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NTTC Approves Donations

The board of directors of National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) has approved $47,500 in strategic donations over the next five years to six organizations, association officials said. Those organizations are Trucking Moves America Forward, the…

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Demographics Hurting Trucking

Trucks hauled more than 70 percent of freight tonnage in the U.S. last year, generating $676 billion in revenues, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). But the industry is grappling with a growing problem…

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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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Trucker Group Calls For Strike

A group calling itself Black Smoke Matters is trying to organize a shutdown of truckers on April 12 to protest a variety of conditions affecting drivers, including hours of service and training levels. The group…

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Court Sides With Trucking Contractor

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that legal disputes between carriers and independent contractors cannot be forced into arbitration even if their contractor agreements include an arbitration clause.
In an 8-0 decision issued last month…

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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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GM Closings May Hurt Trucking

The decision by General Motors to cease production at five of its factories in the United States and Canada will have consequences for trucking companies that serve those plants, industry experts said…

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Program Helping Women Enter Trucking

Expediter Services (ES), a company providing capacity solutions and ownership opportunities within the trucking industry, announced that a collaborative program with Women In Trucking Association to create 150 women-owned businesses in transportation is now one…