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Trucking Industry Planning To Add Capacity To Keep Up With High Demand

Even though the U.S. economy has shown weakness as of late, data explains that the economy is still expanding. Despite the trucking industry struggling to obtain new drivers, With the demand for freight ever-growing,...

President Obama Announces Actions For Trucking Industry Regarding MPG

It's been exactly three weeks since President Obama's State of the Union Address. Since then, Obama has issued several executive orders, including Tuesday's announcement that details his plans to toughen fuel standards for medium and heavy-duty vehicles in...
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Truck Driver Shortage Now Affecting All Industry Sectors

The ongoing truck driver shortage has been a concern to the trucking industry for many years. Trucking executives have been planning and building strategies to change the trend but the numbers continue to climb....
Truckers Rolling Against Hepatitis C

Truckers Rolling Against Hepatitis C; Launches At Great American Truck Show

Several organizations are partnering to launch the Truckers Rolling Against Hepatitis C initiative at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas. The Healthy Trucking Association of America (HTAA), Abbvie and OraSure Technologies Inc....

Flatbed And Reefer Perform Strong In May-Set Record Highs

Flatbed/Reefer Rates Strong Rates in all three segments boomed in May, continuing to build on recent per-mile upticks, according to data released June 2 by Internet Truckstop.  Reefer rates on the spot market led the...
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Truck Driver Shortage; 30,000 And Counting

We read a great article from Business Insider today and had to include in it in our headline news. Truckers Logic has followed the truck driver shortage very closely over the last few months....
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...

Peterbilt And Paccar Win Awards For Manufacturing Leadership

Peterbilt Motors Co. and its parent company, Paccar Inc., have received four Manufacturing Leadership Awards from Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council, taking top honors in the categories of workplace leadership and engineering and...
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...
ATA Management Conference And Exhibition 2015

2015 ATA Management Conference Exhibition October 17th-20th 2015

Registration has now begun for the 2015 ATA Management Conference Exhibition. This year's event will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center & Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Philadelphia, PA. From now until September 14th, you can...