Trucking Logistics

Truckload carrier C.R. England is raising driver pay for the third time since November and the second time in the last 40 days, while offering bonuses to successful driver trainers.

Old Dominion Freight Line
Old Dominion Freight Line will keep its long-term expansion rolling this year, spending $463 million on terminals, tractors, technology and people.

Trucking companies and shippers in the United Kingdom are asking for financial help from the government as they struggle to recruit truck or lorry drivers.

A bill introduced in the House of Representatives this week would establish national hiring standards for shippers, brokers and other parties contracting or using trucking companies.

A Western Star truck leased by Penske in Australia.
Penske Truck Leasing and sister company Penske Automotive Group are expanding their heavy-truck leasing business in Australia, targeting operators with older trucks.

Trucks at the Port of Santos
After 10 days of "spontaneous" protests, many independent truck drivers in Brazil have agreed to government-inspired peace talks aimed at preventing the South American country from grinding to a halt.

Terminal operators are committed to return West Coast ports to normal operations as quickly as possible, but their ability to eliminate the backlogs of containers and vessels that are choking their facilities will be capped by constraints on the availability of dockworkers, harbor truck drivers and chassis.

The Ontario Trucking Association is asking truck drivers to rate shippers and consignees by how they treat them, placing them either on an 'honor roll' or in 'detention hall.'

Fresh from its first profitable year since the recession, USA Truck signed an agreement with two of its leading investors that will allow those firms to sell some of their stock.