August 26, 2013
Businesses that dispatch vehicles or owner operators in California must verify that each contracted vehicle is in compliance with the California Truck & Bus regulation or has reported compliance to the California Air Resources Board.
August 23, 2013
Pennsylvania DOT Secretary Barry Schoch has authorized his department to add or increase weight restrictions to about 1,000 structurally deficient bridges.
August 22, 2013
Heavy Duty Trucking is looking for fleets that have made a commitment to sustainability, alternative fuels and greenhouse gas emissions for its November issue on Top Green Fleets.
August 21, 2013
A truck driver reported that he was distracted just before he ran into the car in front of him, pushing it off of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge into the water 27 feet below.
More than nine years after a suit was first filed against the carrier Swift Transportation, over claims it cheated drivers out of compensation, it has been certified as a class action.
Freight rates on one leading spot market have declined over the past week, but they remain stronger than usual for this time a year, especially in two sectors.
August 20, 2013
Four fleets were honored as “exceptional” innovators at PeopleNet’s annual Customer Appreciation Dinner during the company’s users conference Tuesday in San Antonio.
August 19, 2013
Texas-based Paradigm Oil and Gas closed on the purchase of Cam Trucking and Well Services on Friday.
August 16, 2013
U.S. housing starts in July jumped 5.9% in July from the month before due to strength in volatile multifamily construction.
August 15, 2013
Asset-light and logistics provider, Roadrunner Transportation, has priced a public offering of 4.3 million shares of common stock, an increase over its previously announced public offering of 3.5 million shares, at a price of $27 per share to the public.
August 14, 2013
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August 12, 2013
Two New York legislators are pushing a bill that would allow states to regulate port trucking in ways similar to the Port of Los Angeles program that was rejected by the Supreme Court.
August 9, 2013
The Transportation Department sent its proposed Electronic Logging Devices rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget for final vetting before publication.
August 8, 2013
The ocean cargo shipping line, Maersk, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell substantially all the assets of its subsidiary Bridge Terminal Transport, to an affiliate of Platinum Equity, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm.
August 5, 2013
Con-way Truckload has announced it is investing in three safety technology systems for all of the 525 new tractors it will take delivery of in 2013.
EZE Trucking, which provides trucking and logistics for the infrastructure, energy and industrial markets, along with the private equity firm Atlantic Street Capital, have acquired Rig Runners, a heavy haul and over dimensional trucking company.
July 26, 2013
More carriers have reported second quarter financial results, with both Covenant Transport and Universal Truckload showing a decline in profit, Pacer showing a slighter bigger one, and Saia and P.A.M. showing increases in both profit and revenue.
July 25, 2013
The multi-service trucking provider Swift Transportation saw an increase in both earnings and revenue during the second quarter of the year. The Arizona-based operation posted a profit of $42.9 million compared to $33.7 million from the same time a year ago.
Asset-light trucking company Landstar System has reported a second quarter downturn in profit and business but expects a pickup in the current quarter.
Less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line has reported a big boost in profit and business for the second quarter of the year as well as the first half of 2013.
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