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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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NTTC Hires Manager

Will Lusk has joined National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) as manager of education and government relations. Lusk will be responsible for managing NTTC’s Tank Truck University and the regulatory resource functions of the association. He…

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5 Tips For Retaining Drivers

Truck driver recruiting and retention practices are really an exercise in adjusting company culture, retention coach Ray Haight said during a Truckload Carriers Association webinar where he shared top tips for creating and maintaining a…

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Volvo & Mack Opened Training Site

In an effort to support customers in the western U.S. and Canada, as well as battery-electric vehicle training efforts for the Volvo VNR Electric and Mack LR Electric, Volvo and Mack Trucks announced the companies…

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Shortages Slow Truck Production

While significantly more trucks are needed to handle the freight growth generated by the economic recovery and government stimulus, truck production continues to be substantially limited by shortages of semi-conductors and various other components, according…

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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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