Results of the 24th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study show that 93% of shippers report the relationships they have with their 3PLs generally have been successful. And 99% of 3PLs agree that their relationships with shippers generally have been successful.
September 17, 2019
Economic activity drives the freight market, but paying attention only to indicators of the economy’s overall health doesn’t tell the whole story of what may be ahead for trucking.
September 16, 2019
A government official expert at analyzing labor trends contends that trucking is not experiencing a driver shortage, rather she sees the problem as one of painful turnover in one segment of the industry.
September 11, 2019
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing a partial compliance delay for certain requirements of its final rule establishing a federal Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse.
September 6, 2019
Revisions made or sought this year will make it easier for some to get a CDL, but may delay compliance for parts of the rule for training providers and state agencies.
September 6, 2019
Hydrogen-electric truck maker Nikola has entered into an exclusive strategic partnership with a major global truck builder “to accelerate industry transformation toward [the] emission neutrality of Class 8/heavy-duty trucks in North America and Europe through the adoption of fuel-cell technology.”
September 3, 2019
In Europe, emissions regulations mean companies are looking for alternatives to diesel-powered refrigeration units. Details on what one company is doing in the Trailer Talk blog.
August 29, 2019
ATA and CVSA want the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to extend the public comment period for the agency’s proposal to reform the Hours of Service rule for truck drivers. The 45-day comment period is set to end on Oct. 7.
August 28, 2019
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's prep work for the Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse includes amassing an impressive amount of informational guidance online that can be accessed at a dedicated website. Commentary by Executive Editor David Cullen.
August 22, 2019
A state appellate court has reversed a judgment against Navistar Inc. that resulted from a lawsuit in which a motor carrier alleged that trucks it purchased powered by the MaxxForce 13L diesel engine were defective.
August 20, 2019
Dec. 16, 2019, is the last day you’ll be able to take advantage of the grandfather clause that let carriers using automatic onboard recording devices hold off switching to fully compliant electronic logging devices for two years.
August 19, 2019
Aiming to set itself apart from its competitors, Navistar International Corp. is embarking jointly with its dealer network on “a clear path” to be the “most customer-centric, innovative, and value-creating truck and bus solutions provider in the Americas.”
August 6, 2019
An audit by the Environmental Protection Agency’s independent Office of the Inspector General says the agency's testing of glider kit emissions, which found they produced significantly more emissions than new vehicles, “complied with standard practices.”
August 2, 2019
New bill would authorize $287 billion over five years, with that total marking an increase of over 27% from levels of the FAST Act highway bill.
July 29, 2019
The U.S. Department of Labor now holds that truck drivers need not be compensated for any time in which "drivers are relieved of all duties and permitted to sleep in a sleeper berth."
July 26, 2019