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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.

    By Nathan Owens • June 25, 2024
  • 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.

    By June 25, 2024
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    Top 5 stories from Trucking Dive

    These five stories detail the top trends and issues facing the trucking and transportation industry. 

    By Trucking Dive staff
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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.

    By Laurel Kalser • June 25, 2024
  • 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.

    By June 24, 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.

    By June 24, 2024
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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.

    By Kate Tornone • June 24, 2024
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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.

    By June 21, 2024
  • 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.

    By June 21, 2024
  • 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.

    By June 21, 2024
  • 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.

    By June 20, 2024
  • 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.

    By June 18, 2024
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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.

    By Carolyn Crist • June 18, 2024
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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.

    By June 17, 2024
  • 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.

    By June 17, 2024
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    Radiant Logistics acquires Seattle-based Cascade Transportation

    The acquisition expands the 3PL’s presence in the retail, e-commerce and production furniture markets.

    By June 14, 2024
  • In an aerial view, the Juno Horizon, a Japanese bulk vessel, sails though the cleared Fort McHenry Channel in the Patapsco River on June 11 in Baltimore, Maryland. The federal shipping channel has fully reopened more than two months after the cargo ship Dali hit the Francis Scott Key Bridge, causing it to collapse and cutting off vessel access to the port.
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    The Port of Baltimore is reopened from the bridge collapse. How much cargo will return?

    With wreckage from the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse removed, leaders are bullish on the port’s ability to retain customers.

    By June 13, 2024
  • A truck hauls a red Textainer shipping container on a blue chassis with Port of Virginia mudflaps on tree-lined Interstate 95 North in Maryland.
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    FMCSA extends Baltimore bridge collapse emergency waivers

    The second, and likely final, extension of ELD and hours of service rules ends June 22.

    By June 13, 2024
  • A white tractor-trailer travels in the middle lane of a Texas highway ahead of two cars with green trees, blue skies and white clouds in the background.
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    FMCSA to hold in-person listening session on potential safety fitness test changes

    The agency will also hold additional virtual-only sessions and accept written comments on the subject.

    By June 12, 2024
  • Trucks stop at a fueling area of a Pilot station during a sunny day with blue skies.
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    Diesel prices hit 2-year low once again

    A national average fell to $3.658 per gallon, with a Midwest region seeing the biggest drop.

    By June 12, 2024
  • Mitchell backs up his truck to an open gate at a Costco in Elkridge, Maryland.
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    XPO board member resigns, joins Brad Jacobs at QXO

    Four of the six members of the building products distributor's board come from the LTL carrier.

    By June 11, 2024
  • A safety driver monitors a self-driving Kodiak tractor-trailer navigate a turning ramp of a highway.
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    ‘A totally different world’: Autonomous trucks prepare to go driverless in Texas

    Trucking Dive rode in a heavy-duty AV and toured Aurora and Kodiak sites to experience the developing technology firsthand.

    By June 11, 2024
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    Canadian border agents set Friday strike deadline

    The union has renewed its threats to take job action if no deal is reached this week.

    By June 10, 2024
  • An aerial photo shows A. Duie Pyle's trucking terminal in Queens, New York.
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    A. Duie Pyle revives former New Penn terminal in New York City

    The carrier plans to expand the 77-door facility to accommodate further growth.

    By June 10, 2024
  • A man in a dark suit stands in front of an audience.
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    How climate change is hitting highways

    Resilience is a key consideration for road builders amid a slew of new environmental conditions, said a Federal Highway Administration official at the recent 2024 NIBS conference in Washington, D.C.

    By Julie Strupp • June 10, 2024
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    Canada border agent strike averted, for now

    The union representing border agents called off job action until further notice as mediated talks will continue until Wednesday.

    By June 7, 2024