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    Roadrunner extends LTL network to Atlanta

    A former YRC Freight terminal acquired in last year’s bankruptcy auction is large enough to serve as a cross-docking facility.

    By April 11, 2024
  • A Truck exits from the Baltimore Port after the cargo ship Dali ran into and collapsed the Francis Scott Key Bridge on March 26, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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    FMCSA offers tips, resources to truckers affected by Baltimore bridge collapse

    Hundreds of stakeholders tuned into a live-streamed presentation by the agency on subjects such as how to fill out paper logs.

    By April 11, 2024
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    Trendline

    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
  • Kodiak, Kodiak Robotics, AV, truck
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    Kodiak establishes advisory council with Walmart, Werner, UPS

    The autonomous trucking tech firm said the group will help shape its product development, deployment and public engagement.

    By April 10, 2024
  • A hood ornament sits atop a Peterbilt tractor-trailer rig.
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    Paccar recalls several 2025 Kenworth, Peterbilt trucks

    Sector shaft gear teeth can fracture due to an improper heat treat, which could cause a loss of steering control, according to a report.

    By April 10, 2024
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    3 in 4 workers say they haven’t been trained for flexible work arrangements

    “The pandemic forced the majority of organizations into hybrid work practically overnight, with no time to consider how to support new practices,” Wendy Hamilton, CEO of TechSmith, said.

    By Carolyn Crist • April 10, 2024
  • Semi trucks refueling at a station in Texas with blue skies and wispy clouds.
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    Average diesel prices bounce back to over $4 per gallon

    Overall pricing remained flat in New England, while a group of Western states had the highest uptick.

    By April 9, 2024
  • Trucks travel in traffic west bound on I-695 following the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge after the cargo ship Dali crashed into it, March 27, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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    Virginia, Pennsylvania join Maryland in relaxing trucking tax rules

    The states and federal government have moved to provide relief after the Francis Scott Key Bridge disaster.

    By Updated April 11, 2024
  • A photo of Speedco employees working on a truck.
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    Love’s opens 5 Speedco trucking repair sites

    The expansion plans call for 10 new truck repair sites as well as up to 20 new travel centers this year, the company said in January.

    By Jessica Loder • April 9, 2024
  • President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the Maryland Transportation Authority Police headquarters, near the site of the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge, on April 05, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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    $8M grant will double auto capacity at Port of Baltimore’s only unaffected terminal

    New parking lots at Tradepoint Atlantic will allow Sparrows Point to welcome more ships after the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse, President Joe Biden said.

    By April 8, 2024
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    Uber Freight hires CH Robinson, Amazon veterans

    The logistics platform hired Dan Annunziata as head of commercial and Hany Elkordy as head of logistics and last mile solutions.

    By April 8, 2024
  • An older and younger person kneel in a workshop as they examine a grey concrete tile on the ground.
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    Indiana DOT, Purdue collaborate on highway that charges EVs

    Researchers will embed coils in a quarter-mile stretch of concrete roadway to produce a magnetic field that can recharge vehicles while they drive.

    By Matthew Thibault • April 8, 2024
  • A man cleans the windshield of a tractor-trailer at a fueling station.
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    Trucking capacity rebalances further in Q1

    A snapshot of additions of freight firms finally outweighed a longstanding trend of exits.

    By April 5, 2024
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    PS Logistics acquires Yordy Transport, expands service offerings

    The deal is the third flatbed business purchased by the Alabama-based logistics company this year.

    By April 5, 2024
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    Fuel Transport rolls out 35-hour workweek for some employees

    While the carrier's new provision does not apply to drivers and front-line workers, the move has led to operational efficiencies.

    By Ryan Golden • April 5, 2024
  • Saia LTL Freight truck at a lot in Cresson, Pennsylvania
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    Saia partners with Fletes Mexico’s LTL for cross-border shipping

    Saia will haul Carga Express’ U.S.-bound shipments from Mexico, and vice versa, the companies announced.

    By April 4, 2024
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    Truck insurance rate increases slow, but some upticks still bringing pain

    Q4 increases were tamer than earlier surges in 2023.

    By April 4, 2024
  • Wreckage from the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge rests on the cargo ship Dali.
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    Baltimore bridge collapse pressures some key trucking lanes

    Flatbed loads surged 57% week over week from Baltimore, DAT Freight & Analytics reported.

    By April 3, 2024
  • An Old Dominion Freight Line truck pulls two trailers
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    Old Dominion CEO sees employees as ‘best in the game’

    Marty Freeman told Trucking Dive he is proudest of how the carrier’s 23,000 workers "continued to win" in the face of challenges during his first year at the helm.

    By April 3, 2024
  • Greenlane announced its new EV truck charging corridor along Interstate 15 in California.
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    Greenlane unveils EV truck charging corridor

    The joint venture has installed more than 100 chargers along Interstate 15 in California.

    By April 2, 2024
  • FMCSA officials on stage at the Pro Talks Theater at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky, on March 22, 2024.
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    FMCSA urges truck driving schools to apply for grant money

    The agency has over $180 million in total grant money available this year.

    By April 1, 2024
  • A row of Veolia electric refuse trucks in London
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    Bidirectional charging could unlock new potential for fleet electrification

    A recent pilot by Veolia in the UK could lead to a future where electric trucks can feed energy back into the grid rather than just paying for it. But the U.S. market is still in the early stages of incorporating EV technology.

    By David Richardson • April 1, 2024
  • A driver charges a Freightliner eM2 medium duty battery-electric truck.
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    Trucking interests blast EPA’s heavy-duty truck emissions rule

    Groups representing carriers and retailers expressed concern about the fallout from the regulations for model years 2027 through 2032.

    By April 1, 2024
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    Low carbon fuels, credit programs help transition toward zero-emission policies

    Several state legislatures move toward fostering biogas initiatives.

    By Jacob Wallace • March 29, 2024
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    Landstar promotes sales leaders to new C-suite roles

    Matt Dannegger and Jim Applegate have been appointed to executive-level jobs to succeed Rob Brasher.

    By March 28, 2024
  • Trucks and passenger vehicles on a bridge with the Empire State Building in the background.
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    New independent contractor rule confusing, costly for small trucking fleets

    One New Jersey business has estimated that costs to switch drivers over to employees would be 30% to 40% higher.

    By March 27, 2024