During a panel discussion at the inaugural Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange, Heavy Duty Trucking magazine's Truck Fleet Innovators spoke about how they brought innovation to their companies. HDT recently announced the 2018 Innovators, who will be featured in an upcoming print issue and speak at a similar panel at this year's HDTX.
The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell by 1.1% in March to a reading of 110, down from 111.2 in February.
XPO Logistics has appointed former Amazon executive Kenneth Wagers as its chief operating officer, succeeding Troy Cooper who has been promoted to the position of president.
Volvo and Paccar both reported that profits moved higher in the first quarter of the year as sales also improved, increasing their predictions for the Class 8 truck market for 2018.
From collective bargaining, to wages, to benefits and working condition issues, to grievance procedures, dealing with unions can be challenging for truck fleets.