Monthly Archive: June 2021

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CSX To Acquire Quality Carriers

CSX Corp. has signed an agreement with Quality Distribution to acquire bulk liquid chemicals transportation provider Quality Carriers Inc., company officials said. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The Quality Carriers management team will…

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Transporter Raising Pay

Highway Transport, a bulk chemical transportation company, is implementing an immediate pay increase for drivers that will apply to both hourly and mileage pay across all 14 of the company’s service centers. The pay increase follows…

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Orders Rising For Driver-Less Trucks

TuSimple has received 6,775 reservations for a new line of SAE Level 4 International LT Series autonomous trucks. The trucks will be equipped with TuSimple’s advanced autonomous driving system and manufactured by Navistar beginning in…

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Hub Building Higher Trailers

Trailers are 13 feet, 6 inches high, right? That’s not always the case for Oakbrook, Ill.-based Hub Group, which developed a special 14-foot-high trailer designed for a dedicated customer based in California. Many western states allow 14-foot-high…

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Repair Sector Forms Trade Group

Repair ACES (Association for Commercial Equipment Solutions) announced its launch at the Diesel Laptops Virtual Truck Repair Expo on May 7-8. The association has been created “by industry professionals who saw a need and had…

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Freight Demand Likely To Remain High

The largest drivers of freight demand are consumption and production, and for the past year the growth in consumption has been unprecedented. The four largest month-over-month gains in retail sales have come since April 2020…

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Daimler Promotes 2 Executives

David Carson has been appointed to the expanded role of senior vice president of sales and marketing at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). Additionally, Drew Backeberg has been promoted to senior vice president of aftermarket at DTNA…

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Truckers Unite Against Freight Broker

A coalition of trucking companies filed a petition in May to force an Indianapolis, Ind.-based freight brokerage into Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings for unpaid transportation services. The involuntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition, filed in U.S…

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