Tagged: Fleets

Transport Fleets News Archives

Tank Transport Trader presents the latest news on Transport Fleets, regulations, achievements, staff changes, trucking associations – and more news for the transportation & liquid dry-bulk industry –

Tank Transport Trader – #1 Stop for the Liquid-Dry Bulk Industry – Since 1982 –
Freightliner Inspiration Truck Unveiled at Hoover Dam. First Licensed Autonomous Commercial Truck to Drive on U.S. Public Highway 0

Daimler Electric Trucks Reach 1M Miles

Daimler Trucks North America’s (DTNA) Freightliner battery electric Innovation and Customer Experience (CX) Fleets have reached 1 million miles of real-world usage, with fleets operating across the West Coast and Canada, according to a company…

Whiskey Residue Powering Fleet 0

Whiskey Residue Powering Fleet

Scotch whiskey distiller Glenfiddich is using waste from its whiskey-making process to produce renewable natural gas, which then is used to power its fleet of delivery trucks. Glenfiddich is leading a sustainability initiative to address…

Huge truck in the evening glow 0

Bill Targets Truck Excise Tax

Bipartisan legislation to repeal the 12-percent federal excise tax (FET) on the sale of heavy-duty trucks and trailers is getting “strong support” from American Trucking Associations (ATA) and Modernize the Truck Fleet (MTF), a coalition…

Amazon Prime Truck 0

Amazon Wants More Tractor-Trailers

Amazon is planning to launch an “Amazon Freight Partners” program to help train delivery upstarts that would, in turn, join Amazon’s fleet of exclusive delivery partners, per a new report from The Information. The e-commerce…

Huge truck in the evening glow 0

5 Tips For Retaining Drivers

Truck driver recruiting and retention practices are really an exercise in adjusting company culture, retention coach Ray Haight said during a Truckload Carriers Association webinar where he shared top tips for creating and maintaining a…

PCB circuit board of electronic device - Photo by Umberto on Unsplash 0

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…

Forklift Loading Truck 0

Freight Rates Push Vehicle Demand

Record freight rates continue to push commercial vehicle demand beyond truck and trailer manufacturers’ ability to supply equipment in a timely manner, according to ACT Research. Preliminary reports indicate that February’s net order volume of…

Green Trucks in Lineup 0

Fleets Expect Strong Growth This Year

Many publicly traded fleets are optimistic about growth this year, saying they expect rate increases ranging from high single digit to low double digits. One carrier even anticipates rate increase percentages in the mid-teens. As…

Tank Transport Trader