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  • Yellow Bulldog Hiway Express trucks parked in a row with oversized loads.
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    Bulldog Hiway Express CEO retires

    Philip Byrd, a former American Trucking Associations chairman, has accepted a part-time lobbying role with the heavy-haul carrier’s parent company, TFI International.

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    Wellington Group acquires Contract Express

    The deal expands the Canada-based logistics company’s brokerage, truckload and LTL services.

  • A Kodiak self-driving truck and Artur Express trailer outside a building in a parking area.
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    Artur Express reserves 100 autonomous Kodiak trucks

    The carrier anticipates safer roads and improved driver schedules with the AVs.

  • A FedEx Freight truck is stationed at a dock door.
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    The next big LTL shakeup? FedEx explores options for Freight division

    Any sale or spinoff would follow a shift by large carriers toward pure-play operations — and could further consolidate an LTL sector still reeling from Yellow’s demise.

  • Ryder techs work alongside a Gatik autonomous truck in a maintenance shop.
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    Ryder executives to assess AI opportunities

    Company leaders will gather to discuss how the business approaches the technology.

  • Trucks with semi trailers drive on a highway in California at twilight.
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    DOT appoints acting AI chief to lead FMCSA

    The selection of Vinn White as acting administrator highlights the growing role of automation in transportation.

  • A Hyzon truck on a road in California.
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    Hydrogen truck developer Hyzon narrows its target market focus

    The company will also explore a potential sale of its business.

  • Saia tractors without trailers at a lot in Cresson, Pennsylvania
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    Saia reopens Yellow terminals in Texas, California, Minnesota

    The site in Laredo, Texas, one of the carrier's most expensive acquisitions, will support its partnership with Fletes México.

  • A corn harvest is underway.
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    Corn growers file legal challenge against EPA’s trucking emissions rule

    Industry groups argue that a transition to battery-powered trucks would have unintended consequences for the biofuels and agricultural industries.

  • A purple Peterbilt Model 579.
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    Paccar recalls thousands of trucks due to potential loss of steering

    A ball stud could break, and owners should not drive the vehicles until they’re fixed, safety officials said.

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    Survey shows how often location affects worker pay

    More than one third of Payscale respondents say they no longer require a degree for salaried positions.

  • RXO staff work at computers in a modern office with a TV screen showing the company's logo and green lights illuminating desk dividers.
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    RXO to acquire UPS’ Coyote Logistics

    The parcel giant expects to complete the $1.025 billion deal by the end of 2024.

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    CH Robinson promotes COO to chief strategy, innovation officer

    Arun Rajan, who also previously served as chief technology officer, took on the newly created role last week.

  • XPO driver Steadman "Steve" Mitchell scans a pallet of cup lids as it comes off his truck at M&K Food.
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    Freight classification overhaul to begin next year

    The National Motor Freight Traffic Association will host listening sessions next month for carriers, shippers and third-party logistics firms.

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    7 stats that show how inflation, AI are reshaping employee expectations

    2024’s talent trends will likely drive “seismic change” in the world of work, ADP research says.

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    Forward Air announces layoffs following Omni acquisition

    The company did not disclose the number of jobs eliminated but said the cuts were “necessary to right-size the combined companies” and cut costs.

  • Chamber of Commerce decries nuclear verdicts, Werner case

    Such cases leave carriers liable for upwards of $10 million, drive up insurance fees and increase consumer prices, the chamber wrote in a filing Tuesday.

  • White and red tractors in a truck parking lot in western Maryland in May 2024.
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    Truckload producer pricing index falls in May

    The 2.9% drop, however, was the smallest year-over-year decline of 2024.

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    TFI acquires Canada food tank hauler

    Entreposage Marco specializes in edible products, including various oils, liquid cream yeast, sweeteners and fruit juices.

  • Two Waabi tractor-trailers shown side by side.
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    Waabi plans to launch driverless trucks in 2025

    The company emphasized the technology’s use of generative artificial intelligence in moving forward.

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    FMCSA approves 25% registration fee increase

    An annual fee for the smallest entities will rise to $46, and the largest entities’ rate will reach $44,836.

  • A rendering of Intel's upcoming New Albany, Ohio, manufacturing campus.
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    Intel chip equipment ‘super load’ makes its way across Ohio

    The delivery is one of 24 massive loads bringing air processing machinery to the upcoming $28 billion manufacturing campus.

  • An ACT trucker drives on a Texas highway next to passenger vehicles in May 2024 under a clear blue sky.
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    AAA Cooper president to succeed CEO

    Charlie Prickett is taking over for Reid Dove three years after Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings acquired the LTL carrier.

  • Multi-ethnic group of construction workers working in an office space.
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    Fixing engagement? Consider employee workload, report says

    Achieving optimal workload, however, isn’t just about eliminating work, said a McLean & Co. leader.

  • A trucker is seen near a row of semis at a truck stop awning.
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    Werner CEO describes encouraging signs of market cycle movement

    “We're closer to the end than the beginning,” Derek Leathers said at an investor conference.