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Old Dominion Saw Record Earnings in 2018

Old Dominion Freight Lines’ gross revenues in 2018 grew 20.4 percent over 2017, generating record earnings per share for the less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier. “Pricing discipline and a consistent philosophy with respect to yield allowed us…

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Trucks Winning Back Freight From Rail

Last year rail intermodel took away loads from over-the-road trucking, but now the pendulum is swinging back the other direction. Diesel prices are dropping, which makes dry van transportation more attractive and reduces the cost…

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Shippers Must Understand Hazmat Rules

When shipping hazardous materials (hazmat) of any type, company representatives must have a strong understanding of the products they are attempting to ship and the federal requirements that govern the domestic and international transportation of…

Freightliner Inspiration Truck Unveiled at Hoover Dam. First Licensed Autonomous Commercial Truck to Drive on U.S. Public Highway 0

Self-Driving Fleets Gain Traction

Technology has been the cause of many changes within a number industries, ranging from self-driving cars, online payments and autonomous workers at factories and fast food restaurants. While there has been a lot of research…

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Driver-less Truck Goes 2,400 miles

A San Francisco, Calif., start-up called Embark completed a coast-to-coast test drive of its autonomous semi-truck, the company said last month. Embark hauled Electrolux refrigerators from Los Angeles to Jacksonville, Fla., in the test...

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Survey predicts tight capacity

The environment for shippers is said to be benign right now, but there’s rate and supply trouble coming later in the year, according to the Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) compiled each month by transportation...