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Earnings Watch: UPS, Daimler Record Big Profits

Two of the biggest names in trucking, one in the shipping business and the other in the manufacturing sector, reported their fourth quarter 2017 and full-year earnings on Thursday morning and both showed big gains.


Earnings Watch: Landstar Reports Record Quarterly Revenue, ArcBest Profit Improves

More trucking companies on Wednesday reported surging fourth-quarter earnings and higher profits for the year, including Landstar and ArcBest.

Heavy truck traffic on a California highway. Photo: U.S. Department of Transportation


Trump on Infrastructure Draws More Trucking Questions than Applause

Reaction by highway stakeholder groups to President Trump’s State of the Union remarks on investing in infrastructure seem to be informed as much by earlier information on his spending proposal as by anything he said in his Jan. 30 address to Congress.


Earnings Watch: Volvo Group Reports Record 2017 Sales

Volvo Group, the Swedish parent company to truck makers Volvo, Mack, and others, reported higher profits for the final quarter of last year and for all of 2017, as the year also saw record-high sales.

In his first State of the Union address, Presdient Trump said nothing about how to pay for his now $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan. Photo: TV screenshot


Trump's Call for More Infrastructure Spending Scant on Funding Details

President Trump has upped the ante by requesting Congress to craft a bipartisan bill that “generates” at least $1.5 trillion to invest in infrastructure.


Earnings Watch: Knight-Swift, C.H. Robinson Report Better Profits

Truckload carrier Knight-Swift Transportation Tuesday reported the biggest gain in earnings seen so far this earnings season, while third-party logistics provider C.H Robinson Worldwide reported a more modest increase in profits.

NTSB has issued six safety recommendations regarding the loading of propane tanker trucks. Image: NTSB


NTSB Issues Safety Recommendations on Propane Tankers

The National Transportation Safety Board issued recommendations on loading and inspecting propane truck tankers after its investigation of a 2016 crash.


Spot Truckload Rates Drop for Third Straight Week

Spot truckload freight rates continued trickling lower for the third straight week for the week ending Jan. 27, according to new figures release from freight matching service provider DAT Solutions. Despite this drop, rates remained higher than at any point in 2017, based on information from this network of load boards.

For-hire trucking companies from across North America are being recognized by TCA and CarriersEdge for providing exemplary work environments for their drivers and independent contractors. Photo via TCA


Truckload Carriers Association Names 20 Best Fleets to Drive For

The Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge announced the 20 Best Fleets to Drive For in 2018, recognizing these fleets for providing exemplary work environments for their truck drivers and independent contractors.

Southern Refrigerated Transport announced its second pay bump in six months. Photo: Southern Refrigerated Transport


Fleets Reach Out to Drivers With Better Per-Mile Pay

In an effort to attract and retain truck drivers, Southern Refrigerated Transport and KLLM both announced major per-mile pay increases.

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