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Category: General Update

Net Trailer Orders Up 28% from September and 50% Above Last Year

Net Trailer Orders Up 28% from September and 50% Above Last Year

| November 17, 2017

ACT’s preliminary estimate for October net trailer orders is 32,000 units. Final October volume will be available later this month. “The industry order season is off to a solid start, with a surge in dry van orders providing most of the momentum last month,” said Frank Maly, ACT’s Director of CV Transportation Analysis and Research. […]

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Volvo Tests Self-driving Truck Moving from Hub to Hub

Volvo Tests Self-driving Truck Moving from Hub to Hub

| November 17, 2017

The self-driving truck, driving autonomously from one hub to another, is part of a development project exploring how automation can contribute to increased productivity, enhanced safety and lower environmental impact. Volvo has advanced the concept recently, demonstrating to a broader audience in conjunction with the Volvo Group Innovation Summit in Beijing. This pioneering truck, based […]

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Andrews Logistics Expands Presence in Southern California

Andrews Logistics Expands Presence in Southern California

| November 17, 2017

Andrews Logistics, a nationwide transporter of bulk liquids and hazardous materials, has purchased a new 11,200 square-foot office and maintenance facility to replace its previous base in Los Angeles. J. Darron Eschle, CEO of Andrews Logistics, said the new facility will provide the Los Angeles location with additional room to protect and care for equipment; […]

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Volvo Trucks Debuts New Long Haul Truck in Mexico with VNL Series

Volvo Trucks Debuts New Long Haul Truck in Mexico with VNL Series

| November 17, 2017

Volvo Trucks has debuted the new VNL long-haul series for the Mexican market recently. “Since its initial introduction in 1996 the Volvo VNL has been the premier long-haul tractor, and we’re building on that legacy with the new VNL series, the best long-haul tractor we’ve ever built,” said Göran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North […]

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Werner Logistics Introduces Transflo Telematics to Fleets

Werner Logistics Introduces Transflo Telematics to Fleets

| November 17, 2017

Transflo, a leader in enterprise mobility, telematics, and business process automation for the transportation industry, is introducing its next-generation telematics and electronic logging device (ELD) solution to fleets and owner-operators affiliated with Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), one of the five largest truckload carriers in the United States. Werner executives are implementing a program that makes […]

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Garmin Expands Fleet Management Capabilities

Garmin Expands Fleet Management Capabilities

| November 17, 2017

Garmin International has announced the Garmin fleet 700 tablet series for fleet management solutions and telematics. The new series combines Garmin navigation with the flexibility of a scalable tablet, and allows mobile workforces to customize every tablet in the series with their own Android-based business application. The new fleet series features three models: the fleet […]

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