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Category: General Update

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: […]

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U.S. Army Extends FMTV Contract Pricing and Awards Oshkosh $260.1 Million Order

U.S. Army Extends FMTV Contract Pricing and Awards Oshkosh $260.1 Million Order

| September 22, 2017

Talk about big, heavy duty fleets: Oshkosh Defense, LLC, announced that the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) has modified the A1P2 requirements contract for the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV), to establish the eighth, ninth and tenth Order Years’ pricing, at an estimated value of $466 million. […]

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SAKOR Technologies Provides Dynamometer Testing System to Hyundai Mobis

SAKOR Technologies Provides Dynamometer Testing System to Hyundai Mobis

| September 22, 2017

SAKOR Technologies, Inc., a leader in high-performance dynamometer systems, announced that it provided a complete dynamometer testing system for electric steering systems manufactured by Hyundai Mobis, the world’s sixth largest Tier 1 supplier. The dynamometer system will be used by the corporate engineering group in South Korea for engineering validation and performance evaluation of electric […]

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MiX Telematics Asset Manager Helps Trucking Fleets Track Assets in Real Time

MiX Telematics Asset Manager Helps Trucking Fleets Track Assets in Real Time

| September 22, 2017

  MiX Telematics, a leading provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, announced the release of MiX Asset Manager, a multi-faceted solution that gives trucking fleets visibility into the location of all types of assets as they move around among worksites and depots. MiX Asset Manager offers protection for mobile and fixed assets (such […]

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Owner Operator Survey Shows Preference for Mobile Devices

Owner Operator Survey Shows Preference for Mobile Devices

| September 22, 2017

Sleek Fleet LLC has announced the results of a survey of owner operators looking at current methods of connecting to the internet and acquiring loads as well as functionality preferences. The survey found that owner drivers in the U.S. transportation industry are willing to embrace mobile technology and want solutions that directly connect them to […]

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Prop Shaft Supply Acquired by Machine Service, Inc.

Prop Shaft Supply Acquired by Machine Service, Inc.

| September 22, 2017

Prop Shaft Supply, Inc., based in Elkhorn, Wisconsin has been acquired by Machine Service, Inc. (MSI), based in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The sale was finalized Aug. 1. Prop Shaft Supply is a 17-year old firm that engineers and manufactures driveshafts, and related components, serving worldwide industrial and transportation OEMs. The company markets an extensive portfolio […]

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