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Category: Driver Stuff

Freight Recession?

Freight Recession?

| September 13, 2019

August Truckload Volumes Suggest Otherwise There were more truckload shipments on the spot market in August than any other month in 2019. Monthly volumes for dry van, refrigerated (“reefer”), and flatbed freight peaked for each segment, according to the DAT Truckload Freight Volume Index, which reflects the change in the actual number of spot market […]

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Bestpass Approved as Member of 6C Toll Operators Coalition

Bestpass Approved as Member of 6C Toll Operators Coalition

| September 11, 2019

Payment platform and fleet toll management services company also partners with Transportation Corridor Agencies in California to expand 6C transponder coverage Bestpass, a company that provides a comprehensive payment platform with a focus on toll management for commercial and government fleets, was recently approved to be a non-voting member of the 6C Toll Operators Coalition […]

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Ryder Opens New Maintenance Facility Near Fort Worth; Amid Rapid Market Growth

Ryder Opens New Maintenance Facility Near Fort Worth; Amid Rapid Market Growth

| September 11, 2019

Fort Worth is Now Home to Ryder’s Largest Texas Facility Ryder System, Inc. has opened a new state-of-the-art maintenance facility in Saginaw, Texas – an inner suburb of Fort Worth. The new 28,000-square-foot facility, located at 1325 Triad Blvd., will employ up to 60 employees to better serve the nearly 100 Ryder customers in the area. […]

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ATA Tells Congress to Put Brakes on Spread of Tolls

ATA Tells Congress to Put Brakes on Spread of Tolls

| September 11, 2019

YRCW Executive Testifies About Harm Tolling Does to Trucking The American Trucking Associations told a House subcommittee that the use of tolls to finance infrastructure construction and maintenance was inefficient, unsafe and damaging to the trucking industry. “While the trucking industry is willing to pay its fair share for infrastructure improvement, we believe that tolls […]

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KeepTruckin Receives Strategic Business Investment from ITOCHU

KeepTruckin Receives Strategic Business Investment from ITOCHU

| September 11, 2019

Strong alliance will bring operations, ecosystem, and fleet management expertise to new markets and fleets of all types KeepTruckin has received a capital investment from ITOCHU Corporation that includes a strategic business alliance. KeepTruckin will use the funds to forward its commitment to creating innovative technology and apply advancements in machine learning to make the transportation industry safer and […]

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McNeilus Steel Sees Unprecedented Results in Reducing Claims Following Adoption of SmartDrive Video-based Safety Program

McNeilus Steel Sees Unprecedented Results in Reducing Claims Following Adoption of SmartDrive Video-based Safety Program

| September 11, 2019

Skipped Pilot, Moved Straight to Rollout, Citing Customer Recommendations and Exceptional SmartDrive Service and Support SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video-based safety and transportation intelligence, announced McNeilus Steel has deployed the SmartDrive® video-based safety program with SmartDrive 360 and Extended Recording across its entire fleet. Company leadership elected to bypass a pilot program and go directly to […]

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