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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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    Knight-Swift noncompete with ex-CEO highlights old framework ahead of rule change

    A severance deal temporarily prevents David Jackson from taking on industry and director positions.

    By 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
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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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    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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    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
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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
  • 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
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    Paccar expands board of directors by 2 members

    Adding a longtime Chevron executive and Applied Materials’ CFO will grow the board to 14 members.

    By May 10, 2024
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    Raven Transport plans to shutter Florida facility

    The carrier will shut down its over-the-road and dedicated fleet operations based out of Jacksonville.

    By May 9, 2024
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    JB Hunt awards $770K in driving safety bonuses

    The trucking giant honored 54 drivers for topping 1 million miles without an incident in 2023. 

    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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    Covenant hires Waabi exec as COO

    Dustin Koehl’s prior experience also includes senior roles at U.S. Xpress and Total Transportation of Mississippi.

    By May 6, 2024
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    TFI cuts Daseke head office salaries by $12M

    The Canada-based freight giant is lowering costs by 75% at the corporate headquarters of the acquired business.

    By April 30, 2024
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    TFI subsidiaries settle EEOC discrimination suit for $460,000

    TA Dedicated and Transportation Enterprise Services subjected gay mechanics to harassment and termination, and retaliated following complaints, the EEOC said.

    By April 30, 2024
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    Saia CFO announces retirement

    Douglas Col will stay on through the end of the year to ensure a smooth transition for his successor.

    By April 29, 2024
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    DOL expanding overtime pay eligibility to millions of US workers

    The department will raise a current threshold of $35,568 that triggers an exemption from extra pay provisions.

    By Ryan Golden • April 26, 2024
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    Old Dominion has hired 500 workers since September

    Although demand still lags, the LTL giant staffed up “to get ahead of anticipated growth,” CFO Adam Satterfield said.

    By April 25, 2024
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    FMCSA removes inward-facing camera rule from apprenticeship program

    Carriers also no longer need a Department of Labor apprenticeship program number to participate in the pilot, the agency said.

    By April 24, 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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    Kodiak promotes senior strategist to chief of staff

    The tech startup promoted Lauren Harper as it seeks to ramp up operations this year.

    By April 17, 2024
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    Report: Most HR pros say women face pay discrimination at work

    However, people managers often don’t receive formal training on pay equity or business-related pay decisions, a professional organization says.

    By Carolyn Crist • April 16, 2024
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    Clarke Transport executive to lead 2 more TFI subsidiaries

    Kevin Tait, president of the Canada LTL subsidiary, will also oversee Vitran Express and National Fast Freight.

    By April 16, 2024