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  • Aerial shot looking directly down on a row of trucks parked at a truck stop near Albuquerque, New Mexico at night.
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    New Jersey surveys drivers on truck parking

    The state transportation department is accepting responses to two separate surveys until June 16.

    By May 24, 2024
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    NWRA fleet safety program gets cohort of 10 smaller waste haulers

    Smaller operators that may not have the same resources as their large competitors will be offered targeted training.

    By Cole Rosengren • May 23, 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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    Old Dominion to promote financial director to VP

    Clayton Brinker will succeed retiring VP of Finance and Accounting Kim Maready on Aug. 2.

    By May 23, 2024
  • A row of trucks in different highway lanes face the direction of a camera amid traffic in Atlanta.
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    Carrier, OEM investors reject ESG proposals

    Votes at Paccar, Old Dominion Freight Line and Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings shot down changes to company policies and reporting.

    By May 22, 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.

    By May 22, 2024
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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.

    By Brett Dworski • May 21, 2024
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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.

    By Updated May 22, 2024
  • White and red tractors in a truck parking lot in western Maryland in May 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.

    By May 21, 2024
  • 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.

    By May 20, 2024
  • An overhead view of a Ruan trucking terminal in Tulare, California.
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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.

    By May 20, 2024
  • 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.

    By Laurel Kalser • May 20, 2024
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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.

    By May 20, 2024
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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.

    By May 17, 2024
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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. 

    By May 17, 2024
  • 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.

    By May 16, 2024
  • White, yellow and red tractors parked at a truck stop next to a roadside hill.
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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.

    By May 16, 2024
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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.

    By May 15, 2024
  • 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.

    By , , May 15, 2024
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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.

    By May 14, 2024
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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.

    By May 14, 2024
  • 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.

    By May 14, 2024
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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.

    By S.L. Fuller • May 13, 2024
  • 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.

    By May 13, 2024
  • 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.

    By May 10, 2024
  • 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.

    By May 10, 2024