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Fed Economist: Economy Looks to Keep Expanding
Fed Economist: Economy Looks to Keep Expanding

January 23, 2018
William Strauss, senior economist and economic advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, says that post-recession, U.S. economic growth has been "so...

Leaked Infrastructure Plan: No Fuel Tax Hike, but Tolling Interstates OK
Leaked Infrastructure Plan: No Fuel Tax Hike, but Tolling Interstates OK

January 22, 2018
UPDATED A draft of the Trump Administration’s long-promised infrastructure plan, obtained and published on Jan. 22, is arguably most compelling for what it...

Driver Incentives that Work
Driver Incentives that Work

The right driver incentives can have a powerful impact on safety. Learn from safety leaders at three organizations how to engage drivers with rewards and...

How Trucking Has Evolved and Where It Could be Going
How Trucking Has Evolved and Where It Could be Going

January 22, 2018
The transportation and supply chain industry has evolved immensely throughout the past year. In 2018, with new technologies in our cabs and the ELD mandate...

Truckload Linehual, Intermodal Rates Continue Increasing
Truckload Linehual, Intermodal Rates Continue Increasing

January 22, 2018
A measure of truckload linehaul rates has hit a new record high while a separate gauge of intermodal shipping rates showed it posted its 15th straight increase.

Kenworth Continues Government Sales Program
Kenworth Continues Government Sales Program

January 19, 2018
Kenworth Truck Company is offering a program with the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) that expands sales opportunities for new Kenworth Class 6-8...

Economic Watch: Consumer Sentiment Hits 6-Month Low, Housing Starts Fall
Economic Watch: Consumer Sentiment Hits 6-Month Low, Housing Starts Fall

January 19, 2018
Consumers are feeling less upbeat, due to uncertainty about economic conditions following the tax overhaul recently signed into law, according to a new...

Earnings Watch: J.B. Hunt Profit More Than Triples
Earnings Watch: J.B. Hunt Profit More Than Triples

January 18, 2018
Trucking, intermodal and logistics services provider J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. kicked off the fourth quarter 2017 and full-year earnings season in...

How 3 SmartWay Excellence Honorees Cut Their Carbon Footprint
How 3 SmartWay Excellence Honorees Cut Their Carbon Footprint

January 18, 2018
Three recipients of SmartWay's 2017 Excellence Award detail their best practices for increasing fuel efficiency and reducing carbon footprints, from...

Thor Trucks Takes Different Approach to Electric Trucks
Thor Trucks Takes Different Approach to Electric Trucks

January 18, 2018
A new electric truck company thinks its modest approach will captivate regional-haul trucking fleets. The Thor Trucks team is focused on providing long-haul...