Monday, March 27, 2017
Value of January NAFTA freight up 6.7% from 2016; largest increase since September 2014

Value of January NAFTA freight up 6.7% from 2016; largest increase since September 2014

WASHINGTON — January U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $88.0 billion as all five major transportation modes carried more freight by value with NAFTA partners Canada and Mexico in January compared to January 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).

Schneider National launches initial public offering of stock

Schneider National launches initial public offering of stock

Roger Nielsen appointed president, CEO of Daimler Trucks North America

Roger Nielsen appointed president, CEO of Daimler Trucks North America

Great Dane receives TOUGHGUARD award for under-ride safety guards

Great Dane receives TOUGHGUARD award for under-ride safety guards

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has given Great Dane its new TOUGHGUARD award, which recognizes rear under-ride guards that are designed to help prevent a range of deadly under-ride crashes.

WABCO displays Technology Showcase Trailer at MATS

WABCO displays Technology Showcase Trailer at MATS

Mack MP8 with turbo compounding now available for order

Mack MP8 with turbo compounding now available for order

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Rand McNally unveils its next generation of truck GPS device at MATS

Rand McNally unveils its next generation of truck GPS device at MATS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Rand McNally, which pioneered and built the truck-specific GPS market with its innovative TND line, today unveiled a new device for professional drivers, the TND 740, at the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show continuing here through Saturday.

Bendix sees 74% increase in base installations of Web portal, SafetyDirect

Bendix sees 74% increase in base installations of Web portal, SafetyDirect

Bendix continues popular Tech Talks during MATS, from air dryers to drivers' roles in automation

Bendix continues popular Tech Talks during MATS, from air dryers to drivers' roles in automation

Flatbedder Steve Huddleston drove dry van for 2 hours, found he didn’t like ‘doing nothing’

Flatbedder Steve Huddleston drove dry van for 2 hours, found he didn’t like ‘doing nothing’

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A CMV inspector in Florida told a group of drivers recently that even if the shipper doesn’t fasten down a load securely, once the carrier and driver accept the load, it’s on them to make sure it’s safe. And that’s one of the things 18-year career driver Steve Huddleston likes about being a flatbedder: being in charge of his own load.

Trucker Jefferson Thomas enjoys freedom of road, meeting new people; not afraid to help

Trucker Jefferson Thomas enjoys freedom of road, meeting new people; not afraid to help

Finn Murphy’s book about long-haul movers good read, even if you don’t like ‘bedbuggers’

Finn Murphy’s book about long-haul movers good read, even if you don’t like ‘bedbuggers’