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Richard Reynolds, president of Peach State Truck Centers, receives the 2018 Truck Dealer of the Year award from Barbara Robinson, senior director of ATD. Photo: Stephane Babcock


Peach State Truck Centers President Named Truck Dealer of the Year

Richard Reynolds, president of Peach State Truck Centers in Norcross, Georgia, has been named the 2018 Truck Dealer of the Year by American Truck Dealers, Heavy Duty Trucking magazine, and Procede Software.


Oneboard Dispatching Software Simplifies and Consolidates Data

UTech Global has launched the Oneboard dispatching software,which is designed to reduce inefficiencies by simplifying and consolidating the large volume of data required by dispatch operations.

Starsky Robotics says the time for fully-autonomous trucks hauling freight has arrived. Photo: Starsky Robotics


Starsky Robotics Goes All-In On Driverless Trucks

Another start-up tech company is aggressively staking its claim as an autonomous trucking technology leader. San Francisco-based Starsky Robotics recently touted a 7-mile test run with no human interaction as well as a $16.5 million Series A investment in the company.

One20 members will have access to fuel discounts as high as 55 cents per gallon at more than 2,000 participating retailers nationwide. Image: One20


One20 Fuel Program Caters to Owner-Operators and Small Fleets

One20 has added the One20 Fuel Program as a membership benefit for truckers that could save members money in fuel costs, the company announced at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky.


Spending Bill Stretches ELD Exemption for Livestock Haulers

Updated: Livestock haulers will get a respite from complying with the electronic logging device rule thanks to the omnibus funding measure passed by Congress and signed into law by President Trump on March 23.

Mack says its Experieince Managment approach reduced the time it took to address outstanding customer service issues by as much as 50%.


Mack Connect Offers Suite of Fleet Productivity Tools

Mack has updated its Mack Connect suite of productivity management tools, which it highlighted during a press briefing at the Mid-America Trucking Show, along with introducing an Anthem truck configurator tool and discussing customer experience surveys.

Freight Transportation Services Index, January 2013 - January 2018. Graphic: U.S. DOT


For-Hire Freight Level Up 6.3% from Year Earlier

The amount of freight carried by the nation’s for-hire transportation industry, fell 0.4% in January from the month before, after it reached an all-time high in December, according to newly released figures from the Transportation Department's Freight Transportation Services Index.


Economic Watch: Manufacturing, Leading Indicators, Existing Homes All Move Higher

Manufacturing activity this month hit a three-year high, while other reports showed healthy increases in where the economy is headed over the next several months.


Spot Truckload Freight Rates Remain Firm

Spot truckload freight volume slipped 1.2% and truck posts increased 2% for the week ending March 17, according to DAT Solutions and its load boards, while load-to-truck ratios and rates were relatively even, although both are considerably higher compared to a year ago.


Truckload Linehaul, Intermodal Rates Remain High Despite Slip

Freight rates for truckload linehaul and intermodal movements continued showing great strength in February, according to figures released Wednesday from one freight payment processor.

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