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Analysis: Mississippi road money session waits on lieutenant governor
Analysis: Mississippi road money session waits on lieutenant governor

JACKSON, Miss. — A special session to seek more money for Mississippi's roads and bridges could be drawing near. But nothing is likely to happen without Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves'..

DAT Freight Index: July Spot Truckload Volume And Rates Return To Earth
DAT Freight Index: July Spot Truckload Volume And Rates Return To Earth

PORTLAND, Ore. — Spot market freight availability dropped sharply in July, returning to typical seasonal levels after an all-time peak in June, according to DAT Solutions, which operates North America’s..

Major retail container ports setting record highs
Major retail container ports setting record highs

WASHINGTON — With retail sales rising and retailers rushing to bring merchandise into the country ahead of proposed new tariffs on products from China, imports at the nation’s major retail..

Tennessee’s Builders Transportation Co. joins Daseke Inc.
Tennessee’s Builders Transportation Co. joins Daseke Inc.

ADDISON, Texas — Daseke Inc., the largest flatbed, specialized transportation and logistics solutions company in North America, is being joined by Builders Transportation Co., a Memphis, Tennessee-based carrier of steel,..

Diesel prices down 3 tenths of a penny to $3.223; Venezuelan unrest could cause higher oil, diesel prices
Diesel prices down 3 tenths of a penny to $3.223; Venezuelan unrest could cause higher oil, diesel prices

Despite explosions and civil unrest in oil exporter Venezuela this weekend — leading some analysts to predict that oil (and consequently diesel) prices will soon zoom back up — on-highway..

U.S. Senate passes more than $154B in spending for transportation
U.S. Senate passes more than $154B in spending for transportation

The U.S. Senate August 1 approved more than $154 billion for fiscal year 2019 transportation spending, including $667 million for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and $956 million for..

Employment overall lags, while trucking adds 4,400 jobs in July
Employment overall lags, while trucking adds 4,400 jobs in July

WASHINGTON — Employers pulled back on hiring in July, but the job gains were still enough to lower the U.S. unemployment rate a tick to 3.9 percent from 4 percent...

ACT Research: Class 8 orders set new record in July
ACT Research: Class 8 orders set new record in July

COLUMBUS, Ind. — ACT Research reports that preliminary North America Class 8 net order data show the industry booked 52,400 units in July, setting a new all-time record in what..

HELP, Alinda partner to further mission of highway safety, efficiency
HELP, Alinda partner to further mission of highway safety, efficiency

PHOENIX — HELP Inc., owner and provider of PrePass weigh station bypassing and other advanced truck safety and toll payment technologies, and Alinda Capital Partners, one of the world’s largest..

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