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Used Class 8 Truck Same Dealer Sales Decline in April, Up Slightly Year-Over-Year

Used Class 8 Truck Same Dealer Sales Decline in April, Up Slightly Year-Over-Year

| May 26, 2017

Class 8 same dealer used truck sales volumes dropped in April, breaking a three-month run of double-digit gains, according to ACT Research. Total volumes for the dealers in ACT’s sample continue to show modest improvement for long-term comparisons. “All three market segments posted short-term declines,” said Steve Tam, Vice President at ACT Research. He continued, […]

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Tempers Flare as XPO Logistics and Teamsters Disagree

Tempers Flare as XPO Logistics and Teamsters Disagree

| May 26, 2017

A group of more than 50 Teamsters and supporters, including state lawmakers and the head of the state AFL-CIO, protested outside the XPO Logistics, Inc. terminal here today and demanded that the company reinstate three fired workers they say were punished for supporting a recent union drive. “XPO has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars […]

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Rear View Safety Debuts Backup Camera for Chevy City Express Cargo Vans

Rear View Safety Debuts Backup Camera for Chevy City Express Cargo Vans

| May 26, 2017

Rear View Safety, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, has introduced a backup camera system designed specifically for Chevy City Express Cargo Vans. The development builds on the company’s wide variety of vehicle specific products, including systems created for Ford, GMC, Jeep, Mercedes, Nissan, and Toyota. The RVS-924718-CE Backup Camera System for Chevy City […]

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Daseke Announces Stock Plan for Truck Drivers

Daseke Announces Stock Plan for Truck Drivers

| May 26, 2017

With driver recruitment and retention a key success factor many organizations, Daseke, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSKE) (NASDAQ: DSKEW), North America’s largest owner and a leading consolidator of the open deck transportation and logistics market, has announced a ground-breaking new stock plan designed around professional company truck drivers. Here’s what’s up: Daseke became a public company earlier […]

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New MotorCoach Tire for Long-haul and Regional All Position Applications

New MotorCoach Tire for Long-haul and Regional All Position Applications

| May 25, 2017

TP Commercial Solutions is launching the FH:01 MotorCoach tire for long-haul and regional all position applications geared towards the motor coach market. It ispart of the H:01 tire family under the Pirelli Brand of Radial Truck Tires, Agricultural Tires and Off-The Road Tires in the US and Canada. The FH:01 MotorCoach is an all position […]

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Spot Truckload Rates Trend Up

Spot Truckload Rates Trend Up

| May 25, 2017

National average spot truckload rates for van and flatbed freight rose during the week ending May 20 while the rate for spot refrigerated freight remained at its highest mark since January, according to DAT Solutions. The number of available loads on DAT load boards increased 5.4% compared to the previous week while posted capacity fell […]

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