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  • Today's Pickup: Transport sector outperforming stock market

    Today's Pickup: Transport sector outperforming stock market

    The floor of the NYSE in 1963. (Photo: Thomas J. O'Halloran / Library of Congress) Good day,After a slow start in 2018, transport sector valuations have picked up and are now outperforming the...

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  • Knapheide Unveils Two Aluminum Truck Bodies

    Knapheide Unveils Two Aluminum Truck Bodies

    Knapheide Manufacturing has introduced a new aluminum service body and aluminum platform body at the 2018 Work Truck Show.Knapheide has committed to increasing its portfolio of aluminum truck...

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  • Fuso eCanter Hits Road in Great Britain Fleets

    Fuso eCanter Hits Road in Great Britain Fleets

    Daimler Trucks handed over the first all-electric Fuso eCanter trucks to customers in Great Britain. This now brings the electric light-duty truck to a further major market following the market...

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  • It’s happened: Uber autonomous vehicle kills Arizona pedestrian

    It’s happened: Uber autonomous vehicle kills Arizona pedestrian

    An Uber self-driving Volvo XC-90 in San Francisco. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Autonomous vehicles are already much safer than human drivers A woman in Tempe, Arizona, has died after being struck...

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  • New freight service begins along New Silk Road

    New freight service begins along New Silk Road

    Freight has moved along the New Silk Road as TMA Logistics has invested in the project. (Photo: Shutterstock) Amsterdam-based TMA Logistics has officially unveiled its investment in the New Silk...

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  • Indicators: Driver turnover rate eased in fourth quarter

    Indicators: Driver turnover rate eased in fourth quarter

    CCJ‘s Indicators rounds up the latest reports on trucking business indicators on rates, freight, equipment, the economy and more. The driver turnover rate at truckload carriers fell in the final...

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  • EKA Solutions develops connected TMS for brokers, carriers, shippers

    EKA Solutions develops connected TMS for brokers, carriers, shippers

    EKA Solutions announced EKA Omni-TMS, a transportation management software-as-a-service platform that delivers visibility across the transportation chain with real-time tracking, connectivity and...

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  • Uber Suspends Self-Driving Tests After Vehicle Kills Pedestrian

    Uber Suspends Self-Driving Tests After Vehicle Kills Pedestrian

    Uber has shelved its self-driving vehicle program after one of its test vehicles struck and killed a female pedestrian in Tempe, Ariz. The accident marks the first known death of a pedestrian hit...

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  • Turnover Rate Declines but Driver Shortage Still a Concern

    Turnover Rate Declines but Driver Shortage Still a Concern

    The driver turnover rate for truckload carriers fell in the final three months of 2017, but the rate remained higher than it was for the previous year, according to American Trucking Associations...

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  • Service Accused of Coercing Fleets into Paying Fake Fees Agrees to Settle

    Service Accused of Coercing Fleets into Paying Fake Fees Agrees to Settle

    The operators of an online registration service for motor carriers has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission over charges that they impersonated and falsely claimed affiliation with...

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  • Knight-Swift acquires 400-truck Abilene Motor Express

    Knight-Swift acquires 400-truck Abilene Motor Express

    (Photo by Jim Allen/365trucking.com) Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings, the truckload giant formed via the merger of Knight Transportation and Swift Transportation last year, has acquired the...

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  • Aspen’s removable gooseneck lowboy

    Aspen’s removable gooseneck lowboy

    Aspen’s M5500-8 55-ton hydraulic removable gooseneck lowboy trailer comes standard with 26 feet of flush deck, swing-out outriggers, protected air lines, a wide gooseneck support arm and a rear...

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  • Railroads are struggling, and shippers--as well as Washington--want to know why

    Railroads are struggling, and shippers--as well as Washington--want to know why

    Source: ShutterStock The chief executives of the nation's railroads have all received letters from the acting chair and the vice chair of the Surface Transportation Board, requesting information...

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  • After years of removing time from the supply chain, more is now needed

    After years of removing time from the supply chain, more is now needed

    Supply chain participants spent years taking time out of the process to offer faster, more streamlined services, but with ELDs and e-commerce, that lack of flexibility is now constraining...

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  • Nissan Expands Full-Size Van Production

    Nissan Expands Full-Size Van Production

    Nissan North America has expanded production of its NV cargo and passenger vans by adding a second shift to its Canton, Ohio, assembly plant, where Nissan recently celebrated production of 4...

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  • Keeping Trucks Repaired is Good for the Bottom Line

    Keeping Trucks Repaired is Good for the Bottom Line

    Trucks live hard lives. Dents and dings simply go along with the job. But while the temptation to overlook damaged vehicles can be overwhelming during peak business times or when money is tight,...

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  • Knight Transportation Buys Abilene Motor Express

    Knight Transportation Buys Abilene Motor Express

    Knight Transportation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Knight-Swift Holdings, has acquired all of the assets of Abilene Motor Express and related entities, according to a Securities and Exchange...

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  • Weather update: rough forecast for parts of Alabama, Tennessee, other areas

    Weather update: rough forecast for parts of Alabama, Tennessee, other areas

    At 7:45 p.m. Eastern time, here is what we know about the line of severe weather and possible tornadoes moving through the southeast:There is a tornado watch issued by the Storm Prediction Center...

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  • Weather Company Aims to Give Truckers Full Forecast

    Weather Company Aims to Give Truckers Full Forecast

    In the past, the trucking industry has relied on weather information that is vague and one-dimensional. That is changing. The Weather Company wants to provide truck drivers with a more detailed...

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  • To reduce costs, carriers and shippers must maximize the 660-minute driver day, says Crete Carrier CEO

    To reduce costs, carriers and shippers must maximize the 660-minute driver day, says Crete Carrier CEO

    Crete Carrier had a 400% increase in load turndowns in February and that is just one of the metrics that indicates the current conditions of the freight market. Tonn Ostergard also noted the...

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