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Trucking Sees New Player Surge

Trucking sees new player surge in the number of newly authorized trucking companies — especially small ones. From July 2020 -Sept, the FMCSA approved more than 104k new for-hire trucking companies, and that’s excluding private fleets…

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Driver Shortage Sets New Record

The trucking industry is short 80,000 drivers, a record high, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). That’s a 30-percent increase from before the pandemic, when the industry already faced a labor shortage of 61,500…

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Drivers Prefer Smaller Firms

Drivers, technicians and office workers in the trucking industry are more likely to be satisfied at small or medium-sized companies, according to WorkHound’s mid-year report. Workhound is a website that provides a forum for those…

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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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Freight Market Robust, Analysts Say

The list of things to like from the current economic, freight and commercial vehicle demand perspectives is long, according to ACT Research’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle Outlook. “From the freight perspective…

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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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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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