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10/21/2017

Celadon stops HQ construction, refocuses on core trucking business

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Trucking giant Celadon is in retreat—canceling its $28 million headquarters in Mount Comfort, selling off its flatbed unit, and outsourcing its driver schools—so it can refocus on its. Full story...

10/21/2017

Georgia Port Authority to open inland port in heart of Freight Alley

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Freight Alley is getting an infrastructure addition. In 2018, the Georgia Port Authority (GPA) will be opening its second inland port on 42 acres in Northwest Georgia's Murray County..... Full story...

10/21/2017

ELD rule set to be enforced starting Dec. 18

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When the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced in late August that it would delay out-of-service orders for ELD violations until April 1, 2018, many cheered the decision. According to. Full story...

10/21/2017

Saia Continues Rapid Expansion With New Terminal in St. Louis Market

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Saia Inc. opened a new terminal in St. Peters, Mo., about 35 miles west of St. Louis, the less-than-truckload carrier’s latest in a wave of expansion across the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and. Full story...

10/21/2017

XPO Logistics to Hire 20% More Seasonal Staff

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Logistics giant XPO Logistics reported it would hire more than 6,000 seasonal workers for its U.S. contract operations during the holiday season..... Full story...

10/22/2017

Alibaba pushing Amazon for global e-commerce dominance

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Reigning supreme against the current industry leader must have felt sweet. Alibaba’s market value has officially outpaced Amazon, Yicai Global reports..... Full story...

10/22/2017

Industry Praises Top Drivers, Technician at Annual Conference

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ORLANDO, Fla. — National Truck Driving Championships grand champion Roland Bolduc of FedEx Express, along with TMC SuperTech grand champion Mark McLean, a technician with FedEx Freight, and. Full story...

10/22/2017

Three Fleets Capture ATA’s President’s Award

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ORLANDO, Fla. — American Trucking Associations on Oct. 22 announced several of the industry’s top honors at the association’s Leadership and Awards Luncheon at its annual Management. Full story...

10/22/2017

New Gauge of Freight Shipping and Economy Debuts at ATA

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ORLANDO - U.S. Bank announced the launch of a new barometer for assessing the nation’s shipping industry on Sunday during the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference and. Full story...

10/22/2017

Lytx Upgrades Rair to Meet ELD Mandate

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Lytx has upgraded its Rair Compliance Services program so clients can better meet the looming electronic logging device mandate, the video-based safety services vendor announced. Full story...

10/22/2017

Data dive: Insight leads to improved operations

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Many fleets are devoting 10% of their operating budgets to maintenance, but it doesn’t have to be that high, suggests Jim Buell, EVP of sales & marketing for FleetNet America. “If. Full story...

10/22/2017

Driver shortage is increasing, but signs continue to point positive for industry in general

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The driver shortage is increasing, according to Bob Costello, chief economist of the American Trucking Associations, but it’s not as bad as many people believe..... Full story...

10/22/2017

Camera system could soon replace mirrors

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Truck safety could take a big leap forward if drivers could see in their blind spots. Many companies are offering radar that looks down the vehicle and transmits that information back to the cab,. Full story...

10/22/2017

Proposed CSA Scoring-Improvement Method Gets Thumbs Up

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ORLANDO - Boiled down to its essence, the review of the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program by the National Academies of Science found that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Full story...

10/22/2017

Navistar Reveals 24/7 Uptime Command Center

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ORLANDO - In kicking off the Navistar presser here at the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition, Michael Cancelliere, president, Truck and Parts, presented the continuing growth of the economy. Full story...

10/23/2017

Critical Issues in the Trucking Industry – 2017

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It's time again to help determine the most critical issues facing the trucking industry. Owners, drivers, safety/tech pros, dispatchers, etc. are encouraged to take the important online survey.
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10/20/2017

C.R. England gets waiver extension for pre-CDL drivers

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C.R. England drivers who have passed the CDL skills test but not yet returned to their home state to obtain their CDL can continue to operate as team drivers rather than having a CDL holder in the. Full story...

10/20/2017

Larry Hogan says 'get ready' for Elon Musk's East Coast hyperloop

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Remember Elon Musk’s vague tweet over the summer stating he had “verbal govt approval” to begin digging tunnels for a high-speed hyperloop transportation system? Turns out there. Full story...

10/20/2017

Elon Musk’s Boring Co. to start digging in Maryland

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With one underground tunnel making its way under the streets of Hawthorne, California, The Boring Co. is ready to start digging another on the other side of the country. The state of Maryland has. Full story...

10/20/2017

Court agrees carrier registration board violated open meetings laws when deciding 2018 carrier fees

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The meeting should have been open to the public, and a public notice with the meeting’s location and time information should have been published at least seven days prior to the meeting, the. Full story...
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