The Western States Trucking Association has filed a suit in the United States Court for the Eastern District of California challenging the ruling by the California Supreme Court that is seen as effectively nulling the ability of trucking companies to use owner-operators in the state.
Second-quarter profit for the Sweden-based truck and engine manufacturer Volvo Group rose 59% from a year ago.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a $100 million plan to modernize the city’s freight distribution system, including investing in a new distribution network, increasing maritime and rail involvement, and promoting the use of low-emissions trucks.
Roehl Transport Inc. has announced it is increasing driver pay yet again this year. Effective July 22, the carrier is upping pay for drivers in its flatbed, refrigerated, and curtainside fleets where customer demand is strongest.
Marten Transport Ltd. has reported a near 50% improvement in net income for the second quarter of the year compared to a year ago.