728 banner ad

728 banner ad
220 banner ad

220 banner ad

Category: Featured

Spot Truckload Rates Hit 2-Year Highs

Spot Truckload Rates Hit 2-Year Highs

| September 22, 2017

Due to recent hurricanes, the number of available loads on the spot truckload freight market increased 27% during the week ending Sept. 16, according to DAT Solutions. A 20-25% week-over-week increase in loads is not unexpected for the first full workweek after a holiday.  National average spot TL rates remain at two-year highs:   Van: […]

Read More

WABCO Completes Acquisition of R.H. Sheppard

WABCO Completes Acquisition of R.H. Sheppard

| September 21, 2017

WABCO Holdings Inc., a leading global supplier of technologies for commercial vehicles,  announced that it has completed the acquisition of RH Sheppard Co., a key supplier of  steering technologies for commercial vehicles. Sheppard currently offers a suite of power-steering gears for heavy-duty commercial and specialty vehicles. Employing more than 900 persons at its U.S. facilities in […]

Read More

FedEx Earnings Down 17% Due to Cyber Attack and Harvey

FedEx Earnings Down 17% Due to Cyber Attack and Harvey

| September 20, 2017

FedEx Corp reported earnings of $2.19 per diluted share ($2.51 per diluted share on an adjusted basis) for the first quarter ended August 31, compared to earnings of $2.65 per diluted share ($2.82 per diluted share on an adjusted basis) a year ago — down approximately 174%.  According to FedEx, both as-reported and adjusted earnings […]

Read More

North America Class 8 Build Plan Up in August

North America Class 8 Build Plan Up in August

| September 19, 2017

Fifty-nine percent of August’s North American Class 8 orders are scheduled for build this year, and the fill rates are generally in line with historical averages. “Based on the build plans, Q4 was filled to 62% versus a historical fill rate of 69%,” said Tim Denoyer, ACT Research’s Vice President and Senior Analyst. He continued, […]

Read More

Mack Trucks Debuts All-New Mack Anthem

Mack Trucks Debuts All-New Mack Anthem

| September 19, 2017

Mack Trucks has introduced its new, next-generation vehicle, the Mack Anthem, — with an emphasis on aerodynamics, comfort and connectivity. “The Anthem combines our latest innovations with more than a century of truck-building know-how,” said Dennis Slagle, president, Mack Trucks. “The incredible result is a truck that’s been built for our customers’ business and designed […]

Read More

NAFA Offers Important Safety Tips In Storm Situations

NAFA Offers Important Safety Tips In Storm Situations

| September 19, 2017

With the tragic circumstances of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma fresh in everyone’s minds, NAFA Fleet Management Association issued a reminder to all drivers – in fleet and not – to approach all rainstorms with caution. When asked what ages-old piece of advice he’d have stricken from the record, Meteorological Journalist Bob Henson responded with another […]

Read More