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    ‘A totally different world’: Autonomous trucks prepare to go driverless in Texas

    Trucking Dive rode in a heavy-duty AV and toured Aurora and Kodiak sites to experience the developing technology firsthand.

    By June 11, 2024
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    Canadian border agents set Friday strike deadline

    The union has renewed its threats to take job action if no deal is reached this week.

    By June 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
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    Drivers with some experience make pay gains

    The prevalence of a 50-to-55 cent per mile pay range rose for those with one and three years of experience.

    By June 10, 2024
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    Canada border agent strike averted, for now

    The union representing border agents called off job action until further notice as mediated talks will continue until Wednesday.

    By June 7, 2024
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    Employers should include workers in AI plans, DOL says

    The agency outlined a list of eight “AI Principles for Developers and Employers,” following up on a 2023 directive from the White House.

    By Ryan Golden • June 5, 2024
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    Canada border disruption? How a possible strike would impact transportation

    If a strike happens, shippers can expect lengthy delays moving freight on trucks between the U.S. and Canada.

    By Updated June 7, 2024
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    Execs from Cummins and J&M Tank Lines join ATRI board

    Cummins’ Brett Merritt and J&M Tank Lines’ Harold Sumerford Jr. were appointed by Board Chairman Derek Leathers, Werner’s CEO.

    By June 4, 2024
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    Ineffective leadership poses biggest people risk to organizations today, HR pros say

    Inadequate succession planning and poor use of worker skills are among concerns worsened by poor management, according to a report from Mercer and Marsh.

    By Carolyn Crist • June 3, 2024
  • American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear addresses attendees of the 2023 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition on Monday.
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    ATA extends CEO’s contract through 2029

    The trucking industry group’s board voted to add another three years to Chris Spear’s term as president.

    By May 31, 2024
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    Bison Transport CEO retires, interim replacement promoted

    Rob Penner spent 35 years with the Canada-based carrier.

    By May 30, 2024
  • A truck travels along Interstate 80 on March 29, 2024 in Berkeley, California, in heavy traffic.
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    California State Assembly advances revived AV safety operator bill

    The proposal repeats a nearly identical version that Gov. Gavin Newsom rejected last September.

    By May 29, 2024
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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
  • A Swift Transportation tractor-trailer drives down a road next to the company's Lancaster, Texas, terminal.
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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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    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
  • A Swift Transportation tractor-trailer exits Interstate 180 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, on July 1, 2023.
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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
  • XPO COO Dave Bates speaks at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the carrier's new terminal in Landover, Maryland.
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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
  • Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg speaks at an April 5 news conference near the site of the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse in Baltimore.
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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