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Cargo theft firms warn industry of increased theft risk around Labor Day

FreightWatch recommends for drivers and others involved in logistics to make sure safety protocols are up-to-date and that they are using industry best practices for in-transit and warehouse operations.

Indicators: Spot market rates outpacing contract rates since recession, rates lag market by several months

Insight into spot market pricing vs. contract rates, based on research conducted by FTR and

Rule to set minimum driver training standards moves step closer to publication

If the Final Rule matches up with the proposed rule released earlier this year in March, FMCSA will implement a core curriculum for new truckers receiving their CDL and require ...

Diesel prices top $2.40 per gallon mark following two big jumps

With a 3.9-cent increase during the week ending Aug. 29, the price of a gallon of on-highway diesel now stands at $2.409, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report.

Werner driver named Trucking’s Top Rookie

A Werner Enterprises driver from Evington, Virginia, last week received the 2016 Trucking’s Top Rookie Award in ceremonies at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas

Trucking’s disruptors: e-commerce and uberization, panel says

Trucking companies involved in e-commerce can look forward to "multiple years of tremendous growth," predicts Covenant Transportation Group President David Parker, due in large part to millennial consumers who want ...

Panel: U.S. carriers increasingly opting for automated tech, advanced safety systems

Driverless trucks may not be around the corner, but automation and advanced safety technology still appears to be making itself at home in North American fleets. At least that was ...

Shippers changing behavior due to e-commerce, panelists say

A panel of leading economic and business leaders in the trucking industry discussed the changes and evolution of shipping behavior during the CCJ Market Movers program at the Great American ...

Carriers, brokers using tech to improve bid response during 2016 freight recession

Bid packages from shippers can be time consuming with hundreds - and potentially thousands - of lanes to analyze and respond to with pricing.

Indicators: Tonnage continues to fall, spot market freight dips

Freight tonnage for the for-hire trucking industry slipped again in July. The spot market also saw a decline in freight volume. More numbers here...

Trucking autonomy upstart Otto acquired by Uber

"Basically, we're starting a commercial transportation business," says Otto founder Lior Ron. "Specifically we're going to build on Otto's capabilities for self-driving trucks and introduce other ways to help the ...

DOT: Speed limiter proposal expected before month’s end

The Department of Transportation this week issued a report indicating it expects its long-awaited proposal to mandate speed limiters on heavy-duty trucks to be published next week.

Diesel prices fall less than a cent during last week

The U.S.’ average for a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $2.31 following the six-tenths of a cent decrease during the week.