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Economic Watch: Manufacturing, Leading Indicators, Existing Home Sales

The latest economic reports show a further increase in U.S. manufacturing output and a firm footing for the overall economy, but raised some questions about where employment and labor are going, while there were mixed results for existing-home sales.

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Lack of Research Keeps Lid on Federal Truck GVW Limit

An advisory panel of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine has issued an interim report on the research it will recommend be completed before consideration is given to raising the federal 80,000-pound weight limit for trucks.

Intermodal Cartage Company is offering truck drivers a 30% pay raise in order to recruit and retain drivers. Photo via IMCC

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Intermodal Cartage Truck Drivers Receive 30% Pay Raise

Memphis-based Intermodal Cartage Company has announced a 30% pay raise for its drivers to proactively reach out to more prospective employees at the drayage carrier.

In 2018 through March, truck orders have hit the second highest level ever, beaten only by the pre- EPA 07 regulation ordering boom in 2006.

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First Quarter 2018 Truck Orders Hit 12-Year High

Truck orders in the first quarter of 2018 hit the second highest mark in history and mark the best period for orders since 2006, according to ACT Research.

Photo of 2019 Ram 1500 Longhorn with 5.7L V-8 by Paul Clinton.

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2019 Ram 1500 Goes on Sale

The 2019 Ram 1500, which is entering its 15th generation, will include a combination of three engines and three powertrains, including a 5.7-liter V-8, V-8 mild hybrid, 3.6-liter V-6 mild hybrid, and 3.0-liter V-6 EcoDiesel.

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FleetUp Names VP of Sales, Business Development

FleetUp named Ken McCann, formerly with Drivewyze, vice president of sales and business development, effective immediately

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Safety Groups Seek End to Roadway Fatalities

A coalition of safety groups has released an ambitious plan to eliminate roadway deaths by 2050 in response to rising fatalities in recent years that have reversed the progress of earlier decades.

SAE International is offering professinonal evelopment courses on a vaerity of engineering, technical, and business oriented topics. Screencap via SAE International

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SAE Offers Professional Development Training Programs

SAE International will be offering a portfolio of training programs aimed at supporting engineering, technical, and business professionals.

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Earnings Watch: Werner, Marten 1st Quarter Profits Move Higher

Two trucking fleets on Thursday reported increases in their first quarter net income compared to the same time a year earlier.

It's hard to deny that electronic logging devices have had an effect on the trucking industry in the short time since they were mandated, but it might not be in the ways you'd expect. HDT File Image

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Despite Full ELD Enforcement, Truck Capacity Increased

It's hard to deny that electronic logging devices have had an effect on the trucking industry in the short time since they were mandated, but it might not be in the ways you'd expect.

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