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Survey finds nearly half of Philadelphia area drivers read texts, e-mails while driving
Survey finds nearly half of Philadelphia area drivers read texts, e-mails while driving

PHILADELPHIA — Mobile devices continue to distract drivers in the greater Philadelphia area, according to a survey recently commissioned by The Travelers Institute, the public policy division of The Travelers..

Decline in cost of gas offsets pricier freight trucking services
Decline in cost of gas offsets pricier freight trucking services

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale prices barely rose last month as a sharp decline in the cost of gas offset pricier freight trucking services and mobile phone plans. The Labor Department..

Weaker spot market indicates ‘muted’ holiday freight peak
Weaker spot market indicates ‘muted’ holiday freight peak

PORTLAND, Ore. — The national average spot van rate increased 6 cents to $2.14/mile during the week ending December 8 although demand for trucks was weaker on high-traffic lanes for..

All Class 8 OEMs to exhibit at North American Commercial Vehicle Show in October
All Class 8 OEMs to exhibit at North American Commercial Vehicle Show in October

ATLANTA — The North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NAVC Show) a biennial B2B trucking industry trade show that focuses on the needs of fleet owners, managers and decision makers, said..

On-highway average diesel price slips 4.6 cents to $3.161 a gallon
On-highway average diesel price slips 4.6 cents to $3.161 a gallon

For the eighth week in a row Monday, average on-highway diesel prices fell, ending up at $3.161 a gallon compared with $3.207 last week, a decrease of 4.6 cents. Again,..

Interstates need overhaul; reports calls for 20-year plan
Interstates need overhaul; reports calls for 20-year plan

WASHINGTON — The future of the U.S. Interstate Highway System is threatened by a persistent and growing backlog of structural and operational deficiencies and by various looming challenges, such as..

Schneider honored with New North Workplace Excellence Award
Schneider honored with New North Workplace Excellence Award

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Excellence at work isn’t only an expectation for Schneider associates. It’s a framework for them to succeed. The Excellence@Work initiative is designed to encourage Schneider associates..

US hiring slowed to 155K jobs, trucking gains on seasonally adjusted data
US hiring slowed to 155K jobs, trucking gains on seasonally adjusted data

WASHINGTON  — U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in November, a slowdown from recent months but enough to suggest that the economy is expanding at a solid pace despite sharp gyrations..

Bendix tech tips: Bumper to bumper winter prep
Bendix tech tips: Bumper to bumper winter prep

ELYRIA, Ohio — Technically, no, winter’s not here yet. But in the practical sense, the season’s dropping temperatures, snow and ice are already impacting large parts of North America, so..

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