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TMW Systems releases two new programs aimed at improving small fleet efficiency

TMW FleetCheck enables users to integrate the management of multiple areas that impact operational efficiency and cost per mile: preventive maintenance schedules, fuel usage, and warranty recovery for fleets that ...

Rush Enterprises adds Cummins, Peterbilt SmartLINQ integration with RushCare Service Connect

The upcoming integration with Cummins and Peterbilt SmartLINQ is a continuation of the company's efforts to improve customer uptime and give customers 24/7 access to the information they need about ...

FMCSA re-opens comment period on request for driver drug testing changes

Despite the current dust-up over hair sample testing, it’s been settled long-term. The FAST Act highway funding law passed in 2015 opens the door for carriers to screen drivers with ...

Averitt Express employees donated $500k to St. Jude in 2016

The donations were made through the company's employee giving program, Averitt Cares for Kids. More than 86 percent of the company's employees donate $1 every week as part of the ...

‘There’s more freight coming your way’ in 2017, trucking economist contends

Carriers should, if current indicators hold true, prepare for better freight volume in 2017, said American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello.
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Top 250 acquisition: Central Freight plans to purchase Wilson Trucking

Central Freight President and CEO Don Orr says the acquisition will allow the company to expand further into the Southeastern U.S., where Wilson primarily operates.

January trailer orders soar over 2016

Trailer orders have totaled 234,000 units for the past 12 months.

PacLease adds to its emergency roadside assistance program

PacLease says added diagnostic visibility, along with the company's Call Center, can help coordinate the proper course of action for customers.

FMCSA clarifies ELD mandate’s ‘grandfather’ clause and potential issues with non-compliant ELDs

FMCSA last week issued new guidance for carriers on the looming compliance date for the agency's ELD mandate, addressing the use of older devices and devices found to be non-compliant ...

2016 set record for vehicle miles traveled, FHWA reports

The year’s 3.2 trillion vehicle miles traveled is 87.5 billion more miles than were traveled in 2015, FHWA reports.

ATA voices support for new trucking trade show

The American Trucking Associations on Wednesday pledged its support for the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) Show, which will make its debut later this year in Atlanta.

Indicators: Truck tonnage jumped in January, index hints at positive momentum for rates

Hopes for a turnaround in the soft trucking environment remain as tonnage rose in January and line haul rates saw their best year-over-year numbers in 11 months.

DOT policies on Mexican carriers, cross-border trucking face challenges in Congress, courts

While Congress eyes tightening the criteria for Mexican carriers entering the U.S. as part of an overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement, a federal court is slated to ...

Penske to pay drivers $750k to settle prominent lawsuit over California-required breaks

Two and a half years after the case produced a landmark court decision, Penske Logistics has agreed to pay $750,000 to settle a class action lawsuit challenging its alleged denial ...

Diesel continues streak of flat pricing

The country's average diesel price has remained with a 3-cent window to this point in 2017.