The deadlines for federal rules requiring U.S. truck drivers to use electronic logging devices and prohibiting shippers, brokers and motor carriers to break safety rules have been pushed back a month until Oct. 30.
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19 Aug 2015
Several compressed natural gas fueling stations for trucks and other vehicles across the U.S. opened over the past few weeks, a sign that lower diesel prices may have slowed but not stopped the conversion of truck fleets to the alternative fuel.
03 Aug 2015
Amidst very real concerns about hackers taking control of trucks and automobiles, a new report from the FreightWatch International Supply Chain Intelligence Center says cargo thefts from trucks have actually declined.
28 Jul 2015
Truck maker Paccar expects to sell more Class 8 tractors this year than last because motor carriers are enjoying higher rates and seeking more demand.
09 Jul 2015
Net orders for Class 8 trucks in North America fell in June for the fourth consecutive month, but that’s no cause of concern, according to transportation research firm FTR.
02 Jul 2015
The development of "connected" trucks by partners such as Zonar and Daimler Trucks North America has big implications for visibility into global supply chains. In the future, the truck is likely to be the basic node of information in interlocking supply chain networks, generating and sharing information.
01 Jul 2015
Jon Poelma has been promoted to senior vice president and chief operating officer of Consolidated Chassis Management. CCM manages six regional chassis pools containing more than 140,000 intermodal chassis at 240 U.S. rail and port intermodal locations.
25 Jun 2015
International Longshoremen’s Association President Harold Daggett said the union won’t halt what the American Trucking Associations contends are illegal inspections of intermodal chassis at East and Gulf coast ports.
19 Jun 2015
The American Trucking Associations said it remained optimistic about future emissions regulations that could result in higher costs for shippers when combined with other recent regulations affecting the trucking industry.
18 Jun 2015
U.S. truck trailer orders in May declined sharply as back orders have started clearing and seasonal declines took effect, signally motor carriers’ are being disciplined on adding capacity.