ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell for the first time since September, losing 5.7 percent in December.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for November fell back from the spike measured in October to a more sustainable level with a 5.8 reading, the company reported Monday.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Fleet Advantage, a provider of truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing and lifecycle cost management, said Wednesday it had reached what the company called “a significant company milestone” in securing $1 billion in total lease originations, with more than $200 million in originations in 2017 alone.
BLOOMINGTON. Ind. — FTR has reported preliminary December U.S. net trailer orders at all-time high of 47,000 units, 10 percent above November and plus 38 percent year-over-year. December orders, when finalized, are expected to exceed the previous high of 45,800 reached in October 2014.
ADDISON, Texas — Daseke, a consolidator and largest flatbed and specialized transportation company in North America, has appointed its Chief Financial Officer Scott Wheeler as the company’s new president.
PORTLAND, Ore. — TAG Truck Centers and the Lonestar Truck Group have merged into a new company called TNTX, thus forming one of the largest Freightliner and Western Star dealer families in the country.