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CRST names Kimberly Maes…

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by THE TRUCKER NEWS SERVICES Photo: CRST CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — CRST International Inc., one of the largest privately-held transportation companies..

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February figures show Class…

An FTR official said the Class 8 market remains “red-hot” and that the capacity crunch is transforming into a capacity crisis and many fleets of..

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February Class 8 U.S.…

With sales of 4,403 year-to-date compared with 2,599 for the same period last year, International sales are up 69.4 percent this year. Pictured is the..

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Trucks most utilized mode…

Trucks accounted for $720.8 billion of the $1.1 trillion in freight with Canada and Mexico, BTS reported. (The Trucker file photo) All five of the..

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After 6 weeks of…

By the time oil has gone through the refining process to get to diesel and by the time diesel gets to distribution centers and the..

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Diesel prices surge

On-highway diesel prices spiked this week after a brief hiccup last week in their upward trajectory.    As so often happens, oil prices were falling..

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W. Star offers rebate…

Recently, Western Star collaborated with WTFC to create a promotional wrap on a 5700XE model featuring the organization’s name and pictures of its members.  ..

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Bendix milestone

Bendix spokesman says air dryer has "legacy of reliability."     ELYRIA, Ohio — A funny thing happens when some people lay eyes on the..

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Automatic fuel savings

The system closes the TrailerTail when the truck goes in reverse or stops. LONGVIEW, Texas — STEMCO Products Inc. has announced a new aerodynamic product,..

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Average on-highway diesel price…

Every region in the country showed an increase for the week ending April 23. WASHINGTON — In a trend that’s not likely to end soon,..

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Volvo Trucks celebrates 35…

2018 marks the 35th anniversary of Volvo’s 1983 introduction of the Integral Sleeper, the first North American truck model to offer a modern, streamlined design..

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ATA Truck Tonnage Index…

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 1.1 percent in March after easing downward by 0.8..

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Maryland governor calls for…

ANNAPOLIS, Md.  — Gov. Larry Hogan directed state transportation officials on Friday to seek a new contract for a multimillion highway expansion after a news..

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J.J. Keller achieves ISO…

NEENAH, Wis. — J. J. Keller & Associates has achieved ISO 27001:2013 certification, the international standard that outlines best practices for an information security management..

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Pilot Flying J opening…

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Flying J is expanding its network in West Texas with the opening of three new travel centers this spring to serve..

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Old Dominion names Freeman…

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. April 30 announced it has appointed Kevin M. "Marty" Freeman, currently the company's senior vice..

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Diesel prices on the…

  On-highway diesel prices are edging up, posting Monday at $3.157 for the national average compared with $3.133 for the week of April 23, a..

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Preliminary truck orders fall…

    Both major commercial vehicle data collection agencies — ACT Research and FTR — say that preliminary orders for Class 8 trucks in North..

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Unemployment rate drops to…

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers stepped up hiring modestly in April, and the unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent, evidence of the economy’s resilience amid the..

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House small business panel…

WASHINGTON — In the run-up to the annual Infrastructure Week nationwide advocacy event, the House Committee on Small Business held a hearing on April 25..

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Diesel prices continue upward…

The price of diesel rose for the seventh consecutive week On-highway diesel prices rose again in the past week, with the national average standing at..

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Retail imports expected to…

    WASHINGTON — Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to grow steadily throughout the summer despite the prospect of heavy..

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U.S. Xpress to offer…

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — U.S. Xpress Enterprises said Monday it had begun the process of pursuing an Initial public offering of its Class A common stock..

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More than 40 Covenant…

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — By the end of April, 44 teams triggered Covenant’s new $40,000 Teaming Bonus program by eclipsing 60,000 paid miles together and collecting..

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Spot TL freight strongest…

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Spot truckload freight volume had the strongest April on record despite slipping 6.8 percent lower compared to March, a common..

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FTR's Trucking Conditions Index…

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index for March dropped from the previous month of 15.41 to a reading of 10.30, FTR said. This is,..

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Smokey Point Distributing initiates…

  ARLINGTON, Wash. — Smokey Point Distributing (SPD) has announced an over-the-road salary pay program for its over-the-road flatbed drivers. Effective June 1, the carrier..

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Class 8 truck sales…

Class 8 truck sales in the United States dropped 2.2 percent from March to April, but remain very, very strong for the year, according to..

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ATA tonnage index increases…

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.2 percent in April after easing 1 percent in..

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