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PGT Trucking, NVI Institute Blairsville Join in Partnership to Train Diesel Technicians

PGT Trucking, NVI Institute Blairsville Join in Partnership to Train Diesel Technicians

| January 20, 2022

NVI Blairsville, the newest and largest dedicated diesel and auto technician training campus in the nation PGT Trucking Inc., and New Village Institute Blairsville have partnered to help students launch rewarding careers as diesel technicians. NVI Blairsville, the newest and largest dedicated diesel and auto technician training campus in the nation, launched innovative six-month technician […]

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ArcBest Builds on Commitment to Innovative Technology with $25 Million Investment in Phantom Auto

ArcBest Builds on Commitment to Innovative Technology with $25 Million Investment in Phantom Auto

| January 20, 2022

Phantom’s solution enables people to remotely drive vehicle fleets from up to thousands of miles away – including forklifts, robots, trucks, and more  ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), a leader in supply chain logistics, has invested $25MM in Phantom Auto, the leading provider of human-centered remote operation software. As part of the company’s agreement to be the lead […]

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XPO Logistics Announces Expansion of LTL Network with New Terminals, Maintenance Shops and Trailer Manufacturing Capacity

XPO Logistics Announces Expansion of LTL Network with New Terminals, Maintenance Shops and Trailer Manufacturing Capacity

| January 19, 2022

XPO has one of the largest LTL networks in North America, with approximately 21,000 employees, 291 terminals and 13 million shipments in 2021 XPO Logistics, Inc. provider of freight transportation services, announced the opening of two less-than-truckload (LTL) terminals to increase customer service capacity in its North American network. In addition, the company increased production […]

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2022’s Best & Worst States to Drive in – WalletHub Study

2022’s Best & Worst States to Drive in – WalletHub Study

| January 19, 2022

The data set ranges from average gas prices to rush-hour traffic congestion to road quality With traffic congestion costing U.S. drivers an average of 36 hours and $564 during 2021, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Best & Worst States to Drive in. To determine the most driver-friendly states in the […]

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Spot Truckload Rates Hit New Highs in December; Vans Up 54 Cents YOY

Spot Truckload Rates Hit New Highs in December; Vans Up 54 Cents YOY

| January 19, 2022

DAT Reports national average truckload spot van and reefer rates increased for the seventh consecutive month Van and refrigerated (“reefer”) truckload freight rates hit new highs in December, with national average prices up 21.9% and 29.5% respectively compared to the same period a year ago, said DAT Freight & Analytics, which operates the industry’s largest […]

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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 1% in December

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 1% in December

| January 19, 2022

Tonnage Rose 0.3% in 2021 over 2020 American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1% in December after rising 0.5% in November. In December, the index equaled 114.7 (2015=100) compared with 113.5 in November. “December’s gain was the fifth straight totaling 4.4%,” said ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello. “In December, tonnage reached […]

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