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Scott Perry has joined Suddath Global Logistics, leaving The Nikola Motor Company. Photo: Suddath Global Logistics

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Nikola COO Perry Joins Suddath's Logistics Division

Scott Perry, longtime Ryder System exec, has been named the president of Global Logistics for the Suddath Companies, after serving as the chief operating officer of Nikola Motor for only a few months.

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Earnings Watch: Heartland Express Annual Profit Swells to $75 Million

Trucking company Heartland Express Inc. on Monday reported higher profits for the final quarter of 2017 and for all of last year, but that was not enough to move its operating income higher.

New to the 2017 top inbound list were Colorado and Alabama, while Massachusetts and Wisconsin were new to the outbound list. Source: United Van Lines’ 41st Annual National Movers Study

Articles

Analysis: Moving Trends Could Shift Freight Patterns

Shifting populations in the U.S. could mean a change where you deliver freight, finds Business Contributing Editor Evan Lockridge.

News

Earnings Watch: Old Dominion, Hub Group, Radiant Logistics Profits Move Higher

The fourth quarter 2017 earnings reporting season continued on Thursday with another three fleets – Old Dominion Freight Line, Hub Group, and Radiant Logistics – reporting increased profits, due not only to more business and better rates, but also to tax reform.

Citations have increased for violations related to AOBRDs during ELD transition. Graph courtesy FTR.

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ELD Mandate: Exemptions, Uneven Enforcement Obscure Impact

It’s impossible to gauge the full impact of the electronic logging device mandate yet, between temporary exemptions and a phased-in enforcement period, and in fact we may not know the true effect on the industry until rates soften significantly, according to FTR analysts.

The One initiative, is a charitable effort to provide 1 million meals annually to hungry children. Photo via One initiative

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C.R. England Launches Charitable Effort to Fight Childhood Hunger

C.R. England and England Logistics have announced the launch of the One initiative, a charitable effort to provide 1 million meals annually to hungry children.

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Economic Watch: Retailers Expect 2018 to be Another Banner Year

One of the biggest drivers of the U.S. economy is expected to grow between 3.8% and 4.4% this year over 2017, according to a new economic forecast from the trade group the National Retail Federation.

Products

Chevin Launches Fleetwave Forms App

Chevin Fleet Solutions has launched a new customizable data collection app, Fleetwave Forms, offering fleets the ability to custom build data collection forms.

Post-Panamax cranes unload intermodal containers at the Port of Savannah's Garden City Terminal. Photo: Georgia Port Authority

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Record Year for Intermodal Containers at Nation's Largest Ports

Intermodal cargo is booming at the nation’s ports. The Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach both reported record levels of cargo. Georgia's Port of Savannah hit its highest annual volume ever, and the Port of New York and New Jersey also shattered its previous annual cargo volume record, set in 2015.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has clarified how carriers may go about requesting a data review of certain non-preventable crashes. Photo: FMCSA

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FMCSA Clarifies How to Request a Non-Preventable Crash Data Review

Although the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration launched a demonstration program last August last summer that invited motor carriers to request a data review of certain non-preventable crashes, only now is the agency releasing “additional information to help submitters and other interested parties understand the demonstration program.”

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