For his exemplary leadership and innovation in truck dealership management, service to his trucking industry dealer colleagues and customers and his community impact, Oscar Horton of Sun State International Trucks has been selected 2020 American Truck Dealer of the Year.
Entrepreneurship is intertwined with the American Dream. In trucking, drivers may work as an independent contractor as a stepping stone on the path to running a full-fledged trucking company, or they may just prefer the independence of being an owner-operator.
Accuride said its newest lightweight aluminum truck wheel weighs in at only 38 pounds.
FTR said its Trucking Conditions Index in December was the highest since January 2019 and the first positive reading since 0.28 in July.
Meritor and Kenworth will partner on developing an electric Kenworth T680E, reported to be a short-hood day cab in tractor with an operating range between 100 to 150 miles, depending on application.
Wabash National said it plans to reintroduce the Transcraft Eagle combination trailer with a host of premium features that will now be included as standard equipment.
A web-based omnichannel data marketplace for U.S. transportation and logistics firms is being rolled out via a partnership between dexFreight and Ocean Protocol of Singapore.
Rocketail XR is an upgrade of the Rocketail aerodynamic systems for reducing tail-end drag on semi-trailers. It addresses the problem of aerodynamic trailer boat tails sustaining damage on impact with loading docks or other objects.
Part 4: How 4 Fleets are Diversifying in Disruptive Times – Specialized carrier PGT Trucking launched a “single-source transportation solution for high-volume or complex project cargo.”
Part 3: How 4 Fleets are Diversifying in Disruptive Times – Seeing the capacity crunch as an opportunity, Navajo Express opened a brokerage to capture more freight to fill more trucks.
Part 2: How 4 Fleets are Diversifying in Disruptive Times: Intermodal and dedicated carrier Midwest Cargo Systems grows by showing customers what it can do for them.
How 4 Fleets are Diversifying in a Time of Disruption: J.B. Hunt keeps its eyes wide open for more opportunities to grow, including with its network of small carrier partners.