Category: Driver Stuff

DAT: Truckload spot rates gained in May on robust van and reefer volumes

DAT: Truckload spot rates gained in May on robust van and reefer volumes

| June 18, 2024

“Stronger van and reefer volumes are consistent with May, when shippers move seasonal produce and retail goods and truckload capacity tightens due to the Roadcheck inspection event and Memorial Day holiday” Spot truckload rates bounced higher in May as shippers sought capacity to move higher volumes of van and refrigerated freight, said DAT Freight & […]

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ATRI Research Identifies Strategies for Mitigating Women Truck Driver Challenges

ATRI Research Identifies Strategies for Mitigating Women Truck Driver Challenges

| June 18, 2024

Challenges identified in ATRI’s research were industry image and perception, training school completion, truck parking shortages and restroom access, and gender harassment and discrimination The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released new research identifying approaches to increase the number of women truck drivers entering and staying in the industry. After quantifying six key challenge areas […]

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Penske Relaunches Truck Rental Website for Business Customers

Penske Relaunches Truck Rental Website for Business Customers

| June 17, 2024

The new, interactive map displays pricing at each location, simplifying the process of finding the best rental options Penske Truck Rental relaunched its newly revamped website at PenskeTruckRental.com for commercial truck rental customers. The redesigned reservation flow introduces a modern, intuitive design to enhance and speed up the customer experience, ensuring a seamless and efficient process for business […]

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FMCSA issues final rule regarding CDL standards

FMCSA issues final rule regarding CDL standards

| June 17, 2024

FMCSRs to incorporate by reference the latest version of the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators, Inc.’s The safety of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) operators is a critical component of FMCSA’s mission. Today, the Agency published a Final Rule titled Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Standards; Incorporation by Reference of a New State Procedures Manual (SPM). […]

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Women In Trucking Association Announces Continued Gold Partnership with Bridgestone Americas

Women In Trucking Association Announces Continued Gold Partnership with Bridgestone Americas

| June 17, 2024

“We’re grateful for Bridgestone’s commitment to creating a more gender diverse culture in transportation,” said Jennifer Hedrick, WIT president and CEO. The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced that Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) has renewed its Gold Level Partnership strengthening its mission to encourage the employment of women in the industry, promote their accomplishments, and minimize obstacles faced […]

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HERE Technologies and AWS Unveil Comprehensive Insights on Fleet Management Trends and Technology Innovations

HERE Technologies and AWS Unveil Comprehensive Insights on Fleet Management Trends and Technology Innovations

| June 17, 2024

Survey of T&L decision-makers globally, conducted by ABI Research, identifies key barriers to adopting new fleet management solutions HERE Technologies, the leading location data and technology platform, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), has released a new whitepaper that sheds light on the current sentiment of transportation and logistics (T&L) professionals, the critical challenges […]

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