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Amazon Building Their Semi-Truck Fleet Signals Bigger Changes Ahead

Amazon's Recent Truck & Trailer Purchases Number In Thousands Amazon.com is implementing a game changing strategy, using a delivery truck fleet for shipping orders to customers. The idea of starting to put together a private...
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Trucking Industry Trying To Cure Industry Hiring Woes

Over the last few weeks, Truckers Logic has been covering the rising demand in the trucking industry and the need for more truck drivers. The trucking industry is well aware of the issue. In...
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Trucking Industry Issues

The trucking industry is an integral part of the American economy and without the dedicated and hardworking drivers, who spend most of their year on the road, our daily wants and needs would cease...
Diesel Prices Hit 6 Year Low

Diesel Prices Hit 6 Year Lows

Falling Diesel Prices Create Unique Opportunities Trucking companies continue to praise the falling diesel prices as diesel prices hit 6 year lows. According to the Department of Energy's weekly report, diesel prices dropped 5.9 cent...

Bill Hall Jr. Wife Gets Life Insuarance Policy Worth $310K

In a bizarre tragedy to say the least, Bill Hall Jr.'s wife was awarded his life insurance policy. The life insurance policy was worth $310,000. The case gets weird because Frances Hall, the wife,...

Mid-American Trucking Show Generates Millions For Louisville

One of the biggest trucking shows in the world is expected to generate over 14 million dollars to the local economy in Louisville. The Mid-American Trucking Show will be in Louisville, Kentucky, beginning on...
Amazon Building Trucking App

Amazon Adding New Trucking App; Continues Shipping Push

It's no secret that Amazon continues its push to become a major logistics and delivery network. Business Insider reported that Amazon is building an Uber-like app that will roll out during the summer of...
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The U.S. Economy And A Slowing Trucking Industry

The trucking industry has always been a strong indicator for the U.S. economy. When the trucking industry is strong, so is the economy. When the trucking industry struggles, the U.S. economy often follows. And...
High Load-To-Truck Ratios 2017

High Load-To-Truck Ratios Kick Off 2017

There's no question that demand is strong in the trucking industry as we kick off 2017 with high load-to-truck ratios according to DAT. Both Van and Reefer rates have higher national averages while flatbed...
Hair Drug Test For Truck Drivers

Hair Drug Screen Test for Truck Drivers: Carriers Push FMCSA For Approval

Truckers Logic first reported on the hair drug screen test for truck drivers more than a year ago when the ATA was pushing the objective. The topic is hot again as we've learned that...