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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...
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...

Temperature-Controlled Truckload Carrier Marten Transport Growth Behind Strong Shipper Demand

Marten Transport, a temperature-controlled truckload carrier out of Wisconsin, is leading by example as the trucking company continues to build strong profits over the past 12 months. Strong shipper demand for dedicated trucking service is...

Protecting Your Cargo Through The Memorial Day Weekend

Thinking Driver Safety Protecting your cargo is always important for a truck driver. As a driver, you always have to be aware of your cargo and take the proper measurements to keep it safe. With...

Fleet Safety Council’s Annual Educational Conference Includes Mock Trial

Jodi Burness, president and lead paralegal of Burness Paralegal Services, will be bringing the drama of the courtroom – and the important lessons to be learned from it – to the Fleet Safety Council’s...
Southern California Port Congestion

Is It The End Of The Owner Operator?

Some trucking companies are suggesting that the end of the owner operator is quickly approaching. Why would anyone suggest such a thing? Thought about that myself, I don't see "me" or many other owner...
Arrow Trucking CEO Arrested

Former Arrow Trucking CEO Arrested In Dallas

Former Arrow Trucking CEO Facing Multiple Charges In a plea deal released this week, Arrow Trucking's former Chief Financial Officer admitted to owing $15 million to the company's bank and $9.5 million dollars in taxes. He...

FMCSA Begins Rulemaking to Raise Minimum Insurance Requirements

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has submitted a report to Congress explaining that current insurance minimums it has set for the commercial motor vehicle industry are inadequate to meet the costs of some...

Caterpillar Lawsuits Mounting Over Engines

Caterpillar Lawsuits Filed Up to 10 lawsuits have been filed against Caterpillar, stating that the company's ACERT C13 and C15 engines were defective. The lawsuits also state that Caterpillar hid this information from owners and buyers....

Sysco Ends Planning To Merge With With US Foods

Sysco Corp. has terminated its planned merger with U.S. Foods after the Federal Trade Commission’s request for preliminary injunction to block the deal was granted. In February, the FTC filed an administrative complaint arguing that the...