Old Dominion Boosting Rates 4.9%
Updated: 11/8/2010 4:30:00 PM Old Dominion Freight Line said Monday it will boost its less-than-truckload rates by about 4.9%, beginningRead more.
Tax Break in small business law
Dear Friends of Our Firm, The Small Business Jobs and Act of 2010, signed by President Obama on Sept. 27,Read more.
Going Green: For Schneider National, Fuel Efficiency’s Old Hat
Schneider says its efforts over the years have led to fuel savings of almost 49 million gallons a year. ByRead more.
Trailer Report: Lightweight Flatbeds Allow Heavy Payloads, Help Fleet Grow
An HWC rig can carry up to 54,000 pounds of building supplies, thanks to the 8,000-pound tare weight of FontaineRead more.
Bad Fleet Fuel Auditing
By Glen Sokolis, Sokolis Group Your company has worked hard to get the right fleet fuel program in place. YouRead more.
FMCSA Places Two Commercial Bus Companies Out-of-Service for Violating Federal Safety Regulations
U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Public Affairs 1200 New Jersey Ave., S.E. Washington, DC 20590www.dot.gov/affairs/index.html FMCSA 17-10 Friday, NovemberRead more.
Going Green: Crescent Crown Tests Hybrids, Other Sustainable Technologies
Crescent Crown’s fuel savings with diesel-electric hybrids are even better than projected, once they got them broken in, on theRead more.
FMCSA Orders JBS Carriers to Install Electronic On-Board Recorders on its Entire Fleet of Commercial Trucks for Violating Hours-of-Service and
U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Public Affairs 1200 New Jersey Ave., S.E. Washington, DC 20590www.dot.gov/affairs/index.html FMCSA 15-10 Thursday, NovemberRead more.
Test Drive: Mack’s mDrive Programmed for Bulldog Shifting
By Tom Berg, Senior Editor Knowing that Mack and Volvo are sister companies, it would be easy to dismiss Mack’sRead more.
ABF Challenges YRC/Teamsters Deal
ABF Freight System filed legal actions against the Teamsters and several YRC Worldwide subsidiaries for violation of the National MasterRead more.
Aftermarket Truck Equipment Counts in Gathering Groundbreaking Tornado Data
Stormchaser Tim Samaras will be at this week’s SEMA show. Viewers of the Discovery Channel’s “Stormchasers” program may not giveRead more.
Leading Indicators Rise for Third Month
Updated: 10/21/2010 10:10:00 AM An index of leading economic indicators rose 0.3% in September, the third consecutive increase, the NewRead more.
J.B. Hunt’s Thompson Stepping Down from President/CEO Role
Kirk Thompson J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Lowell, Ark., announced that Kirk Thompson plans to step down from his role asRead more.
Rush Enterprises’ 2Q Profit Improves on Higher Truck Sales
Updated: 10/21/2010 10:15:00 AM Truck dealership Rush Enterprises said its third-quarter profit improved as sales rose. The company reported netRead more.
Quebec’s Robert Transport Orders 180 Peterbilt LNG Trucks Powered by Westport HD Systems
Robert Transport of Boucherville Que. has placed the largest order ever for trucks powered by Westport HD natural gas engines.Read more.