Thursday, November 23, 2017
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DAT Trendlines: Unusually strong freight market seen on monthly, yearly basis

DAT Trendlines: Unusually strong freight market seen on monthly, yearly basis

DAT Trendlines reports that early indications show an unusually strong freight market both month-over-month and year-over-year.

July NAFTA freight up 6.5% over last year; trucks carry 63.2% of all freight

July NAFTA freight up 6.5% over last year; trucks carry 63.2% of all freight

U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $89.2 billion in July, the U.S. Department of Transportation reported today. That’s 6.5 percent more than in July 2016, and makes the ninth consecutive month in which the year-over-year value in NAFTA freight had a year-over-year monthly increase.

Berkshire Hathaway buys minority investment in Pilot Flying J

Berkshire Hathaway buys minority investment in Pilot Flying J

OMAHA, Neb. and KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (“Berkshire”) and Pilot Flying J said jointly Wednesday that Berkshire has made a significant minority investment in Pilot Travel Centers LLC, which does business as Pilot Flying J.

Bendix CVS establishes Acuña, Mexico Logistics Center to manage growth

Bendix CVS establishes Acuña, Mexico Logistics Center to manage growth

ELYRIA, Ohio — In response to “dramatic, prolonged growth” at its Acuña, Mexico, manufacturing campus, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has established the Acuña Logistics Center to help improve materials flow, inventory control and cost savings.

Covenant launches rebranding effort, gathers together SRT, Star Transportation, Solutions segment

Covenant launches rebranding effort, gathers together SRT, Star Transportation, Solutions segment

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — At Covenant Transport Services, the message coming out of this week’s rebranding is: We can do it all — so let us.

Epes Transport invests $1 million-plus in compensation for its company, O-O drivers

Epes Transport invests $1 million-plus in compensation for its company, O-O drivers

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Epes Transport System is offering new compensation plans for both company drivers and independent contractors representing an investment of more than $1 million in its driving force.

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