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Trucking Legends Offer Insight Into Surviving Disruption
Trucking Legends Offer Insight Into Surviving Disruption

October 30, 2017
Trucking may be facing a level of “disruption” not seen since trucking deregulation in 1980, said four “trucking legends” who went through it – but basic...

Driver Shortage Tops ATRI's Critical Industry Issues List
Driver Shortage Tops ATRI's Critical Industry Issues List

October 24, 2017
ORLANDO – For the first time since 2006, the driver shortage is number one on the American Transportation Research Institute’s annual top industry issues...

What You Need to Know About ELD Mandate Enforcement
What You Need to Know About ELD Mandate Enforcement

September 5, 2017
Whether you’ve got your electronic logging devices on order, or you’re still researching your options, there are many questions out there regarding just...

Commentary: Driver is King at All-American MATS
Commentary: Driver is King at All-American MATS

April 17, 2017
At this year's MATS, Made in America was still a big selling point for many trucking suppliers, writes editor in chief Deborah Lockridge.

Commentary: The First Step in Fixing Detention Times
Commentary: The First Step in Fixing Detention Times

August 15, 2016
As if productivity and driver retention weren’t enough to make detention an important problem, it’s also a safety issue.

Taking It Slow on the Road to Autonomous Trucks
Taking It Slow on the Road to Autonomous Trucks

May 16, 2016
The circumstances behind the 2009 crash of a passenger jet illustrate why we should take it slow on the road to autonomous driving.

Drivers Key Focus of HDT Truck Fleet Innovators Panel
Drivers Key Focus of HDT Truck Fleet Innovators Panel

March 25, 2015
Spontaneous applause broke out following an impassioned answer to a question by HDT Truck Fleet Innovator Steve Rush during a panel discussion Wednesday.

Driver Shortage Moves Beyond Truckload; Worst Yet to Come
Driver Shortage Moves Beyond Truckload; Worst Yet to Come

September 9, 2014
Driver turnover, a problem that has traditionally plagued longhaul, irregular-route truckload fleets, is now affecting every type of fleet in the industry –...

The Top 13 Trucking Stories of 2013, Part 2
The Top 13 Trucking Stories of 2013, Part 2

December 27, 2013
As we look back at 2013, here's the second installment in our annual look at the top news stories of the year. Our list was compiled on the basis of...

Stifel: Soft Economy Makes Rate Hikes Tough, Despite Driver Shortage
Stifel: Soft Economy Makes Rate Hikes Tough, Despite Driver Shortage

September 5, 2013
Although a "cavalcade of regulations" is expected to make it harder than ever to find drivers, an economy that continues to grow at a sub-potential rate...

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