3 Ways to Help Trucking Businesses Navigate COVID

Logistics Matter

The post 3 Ways to Help Trucking Businesses Navigate COVID appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER. Blog Logistics Sponsored Transportation TruckingThe impacts of COVID are varied and far-reaching.

Mexico trucking capacity crunch

Supply Chain and Logistics

The USMCA replacement for NAFTA has not improved anything regarding trucking between the US and Mexico. COVID-19, movement of production from the Far East to Mexico, and no change in regulations, has put demands on trucking firms and on drivers … Continue reading → Logistics Supply Chains Trucking international trade Mexico trucking USMCA

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TD150: Trucking News Galore!

Trucker Dump

Anywho, we’ll be covering truck recalls and lots of stuff about truck brakes, myths about. The post TD150: Trucking News Galore! appeared first on About Truck Driving. (c) Anywho, we’ll be covering truck recalls and lots of stuff about truck brakes, myths about.

TD149: Job-Hopping In Trucking

Trucker Dump

(c) Can Stock Photo / sean824 When The Evil Overlord (wife/ex co-driver) and I were in truck driving school, we were told that job-hopping in the trucking industry was akin to a mortal sin that could not only ruin your truck driving career, but also send you straight to Hell to burn in an eternal.

TD148: Being A Chemical Oilfield Truck Driver

Trucker Dump

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to drive a chemical truck in the oilfields, then you’re going to love the interview we have with Cannon Bryan on today’s show. The post TD148: Being A Chemical Oilfield Truck Driver appeared first on About Truck Driving.

NZE Natural Gas Trucks Showcased in Port of Long Beach Clean Truck Parade

NGT News

Southern California trucking companies have showcased their near-zero-emission (NZE) natural gas trucks in a clean truck parade to commemorate the opening of the new Port of Long Beach bridge.

Volvo Trucks Receives Grants to Deploy VNR Electric Trucks in Southern California

NGT News

Volvo Trucks North America was awarded $21.7 million in grants to deploy 70 VNR Electric trucks in Southern California for regional freight distribution and drayage. The post Volvo Trucks Receives Grants to Deploy VNR Electric Trucks in Southern California appeared first on NGT News.

Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks) with Nicole Glenn

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks) with Nicole Glenn. Nicole Glenn and Joe Lynch discuss the topic, freight moves on relationships and trucks. Key Takeaways: Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks). Learn More About Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks).

TD147: Be Careful Choosing A Truck Driving School

Trucker Dump

(c) Can Stock Photo / Feverpitched The topic of today’s show is CDL Farms and why you should be careful when choosing a truck driving school. The post TD147: Be Careful Choosing A Truck Driving School appeared first on About Truck Driving. (c)

Volvo Trucks North America Soon Selling its VNR Electric Truck Model

NGT News

Volvo Trucks North America says it will begin selling the Volvo VNR Electric truck model on Dec. Volvo Trucks will begin producing the Volvo VNR Electric model at its New River Valley manufacturing plant in Dublin, Va.,

Truck ergonomics

Fleet Owner

Awareness and solutions

Octillion, FNM Parter to Produce Fully Electric Trucks

NGT News

Octillion Power Systems, a provider of advanced lithium-ion batteries, is working with FNM to produce fully electric trucks. The post Octillion, FNM Parter to Produce Fully Electric Trucks appeared first on NGT News.

Trucking Companies Continue Service During Covid-19 – #ThankATrucker

Kuebix

Truck drivers perform an essential service to our country with every trip they take, especially during times of crisis like what’s happening now. Trucking is the Backbone of the U.S. The post Trucking Companies Continue Service During Covid-19 – #ThankATrucker appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Community Covid-19 Truck Drivers kuebix tms Shippers Transportation Industry trucking

Artificial Intelligence in Trucking

Freight Center

The freight trucking business is no different. We’re discussing artificial intelligence in trucking and how it’s enhancing the shipping industry now. There’s never any shortage of talk about artificial intelligence revolutionizing industries.

Hino Trucks, Toyota Agree to Jointly Develop Fuel Cell Electric Truck

NGT News

With the rapidly expanding interest in heavy-duty electric trucks, Hino Trucks, a Toyota Group company that manufactures, sells and services a lineup of Class 4-8 commercial trucks in the U.S.,

Status of On-Demand Trucking

Kuebix

The post Status of On-Demand Trucking appeared first on Kuebix. Backhaul Blog Digital Supply Chain Technology Carriers kuebix tms On-Demand Trucking Shippers Transportation Industry Trucking Industry VisibilityThe U.S. transportation market is quickly ramping up technology-enhanced options to move products, goods and people in an effort to keep up with demand.

NFI Piloting Two Volvo VNR Electric Heavy-Duty Trucks

NGT News

Volvo Trucks North America says NFI, a third-party supply chain solutions provider, began piloting two Volvo VNR Electric trucks as part of the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project, becoming the third company to deploy its battery-electric trucks.

DHL Launches Battery-Electric Trucks in the U.S.

NGT News

DHL, an international express services provider, has launched four BYD Class 8 battery-electric trucks in the U.S. The electric trucks are manufactured by BYD Motors and built with long-lasting and safe battery technology capable of running all day on a single charge.

Landi Renzo Donates CNG Pickup Truck to Laundry Truck LA

NGT News

SoCalGas) have partnered with The Laundry Truck LA (TLTLA) to unveil the organization’s newest trailer which will provide free mobile laundry services to unhoused individuals in the Greater Los Angeles area. Landi Renzo USA (LRUSA) and Southern California Gas Co.

Squeeze on US truck capacity and lack of drivers keeps rates high

The LoadStar

With tender rejections at record highs, shippers are seeing contract rates follow the upward momentum of spot pricing in the US trucking market. The post Squeeze on US truck capacity and lack of drivers keeps rates high appeared first on The Loadstar.

Volvo Trucks, FedEx test platooning truck technology

DC Velocity

between a transport company, truck maker. First such demo in U.S. Transportation

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Cummins, Navistar Partner on Development of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck

NGT News

say they are working together on the development of a Class 8 truck powered by hydrogen fuel cells. The post Cummins, Navistar Partner on Development of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck appeared first on NGT News. Cummins Inc. and Navistar International Corp.

TD143: Coronavirus Trucking

Trucker Dump

The post TD143: Coronavirus Trucking appeared first on About Truck Driving. trucking Coronavirus COVID-19 DOT e-logs electronic logs FMCSA HOS HOS rules Hours of service national emergency truck driving truck parking truck safety trucker stories trucking industry trucking jobs trucking life trucking pandemicWell, you can probably guess what today’s podcast is all about, and unfortunately it ain’t fluffy kittens.

What the Trucking Industry Could Look Like in 2021

Shipchain

A Brief Recap on The Trucking Industry’s Recent History. That last few years have been nothing short of eventful for the trucking industry. By the end of 2019, several trucking companies had shuttered their doors altogether or declared bankruptcy; things were looking grim.

NYC increases truck tolls

Fleet Owner

Along with bridge tolls, congestion pricing could cost trucks $25 to drive south of 60th Street on Manhattan next year

DHE to Pilot Volvo VNR Electric Heavy-Duty Trucks

NGT News

Dependable Highway Express (DHE), a core division of Dependable Supply Chain Services, through the Volvo Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions (LIGHTS) project, says it will demonstrate the ability for battery-electric trucks to successfully transport goods in daily routes.

Green Truck Summit Names Keynote Speaker

NGT News

Sean Waters, vice president of product compliance and regulatory affairs for Daimler Trucks North America, will give the keynote address at Green Truck Summit 2020 on March 3, 2020. Waters will discuss the future of trucks powered by electricity, diesel fuel and hydrogen fuel cells. Held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show 2020 as […]. The post Green Truck Summit Names Keynote Speaker appeared first on NGT News.

TD142: Being An Expedited Truck Driver

Trucker Dump

On today’s show, we’ll be continuing the series where we highlight unique trucking jobs. This time Joshua Knode will tell us about expedited trucking and how it differs from a typical truck driving job. The post TD142: Being An Expedited Truck Driver appeared first on About Truck Driving. On today’s show, we’ll be continuing the series where we highlight unique trucking jobs.

Women in Trucking 2018

Fleet Owner

We profile nine women who have found success in trucking -- and helped make transportation companies successful

Politics and Autonomous Trucks

Logistics Viewpoints

Autonomous trucks will be technologically feasible for operation on the interstate in three years? Even if the autonomous vehicle industry can make a valid argument that their trucks are statistically safer, will voters and politicians respond rationally to an accident with fatalities? The post Politics and Autonomous Trucks appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Transportation autonomous trucks

ELDs and truck rentals

Fleet Owner

Here's what you need to know about ELD rules for trucks rented for eight days or less

Better truck enforcement is needed

Truck News

I have covered what we, as truck […]. I am sick of the fatalities on the highway. Needless loss of a loved one is devastating for families. Recently, I wrote about road rage being at an all-time high. It’s getting worse, not better.

How to Celebrate The 2020 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

United World Transporation

Truck driving is an incredibly difficult job that’s vital to sustaining our way of life. Truck drivers spend long and stressful hours on the road to deliver virtually all the country’s goods and resources. As crucial as truck driving is, it can often be a thankless job.

Lion to Deliver All-Electric Trucks to Amazon Fleet

NGT News

Lion Electric says it will deliver 10 battery-electric trucks to Amazon and that the first two will be delivered this year. Amazon plans to use Lion’s trucks in its middle mile trucking operations, which transports items within the company’s network.

Volvo Trucks Bringing Heavy-Duty Electric Trucks to Market

NGT News

Volvo Trucks says it is kicking off commercial sales of its Volvo FL and Volvo FE electric trucks in selected European markets. Global urbanization requires urban logistics and truck transport with zero emissions and less noise with increasing urgency,” says Jonas Odermalm, vice president for Volvo Trucks’ electromobility product line. The post Volvo Trucks Bringing Heavy-Duty Electric Trucks to Market appeared first on NGT News.