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Telematics & Fleet Tracking

Study shows commercial fleets save up to 13% on fuel costs using Motive Automated Operations Platform

Study shows commercial fleets save up to 13% on fuel costs using Motive Automated Operations Platform

| August 18, 2022

The Motive Vehicle Gateway captures telematics data across a wide range of light, medium and heavy duty vehicles Motive has published a study showing that businesses can improve fuel efficiency and optimize vehicle maintenance by using data insights and AI-powered automation.  In the study, Motive analyzed over 800 commercial fleets across a two-year period beginning […]

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New York City to Deploy MAGTEC Intelligent Speed Assistance to Create Safer City Streets

New York City to Deploy MAGTEC Intelligent Speed Assistance to Create Safer City Streets

| August 18, 2022

Pilot Program Spans EV, Hybrid and Gasoline Vehicles Across Nine City Agencies MAGTEC, a provider of intelligent vehicle control systems, announced that the City of New York selected the company’s Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) technology, SafeSpeed, as part of its Vision Zero Plan to ensure safter city streets. The New York City pilot involves 50 […]

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Tenstreet Q2 Market Index: Recruitment & Retention Rundown

Tenstreet Q2 Market Index: Recruitment & Retention Rundown

| August 17, 2022

These new findings related to recruiting and retention can help carriers keep drivers in their trucks for the long haul We’re always prepared for unexpected changes when it comes to the trucking industry – so many outside factors can affect how a carrier operates and what its finances look like. But Q2 of 2022 has […]

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People

Tenstreet Q2 Market Index: Recruitment & Retention Rundown

Tenstreet Q2 Market Index: Recruitment & Retention Rundown

| August 17, 2022

These new findings related to recruiting and retention can help carriers keep drivers in their trucks for the long haul We’re always prepared for unexpected changes when it comes to the trucking industry – so many outside factors can affect how a carrier operates and what its finances look like. But Q2 of 2022 has […]

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Schneider’s KayLeigh McCall selected as Women in Trucking’s Driver Ambassador

Schneider’s KayLeigh McCall selected as Women in Trucking’s Driver Ambassador

| August 17, 2022

As a Driver Ambassador, McCall will raise awareness for Women In Trucking Association’s mission and promote women in the industry Schneider multimodal provider of transportation, intermodal and logistics services, is excited to share that KayLeigh McCall, driver and training engineer at Schneider, has been selected as the Women in Trucking Association’s (WIT) newest Driver Ambassador. […]

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Heartland Express Inc. Earns Carrier of the Year and Platinum Award for On-Time Service From FedEx Express

Heartland Express Inc. Earns Carrier of the Year and Platinum Award for On-Time Service From FedEx Express

| August 15, 2022

Heartland Express has been awarded both the FedEx Express “Platinum Award for 99.98% On-Time Service” and “Core Carrier of the Year” award Heartland Express, Inc. (www.heartlandexpress.com) has received two service awards from FedEx Express for fiscal year 2022 (period June 1, 2021 through May 31, 2022). Heartland Express has been awarded both the FedEx Express […]

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Autonomous

New Uber Freight Report Examines the Future of Autonomous Trucking

New Uber Freight Report Examines the Future of Autonomous Trucking

| August 5, 2022

Autonomous trucks present a tremendous opportunity to improve the safety of our roads as well as alleviate growing strain across supply chains. Approximately 5,000 lives have been lost in large-truck crashes each year since 2018, with a record high increase of 13% last year. Historically, the vast majority of these accidents are caused by human error. On top of these safety […]

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Embark Completes Successful Public Demonstration of Emergency Vehicle Interaction Capability with Texas Law Enforcement Agencies

Embark Completes Successful Public Demonstration of Emergency Vehicle Interaction Capability with Texas Law Enforcement Agencies

| August 4, 2022

Successful demonstration is an industry-first, marking completion of next milestone on Embark capabilities roadmap and bringing the Embark Driver closer to commercialization Embark Trucks, Inc. developer of autonomous technology for the trucking industry, announced the completion of a public demonstration of its emergency vehicle interaction capability. Working closely with the Texas Department of Public Safety […]

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Argo AI Establishes the Argo Safety Advisory Council

Argo AI Establishes the Argo Safety Advisory Council

| August 4, 2022

Industry Veterans to Help Argo Safely Bring Autonomous Vehicles to Market As it advances its mission to make the world’s streets and roadways safe, accessible, and useful for all, Argo AI announced today it has established the Argo Safety Advisory Council comprising top experts and industry leaders in the fields of transportation, medicine, law enforcement, and cybersecurity. […]

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Brakes, Suspensions, Chassis

Utility’s Clearfield, Utah Manufacturing Plant Builds 300,000th Trailer

Utility’s Clearfield, Utah Manufacturing Plant Builds 300,000th Trailer

| August 18, 2022

“Congratulations to the entire Clearfield Utah Factory Team in achieving this milestone. With all the production challenges we’re facing today, their commitment to building high quality reefers is the reason we’re number one in the marketplace,” Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co., the industry’s largest manufacturer of refrigerated trailers and a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds, and Tautliner® curtainsided trailers, is […]

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American Rheinmetall Vehicles and GM Defense Team to Pursue U.S. Army’s Common Tactical Truck Program

American Rheinmetall Vehicles and GM Defense Team to Pursue U.S. Army’s Common Tactical Truck Program

| August 18, 2022

The Army is seeking a modern platform featuring advanced driver safety systems, increased off-road mobility, cybersecurity, machine learning, artificial intelligence American Rheinmetall Vehicles, a leading developer of tactical wheeled and tracked combat vehicles and systems has formed a strategic collaboration with GM Defense LLC, to compete in the U.S. Army’s Common Tactical Truck (CTT) program. […]

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Cummins Completes Acquisition of Meritor

Cummins Completes Acquisition of Meritor

| August 3, 2022

Addition of Meritor strengthens Cummins’ industry-leading range of powertrain components and will enable accelerated development of electrified power solutions Global power and technology leader, Cummins Inc. has completed its acquisition of Meritor, Inc., a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking, aftermarket and electric powertrain solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets. The integration of […]

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Fuel & Oil

CTE Partners with 27 Transit Agencies Awarded Funding Through the 2022 Low-No & Bus and Bus Facilities Program

CTE Partners with 27 Transit Agencies Awarded Funding Through the 2022 Low-No & Bus and Bus Facilities Program

| August 18, 2022

The Center for Transportation and the Environment supported projects span 18 states and include 22 battery-electric, three fuel cell electric, and two combination battery and fuel-cell bus deployments. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently announced grant recipients for the FY2022 Low or No Emission Vehicle Program (Low-No) as well as the Grants for Buses and […]

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New York City to Deploy MAGTEC Intelligent Speed Assistance to Create Safer City Streets

New York City to Deploy MAGTEC Intelligent Speed Assistance to Create Safer City Streets

| August 18, 2022

Pilot Program Spans EV, Hybrid and Gasoline Vehicles Across Nine City Agencies MAGTEC, a provider of intelligent vehicle control systems, announced that the City of New York selected the company’s Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) technology, SafeSpeed, as part of its Vision Zero Plan to ensure safter city streets. The New York City pilot involves 50 […]

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AtoB, Fintech Payments Platform to Modernize America’s Trucking Industry, Announces $155M Series B Fundraise Round

AtoB, Fintech Payments Platform to Modernize America’s Trucking Industry, Announces $155M Series B Fundraise Round

| August 17, 2022

AtoB Has Raised $230 Million To-Date to Fix Fleet Transportation’s Broken Financial System, Address Supply Chain Failures, and Bring Financial Services to Drivers and Operators AtoB, the first fintech payments platform to modernize the $790 billion trucking industry’s financial system, has raised $155 million in Series B funding. The funding is a combination of equity […]

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Fleet Maintenance

Navistar Introduces New Global Integrated Powertrain

Navistar Introduces New Global Integrated Powertrain

| August 17, 2022

Developed over five years in collaboration with TRATON GROUP, the International® S13 Integrated Powertrain is unveiled to the North American market Navistar continues its commitment to accelerate the impact of sustainable mobility with the introduction of the International® S13 Integrated Powertrain. Navistar unveiled the S13 Integrated Powertrain during an exclusive live event held for dealers, customers and […]

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Kenworth Announces New TX-18 and TX-18 Pro Automated Transmissions Available for Order

Kenworth Announces New TX-18 and TX-18 Pro Automated Transmissions Available for Order

| August 16, 2022

Both transmissions offer expanded high-capacity PTO functionality with an 8-bolt bottom mount and 4-bolt rear mount for a combined 160 hp capacity at 1,400 RPM Kenworth announced that the new PACCAR TX-18 and PACCAR TX-18 Pro automated transmissions for Class 8 heavy on-highway and select off-highway vocational applications are now available for order. Both 18-speed transmissions build upon the efficiency of the PACCAR TX-12, which […]

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New Rise Renewables Reno opens to to produce 44 million gallons per year of renewable diesel made from triglyceride oils from sources such as corn

New Rise Renewables Reno opens to to produce 44 million gallons per year of renewable diesel made from triglyceride oils from sources such as corn

| August 11, 2022

Renewable diesel is completely interchangeable with diesel derived from petroleum and can efficiently power diesel engines, such as semi-trucks and large-scale emergency generators One of the country’s most advanced renewable fuel plants will officially launch operations at Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center in Storey County, Nevada. New Rise Renewables Reno will produce 44 million gallons per year of […]

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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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Propane provider adds NOCELL units to its fleet of delivery and service vehicles

Propane provider adds NOCELL units to its fleet of delivery and service vehicles

| August 17, 2022

The solution includes a management system to report and track compliance with group- and individual-level mobile device use policies NoCell Technologies, LLC, a leading provider of proactive distracted driving technology for fleets, announced that Trico Propane is outfitting its fleet of delivery and service vehicles with additional NOCELL devices. “NoCell allows us to protect the company […]

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US Used Truck Data Gives a Twist

US Used Truck Data Gives a Twist

| August 17, 2022

ACT Research reports preliminary used Class 8 retail volumes fell 8% month-over-month, and were 47% lower compared to July of 2021 Preliminary used Class 8 retail volumes (same dealer sales) fell 8% month-over-month, and were 47% lower compared to July of 2021, according to the latest preliminary release of the State of the Industry: U.S. […]

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Cass Transportation Indexes – July 2022

Cass Transportation Indexes – July 2022

| August 16, 2022

Lower fuel prices were part of the decrease, but with looser truckload market conditions, further deceleration is very likely Steady as She Goes   July 2022 Year-over-year change 2-year stacked change Month-to-month change Month-to-month change (SA) Cass Freight Index – Shipments 1.182 0.4% 16.1% -1.7% 0.6% Cass Freight Index – Expenditures 4.499 28.2% 83.5% -3.6% […]

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Lightning eMotors Announces Launch of Lightning Insights Real-Time EV Telematics and Charger Management Software

Lightning eMotors Announces Launch of Lightning Insights Real-Time EV Telematics and Charger Management Software

| August 16, 2022

Lightning Insights tracks up to 156 data points in real time, including vehicle location, state of charge, energy usage, efficiency, vehicle health Lightning eMotors provider of medium-duty and specialty commercial electric vehicles and charging solutions for fleets, announced today the launch of Lightning Insights™, a significant extension of its state-of-the-art telematics system built for monitoring and […]

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PACCAR to Offer Cummins X15N Natural Gas Engine

PACCAR to Offer Cummins X15N Natural Gas Engine

| August 16, 2022

“PACCAR can help customers achieve their business goals by offering sustainable, affordable power solutions that use proven engine technology and existing infrastructure” PACCAR will work with Cummins Inc. to offer the new Cummins X15N natural gas engine in Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks. The X15N is the first natural gas engine to be specifically designed for […]

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Trimble Showcases Customer-Driven Platform Strategy to Open its Insight Tech Conference

Trimble Showcases Customer-Driven Platform Strategy to Open its Insight Tech Conference

| August 15, 2022

Trimble Transportation is transforming the supply chain by empowering stakeholders—drivers, carriers, intermediaries and shippers—to connect via a common platform Trimble kicked off its 2022 Insight Tech Conference + Expo by highlighting its focus on empowering and enabling carriers, shippers and brokers to work better together. In Monday’s Opening Session, Trimble leaders detailed its Connect and […]

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Severe Weather Alerts Now Part of Drivewyze Safety+

Severe Weather Alerts Now Part of Drivewyze Safety+

| August 15, 2022

Provides Drivers with Heads Up Alerts on Impending Dangerous Driving Conditions Drivewyze, the leader in connected truck services, is now providing real-time weather warnings as part of its Drivewyze Safety+ proactive driver notification platform. Drivewyze has integrated its technology with trusted weather data partners – to pinpoint extreme or severe weather occurrences in the U.S., […]

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U.S. Sen. Bob Casey Visits Mack’s Lehigh Valley Operations, Test Drives Mack® LR Electric

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey Visits Mack’s Lehigh Valley Operations, Test Drives Mack® LR Electric

| August 15, 2022

The Mack LR Electric offers zero tailpipe emissions, improved sustainability and a quieter vehicle for refuse collection U.S. Sen. Bob Casey today visited Mack Trucks’ Lehigh Valley Operations (LVO) facility in Macungie, Pennsylvania, where he drove the Mack® LR Electric, Mack’s first fully electric Class 8 refuse vehicle. Attending were Scott Barraclough, Mack Trucks senior […]

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NATSO Statement on Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

NATSO Statement on Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

| August 15, 2022

“The Inflation Reduction Act represents a missed opportunity for Congress to build upon more than a decade’s worth of emission reduction advancements in over-the-road transportation.” NATSO, representing America’s truckstops and travel plazas, and SIGMA: America’s Leading Fuel Marketers, issued the following statement regarding passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. The following statement can […]

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Worldwide Express Expands NASCAR Presence and Becomes Official Logistics Partner

Worldwide Express Expands NASCAR Presence and Becomes Official Logistics Partner

| August 15, 2022

Kicks off Worldwide Express 250 for Carrier Appreciation Race Day with Announcement NASCAR announced a new multi-year partnership with leading full-service logistics partner Worldwide Express, naming the company the “Official Logistics Partner of NASCAR”. The news comes on the morning of Worldwide Express’ entitlement race, the Worldwide Express 250 for Carrier Appreciation at Richmond Raceway. […]

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Lion Electric Hosts Senator Dick Durbin, U.S. Congressman Bill Foster, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, EPA, at Manufacturing Facility

Lion Electric Hosts Senator Dick Durbin, U.S. Congressman Bill Foster, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, EPA, at Manufacturing Facility

| August 12, 2022

“Amazing and innovative manufacturers like Lion Electric are leading the way forward to a cleaner and more sustainable future” The Lion Electric Company manufacturer of all-electric medium and heavy-duty vehicles, announced the company hosted U.S. Senator, Dick Durbin, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11), Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker Illinois Manufacturer’s Association President and CEO, Mark Denzler, and ComEd CEO, Gil Quiniones, Douglas Aburano, EPA Manager, […]

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Despite Expected Inbound Recession, Some Factors Mitigate a Sharper Downturn

Despite Expected Inbound Recession, Some Factors Mitigate a Sharper Downturn

| August 12, 2022

ACT Research reports carrier profitability is strong, with profits at all-time record levels in 2021, and full-year TL fleet profits are pegged at second-best ever levels in 2022 According to ACT’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, ACT shifted forecasts last month to incorporate an inbound recession, and this month’s forecast changes […]

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FHWA Announces Final Rule to Reduce Roadway Fatalities in Dark Conditions by Improving Visibility with Retroreflective Pavement Marking

FHWA Announces Final Rule to Reduce Roadway Fatalities in Dark Conditions by Improving Visibility with Retroreflective Pavement Marking

| August 12, 2022

“This rule will save lives by helping those traveling see pavement markings more clearly and know what lies ahead, especially in darkness and other instances when visibility is critical.” The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced a final rule that will improve safety for all road users by ensuring that pavement markings […]

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New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Awards Iteris’ Commercial Vehicle Operations SaaS Solution to Improve Safety and Mobility Statewide

New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Awards Iteris’ Commercial Vehicle Operations SaaS Solution to Improve Safety and Mobility Statewide

| August 12, 2022

New York’s goals of maintaining Innovative Technology Deployment compliance, improving goods movement, and enhancing safety for truck driver Iteris, Inc. technology ecosystem for smart mobility infrastructure management, has been awarded a new contract by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (NYS DMV) for Iteris’ CVIEWplus software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution. Under the terms of the five-year […]

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New TravelCenters of America Survey Finds that Trucking Fleets Plan to Invest in EV and Hydrogen Vehicles to Meet Decarbonization Goals

New TravelCenters of America Survey Finds that Trucking Fleets Plan to Invest in EV and Hydrogen Vehicles to Meet Decarbonization Goals

| August 11, 2022

Fleet Leaders Want to See Charging Infrastructure Development Before Making Major Commitments to Specific Alternative Fuels Leaders of the largest U.S. trucking fleets are moving forward with planning and investment in fleets powered by sustainable fuels, according to a new survey released today by TravelCenters of America Inc. (Nasdaq: TA). Fleet companies have begun making investments […]

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Wabash Expands EcoNex Technology Production with $20 Million Investment and 200 New Jobs in Minnesota

Wabash Expands EcoNex Technology Production with $20 Million Investment and 200 New Jobs in Minnesota

| August 11, 2022

EcoNex Technology is Wabash’s proprietary, next-generation molded structural composite that utilizes environmentally conscious materials aimed at reducing greenhouse gas Wabash (NYSE: WNC), the visionary leader of connected solutions for the transportation, logistics and distribution industries, is expanding manufacturing capacity of EcoNex™ Technology to address customer demand and equipment challenges that refrigerated carriers have faced for years, […]

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ContainerPort Group Owner Operator Fleet Grows 20% Amid Industry-Wide Expands Trucking Capacity Challenges

ContainerPort Group Owner Operator Fleet Grows 20% Amid Industry-Wide Expands Trucking Capacity Challenges

| August 11, 2022

Strong compensation package, 24/7 support services and state-of-the-art productivity tools are keys to growth  ContainerPort Group (CPG®), a top ten drayage provider in the United States, announced its owner operator network grew by nearly 20% during the second quarter of 2022, pushing the burgeoning CPG fleet to more than 1,300 strong. While much of the […]

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ATRI’s Newest Operational Costs Research Documents Costliest Year Ever in Trucking

ATRI’s Newest Operational Costs Research Documents Costliest Year Ever in Trucking

| August 11, 2022

The total marginal cost of trucking grew by 12.7 percent in 2021 to $1.855 per mile, the highest on record The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released the findings of its 2022 update to An Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking.  A record number of motor carriers contributed their 2021 financial data for this year’s research.  The […]

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Biden Administration Awards $49.2 Million for Innovative Technology Grants to Improve Mobility and Travel on America’s Highway and Transit Systems

Biden Administration Awards $49.2 Million for Innovative Technology Grants to Improve Mobility and Travel on America’s Highway and Transit Systems

| August 11, 2022

Program to be Expanded by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) together awarded $49.2 million in innovative technology grants to improve mobility and multimodal connections for millions of Americans who travel on our nation’s highway and transit systems. Grants can be applied […]

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Trucking Wages Jump in 2021 as Shortage, Supply Chain Issues Increase Demand

Trucking Wages Jump in 2021 as Shortage, Supply Chain Issues Increase Demand

| August 10, 2022

More than 90% of truckload fleets raised pay in 2021, with the average increase hitting 10.9% Wages for American truckers rose significantly in 2021 as demand for drivers amid the ongoing driver shortage increased competition for talent, according to the results of a new industry survey released today. “The data supports what industry sources have […]

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Lafarge Canada Launches First Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Steps to Eliminate 188 Tons of Light-Duty Fleet CO2 Emissions

Lafarge Canada Launches First Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Steps to Eliminate 188 Tons of Light-Duty Fleet CO2 Emissions

| August 10, 2022

The Kent Ave stations are accessible to all employees who drive electric vehicles or would like to transition their personal vehicle to electric or hybrid models Lafarge Canada, a member of Holcim Group, announced the opening of the company’s first four Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Canada at its Kent Ave Ready Mix Concrete Plant […]

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DAT introduces the DAT One app, providing expanded mobile access to the industry’s largest load board

DAT introduces the DAT One app, providing expanded mobile access to the industry’s largest load board

| August 10, 2022

New DAT app combines 15 apps into one, making it easier and faster to book loads than ever before Built specifically to help truckers find profitable loads and run their businesses successfully while out on the road, the new app includes all of the features of DAT’s Load Board for Truckers, plus many more tools […]

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Universal Technical Institute Opens 2nd New Campus in 2022, Bringing Industry-Aligned Automotive, Diesel and Welding Technology Training to Florida

Universal Technical Institute Opens 2nd New Campus in 2022, Bringing Industry-Aligned Automotive, Diesel and Welding Technology Training to Florida

| August 10, 2022

New Miramar campus part of company’s strategic growth and expansion initiatives  Universal Technical Institute announced the opening of its new Miramar, Fla. campus, which will serve the South Florida region and mark a second location in the Sunshine State for one of the nation’s leading providers of automotive technician training. Classes began August 8 at UTI-Miramar, where students can choose from four core training programs. […]

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MiX Telematics Announces Collaboration with Hino Trucks 

MiX Telematics Announces Collaboration with Hino Trucks 

| August 10, 2022

There is an increasing demand for telematics software that’s augmented by additional capabilities and robust data analytics MiX Telematics provider of connected fleet and mobile asset management solutions, is collaborating with Hino Trucks’ Edge to become an authorized Hino data services partner. This collaboration will provide MiX customers in North America that operate Hino trucks with rich data sets, informing intelligent decision-making regarding vehicle maintenance, safety, efficiency, and compliance. It also […]

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FleetPride Acquires L&L Distributors of Florida, Broadening Service Footprint to 76 Locations

FleetPride Acquires L&L Distributors of Florida, Broadening Service Footprint to 76 Locations

| August 10, 2022

FleetPride continues to expand its national parts and service operations, this acquisition is the sixth for FleetPride this year FleetPride, Inc., the nation’s largest distributor of truck and trailer parts and service in the independent heavy duty aftermarket, announced today that it has acquired the assets of L&L Distributors, owned by Raymond Marchesiello. Founded in 1985, […]

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DispatchTrack’s Latest Report Signals Trouble for the Last Mile Again This Holiday Season

DispatchTrack’s Latest Report Signals Trouble for the Last Mile Again This Holiday Season

| August 9, 2022

The 2022 Last Mile Holiday Perspective uncovers worry over sky-high fuel costs, surging inflation, inventory shortages, and missing delivery windows despite reports of oversupply DispatchTrack, the leading solution provider of right-time delivery management software, introduced the 2022 Last Mile Holiday Perspective. The inaugural report explores how logistics professionals are thinking about and planning for the upcoming […]

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Truckstop and Bloomberg Intelligence Survey Shows Rebalancing of the Owner-Operator Market

Truckstop and Bloomberg Intelligence Survey Shows Rebalancing of the Owner-Operator Market

| August 9, 2022

About 53% of respondents expect load growth over the next six months vs. 73% in 1Q and 64% in 2Q21 Recession and inflation concerns are weighing on the profitability of carriers in the spot market, according to the latest Bloomberg Intelligence | Truckstop survey of owner operators. The outlook for volume and growth has been less optimistic […]

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Parsonex Capital Partners Launches Credit Enhancement Facility with Fast Growing Class 8 Truck Lease Origination Company

Parsonex Capital Partners Launches Credit Enhancement Facility with Fast Growing Class 8 Truck Lease Origination Company

| August 9, 2022

“Given the logistical roadblocks the country is experiencing, getting more drivers into trucks through the credit enhancement facility with Traction creates a win-win solution for drivers and the country’s supply chain”  Parsonex Capital Partners (“Parsonex”) announced the launch of a Credit Enhancement Facility to a Class 8 truck lease origination company, Traction Capital and Leasing […]

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Thailand’s Leading Trailer Manufacturer Successfully Enters US Market

Thailand’s Leading Trailer Manufacturer Successfully Enters US Market

| August 9, 2022

Under the new agreement, Panus will supply over 3,000 trailers to the North American Market in 2022 Panus, Thailand’s leading trailer manufacturer, has successfully entered the U.S. market with their first delivery of 150 semi-trailers (container chassis) in March 2022. Teaming up with North America’s leading equipment leasing professionals, Panus Assembly Co. Ltd. has signed […]

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Voltera Launches as Turnkey Charging Infrastructure Solution for Companies Operating EVs, With Plans for a Multi-Billion Dollar Investment

Voltera Launches as Turnkey Charging Infrastructure Solution for Companies Operating EVs, With Plans for a Multi-Billion Dollar Investment

| August 9, 2022

By identifying and securing strategic locations, rapidly constructing and reliably operating EV charging facilities, Voltera solves EV deployment challenges to scale zero-emission transportation Voltera, which provides the critical infrastructure necessary to support the full electrification of transportation, officially announced its launch. The company builds, owns, and operates charging facilities that enable electric vehicle (EV) deployment […]

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FedEx Freight Announces Door Count Increase

FedEx Freight Announces Door Count Increase

| August 9, 2022

FedEx Freight celebrated the opening of a new, 218-door facility in Phoenix, Ariz., that brought its door count to almost 26,000 FedEx Freight celebrated the opening of a new, 218-door facility in Phoenix, Ariz., earlier this summer. “The continued growth in the Phoenix market coupled with our expanded footprint with additional doors provides us the […]

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Schneider earns Chevron’s 2021 Lubricants Innovation award

Schneider earns Chevron’s 2021 Lubricants Innovation award

| August 8, 2022

Market Index Pricing offering helped overcome marketplace challenges Schneider is pleased to accept the 2021 Lubricants Innovation award from energy company Chevron for its Market Index Pricing offering. Chevron created this award to honor carriers who provide creative solutions to capacity challenges in the industry. Schneider stood out for its authenticity and willingness to establish […]

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S&S Truck Parts LLC Announces Merger With Midwest Truck & Auto Parts Inc., Creating Best-In-Class Aftermarket Parts Distributor

S&S Truck Parts LLC Announces Merger With Midwest Truck & Auto Parts Inc., Creating Best-In-Class Aftermarket Parts Distributor

| August 8, 2022

Combined company brings scale and a more diversified aftermarket truck part product offering to market S&S Truck Parts and Midwest Truck & Auto Parts Inc. have completed a merger of the two companies, creating a powerful alliance between the two best-in-class independent Truck Parts Distributors. The combination nearly doubles their collective business and forms a […]

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EDENRED LAUNCHES INNOVATIVE VISA FLEET CARD SOLUTION

EDENRED LAUNCHES INNOVATIVE VISA FLEET CARD SOLUTION

| August 8, 2022

New service in the U.S. brings enhanced digital capabilities and greater efficiencies to save businesses time and money Edenred, a global leader in specific-purpose payment solutions, announced the launch of Edenred Essentials. The solution, built in collaboration with Visa, is an innovative fuel, electric vehicle (EV) charge and vehicle expenses Visa commercial card. Edenred Essentials supports […]

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Autocar, LLC Begins Field Testing All-Electric Cabover Refuse Trucks

Autocar, LLC Begins Field Testing All-Electric Cabover Refuse Trucks

| August 8, 2022

The E-ACX™ severe-duty refuse truck testing has started in Birmingham, AL. AUTOCAR® manufacturer of specialized severe-duty vocational trucks,  has built its first two alpha units that feature a zero emissions, all-electric powertrain. The two E-ACX electric cabover refuse trucks, also known as battery-powered electric vehicles (BEVs), are going through a strict validation testing process to […]

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