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More than 40 Covenant driving teams collect $88,000 in bonuses
More than 40 Covenant driving teams collect $88,000 in bonuses

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 $2,000 per team. Collectively, April’s..

U.S. Xpress to offer stock for public sale
U.S. Xpress to offer stock for public sale

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 by submitting a registration statement..

Retail imports expected to see steady growth during summer
Retail imports expected to see steady growth during summer

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

Diesel prices continue upward trajectory nationwide
Diesel prices continue upward trajectory nationwide

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 $3.171, up $0.014 from a..

House small business panel decries shape of infrastructure
House small business panel decries shape of infrastructure

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 to highlight the state of..

2 counties sue Mississippi governor over bridge closures
2 counties sue Mississippi governor over bridge closures

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS JACKSON, Miss. — Supervisors in two Mississippi counties filed a lawsuit Thursday against Gov. Phil Bryant (above), saying he overstepped his authority by ordering the closure..

Peterbilt showcases all-electric Model 579 at expo
Peterbilt showcases all-electric Model 579 at expo

LONG BEACH, Calif.— Peterbilt’s commitment to alternative energy solutions was showcased at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo where an all-electric Model 579 day cab tractor was on display. The drayage..

Volvo Group North America ahead of schedule for energy efficiency goal
Volvo Group North America ahead of schedule for energy efficiency goal

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Group North America, manufacturers of Mack and Volvo trucks, is well on the way toward achieving its goal of reduced energy consumption in the Department of..

Unemployment rate drops to 3.9 percent; trucking adds 4,900 jobs in April
Unemployment rate drops to 3.9 percent; trucking adds 4,900 jobs in April

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 recent stock market chaos and..

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