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Telematics & Fleet Tracking

AWS Announces AWS IoT FleetWise

AWS Announces AWS IoT FleetWise

| November 30, 2021

AWS initiative provides purpose-built tools for connected mobility, autonomous development, digital customer engagement, product design and engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced AWS IoT FleetWise, a new service that makes it easier and more cost-effective for automakers to collect, transform, and transfer vehicle data […]

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Driver Career Paths Improving Recruitment and Retention

Driver Career Paths Improving Recruitment and Retention

| November 30, 2021

Learn how Kamion software was built by a carrier for carriers so the importance of creating career path opportunities is baked into every facet of the platform For Rollzi, a growing fleet based in the Pacific Northwest, the struggle to recruit and retain good drivers is a top concern. As the consequences of the driver […]

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Transportation Insight Holding Company Acquires SwanLeap, Creating Comprehensive Multimodal Transportation Management Platform

Transportation Insight Holding Company Acquires SwanLeap, Creating Comprehensive Multimodal Transportation Management Platform

| November 30, 2021

Integrates Industry Leading Transportation Management System (TMS) with Multimodal Brokerage, Managed Transportation and Parcel Solutions to Deliver Unparalleled Visibility and Control Throughout Supply Chain Transportation Insight Holding Company announced the acquisition of SwanLeap, Inc., a pioneering transportation management software company. The acquisition adds SwanLeap’s proprietary, multimodal TMS and powerful analytics to TI Holdco’s end-to-end logistics […]

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People

Driver Career Paths Improving Recruitment and Retention

Driver Career Paths Improving Recruitment and Retention

| November 30, 2021

Learn how Kamion software was built by a carrier for carriers so the importance of creating career path opportunities is baked into every facet of the platform For Rollzi, a growing fleet based in the Pacific Northwest, the struggle to recruit and retain good drivers is a top concern. As the consequences of the driver […]

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Truckers tell Buttigieg what could address some of supply chain woes

Truckers tell Buttigieg what could address some of supply chain woes

| November 30, 2021

Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s letter to Secretary Buttigieg No one in federal government or Congress disputes that this particular problem has existed for decades. There is even bipartisan support to address it. Studies indicate that truckers spend on average 56 minutes per day of driving just looking for a place to park and get their […]

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ATA Names 36 Professional Drivers as Finalists for 2022-23 America’s Road Team

ATA Names 36 Professional Drivers as Finalists for 2022-23 America’s Road Team

| November 17, 2021

Newest Team of Elite Driver Ambassadors to be Named in January American Trucking Associations released the list of 36 professional truck drivers named as finalists for the 2022-2023 term of America’s Road Team. “These men and women were selected as finalists for America’s Road Team because they have outstanding safe driving records, share a passion […]

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Autonomous

AWS Announces AWS IoT FleetWise

AWS Announces AWS IoT FleetWise

| November 30, 2021

AWS initiative provides purpose-built tools for connected mobility, autonomous development, digital customer engagement, product design and engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced AWS IoT FleetWise, a new service that makes it easier and more cost-effective for automakers to collect, transform, and transfer vehicle data […]

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RTI Accelerates Autonomous and Electric Vehicle Innovation with First Data-Centric Software Framework with Functional Safety Certification

RTI Accelerates Autonomous and Electric Vehicle Innovation with First Data-Centric Software Framework with Functional Safety Certification

| November 29, 2021

RTI Achieves 64% Automotive CAGR Over the Past Three Years Real-Time Innovations (RTI), the largest software framework company for autonomous systems, announced at the RTI Automotive Forum that foundational components of RTI Connext Drive® are now certified to ISO 26262 ASIL D. This is the most stringent Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL) for road vehicles. […]

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LOCOMATION’S AUTONOMOUS TRUCK TECHNOLOGY WILL SAVE MILLIONS IN FUEL AND OPERATING COSTS, SAYS NEW INDEPENDENT REPORT

LOCOMATION’S AUTONOMOUS TRUCK TECHNOLOGY WILL SAVE MILLIONS IN FUEL AND OPERATING COSTS, SAYS NEW INDEPENDENT REPORT

| November 23, 2021

The ARC system will reduce a truck’s GHG footprint by 22%, Operating Costs by 19%, and Fuel Consumption by 21%  Locomation, a leading provider of autonomous trucking technology solutions, announced the findings of an independent environmental impact evaluation that its Autonomous Relay Convoy™ (ARC) system will dramatically reduce the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) footprint, fuel consumption, and […]

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Brakes, Suspensions, Chassis

PUREFORGE Brakes for Life™ TECHNOLOGY

PUREFORGE Brakes for Life™ TECHNOLOGY

| November 19, 2021

Keeps a fleet vehicle on the road longer between service intervals, driving higher utilization models for businesses From PureForge® technology arrives a new product designed to address the high costs of brake repair and maintenance. The cost savings product Brakes for Life™ incorporates Atomic-Forged® and Physical Vapor Deposition (“PVD”) technology that addresses many of the standard automotive industry issues related […]

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Navistar Launches Technician Apprenticeship Program, Donates Equipment through TECH EmPOWERment Initiative

Navistar Launches Technician Apprenticeship Program, Donates Equipment through TECH EmPOWERment Initiative

| November 15, 2021

With the technician shortage at an all-time high, this is the perfect opportunity for future potential technicians to get their feet wet Navistar announced the implementation of its International® Truck and IC Bus® Uptime Academy, a 12-month technician apprenticeship program that offers paid, hands-on training in a real-world setting. The new program presents a unique […]

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Allison Transmission Completes Installation of New eGen Power™ Electric Axle Production Assembly Line

Allison Transmission Completes Installation of New eGen Power™ Electric Axle Production Assembly Line

| November 10, 2021

The 109,000 square foot dedicated facility will produce Allison’s portfolio of eGen Power™ electric axles with Allison’s proven quality and reliability for commercial applications Allison Transmission, a leading designer and manufacturer of conventional, electric hybrid, and electrified vehicle propulsion solutions for tactical wheeled and tracked defense vehicles, and medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, is pleased […]

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Fuel & Oil

Enphase Energy to Acquire ClipperCreek

Enphase Energy to Acquire ClipperCreek

| November 30, 2021

Enables the Company’s Expansion into the Rapidly Growing EV Charging Market  Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH), a global energy technology company and the world’s leading supplier of microinverter-based solar and battery systems, has agreed to acquire ClipperCreek. Based in Auburn, Calif., ClipperCreek offers electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions for residential and commercial customers in the U.S. […]

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Zurich introduces vehicle protection products tailored for electric vehicles

Zurich introduces vehicle protection products tailored for electric vehicles

| November 30, 2021

Expanded suite of Finance & Insurance (F&I) products addresses the emerging and evolving needs of the automotive industry  Zurich North America today announced an enhanced suite of vehicle protection products designed to meet the unique needs of electric vehicle (EV) owners. The comprehensive set of products provides coverage from the repair or replacement of high-voltage […]

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Volta Power Systems debuts FLEX,  its newest engineered li-ion energy solutions for work trucks and specialty vehicles

Volta Power Systems debuts FLEX, its newest engineered li-ion energy solutions for work trucks and specialty vehicles

| November 29, 2021

Volta roughly doubled its sales in 2021, expanding its manufacturing space to twice its footprint Volta Power Systems has announced FLEX, its newest line of engineered li-ion energy solutions for RV, work truck, and specialty vehicle markets. At the heart of the new system offering, the FLEX energy storage pack features a redesigned case, heating […]

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Fleet Maintenance

Fullbay Opens its State of Heavy-Duty Repair Survey

Fullbay Opens its State of Heavy-Duty Repair Survey

| November 30, 2021

The State of Heavy-Duty Repair report is crucial in being able to educate and inform shop owners about the industry and help them increase revenue and efficiency, and retain technicians Fullbay has opened its State of Heavy-Duty Repair survey for the second consecutive year. This survey will combine with Fullbay’s benchmarking data to produce a comprehensive report that […]

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FleetPride Acquires Jim’s Truck & Trailer Equipment

FleetPride Acquires Jim’s Truck & Trailer Equipment

| November 29, 2021

The new Wichita Falls FleetPride branch will include the company’s 60th Service Center FleetPride, Inc. has acquired the assets of Jim’s Truck & Trailer Equipment in Wichita Falls, Texas. Founded in 1971 and owned by Jim Martin, the company provides customers in north Texas and southwest Oklahoma with a wide assortment of parts and services for heavy […]

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Fuelman Partners with CarAdvise to Serve SMB Fleets with Digital Fleet Maintenance Capabilities

Fuelman Partners with CarAdvise to Serve SMB Fleets with Digital Fleet Maintenance Capabilities

| November 26, 2021

Agreement signals a growing demand for cost-efficient and streamlined fleet expense management services Fuelman, a FLEETCOR company and world leader in payment innovation, announced a strategic partnership with CarAdvise, America’s top digital vehicle maintenance and repair marketplace. The partnership combines Fuelman’s managed fuel programs with CarAdvise’s vehicle maintenance SaaS platform to improve business outcomes for small […]

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Recent News

Used Truck and Farm Machinery Values Still Climbing as Construction Equipment Values Remain Steady

Used Truck and Farm Machinery Values Still Climbing as Construction Equipment Values Remain Steady

| September 14, 2021

The Sandhills EVI for trucks, including used sleeper and day cabs, posted a 59.3% year-over-year value increase While inventory levels within Sandhills Global marketplaces have ticked back down in August after leveling off briefly, auction and asking values for used agricultural equipment and heavy-duty trucks are continuing a sharp ascent, according to a new Sandhills Global Market […]

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MiX Telematics Announces Partnership with Navistar

MiX Telematics Announces Partnership with Navistar

| September 28, 2020

Puts customers at the helm of their telematics solution MiX Telematics announced a new partnership with Navistar that aims to create even greater value for their customers. Through the partnership, MiX and Navistar plan to provide mutual customers with an enhanced and comprehensive combined data set. Customers and manufacturers reliance on telematics data has evolved over […]

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US Trailer Manufacturers Challenged by Material Supplies and Pricing, Plus Staffing

US Trailer Manufacturers Challenged by Material Supplies and Pricing, Plus Staffing

| November 29, 2021

ACT Research reporting OEMs remain reticent to fully open their 2022 orderboards According to this quarter’s issue of ACT Research’s Trailer Components Report, component and material availability continue to be a significant problem for trailer manufacturers, and the issue is widespread, not contained to any small group of parts and materials. “In addition to supply-chain […]

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Waste Management Ranked Highest in Industry on 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Waste Management Ranked Highest in Industry on 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

| November 26, 2021

WM Named Category Leader for Fourth Consecutive Year among World’s Top Companies Waste Management announced its listing on the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World and North America Indices for its commitment to environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) leadership and its commitment to responsible and sustainable business practices. This marks the fourth year for […]

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New Report Shows Transportation Companies See Escalating Cyber Attacks This Holiday Season

New Report Shows Transportation Companies See Escalating Cyber Attacks This Holiday Season

| November 26, 2021

Across industries, the number of cyber attacks is increasing – but transportation stands out as one of the fastest growing sectors, with attacks already having risen by almost 150% between January 2020 and today Coro, the all-in-one cyber security platform designed for mid-market organizations, growing businesses, and lean IT teams, today released an extensive cyber […]

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ATRI’s Latest Operational Costs Report Documents The Scale Of COVID-19 Impacts On Trucking

ATRI’s Latest Operational Costs Report Documents The Scale Of COVID-19 Impacts On Trucking

| November 26, 2021

2021 Ops Costs report documents the effect that faster truck speeds, due to low overall traffic levels, had on multiple line-items, as well as the sector and commodity volatility  The American Transportation Research Institute released the findings of its 2021 update to An Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking. The new “Ops Costs” research is based […]

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Values Still Rising on Late-Model Used Sleeper Trucks, Dozers, and High-Horsepower Tractors

Values Still Rising on Late-Model Used Sleeper Trucks, Dozers, and High-Horsepower Tractors

| November 26, 2021

Sandhill EVI for used sleeper trucks indicated a 74.2% year-over-year auction value increase to $56,000 in October As supply chain disruptions continue to hinder the production of new commercial trucks, construction machinery, and agricultural equipment, prices are likewise continuing to climb. A new Sandhills Global Market Report examines both the larger trends among heavy-duty sleeper trucks, dozers, […]

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Coke Florida’s Holiday Caravan Returns for the 2021 Season

Coke Florida’s Holiday Caravan Returns for the 2021 Season

| November 24, 2021

Making 60 stops through December 19th Coca-Cola Beverages Florida announces the return of its annual statewide Holiday Caravan for the 2021 holiday season. Coke Florida, the local independent Coca-Cola bottler, is thrilled to bring back this joyous holiday experience for consumers across Florida, after a pause in 2020. The 2021 Holiday Caravan will make 60 […]

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Ev Dynamics Enters N. American New Energy Vehicle Market with Innovative B2B E-Platform

Ev Dynamics Enters N. American New Energy Vehicle Market with Innovative B2B E-Platform

| November 24, 2021

EV Dynamics has expanded its global reach by entering the growing North American NEV market with an innovative solution for manufacturers of buses, coaches Ev Dynamics (Holdings) Limited developer and manufacturer of new energy vehicles (NEVs), has expanded its global reach by entering the growing North American NEV market with an innovative solution for manufacturers […]

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DAT Truckload Volume Index hits all-time high, up 2% in October

DAT Truckload Volume Index hits all-time high, up 2% in October

| November 24, 2021

The national average rate for van loads on the spot market rose 3 cents to $2.87 per mile (including fuel surcharge) in October Prices for truckload services spiked to their highest levels yet in October, reflecting shippers’ willingness to pay a premium to move goods through their supply chains. The DAT Truckload Volume Index (TVI) […]

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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 0.4% in October

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 0.4% in October

| November 24, 2021

Index 1.8% Above October 2020 American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.4% in October after rising 2.2% in September. In October, the index equaled 113 (2015=100) compared with 112.6 in September. “October’s gain was the third straight totaling 2.9%,” said ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello. “The combination of solid retail sales, […]

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Teletrac Navman Develops Free Road Safety Data Dashboard to Help Improve Safety on the Roads

Teletrac Navman Develops Free Road Safety Data Dashboard to Help Improve Safety on the Roads

| November 24, 2021

An intuitive online dashboard has been developed using data from the Department for Transport’s annual accident report Teletrac Navman, the global leader in telematics technology, has launched an interactive dashboard, which assimilates the data from the annual Department for Transport (DfT) ‘Reported Road Casualties in Great Britain’ report. Available free of charge, the online tool allows users […]

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Love’s celebrates professional drivers with 12 Days of Christmas

Love’s celebrates professional drivers with 12 Days of Christmas

| November 24, 2021

Prizes given away daily; entries count as donation to help drivers in need Love’s Travel Stops is celebrating professional truck drivers and the holiday season with its second annual 12 Days of Christmas giveaway. Customers can enter to win prizes daily on Love’s Facebook page, beginning Black Friday, Nov. 26. For each entry made, Love’s […]

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Transforce Group Completes Acquisition Of United States Truck Driving School

Transforce Group Completes Acquisition Of United States Truck Driving School

| November 24, 2021

The company recently and successfully launched TransForce One, a digital network of prequalified, ready-to-work, CDL-licensed drivers matched in real-time with carrier jobs  TransForce Group, a leader in the transportation and logistics industry, has purchased the United States Truck Driving School (USTDS) in Denver and Colorado Springs, Colorado. The sale was finalized October 18, 2021. TransForce Group is majority owned by […]

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XL Fleet Awarded Pilot Project With Department of Defense to Prototype Fuel-Saving Technology for Tactical Vehicles

XL Fleet Awarded Pilot Project With Department of Defense to Prototype Fuel-Saving Technology for Tactical Vehicles

| November 23, 2021

Department of Defense pilot program is part of a future contract opportunity to leverage the hybrid conversion technology for tens of thousands of vehicles in a variety of U.S. military applications XL Fleet Corp. vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, was awarded a contract by the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) and The U.S. […]

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No Letup in Commercial Truck Prices, J.D. Power Finds

No Letup in Commercial Truck Prices, J.D. Power Finds

| November 23, 2021

Year-over-year, Class 8 sleeper pricing is almost 90% higher at auction, 34% retail After October’s strong month for pricing in all commercial truck segments, incoming November data suggests pricing will still increase, according to analysts from J.D. Power Valuation Services, as reported in the November 2021 Commercial Truck Guidelines Industry Update. “Similar to last month, shipping […]

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CV Supply Constraints and Inflationary Ramifications Remain Front-and-Center

CV Supply Constraints and Inflationary Ramifications Remain Front-and-Center

| November 23, 2021

ACT Research reports spot freight rates for dry vans, flatbeds, and reefers reached highs in September According to ACT Research’s recently released Transportation Digest, the front-and-center concerns of the commercial vehicle industry at the moment are supply-chain constraints, as well as the inflationary ramifications that flow from them. “In addition to the front-and-center supply-chain constraints, […]

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Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act funds must focus on critical freight infrastructure

Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act funds must focus on critical freight infrastructure

| November 22, 2021

DOT Misses Opportunity with RAISE Grants Says ATA The American Trucking Associations expressed disappointment as the Department of Transportation directed millions of dollars in federal funding toward localized and low-value projects, rather than focusing on critical freight infrastructure of national priority. “At a time when the entire nation is focused on supply chain challenges, the […]

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Isuzu Enters Class 7 Market in North America with F-Series Featuring Allison Rugged Duty Series Transmission

Isuzu Enters Class 7 Market in North America with F-Series Featuring Allison Rugged Duty Series Transmission

| November 22, 2021

Isuzu introduces two new F-Series models, exclusively featuring Allison transmissions Allison Transmission, a leading designer and manufacturer of conventional and electrified vehicle propulsion solutions and the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions for commercial and defense vehicles, is pleased to announce that its 2500 Rugged Duty SeriesTM (RDS) six-speed fully automatic transmission […]

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Convoy Opens Up Digital Freight Network to Truckload Brokerages

Convoy Opens Up Digital Freight Network to Truckload Brokerages

| November 22, 2021

USA Truck, AFS Logistics, and other industry-leading freight providers are now posting loads directly to Convoy’s digital freight network, accessing elastic capacity and automating their brokerage process with Convoy technology Convoy, the nation’s leading digital freight network, rolled out a new program that provides freight brokers with direct access to Convoy’s network of owner-operators and […]

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Stockholders of Echo Global Logistics Approve Merger with an affiliate of The Jordan Company

Stockholders of Echo Global Logistics Approve Merger with an affiliate of The Jordan Company

| November 22, 2021

Stockholders approved the proposed merger of Echo and Einstein Merger Sub, Inc Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECHO) , a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, announced that its stockholders approved the proposed merger of Echo and Einstein Merger Sub, Inc. (“Merger Sub”), a Delaware corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of Einstein […]

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United States Trucking and Freight-Long Distance, Full Truckload (FTL) Industry Report 2021

United States Trucking and Freight-Long Distance, Full Truckload (FTL) Industry Report 2021

| November 22, 2021

Trucking and Freight-Long Distance, Full Truckload Industry to reach $173,129,708,422 million by 2027 The “Trucking and Freight-Long Distance, Full Truckload (FTL) Industry (U.S.): Analytics, Extensive Financial Benchmarks, Metrics and Revenue Forecasts to 2027, NAIC 484121” report from Plunkett Research Ltd has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Trucking and Freight-Long Distance, Full Truckload (FTL) Industry (U.S.): Analytics, Extensive Financial Benchmarks, […]

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New J. J. Keller Log Book Helps Drivers Comply With Mexico’s Hours Of Service Requirements

New J. J. Keller Log Book Helps Drivers Comply With Mexico’s Hours Of Service Requirements

| November 21, 2021

The Mexico Driver’s Daily Log Book fulfills a critical component of driver compliance. Utilizing this daily log correctly can help prevent fines or an out of service order Commercial truck and bus drivers in Mexico who operate under federal jurisdiction must maintain a daily log of their hours to verify compliance with the country’s hours-of-service limits under […]

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Study ranks every state highway system’s road conditions, safety and cost-effectiveness

Study ranks every state highway system’s road conditions, safety and cost-effectiveness

| November 19, 2021

North Dakota and Virginia take the top spots while New Jersey ranks last in the Annual Highway Report’s analysis of the condition and cost-effectiveness of state highway systems North Dakota, Virginia, Missouri, Kentucky, and North Carolina have the most cost-effective highway systems, according to the Annual Highway Report published today by Reason Foundation. New Jersey, Rhode Island, […]

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Merchants Fleet Accelerates Electrification Leadership With Intent to Buy 5,400 New BrightDrop EV410s

Merchants Fleet Accelerates Electrification Leadership With Intent to Buy 5,400 New BrightDrop EV410s

| November 19, 2021

Merchants leads fleet electrification as BrightDrop’s first and largest FMC customer Merchants Fleet, the nation’s fastest growing fleet management company (FMC), today announced that it has reserved 5,400 BrightDrop EV410s, the all-new, mid-size electric light commercial vehicle purpose-built for the delivery of goods and services over long ranges, as well as other service applications. The […]

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Brigade Electronics launches new predictive collision detection system

Brigade Electronics launches new predictive collision detection system

| November 19, 2021

Market-leading provider of vehicle safety systems Brigade Electronics has launched a new predictive collision detection system. Sidescan®Predict is the next generation of collision avoidance systems. Supported by the Knowledge Transfer Partnership initiative with Cambridge University, the aim was to develop a cost-effective and reliable collision detection system that can intelligently discriminate potential collisions and warn the driver with sufficient […]

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New ATRI Study Quantifies The Impact Of Small Verdicts And Settlements On The Trucking Industry

New ATRI Study Quantifies The Impact Of Small Verdicts And Settlements On The Trucking Industry

| November 19, 2021

ATRI determined that a different plaintiff litigation model is impacting the industry The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released a follow-up analysis to its 2020 hallmark report on The Impact of Nuclear Verdicts on the Trucking Industry. The new report investigates the impact of verdicts and settlements under $1 million on the trucking industry. During its research on […]

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Canada’s Hydra Energy First Company to Deliver a Hydrogen-Converted, Heavy-Duty Vehicle

Canada’s Hydra Energy First Company to Deliver a Hydrogen-Converted, Heavy-Duty Vehicle

| November 18, 2021

Validates Hydra’s Innovative Hydrogen-as-a-Service Business Model and Practical Dual-combustion, Retrofit Approach Putting Hydrogen-powered Trucks on the Road Today Hydra Energy, the world’s first Hydrogen-as-a-Service (HaaS™) provider for commercial fleets looking to reduce emissions and costs with limited risk and no up-front investment, announced an industry milestone – delivery of the first hydrogen-converted, heavy-duty truck to […]

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Bridgestone and Michelin to Jointly Discuss Recovered Carbon Black’s Role in Building a More Sustainable Mobility Ecosystem

Bridgestone and Michelin to Jointly Discuss Recovered Carbon Black’s Role in Building a More Sustainable Mobility Ecosystem

| November 18, 2021

Bridgestone and Michelin are inviting stakeholders across the tire and rubber value chain to participate in the journey toward material circularity Bridgestone Corporation and Michelin Group will deliver a shared perspective regarding material circularity and the ambition to increase the utilization of recovered carbon black material in tires. The joint presentation will take place at […]

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Meritor Announces Collaboration with PACCAR on U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SuperTruck 3 Program

Meritor Announces Collaboration with PACCAR on U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SuperTruck 3 Program

| November 18, 2021

Meritor to provide zero emission battery electric drivetrain technology to PACCAR for the SuperTruck 3 program Meritor, Inc. plans to provide zero emission battery electric drivetrain technology to PACCAR for the SuperTruck 3 program.   SuperTruck 3 will fund projects to electrify medium- and heavy-duty freight trucks. Additional investment will boost vehicle efficiency and expand EV […]

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RoadSync Partners with PTP to Deliver Seamless and Cost-Effective Payment Solutions

RoadSync Partners with PTP to Deliver Seamless and Cost-Effective Payment Solutions

| November 18, 2021

Innovative digital financial platform becomes payment of choice for the largest independent truck stop and shop network RoadSync, the leading digital financial platform for the supply chain, has partnered with Professional Transportation Partners, LLC (PTP) to offer its Checkout product at a discount to all vendors in the PTP Shop Repair Centers network. Through this […]

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Production starts on the first road-going full-electric Volta Zero vehicles

Production starts on the first road-going full-electric Volta Zero vehicles

| November 18, 2021

The Volta Zero is the world’s first purpose-built full-electric 16-tonne vehicle designed for inner-city logistics  Volta Trucks, a leading and disruptive full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has started production of the first road-going ‘Design Verification’ (DV) prototype Volta Zero vehicle at a bespoke facility in Coventry, UK. The DV prototypes are the first […]

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AIT Worldwide Logistics acquiring final mile 3PL Select Express & Logistics

AIT Worldwide Logistics acquiring final mile 3PL Select Express & Logistics

| November 18, 2021

The deal creates a robust omnichannel distribution solution by merging AIT’s world-class freight forwarding with Select’s extensive final mile delivery and assembly services With nearly 400 teammates in 60 locations—13 offices supported by 47 cross-dock facilities across the United States—Select administers the delivery of more than 1.7 million shipments per year by harnessing an elite […]

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Pedigree Technologies Now Offering ConMet Digital Products to Provide Vehicle Health Data in Real-Time

Pedigree Technologies Now Offering ConMet Digital Products to Provide Vehicle Health Data in Real-Time

| November 17, 2021

ConMet’s Full Suite of Digital Products and Services Integrates with Pedigree Technologies’ OneView platform to track the health of wheel ends, tire pressure, axle load and air line pressure Pedigree Technologies, a leading telematics service provider, announces the addition of ConMet’s full suite of digital products into Pedigree Technologies OneView® platform. The OneView platform is […]

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US Used Truck Prices Expected to Continue Climbing Near Term

US Used Truck Prices Expected to Continue Climbing Near Term

| November 17, 2021

ACT Research reports dealers are still not able to meet the voracious demand, used truck prices continued on their upward trek in October Preliminary used Class 8 volumes (same dealer sales) decreased 3% month-over-month and dropped 24% y/y in October. That said, through the first 10 months of the year, activity is 4% higher compared […]

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US Truck Parking Availability by state & time

US Truck Parking Availability by state & time

| November 17, 2021

Interesting truck parking stats from Trucker Path Overall, the data shows that US truck parking tends to be more crowded on the East coast than the West coast, and it also suggests that it gets fuller at night (7-10pm) than at noon (11am-2pm). The top 5 states with the least truck parking (from high to […]

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Penske Automotive Group Acquires McCoy Freightliner

Penske Automotive Group Acquires McCoy Freightliner

| November 17, 2021

Represents $200 Million in Annualized Revenues Penske Automotive Group, Inc. international transportation services company and one of the world’s premier automotive and commercial truck retailers, has acquired McCoy Freightliner (“McCoy”), a retailer of medium and heavy-duty commercial trucks, located in Oregon. The McCoy acquisition is expected to generate approximately $200 million in annualized revenue, building further scale within the Company’s […]

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