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July sees slight slide in truck sales from June
July sees slight slide in truck sales from June

Class 8 truck sales in the United States in July decreased slightly from June but were considerably above July 2017, according to information released by WardsAuto. Wards reported sales of..

Drainage work to make for long delays on Highway 277 through S.C.
Drainage work to make for long delays on Highway 277 through S.C.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Truckers and other travelers may want to avoid parts of Highway 277 going through Columbia, South Carolina because there will be delays while crews work on a..

Kenworth names finalists for top military rookie
Kenworth names finalists for top military rookie

KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has teamed with the FASTPORT Trucking Track Mentoring Program and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring our Heroes Program to find America’s top rookie military..

Analysis: Mississippi road money session waits on lieutenant governor
Analysis: Mississippi road money session waits on lieutenant governor

JACKSON, Miss. — A special session to seek more money for Mississippi's roads and bridges could be drawing near. But nothing is likely to happen without Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves'..

DAT Freight Index: July Spot Truckload Volume And Rates Return To Earth
DAT Freight Index: July Spot Truckload Volume And Rates Return To Earth

PORTLAND, Ore. — Spot market freight availability dropped sharply in July, returning to typical seasonal levels after an all-time peak in June, according to DAT Solutions, which operates North America’s..

Major retail container ports setting record highs
Major retail container ports setting record highs

WASHINGTON — With retail sales rising and retailers rushing to bring merchandise into the country ahead of proposed new tariffs on products from China, imports at the nation’s major retail..

Tennessee’s Builders Transportation Co. joins Daseke Inc.
Tennessee’s Builders Transportation Co. joins Daseke Inc.

ADDISON, Texas — Daseke Inc., the largest flatbed, specialized transportation and logistics solutions company in North America, is being joined by Builders Transportation Co., a Memphis, Tennessee-based carrier of steel,..

Diesel prices down 3 tenths of a penny to $3.223; Venezuelan unrest could cause higher oil, diesel prices
Diesel prices down 3 tenths of a penny to $3.223; Venezuelan unrest could cause higher oil, diesel prices

Despite explosions and civil unrest in oil exporter Venezuela this weekend — leading some analysts to predict that oil (and consequently diesel) prices will soon zoom back up — on-highway..

U.S. Senate passes more than $154B in spending for transportation
U.S. Senate passes more than $154B in spending for transportation

The U.S. Senate August 1 approved more than $154 billion for fiscal year 2019 transportation spending, including $667 million for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and $956 million for..

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