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project44 raises $35 million since 2016 Series A

Since a 2016 Series A funding, project44 has raised an additional $35 million in funding to grow its transportation and logistics data connectivity business.

Stay Metrics hires research scientist for driver turnover

Dr. Ghosh will be conducting analysis and research for the individual motor carrier clients of Stay Metrics.

Freymiller announces increase in driver pay

The pay boost for company drivers includes an increase in tenure and experience pay, as well as the doubling of stop pay.

Trucker Tools sees fast growth from Smart Capacity

Trucker Tools signed up its 50th customer to Smart Capacity in six months.

Xtra Lease adds new-look trailers, cargo sensors

Trailer leasing company Xtra Lease announced Monday it is marking by deploying trailers with special silver emblems and has added cargo sensors to help fleets manage their trailers.
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McLeod’s PowerBroker adds LoadPay payment service

Truckstop.com’s payment service, LoadPay, has been integrated with McLeod Software, giving McLeod PowerBroker users a more streamlined payment process. 

Artur Express expanding fleet with 135 new trucks

Artur Express is kicking off its 20th year in business with the purchase of $3.5 million in new dry van and reefer trailers and $20 million in new trucks.

Large fleet announces driver pay increase

Melton Truck Lines is giving its company drivers a 2 cents-per-mile increase in pay and a 25 percent increase in tarp pay to $50.

William England, who helped build C.R. England into trucking giant, passes at 95

One of the family members who helped make C.R. England a leading U.S. trucking company has passed. William Knight England, 95, died on March 28.

U.S. Xpress driver, military vet awarded at MATS

U.S. Army veteran and truck driver Larry Berman, of Spring Hill, Fla., received an award from truck accessory manufacturer Belmor for his service in the military and the trucking industry. Berman ...

Trucker Path rolls out app-based ELD

Trucker Path has added a compliant electronic logging device system to its smartphone and tablet app. The ELD device will be free, with monthly subscription fees starting at $8, and ...

TMW Systems to hold blockchain discussions at TCA event, Mar. 25-27

Timothy Leonard, TMW chief technology officer, will present Finding Your Place in the Blockchain Revolution at three different times during the convention.

D.M. Bowman fleet completes rollout of SmartDrive safety program

Van, bulk and flatbed transportation provider D.M. Bowman deployed the dual-camera SmartDrive system to gain full visibility of risk.

Truck Master Warranty hits 5 year milestone

Truck Master Warranty is celebrating its five year anniversary this month. Company CEO Jeff Dobish said he originally set out to do something different in the heavy truck space, with the ...

Paul Transportation sees turnover drop 60 percent with EpicVue

EpicVue shared news that customer Paul Transportation has realized a 60 percent drop in its driver turnover rate after installing EpicVue satellite TV systems in its entire fleet of 175 ...