UPS officials estimate they will deliver a record 300 million packages this year during the peak holiday season.
Although UPS’ air-express business returned to normal quickly after the strike, its ground-delivery volume took longer to rebound.
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Some truck drivers have reported looting of packages, bricks being thrown, and other dangerous situations sometimes encountered when they are in areas where protesters are demonstrating against police violence in the wake of the death of George Floyd.
The National Association of Truck Stop Owners, along with a group of like-minded associations, recently asked Congress to promote investment in America’s infrastructure and design policies that attract private sector investment in electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
Commercial truck drivers making their way through Arizona can now find parking space availability at any of Arizona’s rest areas on the Arizona Department of Transportation’s Arizona Traveler Information 511 website.
The American Trucking Associations’ latest version of its Driver Compensation Study reports that average driver pay, including bonuses, increased close to $6,000 since the last study in 2017.
TravelCenters of America recently accelerated its network expansion strategy by actively pursuing franchising opportunities.
Instructional Technologies Inc., providers of training solutions for the transportation industry, announced ClearDrive online training programs for delivery van, commercial sedan, and work truck drivers.
The 2020 Walcott Truckers Jamboree is moving its Antique Truck Show, Super Truck Beauty Contest, and Trucker’s Best Friend Pet Contest online this year, from July 9-11, 2020, to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Executives from Hub Group, M&W Logistics, and U.S. Xpress share how their fleets dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic, from creating business continuity plans to telecommuting to helping drivers with coronavirus symptoms.
To help reduce the odds for crashes, many fleets are monitoring and modifying driver behavior through telematics.
Truck drivers have been facing a wide range of situations on the road during the COVID-19 pandemic, from appreciation for the work they're doing to not being allowed to use restrooms, as you'll see in this photo gallery.