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Chief financial officer Scott Wheeler, at right, became Daseke's new president, assuming the role from company founder Don Daseke, (at left). Wheeler will remain as Daseke's CFO while Daseke continues serving as company CEO and chairman. Kye Lee photo, courtesy of Daseke

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Daseke Appoints CFO Company President

Daseke has named Scott Wheeler president of the large network of open deck fleets. He assumes the role from founder Don Daseke, who stays on as CEO and chairman.

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Spot Rates Decline Slightly as Truckload Capacity Returns

National average spot truckload rates declined as the number of available trucks jumped 52% during the week ending Jan. 13, according to DAT Solutions and its network of load boards, however van, refrigerated, and flatbed freight rates remain higher than at any point in 2017.

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In Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Heavy Duty Trucking is recognizing Martin Luther King Jr. Day by presenting some of the significant content of our editorial staff that has appeared recently in our daily newsletters.

Once you’ve mastered the basics of analyzing data, go beyond canned reports to unlock the doors to greater efficiency and profitability.

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Digging into Fleet Data Unlocks Greater Efficiency and Profitability

Going beyond canned reports and digging deeper into your fleet data is the key to unlocking the doors to greater efficiency and profitability.

The Blockchain in Transport Alliance is dedicated to setting standards for blockchain applications developed for transportation.

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Penske Logistics Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

Penske Logistics has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance, a group dedicated to setting standards for blockchain technology applications developed for transportation.

Photo of the Ram 3500 Laramie courtesy of FCA.

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FCA Relocating Ram Heavy Duty Truck Production to U.S.

FCA is relocating production of its next-generation Ram Heavy Duty truck from a production location in Mexico to an assembly plant in Michigan, a facility that the automaker is investing more than $1 billion in to modernize as well as add 2,500 new jobs.

FTR's Market Demand Index hit a record high the first week of 2018.

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FTR: Tight Capacity, Rate Increases Projected to Continue

Truckload capacity will remain tight and rates high, but both may moderate somewhat as market forces come into play, according to FTR analysts. The ELD mandate is still a wild card, with the economy and tax reform playing a part as well.

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Economic Watch: Annual Retail Sales Best in 3 Years, Inflation Threat Eases

Retail sales ended 2017 on a high note, while price inflation at both the retail and wholesale levels are of so little threat to the economy, some analysts are wondering if they will keep a lid on planned interest rate hikes.

Deborah Lockridge

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Commentary: The E-Commerce Road has its Ups and Downs

Peak e-commerce season is stretching the limits of the nation's freight and package handling capabilities. Commentary by Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge.

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New Conference Puts Focus on Freight Technology

FreightWaves is launching its inaugural Transparency18 conference, focusing on freight technology and the economy. The conference is set to take place from May 22-23 in Atlanta, Ga.

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