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Telematics & Fleet Tracking

EROAD Launches Asset Tracking Solution

EROAD Launches Asset Tracking Solution

| November 18, 2019

EROAD Asset Tracker delivers accurate data on asset locations, enabling fleets to automate yard checks, simplify reporting of miles traveled Transport technology services company EROAD announces the launch of EROAD Asset Tracker, a weather-proof product that makes it easier for customers to track trailers, equipment and other powered assets on the same platform as they […]

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Commercial Fleets Looking to Tech to Accelerate ROI in the Face of Rising Costs

Commercial Fleets Looking to Tech to Accelerate ROI in the Face of Rising Costs

| November 15, 2019

Over 60% of fleet operators are planning to increase tech investments in 2020 Commercial fleet managers from SMB’s to large enterprise are seeking effective technology solutions to enhance their operations and bottom-line results through data-driven insights and reduced risks to their rapidly evolving business.  ABI Research, a global tech market advisory firm assessed the market from […]

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Higher Adoption of Emerging Technologies in Commercial Vehicles Stoke OEM Collaborations

Higher Adoption of Emerging Technologies in Commercial Vehicles Stoke OEM Collaborations

| November 14, 2019

AI, telematics, Big Data analytics are creating opportunities for greater autonomy in CVs Commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers (CV OEMs) and Tier-1 suppliers are expected to increase investments in disruptive technologies with demonstrated ability to decrease supply chain complexity and increase efficiency. Transportation, which is at the core of supply chain logistics, is undergoing a transformation with the help of […]

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People

Kenco Expands Transportation Services to Support Rapid Growth

Kenco Expands Transportation Services to Support Rapid Growth

| November 20, 2019

Company Adds Leadership and Infrastructure to Enhance Offering Kenco Logistics plans to expand its footprint in the transportation services sector by adding new leadership and enhancing capabilities. With volumes in this business unit expected to double year-over-year from 2018 to 2019, the company has prioritized additional infrastructure and management to support continued growth.   With more […]

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Stertil-Koni Vice President of Sales Jim Sylvester Retires After 21 Years of Top Sales & Service Record

Stertil-Koni Vice President of Sales Jim Sylvester Retires After 21 Years of Top Sales & Service Record

| November 12, 2019

Jim’s intense commitment to serving customers made Stertil-Koni a better company Heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni USA today announced that Jim Sylvester, Vice President of Sales, has retired after 21-years of record performance in sales and distributor support.  Sylvester joined Stertil-Koni USA Inc. in its early days, 1998, and has played a significant role […]

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BYD Honors Veterans by Hiring Them

BYD Honors Veterans by Hiring Them

| November 11, 2019

Veterans can be found in every aspect of BYD’s operations BYD (Build Your Dreams) does more than just honor veterans. BYD makes it a point to hire them. BYD is the only battery-electric vehicle manufacturer that has both a union workforce and a Community Benefits Agreement, which includes a commitment to facilitating the entry of […]

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Autonomous

Commercial Fleets Looking to Tech to Accelerate ROI in the Face of Rising Costs

Commercial Fleets Looking to Tech to Accelerate ROI in the Face of Rising Costs

| November 15, 2019

Over 60% of fleet operators are planning to increase tech investments in 2020 Commercial fleet managers from SMB’s to large enterprise are seeking effective technology solutions to enhance their operations and bottom-line results through data-driven insights and reduced risks to their rapidly evolving business.  ABI Research, a global tech market advisory firm assessed the market from […]

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Higher Adoption of Emerging Technologies in Commercial Vehicles Stoke OEM Collaborations

Higher Adoption of Emerging Technologies in Commercial Vehicles Stoke OEM Collaborations

| November 14, 2019

AI, telematics, Big Data analytics are creating opportunities for greater autonomy in CVs Commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers (CV OEMs) and Tier-1 suppliers are expected to increase investments in disruptive technologies with demonstrated ability to decrease supply chain complexity and increase efficiency. Transportation, which is at the core of supply chain logistics, is undergoing a transformation with the help of […]

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DeepRoute Recognized as 2020 CES Innovation Award Honoree for Self-Driving System

DeepRoute Recognized as 2020 CES Innovation Award Honoree for Self-Driving System

| November 11, 2019

The system relies on an early sensor fusion technology to interpret the vehicle’s surroundings DeepRoute, an international autonomous vehicle startup, announced that it has been named a CES 2020 Innovation Awards Honoree for its L4 Full Stack Self-Driving System. Sponsored by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, the CES Innovation Award recognizes exceptional design and engineering in consumer technology […]

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Brakes, Suspensions, Chassis

Meritor Announces North America’s Lightest-Weight Trailer Suspension

Meritor Announces North America’s Lightest-Weight Trailer Suspension

| October 1, 2019

Suspension’s plug-and-play design is interchangeable with other trailing arm air ride suspensions and fits within the narrow hanger footprint of current trailer configurations Meritor, Inc. announced the introduction of the MTA-Tec6™ suspension, the market’s lightest trailer suspension offering up to 23,000-pound capacity for tankers, flatbeds and other demanding vocational applications.  “We built the MTA-Tec6 suspension […]

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PowerFleet® Helps American Intermodal Management Power Its Technology Driven Business

PowerFleet® Helps American Intermodal Management Power Its Technology Driven Business

| August 5, 2019

Innovative Technology Enables AIM to Set Itself Apart from Other Providers I.D. Systems, provider of enterprise asset management and Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) technology, is helping American Intermodal Management, LLC (AIM), an industry leader in chassis provisioning and asset management across the U.S., extend the value proposition of the chassis beyond a piece of […]

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CIMC Intermodal Equipment Featured ATA Product Provider

CIMC Intermodal Equipment Featured ATA Product Provider

| June 29, 2019

CIMC Intermodal Equipment is the world’s largest manufacturer of intermodal chassis trailers The American Trucking Associations announced it is renewing CIMC Intermodal Equipment, the world’s largest manufacturer of intermodal chassis trailers, as an ATA Business Solutions Featured Product. “Chassis are essential to the trucking industry and the movement of America’s goods. A few weeks ago, […]

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Fuel & Oil

Pilot Flying J Launches One9 Fuel Network

Pilot Flying J Launches One9 Fuel Network

| November 21, 2019

One9 Fuel Network is named after Channel 19, the primary CB radio channel Pilot Flying J announced the launch of One9 Fuel Network, a nationwide fueling network making it easier for smaller fleets to run their business. The new network will give professional drivers and trucking companies access to personalized credit and rewarding benefits with […]

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Boss Truck Shop Launches New Brand Campaign “With You To Haul And Back™”

Boss Truck Shop Launches New Brand Campaign “With You To Haul And Back™”

| November 20, 2019

“At Boss Truck Shop, we understand and respect the commitment and sacrifice it takes to keep America’s freight moving from coast to coast” Boss Truck Shop recently launched a new brand campaign targeting the trucking industry built around the concept of the partnership between Boss Truck Shop and the over-the-road commercial truck driver. The video […]

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NIKOLA CORPORATION TO UNVEIL GAME-CHANGING BATTERY CELL TECHNOLOGY AT NIKOLA WORLD 2020

NIKOLA CORPORATION TO UNVEIL GAME-CHANGING BATTERY CELL TECHNOLOGY AT NIKOLA WORLD 2020

| November 19, 2019

Nikola’s battery electric trucks could now drive 800 miles fully loaded between charges Nikola Corporation is excited to announce details of its new battery that has a record energy density of 1,100 watt-hours per kg on the material level and 500 watt-hours per kg on the production cell level.  The Nikola prototype cell is the […]

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Fleet Maintenance

Meritor Highlights Customer Uptime with New Service Group

Meritor Highlights Customer Uptime with New Service Group

| November 19, 2019

Meritor is launching an initiative to get special order parts to customers faster The Uptime Services Group, which launches Jan. 1, 2020, will accelerate the delivery of parts to customers in emergency situations and when vehicles require unscheduled repairs. The Uptime Services Group also will expedite the fulfillment of special orders for parts that are […]

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Lead Battery Industry Issues New National Recycling Rate Study

Lead Battery Industry Issues New National Recycling Rate Study

| November 15, 2019

Results Confirm Circular Economy Success; Lead Batteries Remain Most Recycled U.S. Consumer Product In conjunction with America Recycles Day (November 15), Battery Council International (BCI) has issued its biennial report on the recycling rate of lead batteries in the U.S. Most notable is the lead battery industry’s continued success in designing for – and creating […]

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Stertil-Koni Vice President of Sales Jim Sylvester Retires After 21 Years of Top Sales & Service Record

Stertil-Koni Vice President of Sales Jim Sylvester Retires After 21 Years of Top Sales & Service Record

| November 12, 2019

Jim’s intense commitment to serving customers made Stertil-Koni a better company Heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni USA today announced that Jim Sylvester, Vice President of Sales, has retired after 21-years of record performance in sales and distributor support.  Sylvester joined Stertil-Koni USA Inc. in its early days, 1998, and has played a significant role […]

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Recent News

Penske Truck Leasing Continues Upgrades to Fleet Insight™ Customer Website

Penske Truck Leasing Continues Upgrades to Fleet Insight™ Customer Website

| November 20, 2019

Agile Design Approach Keeps Tool Fresh and Continually Evolving to Improve Customer Experience Penske Truck Leasing releases the next iteration of its customer website to continue to improve the user experience. Customers will benefit from an enhanced navigation and expanded, customizable data sets for each fleet’s operation. In June 2018, Penske launched Fleet Insight™, a proprietary website designed […]

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Geotab’s Global Expansion Continues with Acquisition of Intendia

Geotab’s Global Expansion Continues with Acquisition of Intendia

| November 20, 2019

Acquisition of Spanish engineering firm supports further European growth Geotab , a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, today announced has acquired solutions for the heavy-truck market in Europe. Poised to help strengthen Geotab’s global presence, the acquisition will add to Geotab’s strong engineering capabilities and bring complementary technology into the company’s award-winning product-portfolio. […]

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Linden Bulk Transportation Significantly Reduces DOT-Recordable Accidents Following Adoption of SmartDrive Program

Linden Bulk Transportation Significantly Reduces DOT-Recordable Accidents Following Adoption of SmartDrive Program

| November 20, 2019

Bulk Transportation Business Bucks Trucking Industry Trend of Double-Digit Insurance Rate Hikes  SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video-based safety and transportation intelligence, today announced that Linden Bulk Transportation LLC has experienced dramatic safety improvements since adopting the SmartDrive program in 2018. “We are preventing accidents before they occur, which is particularly important given the DOT’s use of […]

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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 0.3% in October

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 0.3% in October

| November 20, 2019

Index 1.7% Higher than October 2018 The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 0.3% in October after rising 1% in September. In October, the index equaled 118.1 (2015=100) compared with 118.5 in September. “October’s tonnage change, both sequentially and year-over-year, fits with an economic outlook for more moderate growth […]

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A&R Logistics Acquires Plantgistix

A&R Logistics Acquires Plantgistix

| November 19, 2019

Acquisition strengthens A&R’s supply chain platform for the chemical industry Wind Point Partners and portfolio company A&R Logistics (“A&R”), one of North America’s leading supply chain services companies for the chemical industry has acquired Plantgistix Holdings (“Plantgistix”), a premier provider of packaging, warehousing, and full-scale export services dedicated to the plastic resin industry.  Plantgistix serves […]

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MODE Transportation and SunteckTTS to Combine

MODE Transportation and SunteckTTS to Combine

| November 19, 2019

Combination forms a Multimodal Logistics Provider with over $2 Billion of Revenue MODE Transportation and SunteckTTS Inc. two leading multimodal third-party transportation and logistics providers, announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Under the terms of the transaction, MODE will acquire SunteckTTS, with both businesses operating under the MODE brand name going […]

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US Trailer Production Pendulum Has Shifted to “Advantage Fleets”

US Trailer Production Pendulum Has Shifted to “Advantage Fleets”

| November 19, 2019

The dramatic growth of the trailer fleet in the past few years is also an important factor According to this quarter’s issue of ACT Research’s Trailer Components Report, trailer industry net orders have now posted y/y declines for the last 10 months. YTD September net orders were down 54% versus 2018. Dry van and reefer […]

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Carriers Add Capacity

Carriers Add Capacity

| November 19, 2019

While US Industrial Downturn Deepens According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest State of the Industry: Classes 5-8 Report, parts of the freight economy may be flashing the occasional “green shoot,” but it is not completely clear whether the industry has reached the nadir of the current freight cycle.  “Despite the fact that carriers are showing […]

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Trucking Conditions Index Reflects Broadly Weaker Environment

Trucking Conditions Index Reflects Broadly Weaker Environment

| November 18, 2019

Near-term outlook for trucking conditions remains stable with little growth expected in freight FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index for September, at -2.94, was the lowest reading since May, reflecting a relatively week environment for carriers. However, FTR does not forecast any further eroding of the TCI with an expected near-neutral measure through the first half of […]

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Women In Trucking Association Provides Support for Women in Trucking Workforce Act

Women In Trucking Association Provides Support for Women in Trucking Workforce Act

| November 18, 2019

The advisory board will be appointed by the FMCSA Administrator who will then report to the Committee on Commerce Women In Trucking Association (WIT) President and CEO Ellen Voie has been working with Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) on legislation to create a “Women of Trucking Advisory Board” with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). […]

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U.S. Trailer Preliminary Net Orders Surge 71% M/M in October, but Were Off 42% Y/Y and Down 52% YTD

U.S. Trailer Preliminary Net Orders Surge 71% M/M in October, but Were Off 42% Y/Y and Down 52% YTD

| November 18, 2019

After a lackluster summer, order volume has now surged for two straight months ACT’s preliminary estimate for October indicates that trailer manufacturers booked 31.9k net orders to their orderboards last month, a 71% spike from September and the second straight month of sequential growth greater than 70%. Volume was 42% below last year, but slightly […]

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Truckload & Intermodal Cost Indexes – Oct 2019

Truckload & Intermodal Cost Indexes – Oct 2019

| November 15, 2019

Truckload Linehaul Rates Down -2.5% YoY Cass Information Systems says after increasing on a year-over-year basis every month for 22 months, truckload linehaul rates have now been negative for three consecutive months (-2.6% in August; -2.0% in September; -2.5% in October). In line with seasonal trends, rates increased sequentially in October (up 1.4%), as this […]

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Work Truck Solutions Launches Comvoy: One Stop Shop for All Things Work Truck

Work Truck Solutions Launches Comvoy: One Stop Shop for All Things Work Truck

| November 15, 2019

New marketplace uses vehicle data to help businesses find and get the right work truck for the job Comvoy launches today as the first and only structured, searchable marketplace for work-ready trucks and vans. Comvoy pulls from the most extensive aggregation of commercial vehicle details and inventory to match customers with the right work truck […]

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Love’s Travel Stops opens in Georgia and South Carolina

Love’s Travel Stops opens in Georgia and South Carolina

| November 15, 2019

196 truck parking spaces, 169 jobs added Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, the nation’s industry-leading travel stop network, is now serving customers in Calhoun, Georgia, and Elgin, South Carolina, thanks to two travel stops that opened Thursday. The Calhoun location, located off Interstate 75, adds 70 jobs and 93 truck parking spaces to Gordon […]

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Schneider Donates Trucks to Attract New Drivers and Updates Training Fleets at CDL Schools

Schneider Donates Trucks to Attract New Drivers and Updates Training Fleets at CDL Schools

| November 15, 2019

Company promotes learning with more modern equipment to better prepare new drivers for their jobs With the professional truck driver shortage continuing to exceed critical numbers, Schneider (NYSE: SNDR) is leading the effort to curtail the scarcity by donating 10 gently used, late model trucks to select CDL driver training programs at community or technical […]

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Navistar Impacted By UAW’S Strike At General Motors

Navistar Impacted By UAW’S Strike At General Motors

| November 14, 2019

Lost production of 5,000 vehicles adversely impacted the company’s 2019 financial results Navistar International Corporation says that the six-week strike of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union at General Motors Corporation (GM) impacted the company’s ability to deliver approximately 5,000 vehicles to customers during the company’s fiscal fourth quarter of 2019. Due to Navistar’s lost […]

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Main Risk to N.A. CV Market Forecasts Remains the Trade War with China

Main Risk to N.A. CV Market Forecasts Remains the Trade War with China

| November 14, 2019

Key Driver of Growth Is US Consumer According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, the primary risk to all vehicle market forecasts, and the US economy broadly, in either direction, remains the trade war with China. With US manufacturers and farmers struggling to compete on the tilted global […]

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Teamsters React to CA Trucking Association Lawsuit to Perpetuate Misclassification and Wage Theft

Teamsters React to CA Trucking Association Lawsuit to Perpetuate Misclassification and Wage Theft

| November 14, 2019

California Trucking Association filed a lawsuit to block implementation of California’s Assembly Bill The California Trucking Association (CTA) filed a lawsuit to block implementation of California’s Assembly Bill 5, presumably to allow California trucking companies to continue to violate multiple state and federal laws that define “employee” vs. “independent contractor.” The following is a statement from Fred Potter, Vice President-at-Large, International Brotherhood […]

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Green Truck Summit 2020 Examines Electric Truck Deployment, Transition to Alternative Fuels

Green Truck Summit 2020 Examines Electric Truck Deployment, Transition to Alternative Fuels

| November 14, 2019

Work Truck Week conference highlights industry progress toward zero emissions Midwest fleet managers, truck equipment distributors, upfitters and truck dealers will hear strategies to help create more productive and innovative work trucks, discover ways to turn commercial vehicles into work systems and gain insight into electric work truck deployment at Green Truck Summit 2020, held in […]

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Radiant Canada Honored as Canadian Carrier of the Year by General Mills

Radiant Canada Honored as Canadian Carrier of the Year by General Mills

| November 14, 2019

General Mills recognizes Transportation Partners that exceed their delivery requirements and proactively identify solutions Radiant Canada, a subsidiary of third-party logistics and multimodal transportation services company Radiant Logistics, Inc., is thrilled to have been chosen as General Mills, Canadian Carrier of the Year, for a second year running. The accolade was announced at the recent vendor Conference in Minneapolis on September 18, […]

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Germany Welcomes Tesla Gigafactory to Berlin

Germany Welcomes Tesla Gigafactory to Berlin

| November 13, 2019

Political and business leaders have hailed Elon Musk’s announcement that EV giant Tesla will build its European plant just outside Berlin The proverbial champagne corks were popping after Tesla founder Musk enthused “Berlin rocks!” and announced the American carmaker would be setting up shop in the German capital and surrounding state of Brandenburg. Tesla reportedly plans to establish its […]

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Workhorse Adds EnerDel as a Battery Supplier for New C-Series Electric Delivery Vehicle

Workhorse Adds EnerDel as a Battery Supplier for New C-Series Electric Delivery Vehicle

| November 13, 2019

Company also Places Initial Order for 5,200 EnerDel Vigor+ Battery Packs Workhorse Group Inc. American technology company focused on providing sustainable and cost-effective electric-mobility solutions to the transportation sector, announced that EnerDel would be an additional key battery supplier for its next generation C-Series delivery vehicle. In conjunction with this announcement, Workhorse has placed an initial order for […]

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Heavy Duty Market Anticipating Accelerating Pullback in Build Rates

Heavy Duty Market Anticipating Accelerating Pullback in Build Rates

| November 13, 2019

Large new inventories and deteriorating freight and rate conditions keep us cautious into the end of 2019 According to ACT’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, expectations for the Class 8 and trailer markets anticipate an accelerating pullback in build rates, as freight market conditions remain at a low ebb. While less […]

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Cummins X12+Endurant Powertrain Now Available in Regional Haul Applications

Cummins X12+Endurant Powertrain Now Available in Regional Haul Applications

| November 13, 2019

This is a new market for the X12 engine, which has exclusively been available in vocational and refuse trucks before now Cummins Inc. announced that the X12+Endurant powertrain from its Integrated Power portfolio is now available for customers in regional haul applications, delivering the lightest solution to this market with industry-leading maintenance intervals. Following Freightliner’s announcement […]

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TA Services Partners with TriumphPay for Carrier Payment Solution

TA Services Partners with TriumphPay for Carrier Payment Solution

| November 13, 2019

TriumphPay strives to create the best payment experience for truck drivers TriumphPay, a leading provider of carrier and vendor payment solutions and TA Services, the 3PL and brokerage division of PS Logistics, LLC, announced a strategic partnership to provide a streamlined carrier payment experience through the TriumphPay portal. “We are very pleased to be partnering […]

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13.5% of CMVs Inspected During 2019 Brake Safety Week were Removed from Roadways for Brake-Related Violations

13.5% of CMVs Inspected During 2019 Brake Safety Week were Removed from Roadways for Brake-Related Violations

| November 13, 2019

Inspectors conduct more than 4 million roadside inspections every year From Sept. 15-21, 2019, inspectors conducted 34,320 commercial motor vehicle inspections as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Brake Safety Week and placed 4,626 vehicles out of service after critical brake-related conditions were identified during roadside inspections. The majority of commercial motor vehicles […]

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Delivery Economy Uncovering Misalignment In the Supply Chain

Delivery Economy Uncovering Misalignment In the Supply Chain

| November 12, 2019

project44 Survey Finds 73 Percent of Supply Chain Professionals Are Pressured To Improve and Expand Delivery Capabilities The rapid growth of the Delivery Economy — the pervasive sentiment in which customers expect low-cost, fast and highly transparent delivery of goods — is pressuring companies to quickly address structural supply chain challenges that make it difficult […]

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Trimble Duo Marks the Latest Innovation for In-Cab Connectivity for Transportation

Trimble Duo Marks the Latest Innovation for In-Cab Connectivity for Transportation

| November 12, 2019

All-in-One Device Combines Android-Powered Display with 4G LTE Connectivity Trimble introduced the Trimble Duo™ solution, an Android-powered device that combines an intuitive in-cab display with a 4G-LTE powered vehicle gateway. The Trimble Duo is a ruggedized, fixed-mount device built specifically for the commercial trucking industry, providing fleets with an in-cab display and vehicle gateway in […]

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TL Contract Rates Turn Lower with More to Go

TL Contract Rates Turn Lower with More to Go

| November 12, 2019

We’re seeing evidence that a bottoming process is beginning in the truckload cycle from truck order and survey data ACT Research released the November installment of the ACT Freight Forecast, U.S. Rate and Volume OUTLOOK report covering the truckload, intermodal, LTL and last mile sectors. Based on ACT’s For-Hire TL Carrier Database, TL contract rates […]

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Mack Auctions Truck to Benefit Camp Southern Ground’s Veterans Program

Mack Auctions Truck to Benefit Camp Southern Ground’s Veterans Program

| November 12, 2019

The truck is a custom-wrapped Mack Anthem® 70-inch stand-up sleeper model that was fully customized by ZB Customs, Brown’s in-house custom design company at Southern Ground Mack Trucks recently announced that proceeds from their online auction of a customized Mack Anthem® used by the Zac Brown Band during their 2018 Down the Rabbit Hole Live […]

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U.S. DOT Sponsors Capitol Christmas Tree During Journey Across the U.S.

U.S. DOT Sponsors Capitol Christmas Tree During Journey Across the U.S.

| November 12, 2019

Highlights critical role of commercial trucks during holiday season and reminds public to share the road safely The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor CarrierSafety Administration (FMCSA) today helped kick off the 2019 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree’s journey from its origin in Carson National Forest in New Mexico to the nation’s capital.  FMCSA’s on-the-ground team conducted a […]

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Wreaths Across America Receives $50,000 Donation from National Association of Independent Truckers

Wreaths Across America Receives $50,000 Donation from National Association of Independent Truckers

| November 11, 2019

Funds are designated to assist Independent Truckers wanting to help transport wreaths to honor fallen soldiers Wreaths Across America (WAA) accepted a contribution of $50,000 from the National Association of Independent Truckers (NAIT) and insurance partner IAT TransGuard, a member of IAT Insurance Group. This is the fourth consecutive year that NAIT and its partner have directly […]

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HerdX And UPS Announce Global Logistics Partnership

HerdX And UPS Announce Global Logistics Partnership

| November 11, 2019

Partnership celebrates blockchain verified beef shipped from the United States to Japan At a dinner event Friday evening hosted by HerdX, with the support of the US Embassy in Japan, HerdX and UPS celebrated the announcement of a global logistics partnership at a historic dinner event featuring blockchain verified beef from the United States to Japan. This groundbreaking type […]

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Chinese Tire Manufacturer Linglong Tire Appears at SEMA Show 2019

Chinese Tire Manufacturer Linglong Tire Appears at SEMA Show 2019

| November 11, 2019

Tire makers increasing popularity among the world’s car and truck drivers Chinese tire manufacturer Linglong Tire is showcasing its key products sold under several of its brands at SEMA Show 2019 held between November 5 and 8, 2019. This marks the second time that the tire manufacturer has taken part in the event. The SEMA Show, the […]

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Spot Truckload Volumes Hit 5-Year High in October

Spot Truckload Volumes Hit 5-Year High in October

| November 11, 2019

Shippers were active in advance of the holidays More spot truckload shipments moved in October than in any month since January 2015, according to the DAT Truckload Volume Index. “Shippers were active in advance of the holidays,” said Peggy Dorf, Market Analyst with DAT Solutions. “And the low rates are effectively attracting more volume from contract carriers to spot transportation providers, especially during the […]

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