Monthly Archive: May 2021

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Trucking may have peaked, analysts say

Data from the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ Logistic Managers Index shows that between May 2020 and February, inventory costs, warehouse prices and transportation prices were between 27 to 39 points higher than the…

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NTSB Issues “Most Wanted” List

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) ’s latest “Most Wanted List” of the top 10 transportation safety improvements highlight several highway and driver-related safety recommendations, including a recommendation to require collision-avoidance technologies on all vehicles…

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New Sales Manager At J&J Truck

J&J Truck Bodies and Trailers, a division of Somerset Welding and Steel, appointed Nolan Link national trailer sales manager. “We are very excited to welcome Nolan to the J&J Team,” said Jason Cornell, director of…

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Isuzu Acquires UD Trucks

Isuzu Motors has acquired Japan-based UD Trucks (formerly long known as Nissan Diesel) from the Volvo Group for about $2.2 billion, company said recently. The transaction is estimated to have a positive impact on the…

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Freight Market Robust, Analysts Say

The list of things to like from the current economic, freight and commercial vehicle demand perspectives is long, according to ACT Research’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle Outlook. “From the freight perspective…

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EV Expansion Plan Includes Trucking

The Biden administration has confirmed that the trucking industry will be included in its electric vehicle (EV) expansion strategy and will be eligible for federal grants.
A new guidance document released in April by U.S…

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