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California Trucking Association Launches Small Fleet Program

The California Trucking Association has launched a program designed exclusively for small fleet owners. CTA says the new Small Fleet Program helps small carriers compete by offering a broad range of member resources that companies can use to strengthen their compliance, advocacy, safety, and leadership efforts.

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1st Quarter Intermodal Volume Best in Nearly 4 Years

Total intermodal first quarter 2018 growth over a year earlier, as well as growth in each...

Total intermodal freight volumes climbed 7.2% year-over-year in the first quarter of 2018, the strongest gain since the second quarter of 2014, according to new figures released by the Intermodal Association of North America.

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FedEx Freight Names Smith President and CEO

John A. Smith will be FedEx Freight’s new president and CEO come August. Smith, currently senior vice president of operations at FedEx Freight, will succeed Michael L. Ducker, whose pending retirement was announced recently.

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How E-Commerce Trends Are Affecting Final Mile Logistics

Free shipping remains a big part of online shoppers' decision making – but so does fast...

A bi-annual survey into home delivery and final mile finds that customers want their e-commerce orders faster and faster – and they want them free. But it’s hardly free for the companies doing the delivering, and it’s driving changes in the retail supply chain that may affect even carriers not in the final-mile business.

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ATRI’s Murray Details Research Efforts on Key Trucking Issues

“The vast majority of those in trucking do not understand the impact the rise on e-commerce is...

Among the research projects currently on the front burner at the American Transportation Research Institute is an effort to determine if “we can identify younger drivers with the same characteristics as safe, older drivers,” said Dan Murray, vice president of ATRI, in his keynote speech at the National Private Truck Council’s annual meeting.

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Got Questions? ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik is the Business Development, OEM Sales Manager at Geotab Inc. He...

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

Scott Sutarik from Geotab

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Got Questions? Sleeper Cab Power Experts

Steve Carlson is the Xantrex OEM and fleet manager. Steve has over 20 years of...

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

Steve Carlson from Xantrex

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

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House Approves Rider to Thwart State Preemption of Trucker HOS Rules

An amendment written to resolve the issue of preemption by individual states of federal hours-of-service rules for truck drivers was passed on April 26 by a solidly bipartisan vote of 222-193 as part of the FAA Reauthorization Act currently being debated by the House of Representatives.