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Tim Staroba, executive vice president of Navajo Express. Photo: Navajo Express.

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Former CFI President Named Executive Vice President of Navajo Express

Denver-based trucking company Navajo Express has hired Tim Staroba as its executive vice president.

Truckstop.com's LoadPay payment platform has been integrated with McLeod Software's PowerBroker. Photo: Truckstop.com

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Truckstop.com Payment Platform Integrates with McLeod PowerBroker

Truckstop.com has announced an integration of its payment platform LoadPay with transportation management software provider McLeod Software's PowerBroker platform.

Change in nonfarm private employment by month. Graphic: ADP

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Economic Watch: Employment, Manufacturing Remain Strong

Employers continued adding a high-number of non-farm jobs in March while U.S. factory orders increased broadly in February, but the rebound was less than expected, according to two new reports.

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Ryder Acquisition Adds Last-Mile Delivery, E-Commerce Fulfillment Capabilities

Ryder System has acquired e-commerce fulfillment provider MXD Group, including the company's network of facilities and last mile capabilities.

Infrastructure funding is one of the key legislative issues for the trucking industry in 2018. Photo: U.S. DOT

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Analysis: Raising Federal Fuel Tax Makes Economic Sense

The way we pay for federally funded road and bridge projects hasn’t changed over the past 25 years and a fuel tax increase may provide the needed funding for our crumbling infrastructure. Analysis by Business Contributing Editor Evan Lockridge.

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Spot Truckload Capacity Tightens, Shipper Demand Jumps

The number of trucks on the spot truckload freight market did not keep pace with demand from shippers wanting to move goods before the end of the first quarter and the start of Easter holidays, sending rates and load-to-truck ratios higher.

Verizon Connect’s executive leadership team includes (L–R) Chief Marketing Officer Jay Jaffin, Chief Technology Officer Peter Mitchell, Chief Executive Officer Andrés Irlando, and Senior Vice President of Product Strategy Jason Koch.

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Verizon Connect Unifies Telematics Platforms

Verizon Connect unifies three leading telematics providers on a single platform that offers a wide range of compelling and ‘future-proof’ solutions, services, and features to commercial fleet customers.

Still using AOBRDs under the ELD mandate's grandfather clause? File photo: Schneider

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One Thing You Need to Do if You're Using Grandfathered AOBRDs

If you’re using automatic onboard recording devices to track driver hours of service under the grandfather clause of the electronic logging device mandate, there’s something very important you need to do by mid-June, says a former commercial vehicle enforcement official who’s now a transportation consultant.

Continental has partnered with Columbus, Ohio to develop a Smart Columbus smart city initiative. ATRI wants to examine how trucking can be effectively incorporated into concepts like it. Image: Continental

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Smart Cities, Crash Data, Marijuana Make ATRI's Top Research Priorities List

The American Transportation Research Institute's top research priorities for 2018 include smart cities, autonomous vehicles, and cannabis intoxication testing procedures, among others.

Rich Clair, president of Solar Transport. Photo: Solar Transport

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Solar Transport Names New President

Rich Clair has been named president of Solar Transport, a Midwest tank truck carrier and logistics provider.

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