Thursday, April 26, 2018
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Preliminary Class 8 orders for first 3 months of year represent highest quarter in history

Preliminary Class 8 orders for first 3 months of year represent highest quarter in history

Two major publishers of commercial vehicle data reported strong preliminary North American Class 8 orders for March.

Mark Doughty promoted to president and COO of HELP Inc.

Mark Doughty promoted to president and COO of HELP Inc.

PHOENIX — HELP Inc., the provider of PrePass and other truck safety services, has promoted Mark Doughty to president and chief operating officer.

Schneider offers new lease-on opportunity

Schneider offers new lease-on opportunity

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Schneider, one of the nation’s largest truckload carriers, is offering a new lease-on opportunity for owner-operators with 2000 or newer model-year trucks to select van truckload freight moving in the eastern 37 states on Schneider’s Percentage Lease Program.

Expediter Services meet offers key leaders’ views on challenges facing entire industry

Expediter Services meet offers key leaders’ views on challenges facing entire industry

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Ellen Voie, president and CEO of Women In Trucking Association, and Michael Miller, managing director of Stephens Inc., are just two of the notable speakers at the Expediter Services’ spring Group Gathering, taking place April 27-28.

Trucks move $60.6B in NAFTA freight in January, up 10.2% over same month of 2017

Trucks move $60.6B in NAFTA freight in January, up 10.2% over same month of 2017

U.S.-NAFTA truck freight rose 10.2 percent this past January compared with the same month a year ago, reports the Bureau of Transportation Statistics or BTS. Trucks hauled $60.6 billion in freight in January.

FTR: Freight rates, tight capacity yield little optimism for shippers going forward

FTR: Freight rates, tight capacity yield little optimism for shippers going forward

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR is forecasting a tough year for shippers on capacity and rates, and their January Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) at -11.1 reflects the challenges they are facing entering into the new year.

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