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

    The American Trucking Associations' tonnage index rose by 3.6% in May.

    Updated June 18, 2024
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    7 stats that show how inflation, AI are reshaping employee expectations

    2024’s talent trends will likely drive “seismic change” in the world of work, ADP research says.

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    Forward Air announces layoffs following Omni acquisition

    The company did not disclose the number of jobs eliminated but said the cuts were “necessary to right-size the combined companies” and cut costs.

  • Chamber of Commerce decries nuclear verdicts, Werner case

    Such cases leave carriers liable for upwards of $10 million, drive up insurance fees and increase consumer prices, the chamber wrote in a filing Tuesday.

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    Truckload producer pricing index falls in May

    The 2.9% drop, however, was the smallest year-over-year decline of 2024.

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    TFI acquires Canada food tank hauler

    Entreposage Marco specializes in edible products, including various oils, liquid cream yeast, sweeteners and fruit juices.

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    Waabi plans to launch driverless trucks in 2025

    The company emphasized the technology’s use of generative artificial intelligence in moving forward.

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    FMCSA approves 25% registration fee increase

    An annual fee for the smallest entities will rise to $46, and the largest entities’ rate will reach $44,836.

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    Intel chip equipment ‘super load’ makes its way across Ohio

    The delivery is one of 24 massive loads bringing air processing machinery to the upcoming $28 billion manufacturing campus.

  • An ACT trucker drives on a Texas highway next to passenger vehicles in May 2024 under a clear blue sky.
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    AAA Cooper president to succeed CEO

    Charlie Prickett is taking over for Reid Dove three years after Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings acquired the LTL carrier.

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    Fixing engagement? Consider employee workload, report says

    Achieving optimal workload, however, isn’t just about eliminating work, said a McLean & Co. leader.

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    Werner CEO describes encouraging signs of market cycle movement

    “We're closer to the end than the beginning,” Derek Leathers said at an investor conference.

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    Canadian border agents to decide on new labor deal by July 4

    Starting June 20, union members will vote on a tentative four-year agreement that forestalled a potential strike.

  • In an aerial view, the Juno Horizon, a Japanese bulk vessel, sails though the cleared Fort McHenry Channel in the Patapsco River on June 11 in Baltimore, Maryland. The federal shipping channel has fully reopened more than two months after the cargo ship Dali hit the Francis Scott Key Bridge, causing it to collapse and cutting off vessel access to the port.
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    The Port of Baltimore is reopened from the bridge collapse. How much cargo will return?

    With wreckage from the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse removed, leaders are bullish on the port’s ability to retain customers.

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    Radiant Logistics acquires Seattle-based Cascade Transportation

    The acquisition expands the 3PL’s presence in the retail, e-commerce and production furniture markets.

  • A truck hauls a red Textainer shipping container on a blue chassis with Port of Virginia mudflaps on tree-lined Interstate 95 North in Maryland.
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    FMCSA extends Baltimore bridge collapse emergency waivers

    The second, and likely final, extension of ELD and hours of service rules ends June 22.

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    Diesel prices hit 2-year low once again

    A national average fell to $3.658 per gallon, with a Midwest region seeing the biggest drop.

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    Private fleets hire drivers amid changing market

    As the industry transitions, businesses are also simplifying pay models, according to The National Transportation Institute.

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    Border agents reach tentative deal with Canadian government

    The union had threatened to strike on Friday if negotiations continued to stall.

  • A white tractor-trailer travels in the middle lane of a Texas highway ahead of two cars with green trees, blue skies and white clouds in the background.
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    FMCSA to hold in-person listening session on potential safety fitness test changes

    The agency will also hold additional virtual-only sessions and accept written comments on the subject.

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    LGBTQ+ workers face a substantial pay gap, Glassdoor says

    Unadjusted, the gap is similar to the pay gap between men and women, though LGBTQ+ workers are disproportionately represented in some industries. 

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    ‘A totally different world’: Autonomous trucks prepare to go driverless in Texas

    Trucking Dive rode in a heavy-duty AV and toured Aurora and Kodiak sites to experience the developing technology firsthand.

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    Canadian border agents set Friday strike deadline

    The union has renewed its threats to take job action if no deal is reached this week.

  • Mitchell backs up his truck to an open gate at a Costco in Elkridge, Maryland.
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    XPO board member resigns, joins Brad Jacobs at QXO

    Four of the six members of the building products distributor's board come from the LTL carrier.

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    Drivers with some experience make pay gains

    The prevalence of a 50-to-55 cent per mile pay range rose for those with one and three years of experience.