Trucking companies of all types are being driven to take new and sometimes rough routes, as the growth of e-commerce, shifting consumer spending patterns, new regulations and technology create new challenges.
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News & Analysis
24 Aug 2016
U.S. for-hire truck tonnage in July rose at the slowest pace of 2016 on a year-over-year basis.
19 Aug 2016
Despite an uptick from June last month, lots of available trucks are likely to keep truckload and intermodal rates soft, Cass and Avondale Partners say.
19 Aug 2016
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration wants to test whether some under 21-year-old truck drivers are as safe as their older counterparts.
17 Aug 2016
Whether the economy improves in the second half of 2016 or slides toward recession, trucking companies will have to travel in new directions, driven by high inventories, e-commerce, new regulations and increasingly complex supply chains.
15 Aug 2016
The automated truck won't arrive overnight, but evolve over time, as individual components prove themselves, Kenworth executives say.
12 Aug 2016
The controversial mandate requiring electronic logging devices in U.S. trucks by the end of next year will reappear before a federal court next month, jeopardizing the fate of the rule itself, and the so-called “capacity crunch” it was expected to generate.
11 Aug 2016
Supply chain disruptions are no longer the exception, they’re the rule, increasing demand for expedited transport.
09 Aug 2016
In its first acquisition in 78 years, Kottke Trucking expanded its business 60 percent, gaining drivers, freight, scale and density.
05 Aug 2016
Does an uptick in trucking jobs indicate the trucking market is stabilizing?