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Car-hauling owner-operator's 2006 Pete 379

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The rig, which owner Crystal Rives calls "Ruby," is powered by a 550-hp Cat C15, hauling cars in Texas.

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New seat, custom replica: Trucker of the Year Jay Hosty recognized

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At MATS, Hosty was recognized and presented a model replica of his 2006 Western Star 4900EX, as well as a surprise gift from Trucker of the Year sponsor Commercial Vehicle Group and its Bostrom Seating brand: A seat up to a $2,500 value.

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1975 White Freightliner Powerliner crowned Antique champ

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He was the second owner of the rig then, and after some searching, the family also became the fifth owners of it in 2006. The 1975-model COE was the first owned by G.L. Wasko when he started his business 45 years ago.

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REPOST: Understanding the Rise and Fall of Truckload Rates with Chris Pickett

The Logistics of Logistics

From 2006 to 2020, Chris played key leadership roles (including Chief Strategy Officer from 2010-2020) at Coyote Logistics (a UPS Company), a leading provider of non-asset based 3PL solutions across North America and Europe. He earned a B.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech, an M.Eng.

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'Ribbon Runner' 1998 breast-cancer-awareness Peterbilt 379

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Mann, owner of White Pine Paving out of Maryland, turned this 2006-bought 1998 model 379 into a dedicated cancer-awareness rig with a huge remake middle of the last decade. Mann detailed the project for us at Large Cars & Guitars last month.

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The FBI needs your help solving this cold-case murder, and: Inside FMCSA's under-21 interstate pilot

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In today's Overdrive Radio, an FBI agent talks about her office's push in hopes of gathering leads into the 2006 murder of 19-year-old Tracy Owana Jones. If you were running I-40 back then, you might help. Also: Debate over FMCSA's under-21 trial run.

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Data is the New Oil: Competing on Logistics Data

Talking Logistics

“Data is the new oil,” stated Clive Humby, a British mathematician, in 2006. It’s valuable, but if unrefined it cannot really be used. It has to be changed into gas, plastic, chemicals, etc. to create a valuable entity that drives profitable activity; so must data be broken down, analyzed for it to have value.”

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