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Consolidated Freightways Upgrades Fleet

One of the largest less-than-truckload carriers is following the example of its truckload cousins by upgrading its fleet

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Fires Could Cause Traffic Problems In California

Dry conditions and high temperatures have meant forest fires in California, with more than 134,000 acres ablaze. Earlier this week, fires near Interstate 5 stalled traffic when smoke reduced visibility

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I-55 Inbound To Reopen In Chicago Today

Beginning today, Phase I of the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) reconstruction project in Chicago takes the first of three major steps that will lead to the complete reopening of all inbound lanes from La Grange Road to the Dan Ryan Expressway

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Transit Group To Buy Land Transportation

Transit Group has signed a letter of intent to acquire the container and intermodal marketing company operations of Land Transportation, LLC, for $18.5 million

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Some Highways Still Closed From Hurricane Damage

Although most Interstate highways are open, North Carolina, Virginia and other states hit hard by Hurricane Floyd still report some road and bridge closings due to floods and hurricane damage - and more rain this week isn't helping

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Seattle Port Streamlining Truck Gates

In response to a walkout earlier this month by owner-operator truckers, the Port of Seattle has been meeting with steamship lines, terminal operators, railroads, trucking companies, organized labor and independent truckers. Several actions are already being taken to address long wait times that cost the owner-operators money

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Freight Movement Growth Slowing

The growth in the amount of freight moved by truck is expected to slow, while currently California is producing the most loads and the best outbound-to-inbound load volume

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Tacoma Port Working On Trucking Issues

The Port of Tacoma has initiated discussions with trucking companies and shipping terminal operators about ways to improve trucker complaints about costly delays at shipping terminal truck gates

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Boyd Bros. Building Deluxe Terminal

Boyd Bros. Transportation, Clayton, AL, is building a $5 million terminal in Birmingham, AL, that it hopes will help it recruit and keep drivers

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J.B. Hunt Creates Separate Intermodal Segment

J.B. Hunt last week announced the creation of a separate intermodal segment and lower earnings expectations for the third quarter

USEFUL WHITEPAPERS
Turning Big Data into Actionable Safety Intelligence
The ability to access or analyze big data, especially in real-time as it streams in, can have an enormous impact on a business, particularly if it is used to predict the onset of an event or provide insight into how to transform a process or operation. Some fleet managers are beginning to call this “Actionable Safety Intelligence.” Here’s why.
The Right ELD
Driving Profitability From The ELD Mandate. With paper logbooks gone and the ELD now standard, how can trucking companies of all sizes meet the FMCSA ELD Mandate and boost productivity and efficiency?
Connectivity: How Advanced Vehicle Technology Is Changing the Transportation Industry
In this report, you’ll discover the new types of advanced vehicle technology that is changing the industry, how these technologies affect your fleet, and how you can prepare for the future of the transportation industry.
A Smarter Approach to Growing Your Fleet
The traditional approach to managing business growth is to add more staff, vehicles and warehouses. Mobile resource management (MRM) solutions can help fleets and the people who manage them be more strategic about how they use their existing resources.
7 Benefits of Bundling ELD & Fleet Tracking Solutions
While the ELD mandate may add a seemingly burdensome requirement to fleets, it is also an opportunity to increase operational efficiencies. Download this ebook and learn 7 possible benefits of bundling an ELD solution with a telematics solution.
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