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2017 Trucking Industry

2017 Trucking Industry Outlook

2017 is officially here and the trucking industry is again bracing big changes in the year ahead. Both Amazon and Uber are making headlines as Uber Freight has launched and Amazon plans to launch...
Women Truck Drivers

Women Truck Drivers Are Still Facing Discrimination

Women truck drivers are still facing discrimination and this issue was brought to life in court recently. A federal judge has found a Missouri-based trucking company guilty of discrimination against women truck drivers. The...
Truck Driver Parking

Truckers Parking Shortage Is A Growing Concern

Truck Driver Parking Already Limited Nobody stops to thing what happens when truck drivers stop driving at the end of the day or night. Why is this? They seem to be always on the road. It...
Cisco Trucking Raid

Cisco Trucking Raided By DEA

A Cisco trucking company, based in Huntington, West Virginia, has been raided and shut down by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency and the Huntington Police Department. Cisco Trucking is located on 7th avenue in...
Amazon Distribution Centers

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...
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...
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...
March 2015 Trucking Jobs Lost

Trucking Industry Loses 6,800 Jobs In March

After Great February Trucking Industry Loses 6,800 Jobs For the first time since August 2014, the trucking industry lost jobs and it was the highest total loss of jobs in more than two years. In...
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...

Indiana Trucking Company Facing Heat For I-65 Deaths

The open road is a dangerous place and when you mix a semi truck with high speeds, you have the making for a disaster. Unfortunately, this was the case in Hammond, Indiana on I-65...