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Midyear Trucking Report: Is a Rally or Retreat Ahead?
Aug 25, 2016 2:00PM EDT

Commentary

The evidence is overwhelming that the younger the driver, the greater the risk of road accidents and fatalities.

News & Analysis

25 Jul 2016
TransForce's package division increased sales 6 percent, but its trucking business struggled in the second quarter.
21 Jul 2016
Span Alaska gives Matson Logistics greater reach into The Frontier State, and door-to-door service capabilities increasingly needed to compete.
High inventories continue to drag on demand for trucking and transportation services.
19 Jul 2016
Tonnage drops in June despite other improving indicators for trucking.
19 Jul 2016
New online sales events such as Amazon's Prime Day increase demand for last-mile capacity.
19 Jul 2016
The EU has fined four of Europe’s largest truck manufacturers a record 2.93 billion euros ($3.3 billion).
13 Jul 2016
Established logistics companies and brokers could partner with digital start-ups to speed the "evolution" of technology demanded by shippers, the CEO of Echo Global Logistics says.
The year-over-year decline in June trucker hiring should be a warning for shippers concerned about truck capacity and the future direction of truck pricing.
11 Jul 2016
As freight demand lags, trucking's payroll drops from post-recession peak.
Although North American surface freight shipments have continued to climb in recent months, they are still well below those of the last several years.
06 Jul 2016
The soft U.S. freight economy has trucking companies slamming on the capacity brakes.
01 Jul 2016
It's a hard economy for smaller U.S. trucking companies such as Nebraska Transport Company. The carrier believes technology, partnerships can help it not just survive, but thrive.
30 Jun 2016
Frustrated by a slow-growth economy, low freight demand and tighter regulatory controls, trucking providers are looking for new opportunities, often in last-mile logistics.