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Congress set to take up trucking reforms, confirmation of FMCSA chief and infrastructure spending this session

Lawmakers in the House and Senate return to Washington this week for the start of the first Congressional session of 2018, and a few hot issues related to trucking could ...

GM commercial truck segment soars to company’s largest for fleet deliveries

Sales of Chevy's reintroduced cabovers have been "progressive" to-date as customers increasingly realize GM has re-entered the segment. 

Diesel prices start 2018 near $3 a gallon mark

The country's average diesel price starts 2018 near the $3 a gallon mark, putting diesel at its highest point in nearly three years. Diesel last topped $3 per gallon in ...

Dart Network promotes Langley to president

Dart Network (CCJ Top 250, No. 58) announced that James Langley has been promoted to president of three of its companies: Dart Holding Co., Highway Sales and Logistics. Langley has more ...
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Indicators: Shippers ‘feeling the pinch’ of tight truck market

Market conditions for shippers and carriers have "diverged dramatically" in recent months, says FTR, with tight truck capacity pushing rates higher and swinging the market in carriers' favor.

Used truck sales improving but values still lag 2016 levels

Class 8 same dealer used truck sales dropped 17 percent last month according to ACT Research.

Class 8 truck backlog growing as inventories fall for second time this year

While build dates grew, inventory contracted in November contracted for the first time since January.

XPO Logistics drivers in New York file to join Teamster union

John Bulgaro, President of Local 294 in Albany, says XPO workers in Albany reached out to the union "because they are tired of having no say on the job."

Uber Freight adds advance truck posting, load searching tools

Following last August's introduction of a set of personalized features for app users, the two new features will give users more load planning functionality while working within the company freight ...

Indicators: Truck tonnage reveals ‘really strong’ freight market

The amount of freight moved by the for-hire trucking industry in November, as measured by the  American Trucking Associations’ For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index, jumped again, gaining 2.3 percent from October ...

Wabco acquires stake in Nikola Motor Company in deal that will accelerate development of safety tech

As part of the deal, Wabco and Nikola agreed to accelerate development of safety technologies specifically designed for electric commercial vehicles, including electronic braking systems (EBS), as well as traction and stability ...

Cargo theft threat to rise during holiday week, firms warn

CargoNet’s research indicates cargo thefts have been most common in the last five years in Texas, California, Georgia, Florida and New Jersey. Additionally, food and beverage has been the most-targeted ...

Fleets to see tax bills slashed by looming tax overhaul

Carriers will likely be some of the larger beneficiaries of the tax reform bill in the works in Congress, as the bill sets a new 21 percent corporate tax rate, ...