Monthly Archive: August 2021

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Trucking Applications May Set Record

About 51,000 motor carriers had received common or contract carrier authority through June, making 2021 likely to surpass 2020’s calendar-year record of 59,000, according to transport consultancy FTR. The company’s data was drawn from FMCSA…

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Knight-Swift Acquires AAA Cooper

The nation’s largest truckload carrier, Knight-Swift Transportation, announced recently it had acquired less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier AAA Cooper Transportation in a transaction with an enterprise value of $1.35 billion. AAA Cooper is expected to generate full-year…

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Chevron, Cummins Target Hydrogen

Chevron and Cummins announced they will form an alliance to develop commercially viable business opportunities in hydrogen and other alternative energy sources. The two companies entered into a memorandum of understanding, which provides the framework…

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CSX Acquires Quality Carriers

CSX Corp. completed its acquisition of Quality Carriers, Inc. in early July. Quality Carriers is the leading North American provider of bulk liquid chemicals truck transportation. CSX acquired the carrier from Quality Distribution, Inc. Financial…

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New Bills Promote Ethanol Use

The Renewable Fuels Association recently thanked Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Min.) and Joni Ernst (R-IA.) for introducing two new bills that would stimulate increased production of flex-fuel vehicles (FFVs) and expand retail infrastructure to enhance consumer…

Uber Freight Acquiring Transplace 0

Uber Freight Acquiring Transplace

Uber Freight announced last month it is acquiring Transplace for about $2.25 billion, saying the move will create one of the leading logistics technology platforms, with one of the largest and most comprehensive managed transportation…

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