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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
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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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    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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    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
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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
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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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    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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    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.

    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
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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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    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
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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.

    By May 13, 2024
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    How CH Robinson is using AI to automate logistics tasks

    The brokerage has automated mundane tasks once handled by people to free their time to focus on more profitable business activities.  

    By , May 8, 2024
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    Companies have an unbalanced ‘buy vs. build’ approach to AI, report says

    Instead, leaders will need to train current workers to avoid skills gaps and maximize the potential of AI, according to The Adecco Group.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 7, 2024
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    DOT asks for feedback on AI risks, opportunities

    The government said the deployment of AI tools and applications will impact virtually all aspects of transportation.

    By May 6, 2024
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    Pilot names new president of energy arm

    Gary Hoogeveen previously spent a decade with another Berkshire Hathaway brand, Rocky Mountain Power.

    By Brett Dworski • May 1, 2024
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    Embedded fleet spend management - a new era of profitability

    Siloed management systems foster inefficiency and profit loss. Embedded finance offers an integrated solution, paving the way for enhanced profitability.

    April 29, 2024
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    Penske debuts AI platform to improve fleets’ key metrics

    Fleets can use Catalyst AI to improve MPG and utilization by comparing data with similar fleets, according to the carrier.

    By April 26, 2024
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    Sheetz adds AI-powered fuel supply and dispatch

    CLI Transport, the convenience retailer’s dedicated fuel carrier, partnered with Gravitate to optimize order generation, route planning and more.

    By Jessica Loder • April 25, 2024
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    ​​​​​​​Aurora trucks without drivers reach highway speeds on test track

    Testing reached 75 mph at a facility in Ohio, the company told Trucking Dive.

    By April 24, 2024
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    Lion Electric lays off 120 workers

    The electric truck and bus maker blamed delays from a government fund for the job cuts.

    By April 23, 2024
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    Paccar opposes renewed push for environmental reporting

    An investment firm has resubmitted a proposal that narrowly failed last year to require additional reporting by the OEM on its lobbying efforts.

    By April 19, 2024
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    Employers worry training won’t keep pace with tech advancement

    Business leaders responding to a survey said it’s never been so hard to plan for future talent requirements.

    By Carolyn Crist • April 19, 2024
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    Federal FLOW program welcomes more trucking members

    ITS Logistics and RoadEx America joined the Department of Transportation initiative to better share data across supply chains.

    By April 18, 2024
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    J.B. Hunt operating income falls 30% YoY in Q1

    The carrier’s brokerage unit was the lone bright spot in an otherwise dismal quarter.

    By April 17, 2024