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These are the trucking companies that closed this year: Report  Fox Business

Despite having a great year in 2018, the trucking industry has been struggling this year, leading at least eight trucking companies -- many of them smaller ...


UPS invests in autonomous trucking company TuSimple  Supply Chain Dive

In a deal announced this week, UPS made an undisclosed minority investment in San Diego-based autonomous trucking company TuSimple, according to a ...


Top 50 trucking company rankings 2018  JOC.com

Strong domestic economic growth and the tightest trucking market on record translated into double-digit percentage gains for the top 50 US truckload and ...


Can the world do without trucking companies?  Augusta Free Press

When people think of trucks and trucking companies, they usually jump to the more negative aspects of trucks.


Valley trucking companies weigh in on deregulation  Sunbury Daily Item

SELINSGROVE — The owner of CCR&S Trans LLC supports the loosening of truck driving regulations that negatively affect her Selinsgrove-based business.


Founder of Addison trucking firm Daseke Inc. steps down as CEO, chairman  Dallas News

Don Daseke, the 80-year-old founder of a namesake trucking company that's grown into a $1 billion-a-year business, is stepping aside as the Addison firm's ...


Trucking companies recruiting women to fill driver shortage  Modern Bulk Transporter

Recent projections from American Trucking Association (ATA) indicate that the trucker shortage is expected to double over the next decade. Since more than ...


UPS invests in autonomous trucking company  Atlanta Journal Constitution

UPS is investing in an autonomous trucking company and testing self-driving tractor trailers.


UPS invests in autonomous trucking company TuSimple, tests self-driving tractor trailers  Green Car Congress

UPS' venture capital arm, UPS Ventures, has made a minority investment in autonomous driving company TuSimple (earlier post). Together, both companies ...


Trucking company sued over fatal I-90 crash  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

The family of a Rapid City man who was killed in an accident has filed suit against the trucking company whose driver caused the accident. Clarence Ogle died ...


Family-owned flatbed carrier is the latest trucking company to close  CDLLife

An Alabama carrier that describes itself as a family-first Christian business has closed its doors, according to reports.


Trucker recognized for traveling 9 million miles accident free  WALB

34 years and 9 million miles later... This trucker is being honored for traveling every mile... accident free!


Truckers can't pay off their fuel cards — and it's a 'sure sign' that more trucking bankruptcies are coming  Business Insider

Pilot Flying J told Business Insider that there's been some "weakness" in the credit market of their fuel card business.


On the road to Washington: Artesia trucking company delivers Christmas tree to the U.S. Capitol  Carlsbad Current-Argus

Oregon's Willamette National Forest offered up his year's Capitol Christmas tree and made a 3,000 mile cross-country road trip to Washington D.C. USA TODAY ...


Trucking 'bloodbath': A carrier's profit plunged from $2.5M to $1,000  Business Insider

While there are some signs of an impending turnaround, one large trucking company just announced a shocking plunge in profits.


Up Front: Trucking companies are looking for those who love to travel  Reading Eagle

With the rise of warehouses along the Interstate 78 corridor in Berks County's northern townships, transport is becoming even more vital for the region's ...


Healey investigating trucking company tied to fatal N.H. crash  The Boston Globe

Westfield Transport Inc., the West Springfield trucking company under widespread scrutiny, has been cited 74 times by federal regulators in the past two years ...


Motorcyclist's widow suing Mass. trucking company | Courts  The Union Leader

The New Hampshire widow of one of the seven motorcyclists killed in a grisly June crash is suing the Massachusetts trucking company that hired Volodymyr ...


FreightWaves Freight Intel Group: Trucking company failures likely to increase in 2019  FreightWaves

FreightWaves Freight Intel Group predicts an increase in trucking company failures in 2019. Read why they make that prediction in this article.


Superior Trucking Company Displays Semi Truck Pontoon  WDIO

Jeff Foster, the owner of Jeff Foster Trucking in Superior, will be displaying a semi truck pontoon this weekend in Bayfront.


Why the trucking 'bloodbath' is a signal for a recession  Business Insider

The inverted yield curve is a sinister sign of a recession. And truckers have for months been sounding the warning bells about an economic crash.


Don Daseke Steps Down as CEO of Daseke - Fleet Management  Heavy Duty Trucking

Don Daseke will retire from his roles as chief executive officer and chairman of the board of the flatbed company he founded, effective immediately.


Leasing company sues trucking firm for $37 million, alleging breach of contract  FreightWaves

Arkansas-based PKE Western Truck Leasing, Inc. filed a $37 million lawsuit against Rich Transport, LLC and its parent company, RoadRunner Transportation ...


Trucking company announces expansion, 57 new jobs  wnky.com

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – TAZ Trucking, Inc. announces an expansion after recently opening its new facility off Nashville Road. The company will invest $7.3 ...


Another California trucking company suddenly shuts down  CDLLife

A California carrier is reportedly shutting down for good, leaving dozens of truck drivers without jobs.


Trucking company reportedly shuts down following fatal motorcycle crash  CDLLife

A trucking company has reportedly closed its doors shortly after the Massachusetts Attorney General announced an investigation into the company in the wake ...


Correction: Family of Connecticut Woman Killed in Crash Settles With Trucking Company for $18.75M  Insurance Journal

In a previous story about a wrongful death settlement, The Associated Press misidentified the company that employed a truck driver involved in a fatal.


Truckers, family-owned trucking companies sought for proposed TV shows  Overdrive Magazine

The search is on for truckers and family-owned trucking companies to appear in two new proposed TV shows. Key creative personnel behind numerous cable ...


History Happenings: August 17, 2019  The Daily News of Newburyport

Henry Graf, Jr. was born on August 17, 1909. Graf served three years in the Navy during World War II, and was mayor of Newburyport from 1954-1959. In the ...


Despite generous compensation, shipping companies are having a hard time finding truck drivers  Reading Eagle

There's a battle going on for big rig drivers, and many companies are opening up their wallets to lure them in.


Trucking companies still under pressure to find drivers  DC Velocity

First-quarter turnover rate presents muddled picture of labor market for drivers as firms get creative with efforts to attract women to the industry.


Trucker Celadon Hires Former Swift Transportation CEO to Assist With Turnaround Efforts  Wall Street Journal

Freight transportation company Celadon Group Inc. is bringing on the former leader of trucking giant Swift Transportation Co. to help overhaul its truckload ...


Trucking company offering cash reward for info on missing big rig  CDLLife

A Missouri-based trucking company is asking the the trucking community to keep an eye out for a semi truck that went missing in South Carolina.


Truckers tell all about the companies that actually treat them right  CDLLife

A group of truckers recently came together in an online community to talk about the positive experiences that they've had with the companies they've worked for ...


Disgruntled former employee arrested after allegedly flashing gun at trucking company  KFOR Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY – A disgruntled former employee of a trucking company landed himself behind bars after allegedly flashing a gun at employees following a ...


Prime dispute: Trucking company sues Amazon over logo on tech giant’s shipping fleet  GeekWire

Amazon's Prime-branded trucks have drawn a legal challenge from a company with a familiar name. Prime Inc., a nearly 50-year-old trucking company based in ...


Trucking company's 'inflexible leave policy' application violated disability discrimination laws, EEOC says  HR Dive

One of the largest tank truck carriers in the United States violated federal law when it "applied its inflexible leave policy" to fire two employees with disabilities ...


U.K.’s Aspray Transport shutting doors after defaulting on £1.9 million debt  FreightWaves

Aspray Transport, a U.K.-based trucking company, is shutting down on August 16 after its measures to revive its business despite mounting debts failed to work.


Audit details the 7 seconds that might have prevented 7 deaths in N.H. motorcycle crash  USA TODAY

New released details show the dysfunction in the Massachusetts motor vehicle registry department before the June crash that killed seven.


Local News I-70 crash survivor sues semi-truck driver, trucking company Ryan Osborne 4:49  The Denver Channel

DENVER – One of the survivors of the April semi-truck crash on Interstate 70 in Lakewood has sued the driver of the truck and the company that employed him.


As summer winds down, Giltner looks forward to uptick of trucking market  The Produce News

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Georgia politician’s trucking business seeks bankruptcy protection  Atlanta Journal Constitution

One of the nation's biggest car haulers, led by a former candidate for Georgia lieutenant governor, filed for bankruptcy court protection late Tuesday, citing auto ...


Trucking company offers jobs to those recently unemployed  WTMJ-TV

Trucking company LME has abruptly closed its doors leaving some in northeast Wisconsin without a job. The company said its closing due to unforeseen ...


Semi-truck driver arrested in fatal hit-and-run after trucking company turns him in  KFOR Oklahoma City

SEMINOLE CO., Okla. - A semi-truck driver was arrested in a deadly hit and run crash that killed an Oklahoma father of two and sent his wife to the hospital in ...


Fire At Trucking Company Destroys Several Vehicles In Irving  CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

IRVING (CBSDFW.COM) – Fire investigators in Irving are working to find out what caused a fire that destroyed several vehicles Tuesday morning. Fire crews ...


Kottke Trucking Acquires Wayne T. Fellows Inc.  Transport Topics Online

Kottke Trucking Inc. has acquired Wayne T. Fellows Inc., a trucking company focused on refrigerated less-than-truckload and truckload shipping based out of ...


Lawsuit stemming from NH motorcycle crash filed against trucking company  Turn to 10

A second lawsuit has been filed stemming from the crash that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire. Attorney Chuck Douglas told WMUR-TV that he filed ...


Could trucking company be on the line for nearly 100 blown tires on I-77?  WKYC.com

CLEVELAND — Trucks were still coming and going Wednesday at NAT Services along Grant Avenue in Cleveland. The company employed Paul Podgurski, Jr., ...


Rauch Trucking Company indicted on illegal dumping charge  WHIO

Rauch Trucking Co. Inc., founded by prominent Dayton businessman Steve Rauch, has been charged by a Montgomery County grand jury, court records show.


County approves rezoning for trucking firm | Corunna  Argus Press

CORUNNA — A rezoning allowing a trucking company to build a cold storage/loading facility at the corner of M-52 and Tyrell Road in Bennington Township has ...


Local trucking company moves from Bloomington to Morton  week.com

(WEEK) - A local trucking company relocated from Bloomington to Morton and celebrated the move today. Manito Transit has now opened their Morton.


Truck Parking Near Me opens 2 overnight, monthly locations in Chicago area  The Trucker

CHICAGO — Truck Parking Near Me has opened overnight and monthly truck parking for commercial trucks in Gary, Indiana, and Bellwood, Illinois.


Fire Breaks Out At Trucking Company Facility In West Babylon  West Islip, NY Patch

Fire Breaks Out At Trucking Company Facility - West Islip, NY - No injuries were reported during the blaze on Tuesday. Check out additional photos from the ...


Court activity on Aug. 15: ENGS Commercial Finance Company vs Cyber Land Trucking LLC  Southeast Texas Record

The Harris County Civil Court reported the following activity in the suit brought by ENGS Commercial Finance Company against Cyber Land Trucking LLC and ...


Why the $800 billion trucking industry is in a 'bloodbath' in 2019  Business Insider

Many of the trucking industry's struggles of late can be traced back to the highly cyclical nature of the business.


GP Transco Becomes an Inc. 5000 Company for the Fourth Time  PRNewswire

DARIEN, Ill., Aug. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- GP Transco, one of the fastest-growing trucking and logistics companies in the United States, earned a position on...


Wheeler Financial from Pitney Bowes Helps Covenant Trucking Company Inc. Secure Funding to Capitalize on Growing North Carolina Economy  Yahoo Finance

Pitney Bowes (PBI), a global technology company that provides commerce solutions in the areas of ecommerce, shipping, mailing, finance and data, today ...


Legislation would increase minimum insurance coverage required for trucking companies  FOX 31 Denver

LAKEWOOD, Colo. -- Even if the law eventually holds semi-truck driver Rogel Aguilera-Mederos criminally responsible for the Interstate 70 truck crash that killed ...


State workforce agency: trucking company did not give proper warning before shutting down  Local 5 - weareiowa.com

DES MOINES – Leaders at Iowa Workforce Development are giving guidance to former employees of LME trucking, a company that left many Iowans without a ...


Stella Environmental buys Dallas company, fueled by private equity  Waste Dive

Stella Environmental Holdings, a Houston-based portfolio company of Hidden Harbor Capital Partners, recently acquired Dallas-based Jack Herod Trucking for ...


Kottke Trucking Acquires Florida-Based Wayne T. Fellows  Heavy Duty Trucking

Kottke Trucking, provider of refrigerated, dry freight and dedicated services, has acquired Davenport, Florida-based Wayne T. Fellows, a trucking company that ...


Deadly I-75 crash shines spotlight on Florida’s big semi-truck problem  WFLA

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A fatal crash involving a dump truck shut down all southbound lanes of traffic on I-75 in Hillsborough County for more than four hours on ...


Trucking company suspends driver as police await formal ID of crash victim  Glens Falls Post-Star

The tractor-trailer driver blamed for Wednesday's fatal crash on the Northway has been suspended by his employer as State Police continue to investigate ...


Self-driving truck startup Starsky launches Hutch, its API and nerve center  TechCrunch

Starsky Robotics has been building its self-driving — and human-driven — truck business for three years now. And it's finally ready to show off its first product.


Trucking industry sees uptick in fuel card delinquencies.  Go By Truck News

According to analyst Jason Seidl, the uptick in fuel card delinquencies is a clear sign that more trucking company bankruptcies are still to come this year.


I-74 project dumping tons of business on local trucking companies  Quad City Times

If you've traveled during the day along River Drive from the Interstate 74 Bridge in Moline to The Bend in East Moline the past two years, you've likely seen your.


Kottke Trucking Purchases Wayne T. Fellows, Inc.  KDUZ/KARP Radio

August 1, 2019 – Buffalo Lake, MN – Kottke Trucking, Inc. has acquired Wayne T. Fellows, Inc. a trucking company focused on refrigerated less-than-truckload ...


KLLM donates football equipment trucks to Southern Miss and Ole Miss  WLBT

Both Southern Miss and Ole Miss will be hauling their football equipment in style thanks to a local trucking company. KLLM unveiled two 18-wheelers wrapped ...


Trucker testifies in Columbia County jury trial he called other driver's company before May 2018 crash  WiscNews

A jury trial for an Indianapolis man charged with drugged driving began Monday with testimony from a semitrailer driver who called another driver's company ...


U.S. lawmaker wants to break barriers to women truckers  FreightWaves

Bill being drafted by Kansas Senator Jerry Moran would create a Women in Trucking Advisory Board within FMCSA.


Trucking Fleets Need Introspection And Technology To Stay Ahead In The Market  Yahoo Finance

Over the last year, there has been a visible increase in the number of trucking fleets shutting down, owing in part to the sliding spot market prices and a general ...


Top 25 Supply Chains of 2019  IndustryWeek

Before we get too far into a discussion of the world's top supply chains, we should acknowledge that any such ranking is subject to challenge, depending on ...


It Starts: First Truck Maker Cuts Production  WOLF STREET

After orders by trucking companies for Class-8 trucks – the heavy trucks that haul trailers across the country – collapsed by 81% in July compared to July last ...


Truck Driver Honored For Driving An Unbelievable Number Of Safe Miles  CDLLife

A truck driver with a staggering number of safe miles under his belt has been reportedly been recognized by his company for his achievement.


FMCSA will change HOS laws that truck drivers hate  Business Insider

Dozens of truck drivers have told Business Insider that an electronic-logging-device mandate to enforce hours-of-*service* rules had damaged their ability to make ...


Slowing freight market hurts U.S. Xpress; shares of Chattanooga's biggest trucking company drop 4.9%  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Shares of Chattanooga's biggest trucking company dropped by 4.9% Friday after the company hauled in less less money this spring than a year ago due to a ...


Car Hauler Jack Cooper Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy  Heavy Duty Trucking

Car Hauler Jack Cooper Ventures has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy citing difficulty competing with its mostly non-unionized competition.


ATA secures significant victory in ongoing tariffs dispute  American Journal of Transportation

The American Trucking Associations said the trucking industry is pleased that tariffs on Chinese-made, 53-foot domestic intermodal containers would not go into ...


TAZ Trucking Investing $7.3M In Kentucky Expansion  Business Facilities Magazine

TAZ Trucking Inc. will grow in Bowling Green, KY with a $7.3 million investment expected to create as many as 57 new jobs. The company plans to add up to 30 ...


DOWN UNDER TRUCKING: police criticize two truckers killed in double head-on crash  FreightWaves

In Australia this last week: police criticized two truckers who died in very adverse visibility conditions; a serial trucking offender was hit with a big fine plus legal ...


FTR’s June Trucking Conditions Index up slightly but still negative  The Trucker

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR's revised Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) showed a significant improvement in June but remained in slightly negative territory at a ...


Man arrested in I-70 stabbing charged with attempted murder  WHIO

On arrival, deputies found two male passengers in the semi, one suffering from “apparent stab wounds.” This passenger was taken to Reid Health, and later to ...


Celadon hires consultant to lead turnaround efforts  Indianapolis Business Journal

Indianapolis-based trucking company Celadon Group Inc., which is working to recover from a host of accounting and financial issues, is bringing aboard Swift ...


$48K in overdue tolls recovered in lawsuits against trucking companies  lehighvalleylive.com

The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission announced the initial results of lawsuits targeting 20 trucking firms.


Y Combinator-backed Trella brings transparency to Egypt’s trucking and shipping industry  TechCrunch

Y Combinator has become one of the key ways that startups from emerging markets get the attention of American investors. And arguably no clutch of ...


Board advances rezoning proposal for trucker | Corunna  Argus Press

CORUNNA — A handful of Bennington Township residents made another pitch Wednesday urging Shiawassee County commissioners to deny a rezoning ...


California Court Delivers Trucking Company a Meal/Rest Break Win and Limits the Application of the ABC Test  JD Supra

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California recently ruled in an employment class action regarding misclassification of trucking industry ...


Senate investigators find no evidence China hacked Clinton server  KTVZ

(CNN) - A long-running Republican-led investigation into the handling of classified information on Hillary Clinton's private email server did not find any evidence ...


RMV worker saw alert on Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, but took no action  The Boston Globe

The employee spent seven seconds in Zhukovskyy's driving record and closed out of the file without making changes — missing a chance to strip him of his ...


Legacy Trucking Center offering 12-14 new jobs  The Courier-Express

BROOKVILLE — A new dealership and trucking center will be opening in Brookville by late September or early October and is bringing 12-14 *service* technician ...


Truckers express road rage over California bill  KCRA Sacramento

Thousands of people who drive trucks and cars for a living could face some new rules for the road. Assembly Bill 5 would reclassify some independent ...


Axios Autonomous Vehicles - August 16, 2019  Axios

Expert analysis of autonomous technology, and its impact on cities, policy and the economy, by Joann Muller.


Is trucking facing a recession in 2019 or 2020?  Fleet Owner

Yield Curve says recession but the Coyote Curve says trucking doesn't face the same factors as the national economy. Is freight cycle favorable or not?


Detroit's resurgence continues  Produce Blue Book

For wholesalers on the market and growers in the southeast, Detroit is an ever-expanding hub of vibrant growth fueling the demand for *fresh* commodities.


2019 National Truck Driving Championships Finalists Announced  PRNewswire

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning, American Trucking Associations and ATA's Safety Management Council announced finalists in nine ...


Peterbilt Opens Fifth Technician Training Campus - Maintenance  Heavy Duty Trucking

Peterbilt has opened the company s fifth Peterbilt Technician Institute campus in Rancho Cucamonga, California.


Who will benefit from Florida’s new toll roads? Take a look at who’s consulting on where they  Tampa Bay Times

When state lawmakers earlier this year approved the largest expansion of Florida's toll roads in decades, they were sold on the premise that the new roads had ...


Trucker’s dash-cam video gets driver fired  FreightWaves

Larry Ash, a trucker for over 25 years, grabbed his CB radio after another semi veered into an oncoming lane – across two solid lines – on a blind corner to pass ...


Trucking capacity bleed-off is now supportive of rates  FreightWaves

Trucking carriers continue to exit the market, citing a variety of reasons including the regulatory environment, low rates, inflated wages and high insurance costs.


Trucking Companies Plan to Invest in Rented Government Properties  St. John Source

Both Dadlie's Trucking *Service* Inc. and Fabien Trucking LLC have requested long-term lease agreements for government property in Sub Base, and each ...


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