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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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Last Year Saw Carrier Surge

As freight volumes have risen over time, the U.S. also has seen a steady increase in the number of new for-hire trucking companies authorized each year. Over the past 20 years, the upward trend has…

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Feds Again Extend HOS Rules

Federal regulators issued a fourth extension of a rare 50-state exemption of hours-of-service (HOS) rules due to ongoing health risks caused by COVID-19. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced in February it was…

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Feds Order Nixx LLC To Halt Operations

A small carrier based in MT has been declared an imminent hazard and ordered to stop operating by federal safety officials after they discovered widespread violations of safety regulations. The infractions ranged from drivers without commercial…

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UPS & TFI sign $800 million deal

UPS is selling its UPS Freight less-than-truckload (LTL) division to TFI International Inc. for $800 million. The decision to sell UPS Freight aligns with the company’s “better not bigger” strategic positioning, according to a UPS…

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Thorne Retiring From ABF

Tim Thorne, president of ArcBest less-than-truckload carrier ABF Freight, will retire June 30 after a 31-year career with the company. Seth Runser, ABF vice president for line haul operations was promoted to the new role…

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Liquid Trucking Hikes Driver Pay

Liquid Trucking, one of the top 30 largest tank carriers in North America, recently announced a major driver wage increase. Based in Plattsmouth, Neb., Liquid Trucking is a family-owned bulk liquid transporter specializing in agricultural…

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