Saturday, July 22, 2017
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Daseke adds The Steelman Companies to its growing stable of specialized transport carriers

Daseke adds The Steelman Companies to its growing stable of specialized transport carriers

ADDISON, Texas – Daseke, a leading consolidator and the largest owner of flatbed and specialized transportation and logistics solutions in North America, has added The Steelman Companies to the Daseke family.

Preliminary June Class 8 truck orders up nearly 40% year-over-year

Preliminary June Class 8 truck orders up nearly 40% year-over-year

Two companies that track activity in the heavy-duty truck market Wednesday said preliminary Class 8 net orders were up almost 40 percent for June to 17,600 units, a month-over-month improvement of 7 percent, and 38 percent better than a year ago.

ArcBest to apply space-based minimum charges for LTL shipments

ArcBest to apply space-based minimum charges for LTL shipments

FORT SMITH, Ark. — ArcBest said Friday that effective August 1, it will apply space-based minimum charges for less-than-truckload shipments to better reflect freight shipping trends that have evolved over the last several years.

Indian River Transport wins Platinum, Gold safety awards from Great West Casualty Co.

Indian River Transport wins Platinum, Gold safety awards from Great West Casualty Co.

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. — Indian River Transport has won the Platinum National Safety Award and the Gold Workplace Safety Award by Great West Casualty Co.

U.S. Xpress embarks on new lease-purchase plan with 2015 Freightliner Cascadia

U.S. Xpress embarks on new lease-purchase plan with 2015 Freightliner Cascadia

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — U.S. Xpress, the nation’s largest privately-owned truckload carrier, has introduced a new lease-purchase program designed to make owning their own business more attainable for professional truck drivers.

Cass Freight Index: Economy continuing ‘to get slightly better’

Cass Freight Index: Economy continuing ‘to get slightly better’

ST. LOUIS — Not only have both the shipments and expenditures indexes been positive for five months in a row, but they are showing accelerating strength.

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