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Average spot TL rates lag, but still higher than any time in 2017

Average spot TL rates lag, but still higher than any time in 2017

National average spot truckload rates lagged for the third consecutive week, but that’s still higher than they were at any time last year, reports DAT Trendlines.

SRT increasing pay for experienced drivers up to 6 cents per mile

SRT increasing pay for experienced drivers up to 6 cents per mile

TEXARKANA, Ark. — More money, no tricks.

Soy coalition wants heavier trucks allowed on interstates

Soy coalition wants heavier trucks allowed on interstates

ANKENY, Iowa — The Soy Transportation Coalition wants to see heavier trucks on the nation’s interstate highway system.

December Class 8 used truck sales fall 9% year-over-year; down 1% for full-year 2017

December Class 8 used truck sales fall 9% year-over-year; down 1% for full-year 2017

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Total Class 8 used truck sales fell 9 percent year-over-year in December, but were down just 1 percent for full-year 2017 compared to 2016, according to the latest release of the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks, published by ACT Research.

All NAFTA transport modes carry 10.5% more freight by value in November '17 than 2016

All NAFTA transport modes carry 10.5% more freight by value in November '17 than 2016

The U.S. and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners transported $100.6 billion worth of freight in November 2017, more than was recorded for the same month in 2016.

ACT Research: net trailer orders for December second-highest in history

ACT Research: net trailer orders for December second-highest in history

COLUMBUS, Ind. — The year closed on an extremely strong note in terms of trailer orders with 45,700 net orders posted to the backlog, according to ACT Research.

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