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  • 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
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    The Transport Dive Outlook on 2022

    How are the biggest U.S. fleets planning to handle the hot market? What's in store for M&A? What trends should executives be tracking this year? Experts weigh in on what 2022 holds for the trucking industry.

    By Trucking Dive staff
  • American Central Transport President and COO Phil Wilt, Prime Inc. Director of Operations Jim Guthrie and CarriersEdge President Mark Murrell discuss driver retention in an ATA MCE 2023 session.
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    Filling the Driver's Seat

    Competitive pay, benefits aren’t enough to retain drivers: ATA panel

    The trucking fleets most successful with retention answer drivers’ questions and act on their concerns, Best Fleets to Drive For co-creator Mark Murrell says.

    By Oct. 19, 2023
  • American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear addresses attendees of the 2023 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition on Monday.
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    ATA president slams Teamsters, CARB, ‘jackpot justice’

    In remarks at MCE 2023, CEO Chris Spear called out adversaries who he said threaten trucking's ability to grow and support U.S. economic security.

    By Updated Oct. 18, 2023
  • Elmer Buchta Trucking driver Chris Beckett in a tractor-trailer looking out the driver's side window.
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    Indiana carrier CEO aims for expansion, diversification despite bankruptcy woes

    Elmer Buchta Trucking remains committed to keeping its doors open and adding drivers, the company says.

    By Oct. 17, 2023
  • American Trucking Associations Chief Economics Bob Costello shares his economic outlook at the 2023 Management Conference & Exhibition in Austin.
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    Trucking driver shortage falls significantly to 60K, ATA reports

    The shortage shrank from about 78,000 last year and a record of more than 80,000 two years ago, Chief Economist Bob Costello said.

    By Oct. 16, 2023
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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
  • Flatbed driver Marcus Yarborough smiles while holding his 1-year-old granddaughter, Kyari, in a picture with his red truck.
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    Filling the Driver's Seat

    Arkansas-based trucking school partners with HBCU to recruit diverse drivers

    WorldLink Truck Driving Academy and Arkansas Baptist College's Adult Education Program are helping students enter the industry.

    By Oct. 11, 2023
  • UAW President Shawn Fain speaks at a rally in a Chicago union hall.
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    United Auto Workers strike at Mack Trucks

    Nearly 4,000 workers walked out of workplaces after the union rejected a tentative agreement by 73%.

    By Oct. 9, 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 Freightliner truck front and word art adorn walls at Trimac's headquarters.
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    Trimac debuts smaller Calgary headquarters for hybrid workforce

    License plate, logo and truck front walls adorn the 15,000-square-foot office space, designed by architectural firm Kasian.

    By Oct. 9, 2023
  • Trucks parked in a lot in Texas.
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    Photo illustration by David Taube/Trucking Dive; photograph by THEPALMER via Getty Images
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    Trucking CEOs saw drastic compensation shifts in 2022

    A Trucking Dive analysis shows broad discrepancies in executive pay last year, with some leaders’ earnings rising greatly while others’ dropped.

    By Oct. 6, 2023
  • A female driver holds the wheel of a truck wearing high visibility clothing.
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    ATRI to research challenges faced by women drivers

    The American Transportation Research Institute wants to identify strategies to reduce and dismantle industry barriers faced by women.

    By Oct. 4, 2023
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    Provided by FTS Logistics 

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    FST Logistics acquires Hyway Trucking

    The purchase is a first for the Ohio-based 3PL services provider, which will double its fleet size.

    By Oct. 3, 2023
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    Truck driver discrimination case among EEOC waste management suits

    Several GFL locations in Georgia allegedly refused to hire women drivers, and a Waste Pro facility in Florida was accused of not properly responding to racist incidents.

    By Megan Quinn • Oct. 3, 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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    FMCSA will award $44M to improve CDL processes

    The money is intended to expedite issuance and renewals as well as ensure states electronically share disqualification information.

    By Sept. 28, 2023
  • Dexterity AI's robot, DexR, loads boxes inside a trailer.
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    FedEx testing AI-powered, trailer-loading robots

    The collaboration with Dexterity AI aims to help the delivery giant more efficiently load the wide variety of shipments it handles.

    By Sept. 27, 2023
  • A Ryder truck on I-95 in Virginia.
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    Ryder workers at GM facility vote against joining United Auto Workers

    A unionization effort failed to gather majority support of a Missouri facility’s 25 workers amid strikes at automakers.

    By Sept. 27, 2023
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    Retrieved from GAO.
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    68 mph max? FMCSA floats, then rescinds long-awaited truck speed limit

    The regulator plans to submit a new speed limiter proposal in December.

    By Sept. 26, 2023
  • A collage shows a notebook with the words "Equal Employment Opportunity Commission" next to a judge's gavel.
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    EEOC: Trucking companies allowed harassment of mechanics over sexuality

    After the mechanics reported the incident, the shop manager allegedly threatened to fire anyone who complained to HR, EEOC said.

    By Ginger Christ • Sept. 26, 2023
  • California Gov. Gavin Newsom talks during a news conference in October 2022.
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    California governor vetoes bill proposing driverless truck restrictions

    Legislators overwhelmingly supported the bill earlier this year. But overriding a governor’s veto is rare in California.

    By Sept. 25, 2023
  • An Uber Freight-branded trailer is hooked to a Waabi autonomous truck.
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    Waabi, Uber Freight launch Dallas-to-Houston AV trucking pilot route

    The two companies plan to deploy billions of autonomous miles in the next decade.

    By Sept. 25, 2023
  • A UPS worker makes a delivery in Miami, Florida, in June 2023.
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    Coyote Logistics promotes CFO to CEO

    Sandeep Pisipati takes the reins from Jonathan Sisler, who is leaving to pursue other opportunities, according to the company.

    By Sept. 21, 2023
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    Wisconsin brokerage scoops up Yellow Logistics leaders

    Valley Companies hired a pair of Yellow brokerage veterans to expand its expedited and project management offerings. 

    By Sept. 20, 2023