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Torc’s Fleming: Retrofitting Trucks for Autonomy 'Not Commercially Viable'
FMCSA Asks for Comments on Broker Transparency Petitions
FBI Bulletin Puts Spotlight on ELDs and Cybersecurity
XPO Names Chief Diversity Officer

XPO Names Chief Diversity Officer

XPO Logistics has named LaQuenta Jacobs to the newly created position of chief diversity officer to "provide cultural leadership and strategic direction as an advocate of diversity, equity and inclusion at XPO."

July 28, 2020

Truck Freight Outlook Murky: FTR

Truck Freight Outlook Murky: FTR

Improvements in industrial production and housing may help drive a truck freight recovery, but spikes in COVID-19 cases in many parts of the country and questions about what Congress may or may not do leave a lot of uncertainty in the forecast, according to analysts at FTR.

July 9, 2020

Survey: COVID-19 Cut Business for 70% of Fleets in May

Survey: COVID-19 Cut Business for 70% of Fleets in May

Truck fleets seem cautiously optimistic about freight and business levels in the coming months as the economy continues to work to recover from COVID-19 shutdowns, according to an HDT survey – and they see some positive long-term takeaways from the pandemic.

July 6, 2020

Infrastructure Funding: Attention Now on the Senate

Infrastructure Funding: Attention Now on the Senate

After the House of Representatives passed its $1.5 trillion infrastructure package last week, attention now turns to the Senate, which last year passed its own version of surface transportation reauthorization.

July 6, 2020

COVID-Scrambled Supply Chains Require More Flexibility Than Ever

COVID-Scrambled Supply Chains Require More Flexibility Than Ever

After a record-setting year in 2018, where tight capacity led to rate increases for carriers, 2019 was back to a more normal year in freight and logistics, and the industry was poised for a solid 2020—and then the pandemic hit. What this means for logistics and transportation professionals is highlighted in the 31st annual State of Logistics Report from the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.

June 24, 2020

Massive 'Green' Highway Bill Heads to House Floor
Survey Offers Snapshot of Fleet Effects of COVID-19

Survey Offers Snapshot of Fleet Effects of COVID-19

Fewer fleets reported an increase in business for April than they did a month earlier for March, according to HDT’s May COVID-19 fleet survey, which also revealed month-over-month changes in the main ways fleets were protecting the health and safety of their employees.

June 4, 2020

Re-Opening Measures Positively Affect Truck Freight, Rates
OOIDA Asks Congress to Help Small-Business Truckers

OOIDA Asks Congress to Help Small-Business Truckers

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is continuing its push the federal government to address the needs of truck drivers and small-business trucking companies as they struggle with the many challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 14, 2020

Trucking Loses 88,000 Jobs in April

Trucking Loses 88,000 Jobs in April

More than 88,000 jobs disappeared in the truck transportation sector in April, a 5.8% drop from March, both the steepest drops on record – part of a record-setting 20.5 million job loss across the country, as the nation’s unemployment rate rose to 14.7%.

May 8, 2020

Freight Rates Plummet, Small Fleets Struggle

Freight Rates Plummet, Small Fleets Struggle

As stay-at-home orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic took hold across much of the country in the latter part of March, the level of freight available – and the rates to haul it – plummeted. This means many of the smallest companies that make up the vast majority of motor carriers are seriously hurting.

April 22, 2020

Pandemic Cutting into Fleet Business: Survey

Pandemic Cutting into Fleet Business: Survey

More than half of the fleets surveyed by HDT reported their level of business had been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and 3% reported employees had tested positive for COVID-19.

April 21, 2020

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