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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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Rising CPI Pressuring Fleet Operations

Rising CPI pressuring fleet operations, effecting cost of financing equipment and other cost such as maintenance and repair. Knowing how to navigate this, as well as understanding a fleet’s options, can potentially save millions toward the organization’s bottom line.

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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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County Receives First Electric Truck

King County receives first electric truck, a new Kenworth T680E at the Kenworth Renton manufacturing plant. The truck is designed for pickup and delivery, regional haul and drayage applications, and is available as a day cab…

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Sysco Orders 800 Electric Trucks

Sysco orders 800 electric trucks and plans to deploy up to 800 battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 tractors by 2026. Freightliner eCascadias along with refrigerated trailers will play a significant role in achieving its science-based climate goal to electrify 35% of its U.S. fleet by 2030.

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Forward Air Acquires Edgmon

Forward Air acquires Edgmon Trucking. Intermodal drayage company generating about $22 million in revenue each year in Kent, Washington. Edgmon serves the ports of Seattle and Tacoma, operating a five-acre facility in Kent and a…

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Half Of Trucks Could Become Electric

Half of trucks could become electric, report says roughly half of all U.S. and Canadian Class 8 tractors engaged in regional-haul applications could switch to battery-electric technology today with minimal or no impact on operations, productivity, or efficiency.

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Rand McNally Acquires Fleetsu

Rand McNally acquires Fleetsu and its flexible platform, in a move to elevate its place in the connected vehicle space according to a joint announcement. The transaction combines Rand McNally’s fleet business with Fleetsu’s platform,…

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