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Women In Trucking Association Names Sherri Squier November Member of the Month

Women In Trucking Association Names Sherri Squier November Member of the Month

| November 2, 2017

Women In Trucking Association (WIT) has announced Sherri Squier as its November Member of the Month. Having begun her career as a nurse, Squier gained an immediate life or death understanding the urgency of the word “stat.” Moving forward a few years while managing critical care deliveries on behalf of her patients, she quickly realized […]

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ATA Honors the Year’s Best in Trucking

ATA Honors the Year’s Best in Trucking

| October 24, 2017

American Trucking Associations (ATA) recognized the winners of several of the industry’s top honors as part of the association’s Leadership and Awards Luncheon at its annual Management Conference & Exhibition. “This industry provides constant examples of hard work and professionalism exhibited by its people on a daily basis,” said ATA President and CEO Chris Spear. […]

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Heavy & Medium Duty At Three-Month High, Up 27% from Last Year

Heavy & Medium Duty At Three-Month High, Up 27% from Last Year

| October 5, 2017

North American medium duty & heavy duty Classes 5-8 net orders improved to a three-month high in September, and hit a 27-month high when seasonally adjusted. Preliminary medium duty and heavy duty net orders were 43,500 units in September, up 27% year over year. Seasonally adjusted, orders rose 8.7% month over month to 46,500 units,” […]

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Harvey to Disrupt Trucking and Fleets — Big Time

Harvey to Disrupt Trucking and Fleets — Big Time

| August 31, 2017

According to an analysis by freight research firm FTR Transportation Intelligence, Hurricane Harvey will impact more than 7% of U.S. trucking over the next two weeks, with some portion of that fraction being entirely out of operation. What’s more, during the first week after Hurricane Harvey, almost 10% of all U.S. trucking is estimated to […]

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New Truck Driver Garmin Navigation Device with Built-in WiFi

New Truck Driver Garmin Navigation Device with Built-in WiFi

| August 25, 2017

GPS leader Garmin has introduced the dēzl™ 580 LMT-S, what the company describes as “the only truck navigator on the market that offers easy break planning, built-in Wi-Fi for seamless updates, live services, and a full suite of smart solutions to assist truckers on every route.” It features an easy-to-read 5.0-inch display, customizable truck routing […]

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July’s For-Hire Trucking Index Surges 20 Points

July’s For-Hire Trucking Index Surges 20 Points

| August 18, 2017

Big news in the For-Hire Trucking arena where the ACT Research Index indicated that July’s volume reading advanced for the seventh consecutive month to a score of 57.1 While the For-Hire Trucking Index is down from June, the freight index was almost 20 points above the reading in the same month last year. Six percent […]

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