Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by THE TRUCKER NEWS SERVICES Photo: CRST CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — CRST International Inc., one of the largest privately-held transportation companies..
An FTR official said the Class 8 market remains “red-hot” and that the capacity crunch is transforming into a capacity crisis and many fleets of..
With sales of 4,403 year-to-date compared with 2,599 for the same period last year, International sales are up 69.4 percent this year. Pictured is the..
Trucks accounted for $720.8 billion of the $1.1 trillion in freight with Canada and Mexico, BTS reported. (The Trucker file photo) All five of the..
By the time oil has gone through the refining process to get to diesel and by the time diesel gets to distribution centers and the..
On-highway diesel prices spiked this week after a brief hiccup last week in their upward trajectory. As so often happens, oil prices were falling..
Recently, Western Star collaborated with WTFC to create a promotional wrap on a 5700XE model featuring the organization’s name and pictures of its members. ..
Bendix spokesman says air dryer has "legacy of reliability." ELYRIA, Ohio — A funny thing happens when some people lay eyes on the..
The system closes the TrailerTail when the truck goes in reverse or stops. LONGVIEW, Texas — STEMCO Products Inc. has announced a new aerodynamic product,..
Every region in the country showed an increase for the week ending April 23. WASHINGTON — In a trend that’s not likely to end soon,..
2018 marks the 35th anniversary of Volvo’s 1983 introduction of the Integral Sleeper, the first North American truck model to offer a modern, streamlined design..
ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 1.1 percent in March after easing downward by 0.8..
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Gov. Larry Hogan directed state transportation officials on Friday to seek a new contract for a multimillion highway expansion after a news..
NEENAH, Wis. — J. J. Keller & Associates has achieved ISO 27001:2013 certification, the international standard that outlines best practices for an information security management..
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Flying J is expanding its network in West Texas with the opening of three new travel centers this spring to serve..
THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. April 30 announced it has appointed Kevin M. "Marty" Freeman, currently the company's senior vice..
On-highway diesel prices are edging up, posting Monday at $3.157 for the national average compared with $3.133 for the week of April 23, a..
Both major commercial vehicle data collection agencies — ACT Research and FTR — say that preliminary orders for Class 8 trucks in North..
WASHINGTON — U.S. employers stepped up hiring modestly in April, and the unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent, evidence of the economy’s resilience amid the..
WASHINGTON — In the run-up to the annual Infrastructure Week nationwide advocacy event, the House Committee on Small Business held a hearing on April 25..
The price of diesel rose for the seventh consecutive week On-highway diesel prices rose again in the past week, with the national average standing at..
WASHINGTON — Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to grow steadily throughout the summer despite the prospect of heavy..
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — U.S. Xpress Enterprises said Monday it had begun the process of pursuing an Initial public offering of its Class A common stock..
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — By the end of April, 44 teams triggered Covenant’s new $40,000 Teaming Bonus program by eclipsing 60,000 paid miles together and collecting..
PORTLAND, Ore. — Spot truckload freight volume had the strongest April on record despite slipping 6.8 percent lower compared to March, a common..
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index for March dropped from the previous month of 15.41 to a reading of 10.30, FTR said. This is,..
ARLINGTON, Wash. — Smokey Point Distributing (SPD) has announced an over-the-road salary pay program for its over-the-road flatbed drivers. Effective June 1, the carrier..
Class 8 truck sales in the United States dropped 2.2 percent from March to April, but remain very, very strong for the year, according to..
ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.2 percent in April after easing 1 percent in..
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The March Shippers Conditions Index reading from FTR released Thursday remained in double digit negative territory at -10.5 reflecting the continued tough..
Spot rates rose ahead of the Memorial Day weekend, DAT Trendline reports. The number of spot market loads on DAT load boards went up 1.3..
Two organizations that report truck orders have said the latest data indicates that the new truck market is still strong. ACT Research said its preliminary..
LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Wabash National Corp., a producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems, said that Brent L. Yeagy, president and chief operating officer of..
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — U.S. Xpress Enterprises Wednesday said the pricing of its initial public offering of 18,056,000 shares of Class A common stock at $16..
WASHINGTON — An official with the National Retail Federation today warned that President Donald Trump’s tariff plans will unravel the good done by tax reform..
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — U.S. Xpress Enterprises said Monday that it has closed its initial public offering of 18,056,000 shares of its Class A common stock..
ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.7 percent in May after rising 2.7 percent in..
Spot truckload rates on the DAT network of load boards rose again during the week ending June 16 and are on track to achieve the..
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for April at a reading of 11.5 reflects strong freight demand and continued tightness in capacity, FTR..
NEW YORK — Just a month ago oil surged to its highest price in three years, and some investors were wondering if crude was again..
On this weeks show:
- Truck dumps human waste onto a highway.
- A party breaks out on a Arkansas interstate?
- A driverless semi crashes into a house.
- New strong freight data is released.
In this weeks episode we cover:
- Man clings to hood of car doing 70MPH.
- Mad Max mode for Tesla Semi.
- Truck driver game comes to Xbox.
- Operation Safe Driver Week.