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  • 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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    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
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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
  • 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
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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
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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
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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
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    HR leaders well-positioned to fight age bias, staffing exec says

    Older workers responding to a survey said age would hurt their chances at a new job.

    By Kate Tornone • April 2, 2024
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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
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    Men and women see gender pay and promotion gaps differently, survey says

    Despite overall progress for women in the corporate world, perception gaps still exist, indicating a disconnect in cultural communications.

    By Carolyn Crist • April 1, 2024
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    Women In Trucking recognizes drivers in salute

    The 13th annual event praised women CDL holders and reflected on members’ industry impact.

    By April 1, 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
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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
  • In an aerial view, the cargo ship Dali sits in the water after running into and collapsing the Francis Scott Key Bridge on March 26, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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    Baltimore truckers, dockworkers brace for Key Bridge collapse effects

    The downed bridge is marooning the Port of Baltimore and threatening the region's supply chain.

    By March 27, 2024
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    Port of Baltimore stops accepting export containers

    The state-owned Seagirt Marine Terminal will be closed Friday, according to an alert.

    By March 26, 2024
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    Valley Companies elevates finance, sales leaders

    The Wisconsin-based brokerage’s latest promotions come as the business continues to roll out new services.

    By March 25, 2024
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    ‘A true beacon’: JB Hunt’s next CEO inspires other women in trucking

    Shelley Simpson’s ascendance is a source of encouragement to those hoping to take on similarly influential roles in the male-dominated industry.

    By March 21, 2024
  • In an aerial view, A truck moves along a freeway on March 31, 2023, in Oakland, California.
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    Judge rules against CTA, OOIDA in AB5 case

    The end of the case delivers a blow to the trucking industry, but OOIDA said it’s considering an appeal.

    By March 18, 2024
  • A Swift Transportation tractor-trailer exits Interstate 180 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, on July 1, 2023.
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    Former Knight-Swift CEO to receive $5.5M severance package

    David Jackson agreed to non-competition, non-disclosure and non-disparagement clauses, the company said.

    By March 15, 2024
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    Yellow asks court to toss employee class-action suit

    The bankruptcy happened too quickly for the company to provide the required 60 days’ notice before layoffs, the company said in a filing.

    By March 15, 2024
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    National Waste & Recycling Association to extend fleet safety program

    NWRA and Together for Safer Roads are partnering to offer online training for companies with less than 100 trucks.

    By Megan Quinn • March 15, 2024
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    ‘Welcome news’: Parts and labor costs dip in Q4

    A reduction in pricing pressures and the influx of more new trucks are lowering carriers’ parts costs, according to TMC and Decisiv.

    By March 8, 2024
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    Freight rates could rebound this year: experts

    Carrier executives are beginning to show optimism for a rate recovery, which could spell rising costs for customers.

    By March 7, 2024
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    Carriers, individuals pledge $3.7M to Trucking Cares Foundation

    More than three dozen companies and individuals each pledged $100,000 to the American Trucking Associations nonprofit over the next decade.

    By March 7, 2024
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    RK Logistics buys On Time Trucking, expanding to East Coast

    The deal bolsters the 3PL’s ability to store lithium-ion batteries, a growing business segment for the firm.

    By March 1, 2024
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    Report: Employers don’t practice what they preach on skills-based hiring

    Fewer than 1 in 700 new hires benefited from businesses dropping degree requirements, Burning Glass Institute and Harvard Business School estimated.

    By Carolyn Crist • March 1, 2024