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    Averitt Express to lay off 55 workers after Costco contract ends

    The layoffs in West Palm Beach, Florida, are effective Sept. 1, but the carrier is working to find transfers for all affected employees.

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    Trucks, trailers, tonnage: What transport data says about the state of the industry

    Loads posted shot upward during the second week of July, per DAT data.

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    FTC noncompete ban partially blocked by Texas judge

    Judge Ada Brown held that the agency violated the Administrative Procedural Act and exceeded its statutory authority.

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    Walmart Canada debuts hydrogen truck

    The Nikola tractor contributes to the retailer’s goal of a 100% alternatively powered fleet by 2028.

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    ‘Still highly negative’: Capacity attrition slows in Q2

    Carrier exits consistently outweighed additions to the market, per federal data compiled by Trucking Dive.

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    How trucking costs reached a new high in 2023

    Last year’s average marginal cost per mile increased to $2.27, according to the American Transportation Research Institute.

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    Attrition rates stabilize, but half of US companies report at least 15% turnover

    Although retention continues to improve overall, employee experience and productivity may still need help.

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    Supply chain data-sharing leader promoted in federal multimodal office

    Andrew Petrisin, creator of the DOT's Freight Logistics Optimization Works program, has been named deputy assistant secretary.

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    UPS promotes longtime exec to CFO

    Brian Dykes faces the challenge of boosting shipping volumes in a soft freight market while limiting costs.

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    Emergency waivers extended for Baltimore truckers

    The FMCSA will continue to relax ELD and hours of service rules until July 15.

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    Parts, labor costs slide again in Q1

    The 1.7% quarter-over-quarter decrease followed a 1.4% drop in Q4, according to ATA and Decisiv.

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    PGT Trucking opens terminals in Kentucky, South Carolina

    The additional facilities expand the Pennsylvania-based specialty carrier’s presence in the Southeast.

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    How to make employees feel included, according to researchers

    Burnout and inclusion are statistically intertwined, Boston Consulting Group said in a recent report.

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    Speed limiter rulemaking postponed to 2025

    The latest delay will push any potential rule until after the presidential election this fall.

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    Department of Transportation rolls out $1.8B in infrastructure grants

    The awards include highway upgrades, bridges and other infrastructure improvements relevant to the trucking industry.

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    Reeling from Q1 setbacks, Forward Air secures permanent CFO

    The LTL carrier also named another former Yellow Corp. executive its chief accounting officer.

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    Canadian border agents ratify labor deal

    The new agreement for the more than 9,000 represented employees runs through June 2026.

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    Nikola progresses toward ambitious 2024 sales goal

    The company wholesaled 72 hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks in the quarter, besting its projected output.

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    Have employers ‘hit a wall’ on reducing worker burnout?

    Employees continue to cite workloads and a lack of flexibility as the driving factors behind burnout, Eagle Hill Consulting’s CEO said.

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    Estes reopens former Yellow terminals in Minnesota, California

    The carrier acquired the leases to the St. Cloud and San Fernando sites along with two dozen properties from the shuttered LTL last year.

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    Trucking firms add automated scheduling software

    R.E. Garrison is among the firms using Qued's technology to reduce the amount of tedious manual tasks.

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    Cannabis rescheduling won’t affect truck driver testing, Buttigieg says

    The transportation secretary detailed the department’s stance on potential effects of a pending policy shift by the Biden administration.

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    Veneer Chip Transport acquires bulk, livestock hauler

    The acquisition of Signature Transport's assets and property in Kelso, Washington, is expected to boost Veneer's service.

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    Torc Robotics expects to remove truck drivers on public roads by 2027

    The company plans to initially launch its autonomous technology on an I-35 lane in Texas, its VP of commercialization told Trucking Dive.

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    Texas carrier abruptly shutters after funding halts

    U.S. Logistics Solutions faces a lawsuit from a former employee following its sudden closure last month.