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  • Aerial view of semi trucks crossing a frozen tidal river.
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    ‘She’s not new to your business’: US DOT multimodal office head worked on AI truck parking project

    Washington State Transportation Secretary Roger Millar and Washington Trucking Association President and CEO Sheri Call said Allison Dane Camden knows trucking.

    By Dec. 19, 2023
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    Torc Robotics to leverage Uber Freight network

    The partnership intends to inform the AV company how to best deploy autonomous trucks.

    By Dec. 13, 2023
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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
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    Retrieved from GAO.
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    Q&A

    10 minutes with DOT’s multimodal office head

    Deputy Assistant Secretary Allison Dane Camden discussed her background, her new office's staffing and the Freight Logistics Optimization Works (FLOW) initiative's progress in a Trucking Dive interview.

    By Dec. 12, 2023
  • An Aurora autonomous truck and trailer outside the company's new Houston terminal.
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    Up to 20 Aurora trucks to haul freight without operators next year: CFO

    “We’re going to continue to do exactly what we’re doing today,” the finance chief said. “We’re just going to do it without a human operator.”

    By Dec. 7, 2023
  • President Joe Biden gives remarks on his Trucking Action Plan on the South Lawn of the White House in front of a pair of trucks.
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    White House launches DOT Multimodal Freight Office

    The office, created by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, will develop a national multimodal freight network and advance freight logistics improvements.

    By Nov. 27, 2023
  • Estes Express Lines' headquarters is in a former life insurance building on West Broad Street in Richmond.
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    Timeline: How Estes responded to a cyberattack

    The company shut down its systems after detecting “outside actor activity” on Oct. 1 and restored all capabilities in about three weeks, executives said.

    By Nov. 22, 2023
  • Schneider National eCascadia Freightliner electric truck
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    Provided by Schneider National 

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    Schneider: EV fleet is a competitive advantage

    The intermodal provider invested in more than 90 electric trucks this year as it prepares for California emissions rules.

    By Nov. 22, 2023
  • One of Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling's new eCascadias drives on a California street.
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    Coca-Cola distributor receives order of 20 Freightliner EV trucks

    Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling's eCascadias will charge at the company's site in Downey, California, according to Daimler Truck North America. 

    By Nov. 17, 2023
  • An Aurora self-driving truck on a highway.
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    Courtesy of Aurora Innovation
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    Aurora completes 84% of safety case

    The tech company extended its target date to complete a safety analysis but said it’s keeping its commercial launch target.

    By Nov. 17, 2023
  • Estes Express Lines CIO Todd Florence and President and COO Webb Estes discuss the October cyberattack on the company.
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    ‘Honesty’: Estes details its playbook for responding to a cyberattack

    Being open about the incident engendered goodwill from customers and colleagues, executives said.

    By Nov. 16, 2023
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    Provided by C.H. Robinson 

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    CH Robinson staff cuts lower Q3 expenses

    The brokerage cut its personnel expenses by 21.5% year-over-year to $343.5 million in Q3.

    By Nov. 9, 2023
  • An Aurora autonomous truck and trailer outside the company's new Houston terminal.
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    Aurora opens Houston terminal, creates driverless lane to Dallas

    The autonomous trucking firm's terminals feature on-site weigh stations for pre-trip inspections that allows trucks to bypass inspection sites.

    By Nov. 3, 2023
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    Flexport buys Convoy’s tech stack, plans to relaunch truckload service

    Convoy’s network of more than 80,000 carriers will help Flexport build out its nascent trucking services, CEO Ryan Petersen said.

    By Nov. 1, 2023
  • A UNFI zero emissions trailer.
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    UNFI unveils zero-emission refrigerated delivery system linked to efficiency efforts

    The new semitrucks and refrigerated trailer systems in the Sacramento and Gilroy, California, markets support the grocery wholesaler’s emissions-reduction goals.

    By Catherine Douglas Moran • Oct. 30, 2023
  • An overhead view of the six-lane Cross Bronx Expressway filled with bumper-to-bumper cars and large trucks.
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    National Grid begins modeling Northeast electric trucking charging needs

    The study, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, will focus on highways with heavy trucking traffic and areas with commercial activity like ports.

    By Robert Walton • Oct. 27, 2023
  • Chris Stapleton performed a set of live music at the University of Texas Moody Center Monday for a Daimler Trucks North America customer event at ATA MCE 2023.
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    Sting, Chris Stapleton, puppies and trucks: ATA MCE 2023 had it all

    The economy took center stage at the trucking industry conference in Austin, Texas.

    By Oct. 20, 2023
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    Obtained from Business Wire

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    Convoy closes, unable to find buyer

    A total of 533 employees were laid off, according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification. 

    By Updated Oct. 24, 2023
  • Panelists in an ATA MCE 2023 session on low-emissions trucking said more federal funding should be dedicated to building out the infrastructure.
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    ‘It takes a lot of money’: Low-emissions infrastructure requires more investment

    The Biden administration is analyzing the cost and operational barriers for charging medium- and heavy-duty electric trucks.

    By Oct. 18, 2023
  • A semi-truck driving on isolated street with coins surrounding it.
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    Photo illustration: Shaun Lucas/Industry Dive; Getty Images 

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    Tough economy is trucking’s top issue in 2023: ATRI

    The nonprofit's annual report illustrates differences between drivers' and carriers' concerns.

    By Oct. 16, 2023
  • An "I Love Trucks" sign on the exhibition floor at the 2022 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition.
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    Trucking conferences and events to watch in 2024

    Opportunities abound next year for executives to meet their counterparts and learn what’s new in the industry.

    By Updated Nov. 13, 2023
  • A United Parcel Service (UPS) truck delivers boxes in Manhattan in April 2022
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    UPS to acquire specialized healthcare goods carrier

    The deal would provide UPS with added technology and reach, as MNX Global Logistics serves more than 100 countries and territories.

    By Oct. 10, 2023
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    Crete Carrier president shares reasons for optimism

    COO Tim Aschoff says improving lead time requests give him hope for better times ahead.

    By Oct. 10, 2023
  • Estes Express Lines President and COO Webb Estes provides an update on the cyberattack against the LTL carrier.
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    Retrieved from Estes Express Lines on Facebook on October 09, 2023
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    Estes cyberattack affected carrier’s phones, other communications

    The LTL carrier is moving freight and remains "open for business," President and COO Webb Estes said in a video message.

    By Oct. 9, 2023
  • A Kodiak autonomous truck hauls a Maersk container.
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    Kodiak, Maersk launch AV route from Texas to Oklahoma

    The lane is a first for commercial AV operations, the autonomous tech firm’s CEO said.

    By Oct. 6, 2023
  • Estes Express Lines' headquarters is in a former life insurance building on West Broad Street in Richmond.
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    Estes reports cyberattack caused ongoing tech outage

    The Richmond-based LTL carrier said its drivers and dockworkers are continuing to move customers' freight.

    By Oct. 4, 2023