Daily Archive: October 4, 2017

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SunTx acquires Freedom Truck Finance

SunTx Capital Partners, a Dallas, Texas-based private equity firm that invests in middle market manufacturing, distribution and service companies, has acquired a majority equity interest in Freedom Truck Finance, company officials said. Also based...

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More Trucking Firms Turn to Solar

More trucking firms turn to solar power to reduce expenses and pollution, with Freightliner and Mesilla Valley Transportation being among the most recent converts. Last month Freightliner announced that its new line of Cascadia ...

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CH Robinson buys Milgram

CH Robinson buys Milgram Eden Prairie, Minn.-based C.H. Robinson has acquired Montreal-based Milgram & Co. for about $50 million. The deal enhances the U.S. firm’s customs brokerage and freight forwarding options in Canada, company...

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Driver group seeks ELD delay

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) filed a petition with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in August asking it to delay the implementation of the electronic logging devices (ELD) mandate that goes...

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Ethanol lobby fighting summer ban

The nation’s ethanol industry is using the Trump administration’s decision to lift a ban on summer sales of E15 gasoline as an example of why ethanol should never be banned during summer months. Following...

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Clean engines boosting air quality

The introduction of clean diesel truck engines over the past five years has yielded significant emission reductions and substantial fuel savings, according to new research commissioned by the Diesel Technology Forum (DTF). Today about...