Whether you’re talking about race or ethnicity, gender or sexual identification, religion or age, having a diverse workforce is not only the right and moral thing to do, it’s also good business. A recent panel discussion explored how trucking fleets can foster diversity and inclusion.
November 12, 2020
Fleets share tactics they’ve taken in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic to cut costs and operate more efficiently.
September 14, 2020
As a country and as an industry, we can debate the best ways to address racism. But before we can do that, we must acknowledge and understand that it exists.
July 24, 2020
Schneider has been racking up the honors for its use of artificial intelligence, so we talked to Brian Stuelpner, Schneider vice president of strategy, planning and architecture, to learn more about AI and how the megafleet is using it in its everyday operations.
May 21, 2020
Executives from Hub Group, M&W Logistics, and U.S. Xpress share how their fleets dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic, from creating business continuity plans to telecommuting to helping drivers with coronavirus symptoms.
May 15, 2020
Brent and Connie Higgins might not have the same level of resources that larger fleets do in facing the COVID-19 pandemic, but a reputation for top-tier service and an already strong cleanliness ethic are serving them well.
April 26, 2020
How one of the country's largest transportation and logistics companies is responding to the challenges of COVID-19 pandemic, from free telemedicine and distributing personal protective equipment, to a voluntary pay cut for senior management. An interview with Derek Leathers of Werner Enterprises.
April 22, 2020
“Our saying right now is, truckers are first responders. It doesn’t matter if it’s a disaster like a hurricane or a national emergency like this,” says John Wilbur, CEO of the Roadmaster Group, in describing his company’s efforts to support drivers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 17, 2020
As we head into 2020, HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares her top takeaways from 2019 on the trends affecting trucking.
January 2, 2020
As FMCSA looks to fast track its proposal to update hours of service regulations it is important that fleets and trucking industry stakeholders take the time to read and voice their opinions of the changes.
September 4, 2019
We spoke with Joe DeLorenzo, director of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance, to get an update on how the changeover from AOBRDs to ELDs is going.
July 1, 2019
Any time you’re having a meal away from home, it’s been delivered by members of the International Foodservice Distributors Association. But its members are facing new challenges. Learn how it wants to address the driver shortage and more.
April 12, 2019
Many fleets say 2018 was one of their best years ever, but smaller carriers (1-100 trucks), while growing, struggle with challenges such as drivers, high fuel and insurance costs, government regulations and fierce competition. HDT has an exclusive first look at a new survey by Bibby Financial Services.
March 21, 2019
Reporting on the trucking industry was eventful in 2018, and it looks to get even more exciting in 2019. HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares her predictions for where we're going with drivers, regulations, technology and more.
December 21, 2018
When Stephanie Klang’s then-husband taught her to drive a truck in 1980, allowing her to escape the poverty she grew up in, she never expected that one day her likeness would be one of four women drivers featured on a special CFI tractor.
August 27, 2018