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UPS Falls Short On Holiday Shipping-Shares Down In 4th Qtr

The United Parcel Service reported that preliminary fourth-quarter earnings forced them to hire more temporary workers during the holiday rush. UPS planned for the spike in shipping but failed as they missed on holiday deliveries. Analyst estimates were...
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High Turnover Rate In Trucking; Here’s Your Solution

Trucking Industry Unstable? Perhaps no other industry in the world is more prone to drastic turns and twist like the trucking industry. Where else can you find an industry in strong demand but lacking some...
2014 Tax Extenders Bill

Tax Extenders Bill Passes And What It Means For You

What The New Tax Extenders Bill Means To You By a 76-16 vote, the U.S. Senate has just passed the tax extenders bill that the House of Representatives passed earlier this month. President Obama signed into...

Truck Driver Shortage Could Stress Industry

30,000 Truck Drivers Needed A shortage of truck drivers, ripple effects from an extraordinarily harsh winter, new federal trucking regulations, more items needing to be transported and higher fuel costs are why some companies are...

Trucking And Transportation Sectors Continue Growth

Trucking Growing Stronger Trucking and transportation sectors continue to grow, a sign that the trucking industry is strong and growing. The Labor Department reported on April 4th that trucking accounted for 3,300 new jobs in...

Big Rig Living Contest-Nominate A Truck Driver

Big Rig Living Contest (6-24-14 7-24-14) Truckers Logic is hosting the first monthly Big Rig Living Contest to honor truck drivers and transportation professionals from around the world. The Big Rig Living Contest will feature...

DOT Anthony Foxx Hopes For Long-Term Highway Bill

Highway Trust Fund Support With the Highway Trust Fund on the brink, Department of Transportation Secretary, Anthony Foxx, continues to support President Obama's $302 billion dollar plan to fund our nation's highways. Foxx has been...
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...

Peterbilt Annual Awards

The Peterbilt Motors Company awarded Jackson Group Peterbilt in Salt Lake City its 2013 North American Dealer of the Year Award. Jackson Group Peterbilt was praised for its high levels of customer satisfaction and immense growth...

Freight Volume Expected To Rise In Trucking Industry

Demand To Rise In 2014 According to the Bloomberg Industries/Internet Truckstop survey, trucking companies are looking to see a big climb in freight for the next 6 months. Some of the numbers include the typical...