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Dillon Transport Closes Its Doors

Dillon Transport closes its doors in early September, according to sources at the company. Founded 41 years ago in Burr Ridge, Ill., the family-owned dry and liquid-bulk trucking company had 342 drivers and 323 power units…

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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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Knight-Swift Acquires AAA Cooper

The nation’s largest truckload carrier, Knight-Swift Transportation, announced recently it had acquired less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier AAA Cooper Transportation in a transaction with an enterprise value of $1.35 billion. AAA Cooper is expected to generate full-year…

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Adaptability Now Crucial For Truckers

Continuing economic recovery, inventory replenishment, and e-commerce growth will “clash with capacity constraints to keep rates high this year,’’ according to the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP) 32th annual State of Logistics Report.

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CSX To Acquire Quality Carriers

CSX Corp. has signed an agreement with Quality Distribution to acquire bulk liquid chemicals transportation provider Quality Carriers Inc., company officials said. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The Quality Carriers management team will…

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Tractor Weights Climbing

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) has issued an updated report on the changing trends of light-weighting technologies since the council last published a study on the topic in 2015, including strategies to…

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