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Drivers Prefer Smaller Firms

Drivers, technicians and office workers in the trucking industry are more likely to be satisfied at small or medium-sized companies, according to WorkHound’s mid-year report. Workhound is a website that provides a forum for those…

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Kenworth Acquires PacLease of Maryland

Kenworth Mid Atlantic has announced the acquisition of PacLease of Maryland, a commercial truck leasing and rental business that will operate at its four Kenworth dealerships. The new operation will be known as All Roads Rental and Leasing…

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New Chief Executive At EnTrans

Ryan Rockafellow new chief executive at EnTrans. Rockafellow previously worked at EnTrans from 2012–2020, during which time he held various roles, including president of Kalyn Siebert and vp of sales and marketing for NA Tank.

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Andlauer Acquires Boyle

Andlauer Healthcare Group (AHG) has acquired 100% of Boyle Transportation for $80 million. In addition to the Boyle acquisition, AHG has acquired the remaining 51 percent of Skelton USA after the group previously acquired the first 49%

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Civacon Displays Products

Civacon, a manufacturer of truck-tank components and systems, showcased several of its products at last month’s National Tank Truck Carrier (NTTC) exhibition in Dallas, Texas. CivaCommand/CivaConnect Smart Tank System, ROM III Overfill Detection Monitor, Civacon SS Overfill Sensor…

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Chip Shortage Hurting Truck Makers

The impact on complete assemblies is widespread among the Big Four manufacturers — Paccar (Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF Trucks), Daimler Trucks North America, (Freightliner and Western Star trucks); Volvo Trucks North America, (Volvo and Mack Trucks); and Traton Group (Navistar International)

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Yellow Corp Focusing On Yield

Less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier Yellow Corp. announced tonnage declines for the first two months of the third quarter. The company saw tonnage per day decline 5.7 percent year-over-year in July, accelerating to down 8.5% in Aug.

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Whiskey Residue Powering Fleet

Scotch whiskey distiller Glenfiddich is using waste from its whiskey-making process to produce renewable natural gas, which then is used to power its fleet of delivery trucks. Glenfiddich is leading a sustainability initiative to address…

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Freight Piling Up On West Coast

Carriers have a clear preference in terms of where they are trying to position themselves in the U.S. and it illustrates just how unbalanced transportation capacity continues to be. Loads traveling more than 800 miles…

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Teamsters Fighting Speed Limiters

The Teamsters union is fighting a move by TFI International’s TForce Freight to cut the maximum speed of trucks from 68 miles per hour to 65. The union’s national negotiating committee for TForce quietly filed…

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Aluminum Futures Surge

Aluminum futures extended its rally in late summer to rise above $2,740 a ton in September, the highest since May 2011, as political unrest in Guinea fueled concerns over supplies of the raw material needed…

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