Saturday, June 24, 2017
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Noël Perry joins staff of Truckstop.com as chief economist

Noël Perry joins staff of Truckstop.com as chief economist

NEW PLYMOUTH, Idaho —Noël Perry has joined the staff of Truckstop.com as the company’s chief economist.

Utility Trailer Mfg. Co. plant wins Plant Safety Award from Liberty Mutual

Utility Trailer Mfg. Co. plant wins Plant Safety Award from Liberty Mutual

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. — Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co.’s Paragould, Arkansas, dry van manufacturing plant has received a Plant Safety Award from Liberty Mutual Insurance.

FTR's Trucking Conditions Index up 4-plus points for April

FTR's Trucking Conditions Index up 4-plus points for April

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for April bounced back to a reading of 7.03, up more than four points from March.

Preventing cyber attacks, redefining jobs in light of autonomous technology, WFBCON topics

Preventing cyber attacks, redefining jobs in light of autonomous technology, WFBCON topics

RIVERSIDE, Mo. — More than 125 representatives from truckload carriers, schools, and trucking-affiliated groups attended the Truckload Carriers Association’s second annual WorkForce Builders Conference (WFBCON) held in conjunction with TCA’s 8th Annual Open Deck Division meeting and the 23rd Annual Independent Contractor Division meeting here June 12-14.

Freight TSI falls 0.6% in April; 2nd straight month of downturns

Freight TSI falls 0.6% in April; 2nd straight month of downturns

WASHINGTON — The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, decreased 0.6 percent in April from March, falling for the second consecutive month after reaching an all-time high in February, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS).

Swift promotes Scott Barker to VP, driver engagement

Swift promotes Scott Barker to VP, driver engagement

PHOENIX — Swift Transportation Co. promoted Scott Barker to vice president of driver engagement.

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