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An Industry in Flux: Yokohama Tire’s Looks at the Commercial Tire Industry

An Industry in Flux: Yokohama Tire’s Looks at the Commercial Tire Industry

| February 18, 2020

Dan Funkhouser Offers a Q & A While trucks were rolling at a record pace last year, the truck tire industry just chugged along. In this Q&A, Dan Funkhouser, Yokohama Tire vice president of commercial tire sales, looks at the reasons why and what to expect moving forward. Question: Industry-wise and for Yokohama, did 2019 […]

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Work Truck Marketplace Comvoy Sees Success, Led by Strong Internal Team

Work Truck Marketplace Comvoy Sees Success, Led by Strong Internal Team

| February 13, 2020

Senior team members and advisors play crucial roles in establishing a marketplace that serves both dealer and buyer needs Comvoy, the first and only structured, searchable marketplace for work-ready trucks and vans, launched in November 2019 to match customers with the right work truck for the right job––across any vocation, body type, vehicle or upfit manufacturer. Senior […]

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Women In Trucking Association Announces Continued Support from J.B. Hunt

Women In Trucking Association Announces Continued Support from J.B. Hunt

| February 11, 2020

J.B. Hunt has supported WIT at the Gold Level since 2015 The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced today that J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. has renewed its Gold Level Partnership, helping the nonprofit organization’s efforts to increase the number of women employed in the transportation industry. J.B. Hunt has supported WIT at the Gold […]

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XPO Logistics Appoints David Wyshner as Chief Financial Officer

XPO Logistics Appoints David Wyshner as Chief Financial Officer

| February 11, 2020

He has been named one of the “100 Most Influential People in Finance” four times by Treasury & Risk magazine XPO provider of transportation and logistics solutions announced that David Wyshner has been appointed chief financial officer, effective March 2, 2020. Bradley Jacobs, chairman and chief executive officer of XPO Logistics, said, “I’m extremely pleased that we’ve […]

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Women In Trucking Association Announces Driver Ambassador Program

Women In Trucking Association Announces Driver Ambassador Program

| February 10, 2020

McLaughlin will focus on spreading WIT’s message and giving visibility to the association’s efforts to bring more women into the industry The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced today the launch of its Driver Ambassador program. The purpose of the program is to raise awareness of the non-profit association’s mission, promote the career opportunities women […]

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E-commerce and Logistics Industry Veterans Launch FreightWeb to Transform Trucking with Instant Rate Quotes and Booking for Partial Truckloads

E-commerce and Logistics Industry Veterans Launch FreightWeb to Transform Trucking with Instant Rate Quotes and Booking for Partial Truckloads

| February 5, 2020

Madrona Venture Group and 8VC co-lead $3 million seed financing to help shippers save money and shrink their carbon footprint FreightWeb announced the launch of its breakthrough Partial Truckload transportation service today, backed by funding from Madrona Venture Group and 8VC. The company is providing a much needed service in the freight market, shipping partial truckloads […]

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