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SRT increasing pay for experienced drivers up to 6 cents per mile

SRT increasing pay for experienced drivers up to 6 cents per mile

TEXARKANA, Ark. — More money, no tricks.

Soy coalition wants heavier trucks allowed on interstates

Soy coalition wants heavier trucks allowed on interstates

ANKENY, Iowa — The Soy Transportation Coalition wants to see heavier trucks on the nation’s interstate highway system.

December Class 8 used truck sales fall 9% year-over-year; down 1% for full-year 2017

December Class 8 used truck sales fall 9% year-over-year; down 1% for full-year 2017

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Total Class 8 used truck sales fell 9 percent year-over-year in December, but were down just 1 percent for full-year 2017 compared to 2016, according to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, published by ACT Research.

All NAFTA transport modes carry 10.5% more freight by value in November '17 than 2016

All NAFTA transport modes carry 10.5% more freight by value in November '17 than 2016

The U.S. and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners transported $100.6 billion worth of freight in November 2017, more than was recorded for the same month in 2016.

ACT Research: net trailer orders for December second-highest in history

ACT Research: net trailer orders for December second-highest in history

COLUMBUS, Ind. — The year closed on an extremely strong note in terms of trailer orders with 45,700 net orders posted to the backlog, according to ACT Research.

ATA tonnage index falls for 1st time since September; loses 5.7% in December

ATA tonnage index falls for 1st time since September; loses 5.7% in December

ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell for the first time since September, losing 5.7 percent in December.

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