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Roadcheck dates set, inspectors to key in on hours of service violations

Part 1: Day of reckoning in driver shortage saga

A shortage of qualified drivers is nothing new. But underlying factors point to a grave situation this time around. When it comes to pay and ...

Transflo Mobile adds Drivewyze bypass app

Transflo users can now launch the Drivewyze PreClear app directly within Transflo Mobile or Transflo HOS iOS and Android apps.

Diesel prices drop for sixth straight week

The U.S.’ average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel is now $2.972 following a four-tenths of a cent decrease during the most recent week.

Freight brokers using new connectivity tools with shippers, carriers

Non-asset transportation providers are fueling business growth with these six technologies.

CCJ Economic Outlook: Fleets plan to put tax cuts to work

The new tax reform legislation enacted at the end of last year certainly is a reason Trump’s pro-business policy received high marks from flee survey ...

Knight-Swift acquires 400-truck Abilene Motor Express

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings, the truckload giant formed via the merger of Knight Transportation and Swift Transportation last year, has acquired the 400-truck fleet Abilene Motor ...

EKA Solutions develops connected TMS for brokers, carriers, shippers

With visibility, order-to-cash and general ledger enterprise functions, EKA says the Omni-TMS provides connectivity between trading partners across all transportation modes and third-party services.

Indicators: Driver turnover rate eased in fourth quarter

“Despite this dip in turnover, the driver market remains tight and the driver shortage remains a real concern for fleets and the industry,” said ATA ...

Small number of 2018 Macks being recalled

The recall affects approximately 135 model year 2018 Anthem, Granite and Pinnacle tractors manufactured between April 18, 2017, and Dec. 18, 2017. If the light ...

Extending warranty coverage with aftermarket policies

In most cases, any truck that passes a certification inspection by the underwriter is eligible for warranty coverage.

Special report: Driver shortage, productivity losses from ELD mandate threaten future growth

A quiet regulatory environment and positive economic conditions give carriers confidence in 2018, but the driver shortage and productivity losses as a result of the ...

Trailer orders set February record

Backlogs, FTR predicts, should rise above 170,000 units for the first time since early in 2016.

FMCSA outlines return-to-duty status for ELD out-of-service violations

Since December 18, inspectors have been noting ELD violations on inspection reports, says Delorenzo, despite the soft enforcement period. “Of all inspections,” he says, “only ...

Truck body recall affects certain Kenworth, Freightliner and Peterbilt models

The 7,634 affected model year 2013-2018 bodies were built on Isuzu, Kenworth, Mercedes, Chevrolet, GM, Freightliner, Mitsubishi and Peterbilt chassis. Morgan manufactures Class 3 to ...