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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...

Carbon Express Pays Drivers More

We've reported on a few different companies now paying their truck drivers more. We did a report earlier on Total Transportation and how the company made the extra effort to pay their truck drivers more. Carbon...
Top 10 Fastest Growing Industries

General Freight Trucking Among Fastest-Growing Industries For Small Business

General freight trucking companies have posted, on average, nearly 25 percent sales growth for the 12 months ended May 31, based on according to Sagework. The company is well known for their data and...
Mitsubishi Trucking News

Mitsubishi Electric Hires New Heavy-Duty Truck Managers

NORTHVILLE, MI — Mitsubishi Electric hired two new national account managers for its heavy-duty truck business. Mitsubishi Electric currently supplies starters and alternators to heavy-duty truck OEMs and the aftermarket. Scott Balgenorth will be responsible...
Electronic Logging Devices

Electronic Logging Device Mandate Is Close As Trucking Industry Braces For Big Change

Electronic Logging Device Mandate Heating Up As Publication Looms It's no secret that the electronic logging device mandate is on the minds of everyone in the trucking industry as we brace for big changes that...
Avondale Manager Director Donald Broughton

Trucking Industry Trends Look Positive Until 2016

Positive Trucking Industry Trends Is The Outlook Until 2016 Trucking industry trends are looking positive up to 2016 according to a study done by Avondale Partners at the 2014 Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference. This was...

Cleveland Browns Owner Jimmy Haslam Accused Of Pilot Flying J Fuel Rebate Fraud

Jimmy Haslam Is On The Hot Seat Two known trucking companies are accusing Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam of directing a fuel rebate fraud for his family's truck stop chain, Pilot Flying J, according to...
Celadon Trucking

Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine Presents Celadon with Efficiency Award

Celadon Group, Inc.'s (NYSE: CGI) Celadon Trucking Services announced that Heavy Duty Trucking magazine has recognized Celadon with its first Fleet Technology Expo 2015 Heavy Duty Efficient Fleet award.  Celadon was one of three...
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...
Heavy Duty Trucks Going To Natural Gas

Heavy Duty Trucks Switching To Natural Gas

The Race To Natural Gas Among Heavy Duty Trucks Is On Back on September 11th, Clean Energy Fuel Corps announced it will begin fueling the first heavy-duty natural gas trucks deployed by Bimbo Bakeries USA, whom...