Thursday, November 23, 2017
Business
For second year in a row, ATRI survey shows driver wages surpass fuel costs

For second year in a row, ATRI survey shows driver wages surpass fuel costs

On October 18, The American Transportation Research Institute released its annual “Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking” report. And for the second year in a row, the study found that drivers’ wages, not fuel, was the single largest expense incurred by carriers.

DAT freight index hits all-time high in September

DAT freight index hits all-time high in September

PORTLAND, Ore. — The DAT North American Freight Index achieved record highs in September, with a 9 percent gain compared to August.

Ozark Motor Lines introduces new pay package for company drivers

Ozark Motor Lines introduces new pay package for company drivers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Ozark Motor Lines, a family-owned ground transportation services company based in Memphis, Tennessee, recently initiated a new pay package for its company drivers.

Capacity tight, van rates highest since December 2014, reports DAT Trendlines

Capacity tight, van rates highest since December 2014, reports DAT Trendlines

Capacity remains tight for all three trailer types, reported DAT Trendlines today.

U.S.Class 8 truck sales for September up 2.9% over August, surpassing 2016 year-to-date numbers

U.S.Class 8 truck sales for September up 2.9% over August, surpassing 2016 year-to-date numbers

Class 8 truck sales in the United States during September increased 2.9 percent over August, but perhaps as much — or maybe more — 2017 year-to-date sales surpassed 2016, according to data provided by WardsAuto.

News good for September Class 8 truck sales

News good for September Class 8 truck sales

Two sources have reported increased Class 8 truck orders in September.

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