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July 14, 2014

Holt Logistics Partners to Develop New Marine Terminal in New Jersey

The planned 190-acre facility will be the first new multi-purpose marine terminal to be constructed on the Delaware River in over 30 years.

July 14, 2014

Port Truckers End Strike After Five Days

After a five-day unfair labor practice strike at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, striking port truck drivers voted unanimously to agree to a “cooling off” period late Friday after it was requested by L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti.

July 14, 2014

Video: Trucking Connects Our Country

According to Trucking Moves America Forward, trucking is responsible for shipping goods and materials to 80% of communities in the U.S., moves 9.2 billion tons of freight annually, and creates 7 million jobs nationally.

July 11, 2014

CarrierDirect Gives Outlook for Domestic Transport and Logistics

Consulting firm CarrierDirect discussed the current state of the trucking industry, as well as what's on the horizon for the rest of 2014 and beyond.

July 11, 2014

Video: Taking Pride in the Trucking Industry

As part of its ongoing campaign to promote the importance of the trucking industry, Trucking Moves America Forward highlights the fact that no matter if you are a driver, a mechanic, or work in an office, every role is integral in ensuring the smooth operation of the trucking industry.

July 9, 2014

First Quarter Driver Turnover Largely Unchanged

The turnover rate at large truckload carriers rose just one percentage point to an annual rate of 92% in the first quarter of 2014, but held above 90% for the ninth consecutive quarter, according to new figures released by the American Trucking Associations.

July 9, 2014

Video: Tennant Drivers Move America Forward

From the trucking image program Trucking Moves America Forward and Tennant Truck Lines, this video features drivers talking about the importance of their role and how that makes them feel.

July 8, 2014

Lineage Logistics Acquires Two California Cold Storage Facilities

Lineage Logistics, Colton, Calif., a warehousing and logistics company, has acquired two cold storage facilities in Santa Cruz county California from Dreisbach Enterprises.

July 7, 2014

Roadrunner Completes Management Team Reorganization

Asset-light trucking and logistics services provider, Roadrunner Transportation Systems, has appointed a president for each of its three business segments.

July 7, 2014

Los Angeles/Long Beach Port Truckers on Strike

Port truck drivers from three of Los Angeles’ leading drayage firms began indefinite strikes on Monday morning over claims of unfair labor practices at the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

July 2, 2014

NTB Inc. Offers Drivers 4-cent Raise

Grand Rapids, Mich.-based regional hauler is offering a 4-cent raise to all current and future drivers.

July 2, 2014

Carbon Express Ups Driver Pay Amidst Fleet Growth

Carbon Express, Wharton, N.J., has increased driver pay rates effective July 1 by 50 cents an hour and 2 cents per mile.

June 25, 2014

ODFL Expands Maine Terminal

The renovated facility contains 43 doors, more than 60% more doors than the original service center. The company first established its presence in Maine in 2005.

June 25, 2014

Carrier Streamlines Communication by Equipping Drivers with Tablets

Drivers at Land Air Express of New England keep in touch with home base and handle all the necessary paperwork through the use of tablets.

June 20, 2014

Bridger Group Acquires Occidental Petroleum’s Trucking Operation

Integrated crude oil midstream logistics company, Bridger Group, has reached an agreement to provide dedicated trucking services for the crude oil marketing business of Occidental Energy Marketing.

June 20, 2014

NLRB Charges Trucking Company with Dozens of Labor Law Violations

The National Labor Relations Board is charging a California trucking company committed more than 50 labor law violations against its drivers. The action is against port trucking company Green Fleet Systems, which hauls containers in and out of the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach.

June 19, 2014

Court Upholds Firing of Alcoholic Truck Driver

Lawyers for Sakari Jarvela claimed the company violated the Americans With Disabilities Act and other federal law, after he was diagnosed with alcoholism in 2010.

June 19, 2014

Kevin Kelly Named American Fast Freight President

American Fast Freight on Wednesday announced the appointment of Kevin Kelly as president of the company and as a member of AFF's board of directors. Kelly will replace Stephen L. Day, who is retiring.

June 19, 2014

Builders Transportation Increases Pay, Offering Sign-On Bonus

It has increased pay to 50 cents per mile or 29% of the freight revenue, for those with at least two years experience, according to a release, along with offering a $3,000 sign-on bonus for experienced drivers.

June 18, 2014

Court Rules Truckers are Employees, Not Independent Contractors

If a company can control the details of the work performed on its behalf, then workers are employees, not independent contractors, the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said in a ruling this week involving a California case and truck drivers.

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