“We don’t only deliver freight. We deliver awareness.” That’s what Jim Barrett, president and CEO of Road Scholar Transport, likes to say about the Dunmore, Pennsylvania-based carrier’s “awareness fleet.” Its latest trailer wrap honors the everyday heroes of the pandemic.
Phillips Industries recently created the Sta-Safe, a hands-free door extension that attaches to public door handles to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and other viruses.
A recent American Truck Business Services (ATBS) survey of more than 300 owner-operators highlights the effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the businesses, as well as the results of federal relief programs and relaxed regulations.
Looking at the spot market for the third week of July, it's hard to tell where we may be going, with rates and volumes hard to compare to typical seasonal trends due to COVID-19.
The American Trucking Associations and the Women in Trucking association have announced their fall events will be virtual ones this year.
A new feature of the Penske Driver App helps truck drivers with social distancing by allowing them to remotely check in their vehicles for scheduled preventive maintenance or repairs.
NATSO is now encouraging all truckstops and travel plazas to adopt a policy requiring customers to wear some type of face covering to protect the health and safety of both employees and customers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cross-border truck drivers can now transmit required personal contact information to Canadian Customs and Health officials securely through the ArriveCan app.
Everything from the coronavirus outbreak to the latest and upcoming technologies seems to be the talk of the trailer manufacturing world.
As COVID-19 cases, positive test percentages, and hospitalizations and deaths rise, there's increasing momentum for widespread use of face coverings to slow the spread of the pandemic. Trucking has been ahead of the curve and should continue to lead the way, says Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge in her blog.