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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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Uber Freight Acquiring Transplace

Uber Freight announced last month it is acquiring Transplace for about $2.25 billion, saying the move will create one of the leading logistics technology platforms, with one of the largest and most comprehensive managed transportation…

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Freight Demand Likely To Remain High

The largest drivers of freight demand are consumption and production, and for the past year the growth in consumption has been unprecedented. The four largest month-over-month gains in retail sales have come since April 2020…

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Truckers Unite Against Freight Broker

A coalition of trucking companies filed a petition in May to force an Indianapolis, Ind.-based freight brokerage into Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings for unpaid transportation services. The involuntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition, filed in U.S…

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Trucking may have peaked, analysts say

Data from the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ Logistic Managers Index shows that between May 2020 and February, inventory costs, warehouse prices and transportation prices were between 27 to 39 points higher than the…

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NTSB Issues “Most Wanted” List

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) ’s latest “Most Wanted List” of the top 10 transportation safety improvements highlight several highway and driver-related safety recommendations, including a recommendation to require collision-avoidance technologies on all vehicles…

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Alabama Proposes Truck Toll

Alabama authorities last month proposed a plan to place a toll on tractor trailers only to help fund the construction of a new bridge. During a news conference held in Spanish Fort, Ala., City of…

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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…

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