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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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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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Truck Orders Soared in January

ransportation analysts are reporting that Class 8 truck orders soared in January to their highest level since 2006, according to early reports from transportation analysts at ACT Research and FTR.   Although its final...

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Survey predicts tight capacity

The environment for shippers is said to be benign right now, but there’s rate and supply trouble coming later in the year, according to the Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) compiled each month by transportation...

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