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Category: General Update

Spot Rates Fall as Available Truck Capacity Rises 11%

Spot Rates Fall as Available Truck Capacity Rises 11%

| April 18, 2018

Spot truckload rates moderated during the week ending April 14 as more trucks returned to the spot market. The number of trucks posted to the DAT network of load boards jumped 11% compared to the previous week while the number of loads fell almost 1%. The national average rate for van and refrigerated freight declined […]

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Crestwood Transportation Boosts Pay of  Safe Drivers

Crestwood Transportation Boosts Pay of Safe Drivers

| April 18, 2018

Crestwood Transportation is rewarding safe drivers with a sizeable increase in pay in its central region. With this increase, which began March 21, 2018, company tanker drivers in this region now start at up to $80,000 ­ $85,000 per year, and drivers with 10 or more years of experience start at up to $95,000. “Safety […]

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Hercules Names Frank Conti New COO

Hercules Names Frank Conti New COO

| April 17, 2018

Hercules has named Frank Conti as its new Chief Operating Officer.  He has more than  25  years of global manufacturing and commercial experience with middle market private companies and Fortune 500 public companies. “Hercules has a compelling tradition of providing creative engineering designs, delivering outstanding product quality, and building long term customer partnerships”, says Conti. […]

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WABCO Locates Americas Headquarters to Auburn Hills, Michigan

WABCO Locates Americas Headquarters to Auburn Hills, Michigan

| April 17, 2018

WABCO Holdings Inc., a leading global supplier of technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, announced it will locate its new Americas headquarters to Auburn Hills, MI. The facility is currently under construction and is expected to open in the third quarter 2018. The new, 102,000 square-foot facility represents a significant […]

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VIPAR Heavy Duty Names  Joe Meyer as New Program Manager

VIPAR Heavy Duty Names Joe Meyer as New Program Manager

| April 17, 2018

Joe Meyer has joined VIPAR Heavy Duty and its family of companies as the organization’s new program manager. Meyer is responsible for developing industry leading programs with suppliers.  Meyer has more than 28 years of experience in the heavy duty aftermarket. Before joining VIPAR Heavy Duty, Meyer was most recently a national account manager for […]

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VW Tests Hands-Free Augmented Reality Wearable for Maintenance

VW Tests Hands-Free Augmented Reality Wearable for Maintenance

| April 17, 2018

RealWear, a leader in AR wearable tech, and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles formed an agreement to trial augmented reality devices in ten Volkswagen Van Centres in the UK ahead of a national rollout. “This is an exciting step forward in maximising uptime for our customers through the use of augmented reality and remote diagnostic tools,” said […]

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