Operations


  • ITS Logistics
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    Federal FLOW program welcomes more trucking members

    ITS Logistics and RoadEx America joined the Department of Transportation initiative to better share data across supply chains.

    By April 18, 2024
  • Salvage crews continue to remove wreckage from the cargo ship Dali after the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in the Patapsco River.
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    Transportation modes absorb pressures after Baltimore bridge collapse

    Delays, congestion and diversions are occurring, but supply chains are showing their resiliency.

    By April 17, 2024
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    Trendline

    Top 5 stories from Trucking Dive

    These five stories detail the top trends and issues facing the trucking and transportation industry. 

    By Trucking Dive staff
  • Overhead view of J.B. Hunt trucks at industrial facility
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    J.B. Hunt operating income falls 30% YoY in Q1

    The carrier’s brokerage unit was the lone bright spot in an otherwise dismal quarter.

    By April 17, 2024
  • A U.S. Xpress tractor-trailer on the highway.
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    Knight-Swift rejects unsustainable rates, projects earnings hit

    The carrier revised its Q1 financials amid demand, overcapacity and weather woes.

    By April 17, 2024
  • Kodiak Robotics is developing an autonomous electric truck.
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    Kodiak promotes senior strategist to chief of staff

    The tech startup promoted Lauren Harper as it seeks to ramp up operations this year.

    By April 17, 2024
  • TFI International office
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    Clarke Transport executive to lead 2 more TFI subsidiaries

    Kevin Tait, president of the Canada LTL subsidiary, will also oversee Vitran Express and National Fast Freight.

    By April 16, 2024
  • Labrie CNG vehicles in a parking lot
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    CNG trucks enjoy mainstream popularity in waste fleets

    Despite the attention on EV vehicles, demand is growing for compressed natural gas as an alternative to diesel, waste companies say.

    By Barbara Hesselgrave • April 16, 2024
  • An aerial image of downtown shows flood-affected areas June 13, 2008 of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
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    FHWA gives $830M in grants to fight against climate change

    A bridge replacement in Iowa and roadway project in South Dakota are receiving the most money among the 80 funding recipients.

    By April 15, 2024
  • A Nikola hydrogen fuell cell electric vehicle (right) next to another truck.
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    Nikola moves toward hydrogen fuel cell electric truck production target

    The company has an annual goal to deliver 300 to 350 such trucks this year.

    By April 15, 2024
  • A U.S. Department of Labor sign is see outside the agency.
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    Final overtime rule clears White House review

    DOL’s proposed rule, if adopted, would increase the minimum annual salary threshold that determines overtime pay eligibility under the Fair Labor Standards Act from $35,568 to $55,068.

    By Ryan Golden • April 15, 2024
  • Roadrunner 5 Atlanta service center
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    Roadrunner extends LTL network to Atlanta

    A former YRC Freight terminal acquired in last year’s bankruptcy auction is large enough to serve as a cross-docking facility.

    By April 11, 2024
  • A Truck exits from the Baltimore Port after the cargo ship Dali ran into and collapsed the Francis Scott Key Bridge on March 26, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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    FMCSA offers tips, resources to truckers affected by Baltimore bridge collapse

    Hundreds of stakeholders tuned into a live-streamed presentation by the agency on subjects such as how to fill out paper logs.

    By April 11, 2024
  • Kodiak, Kodiak Robotics, AV, truck
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    Kodiak establishes advisory council with Walmart, Werner, UPS

    The autonomous trucking tech firm said the group will help shape its product development, deployment and public engagement.

    By April 10, 2024
  • A hood ornament sits atop a Peterbilt tractor-trailer rig.
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    Paccar recalls several 2025 Kenworth, Peterbilt trucks

    Sector shaft gear teeth can fracture due to an improper heat treat, which could cause a loss of steering control, according to a report.

    By April 10, 2024
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    3 in 4 workers say they haven’t been trained for flexible work arrangements

    “The pandemic forced the majority of organizations into hybrid work practically overnight, with no time to consider how to support new practices,” Wendy Hamilton, CEO of TechSmith, said.

    By Carolyn Crist • April 10, 2024
  • Semi trucks refueling at a station in Texas with blue skies and wispy clouds.
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    Average diesel prices bounce back to over $4 per gallon

    Overall pricing remained flat in New England, while a group of Western states had the highest uptick.

    By April 9, 2024
  • Trucks travel in traffic west bound on I-695 following the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge after the cargo ship Dali crashed into it, March 27, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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    Virginia, Pennsylvania join Maryland in relaxing trucking tax rules

    The states and federal government have moved to provide relief after the Francis Scott Key Bridge disaster.

    By Updated April 11, 2024
  • A photo of Speedco employees working on a truck.
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    Love’s opens 5 Speedco trucking repair sites

    The expansion plans call for 10 new truck repair sites as well as up to 20 new travel centers this year, the company said in January.

    By Jessica Loder • April 9, 2024
  • President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the Maryland Transportation Authority Police headquarters, near the site of the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge, on April 05, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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    $8M grant will double auto capacity at Port of Baltimore’s only unaffected terminal

    New parking lots at Tradepoint Atlantic will allow Sparrows Point to welcome more ships after the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse, President Joe Biden said.

    By April 8, 2024
  • A drone captures an overhead view of trucks in a lot.
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    Uber Freight hires CH Robinson, Amazon veterans

    The logistics platform hired Dan Annunziata as head of commercial and Hany Elkordy as head of logistics and last mile solutions.

    By April 8, 2024
  • An older and younger person kneel in a workshop as they examine a grey concrete tile on the ground.
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    Indiana DOT, Purdue collaborate on highway that charges EVs

    Researchers will embed coils in a quarter-mile stretch of concrete roadway to produce a magnetic field that can recharge vehicles while they drive.

    By Matthew Thibault • April 8, 2024
  • A man cleans the windshield of a tractor-trailer at a fueling station.
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    Trucking capacity rebalances further in Q1

    A snapshot of additions of freight firms finally outweighed a longstanding trend of exits.

    By April 5, 2024
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    PS Logistics acquires Yordy Transport, expands service offerings

    The deal is the third flatbed business purchased by the Alabama-based logistics company this year.

    By April 5, 2024
  • Fuel Transport employees attend a meeting.
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    Fuel Transport rolls out 35-hour workweek for some employees

    While the carrier's new provision does not apply to drivers and front-line workers, the move has led to operational efficiencies.

    By Ryan Golden • April 5, 2024
  • Saia LTL Freight truck at a lot in Cresson, Pennsylvania
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    Saia partners with Fletes Mexico’s LTL for cross-border shipping

    Saia will haul Carga Express’ U.S.-bound shipments from Mexico, and vice versa, the companies announced.

    By April 4, 2024