Monday, May 27, including equipment and drivers.

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VW truck brand to invest $344 million in Brazil after Ford exit

05/23/2019

Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1.4 billion reais ($344.14 million) to modernize its Brazilian factory in Sao Bernardo do Campo, an industrial city near Sao Paulo

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Teamsters oppose putting 18-year-olds in tractor-trailers

05/23/2019

President James Hoffa called the FMCSA’s proposal to lower the truck driver license eligibility age a “grave concern to those who use the roadways as their workplace every day.”

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TuSimple Self-Driving Trucks to Haul Mail for Postal Service

05/21/2019

TuSimple Self-Driving Trucks to Haul Mail for Postal Service in Two-Week Pilot

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Change the Trucking Culture to Attract and Retain New Talent

05/20/2019

We already see some signs of the broader industry looking to attract tech-savvy younger workers.

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