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Trucking Industry Will Need To Hire 890,000 New Drivers In Next Decade

890,000 Drivers Will Be Needed The trucking industry will need to hire 890,000 drivers in the next decade to replace retirees and meet rising demand, and companies are already pushing up pay to avoid falling...
Con-way Trucking Purchased By XPO Logistics

Con-way Has Been Acquired In $3 Billion Deal; To Be Rebranded As XPO Logistics

Con-way has been acquired in a multi-billion dollar deal and the company will rebrand as XPO Logistics. XPO is set to acquire Con-way Inc., one of the country’s largest trucking companies, stated by XPO...
Electronic Logging Mandate Publication September 2015

Electronic Mandate Rule Publication

The Electronic Mandate Rule publication is believed to be set for September 30th, 2015. We've seen a whirlwind of trucking regulatory activity in the first 8 months of year and more is expected heading...
Diesel Prices 9-7-2015

Diesel Prices Up Across Country (09-08-15)

Diesel prices all over the United States were slightly up this week with the only exception being in the New England region. The N.E. region saw a decline of 0.010, dropping the average to...
August 2015 Trucking Jobs

Transportation Adds 7,000+ Jobs; Trucking Industry Up 700 In August

While the U.S. economy struggled in August, it still saw another consecutive growth in jobs. The U.S. economy generated a lower-than-expected 173,000 new jobs in August, the government reported Friday. The transportation sector gained more...

Dodge Diesel Starter Takes the Trucks Up Another Notch

The Dodge is a company which is synonymous with excellent and durable vehicles, primarily trucks. Today, the company is not only most famous for its imposing trucks, but also for a variety of technological...

2015 NATDA Trade Show Schedule – Nashville, Tennessee

The 2015 NATDA Trade Show & Convention will be held in Nashville, TN at the Music City Center on September 10-12, 2015.  This will be the North American Trailer Dealers Association (NATDA) 8th annual...
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...
Trucking Technology

Trucking Technology And Networking Benefits Truck Drivers And Shippers

The soon-to-be-released electronic logging mandate is often depicted as a time bomb that will reduce truck capacity, driving smaller carriers and independents off the roads. There will be some reduction in available capacity once...
Terror Suspect Gets Trucking License

Terror Suspect Gets Trucking License In Minnesota

Minnesota Terror Suspects Lands Class A Trucking License A Minnesota terror suspect that is on the official “No Fly” list may not be able to fly in the United States but that hasn’t stopped him...