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May 8, 2017 - Industry News

Celadon Stock in Danger of Being Delisted from NYSE

Celadon Group announced that it has been notified by the New York Stock Exchange that it has failed to meet the exchange's listing standard, which could result in the company’s stock being delisted.

Tags: Economy, Financial Report, Celadon Group, Stock

May 8, 2017 - Industry News

McLeod Software Hires Kenneth Craig as Vice President

Ken Craig Photo courtesy McLeod Software

Transportation software provider McLeod Software has expanded its senior leadership team, adding Kenneth Craig as vice president of the company.

Tags: Leadership, People, McLeod Software

May 5, 2017 - Industry News

U.S. Mayors Push For Infrastructure Task Force

Photo: U.S. Department of Transportaion

The U.S. Conference of Mayors has formed a task force on infrastructure aimed at working with President Trump and Congress to develop and pass a major infrastructure package. The task force will be headed by L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti.

Tags: Infrastructure, Mayor, Infrastructure Funding, Donald Trump

May 5, 2017 - Industry News

Walmart Recognizes 12 Carriers of the Year

Photo: Walmart

Walmart Transportation has recognized 12 trucking and transportation providers as the retailer's 2016 Carriers of the Year, an honor given to companies that support Walmart-owned stores and facilities.

Tags: Partnership, Awards, Walmart

May 5, 2017 - Industry News

2017 Safety & Compliance Award Nomination Deadline is Monday

2016 Safety & Compliance Award winner Kelsey Wolfe of Southern Freight Services. Photo: Chris Wolski

The deadline for Heavy Duty Trucking magazine’s 2017 Safety & Compliance Award is Monday, May 8, so get your nominations in before the end of the day.

Tags: Fleet Safety Conference, Awards, Events

May 5, 2017 - Industry News

Economic Watch: Unemployment Lowest in a Decade, Factory Orders Move Higher

Unemployment in the U.S. has fallen again, hitting its lowest level in a decade but minus any contribution from trucking in April, according to a new report released Friday. Meanwhile, a separate report shows some improvements in the nation’s struggling manufacturing sector.

Tags: Economy, Interest Rates, GDP, Unemployment, Manufacturing, Employment, Federal Reserve, Gross Domestic Product

May 5, 2017 - Industry News

Earnings Watch: ArcBest Loss Grows, P.A.M. Transportation Profit Slips

The parent company to less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight and others saw its first quarter losses grow despite healthy shipment growth and improved pricing, while a truckload carrier saw lower profits but beat expectations.

Tags: ABF, PAM Transport, ArcBest Corp., Fleet Earnings

May 4, 2017 - Industry News

Earnings Watch: YRC Worldwide 1st Quarter Loss Doubles

Financial losses for YRC Worldwide Inc., parent to both national and regional less-than-truckload carriers, more than doubled in the first quarter of the year despite a small upturn in revenue.

Tags: YRC Worldwide, YRC Freight, Fleet Earnings

May 4, 2017 - Industry News

Fleet Sentiment Report: Things Are Good, Not Great

Photo: International

The outlook of fleets in the second quarter of 2017 was generally positive, but it was not much better than in the early part of the year, according to a survey by CK Commercial Vehicle Research.

Tags: Productivity, Survey, Driver Shortage, Truck Orders, CKCVR

May 4, 2017 - Industry News

FTC Greenlights Knight-Swift Merger

Photo: Evan Lockridge

The mega-merger of Knight Transportation and Swift Transportation has moved a step closer to completion with the Federal Trade Commission granting its approval.

Tags: Mergers & Acquisitions, Swift Transportation, Knight Transportation, Knight-Swift

May 4, 2017 - Industry News

Hino Manufacturing Resets U.S. Management Structure

Logo: Hino

Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc. has appointed a new management team that includes a chairman, president, and two executive vice presidents that places emphasis on North American expertise, according to the truck maker.

Tags: Hino, Promotions, Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A.

May 3, 2017 - Industry News

Spot Freight Rates Hold as Load Volume Gains Slightly

Graphic: DAT

The final week of any month usually means a bump in freight activity as shippers move goods prior to closing their books. However, the number of loads posted on the DAT network of load boards edged up just 2% for the the week ending April 29, according to DAT Solutions.

Tags: Spot Freight, Freight Rates, DAT Solutions

May 3, 2017 - Industry News

Earnings Watch: XPO Logistics Glows while USA Truck, Celadon Deal with Woes

One of the biggest names in trucking reported first quarter earnings this week showing it had turned its fortunes around for the better, while losses grew at another fleet and a third’s financial problems were surrounded not only by questions of its accounting practices but also about its long-term survival.

Tags: Celadon Trucking Services, Celadon Group, USA Truck, XPO Logistics, Fleet Earnings

May 3, 2017 - Industry News

Swift Campaigning Digitally for Driving Force

Photo: Swift

Swift Transportation has announced a new strategic marketing campaign called Swift’s Driving Force that's aimed at reaching new drivers by highlighting the company’s culture, size, and emphasis on people.

Tags: Recruiting, Driver Shortage, Swift Transportation, Online Marketing

May 3, 2017 - Industry News

Class 8 Orders Climb 4% in April

Class 8 truck orders had a solid month in April, meeting expectations and beating the previous month, according to early numbers from FTR and ACT Research.

Tags: Truck Sales, ACT Research, Truck Orders, FTR, Stifel Nicolaus

May 3, 2017 - Industry News

Webinar Offers Solution for Reducing Transportation Spend

Source: Ryder System, Inc.

Ryder's Kirk Morton and Nicole Smith will help you understand your transportation infrastructure and show you how to reduce your transportation spend.

Tags: Leasing, Total Cost of Ownership, Ryder

May 3, 2017 - Industry News

In Financial Pickle, Celadon Shuffles Management, Ups Liquidity

Photo: Celadon

Celadon Group has announced changes in its top management and a new line of credit, noting that it expects to report a significant operational loss for the first quarter of the year.

Tags: Leadership, Financial Report, Credit Lines/Ratings, Celadon Group, People

May 2, 2017 - Industry News

Congestion, Distracted Driving, HOS Top ATRI's Research Priorities

The American Transportation Research Institute has decided on its research priorities for 2017, approving studies on congestion, driver distraction, hours of service, and autonomous truck technology, among others.

Tags: Research, Distracted Driving, HOS, ATRI, Congestion

May 1, 2017 - Industry News

Trump Comments on Fuel Taxes for Highway Infrastructure

Sounds like Donald Trump was listening when ATA visited the White House. Photo: American Trucking Associations

A comment by President Trump in an interview has led to widespread reporting that the president would consider raising fuel taxes to help pay for infrastructure. His press secretary later emphasized that the comments did not indicate support for such a strategy.

Tags: Fuel Tax, Highway Funding, Infrastructure Funding, Donald Trump

May 1, 2017 - Industry News

Two Flatbed Carriers Merge With Daseke

Photo: The Schilli Companies

Two open deck specialized transportation companies, The Schilli Companies and Big Freight Systems, have merged with Daseke, which says it's the largest owner of open deck equipment in North America.

Tags: Flatbeds, Mergers & Acquisitions, Daseke Inc., Canada

May 1, 2017 - Product News

PacLease Offers Toll Management to Lease, Rental Customers

Photo: David Cullen

Paccar Leasing has announced that it will offer automatic toll billing and collecting to its lease and rental customers through PacToll, a toll management program created through a partnership with Bestpass.

Tags: PacLease, Tolls, Bestpass, Toll Management, Transponders

May 1, 2017 - Industry News

Economic Watch: Manufacturing Growth Slows Along with Incomes, Construction

Activity in the nation’s manufacturing sector continued to throttle back in April from a near two-year peak earlier in 2017, but it continues to expand. Separate reports show drops in consumer spending and construction, but analysts remain generally optimistic about the entire year.

Tags: Economy, GDP, Manufacturing, Construction Spending, Personal Income, Personal Spending, Gross Domestic Product

May 1, 2017 - Product News

PeopleNet Adds Weather, File Sharing to ConnectedFleet

Screenshot via PeopleNet

PeopleNet introduced two new products: myRoads, offering real-time weather and road conditions; and myMedia, simplifying file sharing between fleets and drivers.

Tags: Fleet Management Software, PeopleNet, NPTC, Weather Alerts, Weather

April 28, 2017 - Industry News

Uber’s Autonomous Vehicle Head Stepping Aside During Legal Battle

Anthony Levandowski speaking about the future of self-driving trucks at last year's ATA Managment Conference & Exhibition. Photo: Evan Lockridge

Anthony Levandowski, head of Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group and founder of autonomous truck startup Otto, has stepped aside from that role in the midst of a legal battle with Waymo, according to a Business Insider news report.

Tags: Lawsuits, Google, Uber, Autonomous Vehicles, Lidar, Otto, Waymo

April 28, 2017 - Product News

Samsung and Magellan Partner on ELD Solution

Photo via Samsung

Samsung Electronics America has partnered with GPS navigation provider Magellan to deliver an ELD-compliant hours-of-service tracking solution for short- and long-haul trucking.

Tags: Hours of Service, Magellan, ELDs, Samsung

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