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Telematics & Fleet Tracking

Hologram Brings New Level of Transparency to IoT Fleets with Connectivity Dashboard Analytics

Hologram Brings New Level of Transparency to IoT Fleets with Connectivity Dashboard Analytics

| June 24, 2022

Next-generation software gives businesses real-time analytics and control of their IoT fleets, reducing costs and downtime Hologram, a global cellular platform for Internet of Things(IoT) connectivity, unveiled its enhanced IoT Dashboard analytics, theindustry’s first to provide teams both with at-a-glance views into fleet health dataand device usage and the tools for taking action in real […]

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J.B. Hunt and Arkansas Trucking Association Bring Truckers Against Trafficking Exhibit to Northwest Arkansas

J.B. Hunt and Arkansas Trucking Association Bring Truckers Against Trafficking Exhibit to Northwest Arkansas

| June 24, 2022

Freedom Drivers Project has traveled more than 15,000 miles to educate and empower the public to recognize and report human trafficking J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., one of the largest supply chain solutions providers in North America, announced today it will host the Freedom Drivers Project, a national mobile exhibit on the realities of human […]

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MERX Global to Partner with E-SMART to Improve Fleet Safety

MERX Global to Partner with E-SMART to Improve Fleet Safety

| June 23, 2022

MERX Global adopts E-SMART Active Speed Management technology MERX Global, a Chicago based transportation company that provides comprehensive transportation solutions to customers throughout the United States, and E-SMART, a leading ADAS/ISA provider, announced today a new partnership to bring E-SMART technology to MERX Global’s fleet of more than 250 trucks. E-SMART’s active, real time speed control decreases speeding […]

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People

J.B. Hunt and Arkansas Trucking Association Bring Truckers Against Trafficking Exhibit to Northwest Arkansas

J.B. Hunt and Arkansas Trucking Association Bring Truckers Against Trafficking Exhibit to Northwest Arkansas

| June 24, 2022

Freedom Drivers Project has traveled more than 15,000 miles to educate and empower the public to recognize and report human trafficking J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., one of the largest supply chain solutions providers in North America, announced today it will host the Freedom Drivers Project, a national mobile exhibit on the realities of human […]

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TuSimple Announces Leadership Changes

TuSimple Announces Leadership Changes

| June 22, 2022

CEO Xiaodi Hou announced the addition of two key leadership positions and the departure of its CFO TuSimple co-founder and CEO Xiaodi Hou announced the addition of two key leadership positions and the departure of its CFO as the company continues transitioning from testing to scaling and, ultimately, wide deployment of autonomous trucking technology across the U.S. Dr. Ersin […]

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FoxPoint Trucks, LLC Announces Cory Dorzek as President to Drive Strategic Initiatives and Scale Business Financing Capabilities

FoxPoint Trucks, LLC Announces Cory Dorzek as President to Drive Strategic Initiatives and Scale Business Financing Capabilities

| June 21, 2022

Company specializes in truck acquisitions, lease originations, one of the fastest growing tech-enabled Class 8 truck leasing and asset management platforms in the country FoxPoint Trucks, LLC, a leading technology-enabled logistics platform, announces the hire of Cory Dorzek as President to drive strategic initiatives including joint ventures, acquisitions and new revenue sources. Cory joined the […]

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Autonomous

New Type of Vehicle Developed by Einride Gets NHTSA Approval to Operate on U.S. Public Road

New Type of Vehicle Developed by Einride Gets NHTSA Approval to Operate on U.S. Public Road

| June 24, 2022

Approval from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration marks the first time a purpose-built autonomous, electric truck without a driver on board receives public road permission Freight technology company Einride has received approval from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to operate its Autonomous Electric Transport (AET) vehicles on U.S. public roads. With this approval, Einride will […]

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Gemini Motor Announces Plan for a Fleet of Autonomous Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks, Disrupting Long-Haul Logistics

Gemini Motor Announces Plan for a Fleet of Autonomous Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks, Disrupting Long-Haul Logistics

| June 23, 2022

Autonomously Driven Trucks Powered by Hydrogen Fuel Cells Significantly Increase Operational Efficiency and Accelerate Decarbonization in the Transportation Industry Gemini Motor Company announced its plans to launch a fleet of autonomous hydrogen fuel cell trucks by 2025. The first prototype is currently under development and will be available for testing next year. California-based Gemini Motor […]

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TuSimple Announces Leadership Changes

TuSimple Announces Leadership Changes

| June 22, 2022

CEO Xiaodi Hou announced the addition of two key leadership positions and the departure of its CFO TuSimple co-founder and CEO Xiaodi Hou announced the addition of two key leadership positions and the departure of its CFO as the company continues transitioning from testing to scaling and, ultimately, wide deployment of autonomous trucking technology across the U.S. Dr. Ersin […]

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Brakes, Suspensions, Chassis

Meritor Announces New Spec Tool for Driveshaft on Demand Program

Meritor Announces New Spec Tool for Driveshaft on Demand Program

| June 23, 2022

The current email-based order submission process will be phased out Meritor, Inc. launched an online tool to streamline its 24-hour Driveshaft on Demand (DOD) program, enabling customers to quickly and efficiently identify and order replacement driveshaft products from MeritorPartsXpress.com. “At Meritor, we are committed to putting out-of-service vehicles back on the road as soon as possible,” said Jeff Amalfitano, […]

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CV Industry’s Ability to Meet Demand Still Impacted by Supply-Chain Constraints

CV Industry’s Ability to Meet Demand Still Impacted by Supply-Chain Constraints

| June 20, 2022

ACT Research reports backlogs remain long and order volumes remain constrained According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest State of the Industry: NA Classes 5-8 Report, Russia/China supply-chain disruptions, raging inflation, higher interest rates, and recession potential continue to dominate the narrative. According to Eric Crawford, ACT Research’s Vice President and Senior Analyst, “Russian commodities remain […]

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Blue Bird Unveils Groundbreaking Electric Vehicle Platform

Blue Bird Unveils Groundbreaking Electric Vehicle Platform

| May 12, 2022

Company Enters Commercial Vehicle Market with Flexible Class 5-6 EV Chassis Blue Bird Corporation electric and low-emission school buses, today unveiled a unique Class 5-6 electric vehicle platform. The company builds on its nearly century-long expertise of school bus manufacturing to expand its zero-emission transportation solutions to the commercial vehicle market. Blue Bird’s flexible Class […]

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Fuel & Oil

$16M for Commercial Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Awarded in Seconds

$16M for Commercial Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Awarded in Seconds

| June 24, 2022

California Leads the Nation with its EnergIIZE Commercial Vehicles Project, Providing Incentives for Zero-Emission Fleet Charging Infrastructure Equipment Demonstrating the high demand for charging infrastructure among electric-vehicle fleet owners, Energy Infrastructure Incentives for Zero-Emission Commercial Vehicles (EnergIIZE) Electric Vehicle (EV) Fast Track’s funding allocation of $16.24M was fully subscribed within seconds of opening. The EnergIIZE Commercial Vehicles […]

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Gemini Motor Announces Plan for a Fleet of Autonomous Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks, Disrupting Long-Haul Logistics

Gemini Motor Announces Plan for a Fleet of Autonomous Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks, Disrupting Long-Haul Logistics

| June 23, 2022

Autonomously Driven Trucks Powered by Hydrogen Fuel Cells Significantly Increase Operational Efficiency and Accelerate Decarbonization in the Transportation Industry Gemini Motor Company announced its plans to launch a fleet of autonomous hydrogen fuel cell trucks by 2025. The first prototype is currently under development and will be available for testing next year. California-based Gemini Motor […]

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ATA Says Trucking Industry Strongly Opposes Fuel Tax Holiday Gimmick

ATA Says Trucking Industry Strongly Opposes Fuel Tax Holiday Gimmick

| June 23, 2022

Biden Administration wants to cut that same highway system’s primary source of funding with a suspension of the federal fuel tax American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear issued a statement calling on leaders in Washington to get serious about lowering energy prices and reducing inflation, rather than considering a proposal to temporarily suspend […]

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Fleet Maintenance

Meritor Announces New Spec Tool for Driveshaft on Demand Program

Meritor Announces New Spec Tool for Driveshaft on Demand Program

| June 23, 2022

The current email-based order submission process will be phased out Meritor, Inc. launched an online tool to streamline its 24-hour Driveshaft on Demand (DOD) program, enabling customers to quickly and efficiently identify and order replacement driveshaft products from MeritorPartsXpress.com. “At Meritor, we are committed to putting out-of-service vehicles back on the road as soon as possible,” said Jeff Amalfitano, […]

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ExxonMobil Celebrates America’s Trucking Fleets, Mobil Delvac™ Relationship with Stewart-Haas Racing in New “Mission: Unstoppable” Campaign

ExxonMobil Celebrates America’s Trucking Fleets, Mobil Delvac™ Relationship with Stewart-Haas Racing in New “Mission: Unstoppable” Campaign

| June 22, 2022

Campaign tells stories of America’s most successful fleets, including NASCAR’s Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) team, and how they use Mobil Delvac™ solutions to fuel uptime ExxonMobil has launched “Mission: Unstoppable,” a Mobil Delvac™-branded campaign that shines a light on how best-in-class lubrication strategies help drive success for America’s trucking fleets, including for NASCAR’s Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) […]

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How the commercial vehicle sector is preparing for autonomous driving

How the commercial vehicle sector is preparing for autonomous driving

| June 21, 2022

The quest for driverless trucking reviewed by steering system specialist Pailton Engineering In this article from steering system specialist Pailton Engineering, Roger Brereton looks at some of the emerging partnerships between truck manufacturers and tech start ups specialising in autonomous driving. The article argues that high quality conventional components will also be important in helping […]

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Recent News

Used Truck and Farm Machinery Values Still Climbing as Construction Equipment Values Remain Steady

Used Truck and Farm Machinery Values Still Climbing as Construction Equipment Values Remain Steady

| September 14, 2021

The Sandhills EVI for trucks, including used sleeper and day cabs, posted a 59.3% year-over-year value increase While inventory levels within Sandhills Global marketplaces have ticked back down in August after leveling off briefly, auction and asking values for used agricultural equipment and heavy-duty trucks are continuing a sharp ascent, according to a new Sandhills Global Market […]

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MiX Telematics Announces Partnership with Navistar

MiX Telematics Announces Partnership with Navistar

| September 28, 2020

Puts customers at the helm of their telematics solution MiX Telematics announced a new partnership with Navistar that aims to create even greater value for their customers. Through the partnership, MiX and Navistar plan to provide mutual customers with an enhanced and comprehensive combined data set. Customers and manufacturers reliance on telematics data has evolved over […]

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Trax and Truckstop.com Partner to Boost Shipper-Carrier Relationships with Visibility Insights

Trax and Truckstop.com Partner to Boost Shipper-Carrier Relationships with Visibility Insights

| June 23, 2022

Joint solutions close shipper-carrier gap and enable real-time rate insights and innovative payment processing Trax Technologies, Transportation Spend Management (TSM) solution, and Truckstop.com, one of the industry’s largest freight marketplaces, announced a partnership to help shippers, brokers and carriers work smarter together. This partnership will decrease time to onboard carriers with shippers and provides the opportunity […]

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Truckload freight volumes decline for the third straight month in May and

Truckload freight volumes decline for the third straight month in May and

| June 23, 2022

DAT Truckload van, reefer volumes slipped in May; spot van rate hit 22-month low Truckload freight volumes declined for the third straight month in May and the average rate to move dry van freight on the spot market dipped below $2 per mile excluding fuel surcharges for the first time since July 2020, said DAT […]

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State of Logistics Report Indicates that Supply Chains Are Seeking to Get Back in Sync Amidst Rising Costs

State of Logistics Report Indicates that Supply Chains Are Seeking to Get Back in Sync Amidst Rising Costs

| June 22, 2022

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Released its 2022 Logistics Report The 2022 State of Logistics Report was unveiled at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., with the 33rd annual publication finding that U.S.-based supply chains are out of sync, while adjusting to short-term changes and perhaps uncovering long-term solutions. It is produced annually for the Council […]

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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 0.5% in May

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 0.5% in May

| June 22, 2022

Transition in the freight market continued in May with the index hitting the second highest level since the pandemic started American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.5% in May after falling 1.4% in April. In May, the index equaled 117.1 (2015=100) versus 116.5 in April. “The transition in the […]

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Rising diesel prices & declining spot rates impacting today’s used transportation equipment market 

Rising diesel prices & declining spot rates impacting today’s used transportation equipment market 

| June 22, 2022

While pricing remains strong year over year, Ritchie Bros.’ June Market Trends Report shows moderating inflation rates for most truck and equipment categories With its June Market Trends Report, Ritchie Bros. takes a closer look at trends in the used transportation equipment market. According to its latest price indexes, truck tractor prices are up approximately 46% year […]

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160 Driving Academy Launches New Location with Ivy Tech South Bend

160 Driving Academy Launches New Location with Ivy Tech South Bend

| June 22, 2022

Starting salaries for 160 Driving Academy graduates (on average) start at $65,000/annual, with tremendous growth potential  160 Driving Academy launched their newest truck driving school in partnership with Ivy Tech Community College, located in South Bend, Indiana. Notable attendees included CEO of 160 Driving Academies Steve Gold, Community Outreach Director Shay Davis of South Bend Mayor Mueller’s Office, Ivy Tech Executive Director Matthew Presley, South Bend Chamber […]

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Volvo Trucks showcases new zero-emissions truck

Volvo Trucks showcases new zero-emissions truck

| June 21, 2022

Imagine a truck that only emits water vapor, produces its own electricity onboard and has a range of up to 1 000 km To decarbonize transport, Volvo Trucks already today offers battery electric trucks and trucks that run on renewable fuels, such as biogas. In the second half of this decade, a third CO2-neutral option […]

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Samsara and General Motors Work to Optimize Cloud-Based Fleet Management

Samsara and General Motors Work to Optimize Cloud-Based Fleet Management

| June 21, 2022

New Integration Provides Shared Customers with Streamlined Access to Commercial Vehicle Insights Samsara Inc. announced it will work with General Motors to give shared customers a holistic view of their commercial fleets and help them operate more efficiently. Through this integrated solution, properly equipped 2015 or newer GM vehicles with the OnStar embedded module will gain […]

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Iteris Selected By City Of Baton Rouge For Smart Mobility, Safety And Sustainability Initiative

Iteris Selected By City Of Baton Rouge For Smart Mobility, Safety And Sustainability Initiative

| June 21, 2022

Iteris’ video and radar detection systems will be deployed at over 200 key signalized intersections, representing almost 50% of signalized intersections in the city Iteris, Inc. technology ecosystem for smart mobility infrastructure management, has been awarded a $3.2 million-contract by the City of Baton Rouge for a smart mobility, safety and sustainability initiative, demonstrating demand for Iteris’ advanced […]

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Volvo Energy invests in Connected Energy for second life battery business

Volvo Energy invests in Connected Energy for second life battery business

| June 20, 2022

Volvo Energy invests in the UK-based, second-life battery energy storage specialist Connected Energy in order to further accelerate Volvo Group’s battery business and sustainability opportunities In its mission to support and secure an attractive and sustainable circular business model for batteries, Volvo Energy is investing approx. SEK 50 M for 10 percent in the UK-based […]

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ONE OF AMERICA’S LARGEST ELECTRIC BUS FLEETS REVEALS OPERATING COSTS OF EV BUSES

ONE OF AMERICA’S LARGEST ELECTRIC BUS FLEETS REVEALS OPERATING COSTS OF EV BUSES

| June 20, 2022

USING WIRELESS CHARGERS FROM MOMENTUM DYNAMICS IS HALF OF A DIESEL-FUELED BUS  With three solid years of regular daily operation, Link Transit’s electric buses are proving their worth, according to Richard DeRock, General Manager of the Wenatchee, Washington, public transit agency. Now with 12 electric buses in operation, all using wireless chargers installed by Momentum Dynamics, the […]

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Professional truck drivers travel with their pets on the road more often than not

Professional truck drivers travel with their pets on the road more often than not

| June 20, 2022

Data shows more than half of professional truck drivers who take their pets on the road (66%) say it’s for companionship In honor of National Take Your Pet to Work Week, Truckstop.com surveyed customers (professional truck drivers) about their pets and found that taking their pet on the road was a key benefit of their […]

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US Used Truck Sales Cycle at the Beginning of the End

US Used Truck Sales Cycle at the Beginning of the End

| June 17, 2022

ACT Research Reports used Class 8 retail volumes (same dealer sales) fell 10% month-over-month, and were 40% lower compared to May of 2021 Preliminary used Class 8 retail volumes (same dealer sales) fell 10% month-over-month, and were 40% lower compared to May of 2021, according to the latest preliminary release of the State of the […]

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Inaugural NHTSA ADS Crash Data Release Shows Embark With Perfect Safety Record

Inaugural NHTSA ADS Crash Data Release Shows Embark With Perfect Safety Record

| June 17, 2022

Company continues to set a leading standard with zero reportable DOT and NHTSA crashes, backed by its operational safety processes and state-of-the-art technology stack Embark Trucks, Inc. developer of autonomous technology for the trucking industry, emerged with a perfect safety record in new data reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) yesterday. The […]

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Ryder Expands Freight Brokerage Business to Build on 175% Year-Over-Year Growth

Ryder Expands Freight Brokerage Business to Build on 175% Year-Over-Year Growth

| June 17, 2022

With a newly opened office in Nashville, Tennessee, Ryder rolls out plans to expand its freight brokerage operations in key U.S. logistics hubs Ryder System, Inc. expanded its freight brokerage business with a new office in Nashville, Tennessee—a burgeoning U.S. logistics hub—followed by two additional locations planned to open in 2023. The expansion is part […]

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GreenPower Hosts Educational Display of All-Electric School Buses and Commercial Vehicles at the U.S. Capitol

GreenPower Hosts Educational Display of All-Electric School Buses and Commercial Vehicles at the U.S. Capitol

| June 17, 2022

Last month, GreenPower announced the BEAST and Nano BEAST all-electric school buses are eligible for rebates under the EPA Clean School Bus program GreenPower Motor Company Inc. (NASDAQ: GP) (TSXV: GPV) (“GreenPower”), a leading manufacturer and distributor of zero-emission, electric-powered, medium and heavy-duty vehicles, today hosted an event at the U.S. Capitol demonstrating its lineup of […]

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PGT Trucking, Inc. Appoints New Executive to Lead Sustainability Initiatives

PGT Trucking, Inc. Appoints New Executive to Lead Sustainability Initiatives

| June 16, 2022

PGT’s focus on progressive transportation and fleet evolution leveraging technology and stretching their capabilities to continuously improve the services they provide to their customers PGT Trucking Inc., a multi-service transportation firm offering flatbed, dedicated, international and specialized services, announces the promotion of Laurence Cox to a new executive position as Vice President, Sustainability, leading PGT’s […]

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Wejo Addresses Today’s Urban Mobility Challenges With the Launch of Wejo Historic Traffic Patterns in the U.S.

Wejo Addresses Today’s Urban Mobility Challenges With the Launch of Wejo Historic Traffic Patterns in the U.S.

| June 16, 2022

New offering helps end-users request specific historic traffic data and insights they need in an easily consumable format Wejo Group Limited mart Mobility cloud and software solutions for connected, electric and autonomous vehicle data, today announced the launch of Wejo Historic Traffic Patterns. This product offers the ability to request specific data and insights from highly […]

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Cambridge Mobile Telematics Introduces Driver Engagement Platform

Cambridge Mobile Telematics Introduces Driver Engagement Platform

| June 16, 2022

MT’s new DriveWell Messaging keeps drivers engaged throughout the customer lifecycle Cambridge Mobile Telematics telematics service provider, announced DriveWell Messaging, a new way for auto insurers, automakers, rideshare, fleet, wireless, and safety companies to automatically engage their customers at key moments in the customer lifecycle. DriveWell Messaging leverages engagement insights across CMT’s DriveWell® platform to […]

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Custom Truck One Source Named a Top Kansas City Employer

Custom Truck One Source Named a Top Kansas City Employer

| June 16, 2022

In 2021, Custom Truck was purchased by a publicly traded company and branded as Custom Truck One Source Custom Truck One Source (Custom Truck) management proudly announces that the firm is one of Ingram’s Magazine’s “2022 Best Companies to Work For in Kansas City.” The accolade highlights companies that have won the loyalty of their employees, […]

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Pilot Company Expands into Compressed Natural Gas: Partners with VoltaGrid

Pilot Company Expands into Compressed Natural Gas: Partners with VoltaGrid

| June 16, 2022

Pilot Company’s recent investment in a large-scale fleet of CNG and hydrogen trailers and in VoltaGrid’s low-carbon business is estimated to bring 350,000 gallons equivalent of low carbon fuel to the market Pilot Company, one of the leading suppliers of fuel and the largest operator of travel centers in North America is building upon its current […]

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FMCSA Awards Over $463 Million in MCSAP Grants for Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Improvements

FMCSA Awards Over $463 Million in MCSAP Grants for Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Improvements

| June 15, 2022

President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provided more than 50 percent Increase in Safety Grants With fatalities for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) crashes increasing sharply, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to award over $463 million in grants to States to reduce CMV-involved crashes, fatalities, and injuries through uniform, equitable, and […]

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PayCargo raises $130M in Series C Round with Blackstone Growth 

PayCargo raises $130M in Series C Round with Blackstone Growth 

| June 15, 2022

Investment to fund expansion and new product development Logistics payments and data infrastructure platform PayCargo has announced a new investment of up to $130M from funds managed by Blackstone Growth (BXG). BXG’s investment will support the company’s continued expansion both domestically and internationally, development of new products, as well as potential growth opportunities through M&A. “PayCargo is a category […]

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Telecom Transport Services President Named to Women’s Business Enterprise Council Board of Directors

Telecom Transport Services President Named to Women’s Business Enterprise Council Board of Directors

| June 15, 2022

Telecom Transport Services is a full-service ground carrier specializing in hauling and hoisting of power, telecommunications and electronic equipment Birmingham, Alabama transportation executive Sue Cole Watkins has been named to the Board of Directors of Women’s Business Enterprise Council South. Sue is owner and President of Telecom Transport Services, Inc., a Birmingham trucking company that provides specialized transportation and commercial storage solutions […]

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<strong>Netradyne Announces Partnership with Boyle Transportation</strong>

Netradyne Announces Partnership with Boyle Transportation

| June 15, 2022

Long-trusted transportation logistics provider leverages Driver•i for driver safety, coaching, and positive recognition Netradyne artificial intelligence (AI) and edge computing focusing on driver and fleet safety, announced a partnership with Boyle Transportation, a specialized transportation logistics provider for life sciences and defense companies. Through the partnership, Boyle Transportation will deploy Netradyne’s vision-based Driver•i safety camera […]

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ATA Opens Application for the 10th LEAD ATA Class

ATA Opens Application for the 10th LEAD ATA Class

| June 15, 2022

Launched in 2013, LEAD ATA provides up and coming trucking professionals with an exclusive opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills through the industry’s largest association American Trucking Associations opened the application process for the industry’s premier leadership initiative, LEAD ATA. “For a decade, LEAD ATA has been shaping the trucking industry’s next generation of […]

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National Motor Freight Traffic Association Agrees to Assume Administration of Digital LTL Council

National Motor Freight Traffic Association Agrees to Assume Administration of Digital LTL Council

| June 15, 2022

Organization Formed in 2020 to Support and Transform Less-Than-Truckload Industry Will Benefit From Knowledge, Resources of Established Outfit The Digital LTL Council was formed in November 2020 by a diverse group of industry executives committed to the full digitalization of the LTL industry. In its new role, NMFTA will bring industry expertise, dedicated resources, marketing and […]

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TEAMSTERS: PORT TRUCK DRIVERS ARE EMPLOYEES, NOT ‘INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS,’ FEDS RULE

TEAMSTERS: PORT TRUCK DRIVERS ARE EMPLOYEES, NOT ‘INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS,’ FEDS RULE

| June 14, 2022

In Landmark Decision, XPO Logistics/STG Workers in California Win the Right to Unionize More than 250 misclassified XPO/STG port truck drivers in Southern California are, in fact, company employees who have the legal right to organize for better wages, benefits and working conditions, a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled. The precedent-setting decision, […]

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Truckers Hail Passage of Ocean Shipping Reform Act

Truckers Hail Passage of Ocean Shipping Reform Act

| June 14, 2022

The House passed the bill 369-42 this evening, following passage in the Senate by voice vote on March 31 American Trucking Associations leaders hailed passage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022, and urged President Biden to quickly sign the bill aimed at improving efficiency in our supply chain. “This day has been a long […]

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Centerline Drivers Wins Gold Globee® Award in 2022 American Best in Business Awards

Centerline Drivers Wins Gold Globee® Award in 2022 American Best in Business Awards

| June 14, 2022

Centerline Drivers launched Respect the Drive to honor the amazing work truck drivers do each day Centerline Drivers announced that it won a Gold Globee Award in the 2022 American Best in Business Awards in the Campaign of the Year category for its Respect the Drive campaign. Centerline Drivers launched Respect the Drive to honor […]

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Mild Recession Scenario Being Considered in Forecasting of NA CV Markets

Mild Recession Scenario Being Considered in Forecasting of NA CV Markets

| June 14, 2022

With inflationary shocks emanating from Ukraine, the Fed’s task of engineering a soft landing has become increasingly challenging According to ACT’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, while ACT Research still believes a soft landing is the US economy’s most likely path, the potential for a mild recession is becoming an increasingly […]

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Theresa DeSantis Wins Second Best of Show Award at 40th Anniversary Shell Rotella® SuperRigs®

Theresa DeSantis Wins Second Best of Show Award at 40th Anniversary Shell Rotella® SuperRigs®

| June 14, 2022

DeSantis captured the Steve Sturgess Best Theme award for her “The Witches Inn” theme. She previously won Best of Show in 2019 Theresa DeSantis of Apache Junction, Ariz. captured Best of Show honors with her 1985 Peterbilt 359 with a 2016 East trailer at the 40th Anniversary Shell Rotella® SuperRigs® competition held June 9-11 at […]

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Schneider earns PepsiCo Asset Sustainability Carrier of the Year

Schneider earns PepsiCo Asset Sustainability Carrier of the Year

| June 14, 2022

The transportation and logistics leader recognized for sustainability efforts Schneider multimodal provider of trucking, intermodal and logistics services, is pleased to announce the company has been honored as the PepsiCo Asset Sustainability Carrier of the Year 2021 by the international food and beverage company. The award from PepsiCo recognizes Schneider’s more than 20 years of […]

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Hyzon Motors to expand with acquisition of Orten Betriebs GmbH and Orten Electric Trucks GmbH

Hyzon Motors to expand with acquisition of Orten Betriebs GmbH and Orten Electric Trucks GmbH

| June 14, 2022

ORTEN Group is one of the pioneers for the electrification of new and used commercial diesel vehicles, supporting worldwide CO2 free mobility Hyzon Motors (NASDAQ: HYZN), a global supplier of zero-emissions hydrogen and fuel cell powered commercial vehicles, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire ORTEN Betriebs GmbH and subsidiaries, and ORTEN Electric […]

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Nevada Site Acquired for Largest Western US Renewable Diesel Refinery

Nevada Site Acquired for Largest Western US Renewable Diesel Refinery

| June 13, 2022

VRD’s patented refining process is flexible, such that other petrochemical wastes, seed oils, and animal fats may be mixed all together Vegas Renewable Diesel Inc. (VRD) announces acquisition of a prime site near Las Vegas for the largest renewable diesel refinery to be built in the Western United States. Permitting is presently under way. Capacity is targeted at […]

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