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Delivering the 2020 Capitol Christmas Tree [Photos]

Kenworth has a long tradition of delivering the official Christmas Tree of the U.S. Capitol. This year's tree was delivered by Apex Transportation from the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests in Colorado to Washington, D.C., for the official tree lighting ceremony on Dec. 2.

Q&A: Daseke CEO Easter on a Year of Transformation

Don Daseke had a unique vision for the nationwide flatbed carrier he built through a decade of acquisitions. But it was time to turn successful top-line growth into bottom-line profits, and that's where Chris Easter came in.

Technology Helps Flatbed Carrier Grow

JLE Industries’ goal is “to be the nation’s premier flatbed carrier.” The Pennsylvania-based company has grown from 15 trucks to 350 in just four years and has big plans for more growth this year and into next.

What Oil War Could Mean for Trucking

A sudden war in crude oil prices between Russia and Saudi Arabia could mean a drop in diesel and gasoline prices at American fuel pumps. But the longer-term implications are more worrying.

Daseke Names Chris Easter Permanent CEO

Daseke has appointed Chris Easter, former Interim CEO, as permanent CEO. Easter has also become a member of the board of directors for the open-deck-focused trucking company.

Don Daseke Steps Down as CEO of Daseke

Don Daseke will retire from his roles as chief executive officer and chairman of the board of the flatbed company he founded, effective immediately. Chief Operating Officer Chris Easter will serve as interim CEO.

How Trucking Fleets Are Dealing With a Hot Flatbed Sector

With a steadily improving economy and sectors such as manufacturing and construction going strong, many trucking companies are finding they have more freight than they have trucks to haul – but nowhere is that more true than in the flatbed sector.

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