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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…

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Transporter Raising Pay

Highway Transport, a bulk chemical transportation company, is implementing an immediate pay increase for drivers that will apply to both hourly and mileage pay across all 14 of the company’s service centers. The pay increase follows…

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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…

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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…

Even without a pandemic, U.S. trucking was looking at a tough time this year. When the year began, the industry was coming off a challenging 2019, when overcapacity and weak pricing forced at least 795 trucking companies to close. It’s important to note that a great many small carriers close every year. That’s because a disproportionate number of them are lightly funded, one-person operations. Still, closings last year were inordinately high, according to industry studies. 0

Support Grows For Younger Drivers

A group of bipartisan legislators reintroduced the DRIVE-Safe Act to address the growing shortage of professional truck drivers in the U.S. by allowing certified commercial truck driver’s who are under 21 to cross state lines…

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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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