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Stainless Steel Imports Rising

Stainless steel imports rising as the S&P Global US Manufacturing PMI fell from 57 in May to 52.7 in June — indicating a significant slowdown in the rate of expansion. Some manufacturers are choosing to…

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Truck Driver Pay Rising

ATA surveys shows truck driver pay rising. Every data point was higher in the first survey of driver pay conducted by the research arm of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) since before the pandemic.

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Trucker Charged With Fraud

Trucker charged with fraud for avoiding $9 million in insurance premium payments San Antonio woman convicted of killing her husband while chasing his mistress on a highway has been charged with felony fraud relating...

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Trucking Costs Rose Last Year

The total marginal cost of trucking grew by 12.7% in 2021 to $1.855 per mile, the highest on record, according to the American Transportation Research Institute’s (ATRI) 2022 update to “An Analysis of the Operational…

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DEF Plentiful Sellers Say

DEF plentiful, sellers say despite Russia being leading importer & amidst ongoing war with Ukraine that has put pricing and availability pressure on anything that flows from or through those countries, including urea — a critical chemical in diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) of which…

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NHTSA Underride Rule Backlash

NHTSA underride rule backlash from safety advocates. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is upgrading safety standards on rear underride protection on tractor-trailers to help prevent crashes involving passenger vehicles, but safety advocates say…

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