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    Trucks, trailers, tonnage: What transport data says about the state of the industry

    A rebound in freight is remaining elusive, the American Trucking Associations' Bob Costello said in a tonnage report.

    Updated May 23, 2024
  • Estes Express Lines has reopened a shuttered Yellow terminal in Boynton Beach, Florida.
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    Estes reopens shuttered Yellow terminal in Florida

    The 36-door facility is located on about six acres near I-95 and Route 1 in Boynton Beach.

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    TravelCenters of America brings on AtoB’s fleet fuel cards

    Drivers who have the card can receive a fuel discount of 42 cents per gallon every time they fill up.

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    Forward Air CFO steps down

    Jamie Pierson will serve as interim CFO as the company seeks a permanent replacement for Rebecca Garbrick.

    Updated May 22, 2024
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    LTL rates make gains as TL stalls

    Less-than-truckload pricing kicked off Q2 with a blast, while a truckload pricing index remained lackluster.

  • Trucks with semi trailers drive on a highway in California at twilight.
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    FMCSA chief counsel promoted to DOT deputy counsel

    Brian Stansbury's ascendance is the latest departure from the federal motor carrier safety regulator.

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    Trucking groups raise concerns about marijuana rescheduling, testing

    The ATA requested explicit allowance for continued employer drug testing of drivers and other safety-sensitive workers.

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    California freight company buys shuttered Ruan terminal

    The former Kings County Truck Lines facility offers truck parking, an office and a shop building.

  • A Swift Transportation tractor-trailer exits Interstate 180 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, on July 1, 2023.
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    Swift Transportation driver’s license rule discriminates against foreign-born applicants, lawsuit alleges

    The complaint said the man applied for a job with a CDL and the necessary driving experience.

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    Forward Air seeks to sell ‘noncore assets’

    Potential divestitures and cost cutting are priorities for CEO Shawn Stewart and his executive team.

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    Courtesy of Kodiak Robotics
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    Werner plans to double AV truck pilot partners

    The carrier is analyzing how the tech could complement its operations, SVP Chad Dittberner told Trucking Dive. 

  • XPO COO Dave Bates speaks at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the carrier's new terminal in Landover, Maryland.
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    How an Old Dominion alum helped XPO accelerate over the past year

    COO David Bates has introduced premium services and provided workers with more tools to lower the carrier’s damage claims ratio.

  • White, yellow and red tractors parked at a truck stop next to a roadside hill.
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    Courtesy of Uber Freight
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    Uber Freight introduces exchange for spot rates

    The new feature expands the contract platform marketplace, providing access to hundreds of shippers.

  • An Isuzu-Gatik truck on the highway.
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    Gatik, Isuzu aim to mass produce AVs in 2027

    Furthering an existing partnership, the global manufacturer is investing $30 million in the autonomous tech company.

  • Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg speaks at an April 5 news conference near the site of the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse in Baltimore.
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    How supply chains used FLOW after the Baltimore bridge collapse

    C.H. Robinson, ITS Logistics, Home Depot and IMC Companies shared insights on the federal data-sharing platform designed to improve visibility of disruptions.

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    Saia promotes finance VP to succeed retiring CFO

    Matthew Batteh, who has worked in pricing and analytics at the carrier, assumes Douglas Col’s former role.

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    Trucking companies think outside the box to build brand recognition

    From sponsorships to TV ads and TikTok, fleets are using marketing to differentiate their businesses.

  • Aurora trucks at its Palmer, Texas, terminal under an outside canopy.
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    Aurora aims to double loads per week this year

    The self-driving tech firm will be adding trucks to its fleet, company President Ossa Fisher told Trucking Dive.

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    Courtesy of Old Dominion Freight Line
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    Old Dominion argues emissions proposal is ‘one-size-fits-all’

    The LTL carrier urged shareholders to vote against a measure to require greenhouse gas reduction goals.

  • Amazon is rolling out 50 Volvo heavy-duty VNR Electric trucks in California.
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    Amazon to roll out 50 heavy-duty electric trucks in California

    The Volvo VNR Electric trucks are the company's largest deployment of Class 8 vehicles.

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    Walmart adds third facility to consolidate LTL shipments for TL

    The Chicago-area facility allows the retailer to take advantage of lower truckload rates for its regional distribution centers.

  • A Swift Transportation tractor-trailer maneuvers in a truck parking lot in Maryland near green grass and blue skies.
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    Knight-Swift eyes LTL expansion in Northeast, Southwest

    M&A could help the company gain a foothold, but organic expansion is its near-term focus, executives said.

  • A Swift trailer on an interstate in 2024 in the right lane near a flatbed.
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    Knight-Swift knocks EV cost problems, ‘disappointing mileage’

    Directors listed the tech issues in response to a shareholder urging the company to further its environmental reporting.

  • XPO Service Center Manager Steve Zapata cuts a ribbon at the new Landover, Maryland terminal alongside employees and dignitaries.
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    XPO reopens Yellow terminals in Maryland, Nevada, Texas

    The carrier has begun handling freight at six of the 28 service centers it acquired from its bankrupt competitor last year.

  • An aerial shot of Waabi's autonomous trucking terminal in Lancaster, Texas, showing a tractor-trailer.
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    Waabi signs autonomous truck terminal lease near Dallas

    The facility is located on more than eight acres and features a fueling station, maintenance shop and scales.