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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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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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GO Express acquires trucker

GO Express acquires trucker Universe Trucking Co, transporter that specializes in refrigerated shipping for meat businesses. The acquisition, which was finalized July 15, will grow the Greater Omaha Express for-hire fleet by 20%, bolstering its…

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Transicold Launched Lynx Fleet

Transicold launched Lynx Fleet as new monitoring service for refrigerated trucks. The Lynx Fleet offering at-a-glance view of refrigerated truck and trailer performance parameters to help fleet managers monitor transport refrigeration equipment utilization, improve operational efficiencies, and spot and avert potential equipment issues.

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Shelley Simpson Leads JB Hunt

Shelley Simpson leads JB Hunt with a 28-year career at the company. J.B. Hunt appointed Shelley Simpson as president of the company, effective Aug. 1. She has served 15 years in executive leadership roles, most…

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Feds Bust Dodgy Trucker Again

Feds bust dodgy trucker again. JPL Logistics LLC, USDOT No. 3466122, a motor carrier located in the Houston, Texas area caught again after previous operations halted by FMCSA. A Texas trucking fleet put out of service…

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Heartland Buys Smith Transport

Heartland buys Smith Transport Heartland Express Inc. has acquired dry van truckload carrier Smith Transport Inc. and related entities for about $170 million. The Smith companies will continue to operate from Roaring Spring under the leadership of Todd Smith…

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