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Tag: 2017

Ryder Named a 2017 Top 100 Trucker

Ryder Named a 2017 Top 100 Trucker

| October 10, 2017

Ryder System, Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions, announced that the company was named a 2017 Top 100 Trucker by Inbound Logistics for the 21st consecutive year. Each year, Inbound Logistics editors select the best transportation providers by carefully evaluating submitted information, conducting personal interviews and online research, […]

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U.S. Auto Sales Rise in 2017

U.S. Auto Sales Rise in 2017

| October 5, 2017

The American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) has released figures for auto sales in September which revealed that brands sold by America’s 9,600 international nameplate franchises accounted for more than half, 55.7 percent, of all new auto sales in the United States in September. AutoData Corp. reports that the seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) for […]

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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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Interest in Electric Trucks and Tractors Rolls Big

Interest in Electric Trucks and Tractors Rolls Big

| September 20, 2017

Following a quarter heavily driven by automated manual transmissions, the third quarter of 2017 has been focused to electric power, according to reports from Americas Commercial Transportation (ACT) Research and Rhein Associates. Three different companies have recently made significant announcements in the electric vehicle industry: Cummins Inc. stunned the trucking industry with the launch of […]

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C.H. Robinson Chooses Transflo Telematics for Carrier Network

C.H. Robinson Chooses Transflo Telematics for Carrier Network

| September 13, 2017

Transflo, a leader in enterprise mobility, telematics, and business process automation for the transportation industry, unveiled a new Transflo Telematics agreement with C.H. Robinson, a global leader in third party logistics (3PL). To help ensuring for-hire carriers in its network are compliant with the upcoming Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s December 2017 electronic logging device […]

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How Departments of Transportation Plan for a Solar Eclipse

How Departments of Transportation Plan for a Solar Eclipse

| August 18, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017 marks the date that nearly 200 million Americans will experience a remarkable act of nature, a Solar Eclipse. Here is how Departments of Transportation plan to react The Solar Eclipse Path will effect fourteen great US states between about 16:00 Universal Time (UT) (on the west coast) and 20:00 UT (on […]

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