William B. Cassidy

William B. Cassidy

Senior editor William B. Cassidy covers trucking for The Journal of Commerce. He is based in Washington, D.C.

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The 2019 regulatory schedule isn’t clear, but what is clear is that there will be many more hours of debate over truck driver hours of service.

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Knight-Swift Transportation.
Knight-Swift projects higher fourth-quarter, first-quarter earnings, but analysts are not doing the same for 2019 truckload pricing forecasts.
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Truckload carriers are losing some of the bargaining leverage they hoped to retain in 2019.
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Even owner-operators work under ‘contracts of employment,’ the US Supreme Court said, which means claims of misclassification, ‘stolen wages,’ can’t be forced into arbitration.
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Long delays in CDL skills tests in some states discourage potential drivers and create a ‘hidden’ drain on capacity.
YRC Worldwide.
For the first time in a decade, LTL operator YRC Worldwide enters contract talks without an existential threat to its survival looming.
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Trucking companies want Ontario to allow overseas recruitment of truck drivers; the union says raise wages.
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With the US Securities and Exchange Commission closed, Roadrunner is looking for a run-around to push its rights offering and recovery plan forward.
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Widespread labor shortages affect not just trucking but all aspects of transportation and logistics.
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The solution to the US truck driver problem will require a proactive, engaged performance by shippers.
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Even with a US recovery in its 10th year, the transportation and warehouse sectors continue to register strong monthly job growth.