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Spot Truckload Rates Jump as Loads Rises 3.2%

Spot Truckload Rates Jump as Loads Rises 3.2%

| April 12, 2018

The number of loads on the DAT network of load boards increased 3.2% and load-to-truck ratios moved higher for all three equipment types during the week ending April 7.  Capacity on DAT load boards fell 2.7%. Fewer available trucks and more loads helped push national average spot truckload rates higher: Van: $2.24/mile, up 9 cents compared […]

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Carvana Expands in New England

Carvana Expands in New England

| April 12, 2018

Carvana, a leading e-commerce platform for buying used cars, launched its free delivery service for customers in Boston, Worcester (Mass.), Manchester (N.H.) and Providence (R.I.). With the ability to shop more than 10,000 vehicles, finance, purchase, schedule as-soon-as-next-day vehicle delivery and even trade in their current car in as little as 10 minutes, Carvana is […]

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Tropos Motors Debuts New Street Sweeper Electric Compact Utility Vehicle

Tropos Motors Debuts New Street Sweeper Electric Compact Utility Vehicle

| April 11, 2018

Continuing to lead the street-legal, eCUV (electric compact utility vehicle) market in the United States, Tropos Motors has released the new ABLE Sweep. The new bed package transforms the standard Tropos ABLE eCUV into a nimble electric sweeper in a market where purpose made sweepers and sweeper units mounted on pick-up trucks are too large, and smaller ride-on machines lack the performance that […]

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Investment in Equipment and Software Projected to Grow 8.5%

Investment in Equipment and Software Projected to Grow 8.5%

| April 11, 2018

After solid growth in 2017, investment in equipment and software will likely continue to strengthen in 2018 and is projected to expand 8.5 percent (down slightly from 9.1 percent in the Economic Outlook published in December) according to the Q2 update to the 2018 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook released by the Equipment […]

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Truckers Can Share Safety Tips in New Contest

Truckers Can Share Safety Tips in New Contest

| April 11, 2018

In honor of April being Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Teletrac Navman, a GPS fleet management software provider, launched the #Truckers4Safety contest — inviting truckers to share their top road safety tips and a photo for a chance to win a $200 Amazon gift card. Truckers see the full range of driver behavior – their time […]

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SkyBitz Approved as Government Tech Vendor Via NASPO

SkyBitz Approved as Government Tech Vendor Via NASPO

| April 10, 2018

SkyBitz, a leading provider of best-fit vehicle and asset tracking solutions, has successfully completed the vetting process as a NASPO ValuePoint Cloud Solutions Fulfillment Partner. This partnership opens up SkyBitz to government contractors in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the organized United States territories skipping the cumbersome Request for Proposal (RFP) process. […]

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