Freight Industry News
Friday Five: ELD enforcement, new regulations for young drivers, and more
Check out our Friday Five, where we discuss important industry news and insights. This week: ELD news, new regulations, women in trucking, and more!
To Our Truckers: Thanks for Visiting Truckstop.com at MATS!
Over the weekend, we met thousands of hard-working Truckers at the Mid-America Trucking Show, known to most people in the industry as MATS.
2018 Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award call for nominations
Who do you know who’s crushing it in logistics? The Women In Trucking Association and Truckstop.com are seeking nominations for the 2018 Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award (DWLA). The award recognizes the achievements and leadership of outstanding individuals involved in logistics in North America. “The Distinguished Woman in Logistics award allows us an opportunity to honor someone who has gone
JOC outlines top transportation challenges for 2018
According to a newly-released JOC whitepaper, the U.S. surface transportation market is changing rapidly under the influence of stresses that include a faster-paced US economy, changing consumer expectations, new technology, demographics, and government regulations. Those factors combined in 2017 to tighten available truck capacity and push up rates and pricing as the second half of the year unfolded. More highlights:
Industry Update: Eclipse-based Road Closures and Electric Vehicles
Did you Know? Mack Trucks was founded in 1900 but did not produce its first truck until 1907. It also didn’t adopt the name Mack until 1922. Solar Eclipse Road Closures Just about every state in the direct path of the upcoming solar eclipse (occurring Monday, August 21), will have oversized load restrictions on
FTR Predicts “Another Strong Trailer Year” in 2016
Trailer backlogs are at historic levels and order expectations for 2016 are optimistic, according to data released Monday by FTR. FTR reports U.S. trailer net orders for December fell 35 percent month-over-month to 25,500 units, and 43 percent year-over-year. Full-year 2015 orders totaled 313,000 units. Read the source article at ccjdigital.com