Saturday, February 25, 2017
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State of Minnesota sues three trucking companies for wage theft and fraud; asks $544,000

State of Minnesota sues three trucking companies for wage theft and fraud; asks $544,000

ROSEVILLE, Minn. — The state of Minnesota is suing a trucking company for wage theft and fraud in the amount of $524,000. Lakeville Motor Express closed in late November without paying $370,000 owed to employees.

Price of gallon of diesel declines seven tenths of a cent to $2.562

Price of gallon of diesel declines seven tenths of a cent to $2.562

WASHINGTON — As the old saying goes, every little bit helps.

Bendix records safest year in company history

Bendix records safest year in company history

ELYRIA, Ohio — In pursuit of its goal of zero injuries, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems recorded its safest year ever in 2016.

Drivers, family values drive 60 years of success at Boyd Brothers

Drivers, family values drive 60 years of success at Boyd Brothers

ADDISON, Texas — Not many trucking companies can lay claim to 60 years in business. But if you’re Boyd Brothers, a Daseke company, and based in Alabama, that landmark is just a springboard of what’s to come.

Knight, Covenant report net income for the year down from 2015

Knight, Covenant report net income for the year down from 2015

Two major U.S. truckload carriers reported January 25 significantly lower income for 2016 from 2015.

FTR: December trailer orders up 35 percent from previous December, 2016 total down 27.6 percent

FTR: December trailer orders up 35 percent from previous December, 2016 total down 27.6 percent

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR Intel reported January 23 final December net trailer orders of 34,000 units, down 5 percent from November but up 35 percent from the same month last year. Total orders for the year were 228,643, a 27.6 percent decrease from the 2015 total of 315,961.

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