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Bergey’s Truck Center Commits as Mack Truck EV Dealer

NGT News

Mack Trucks dealer Bergey’s Truck Center has achieved Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer status at its Trenton, N.J., We continue to see Mack dealers commit […] The post Bergey’s Truck Center Commits as Mack Truck EV Dealer appeared first on NGT News.

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2023 Truck Show Schedule

Women in Trucking

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TD183: Harassement In Trucking, Bad Weather Driving, Electric Truck Snafus, Legislating Bathrooms, & More

Trucker Dump

Podcast Show Notes TD183: Harassement In Trucking, Bad Weather Driving, Electric Truck Snafus, Legislating Bathrooms, & More In this week’s trucking news, you’ll get winter driving tips from experienced drivers and you’ll learn if your employer can retaliate if you refuse to drive in bad weather.

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The Truck N’ Hustle Story with Rahmel Wattley

The Logistics of Logistics

Rahmel Wattley and Joe Lynch discuss the Truck N’ Hustle story. Rahmel is a transportation entrepreneur and host of the popular trucking podcast, Truck N’ Hustle. Rahmel Wattley is a transportation entrepreneur and host of the popular trucking podcast, Truck N’ Hustle.

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6 Ways Video Telematics Improves Driver Safety

An in-cab dash cam video system can help fleet operators significantly reduce risky driving, costly legal judgments, and insurance costs. Download the eBook and learn 6 ways to improve driver safety by using dash cams on your trucks.

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Trucking key issues in 2021

Supply Chain and Logistics

One of my favorite sources for information about trucking and truck drivers is ATRI, the American Transportation Research Institute. It’s a nonprofit with board members from every aspect of the trucking industry.

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FMCSA proposes tougher rules for truck broker financial backing

Supply Chain and Logistics

A few dishonest truck cargo brokers are making it necessary for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to tighten rules for all brokers. In the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, passed just before the end of 2022, Congress directed … Continue reading → Logistics Trucking dispatch services FMCSA freight brokers regulation truck brokers trucking

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FAQs: Women In Trucking Leadership Transition

Women in Trucking

Jennifer Hedrick, CAE, has been hired recently as the incoming President and Chief Executive Officer of the Women In Trucking Association (WIT). Women In TruckingWhat is the leadership transition all about?

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TD187: Worst Traffic In The World, The Legality of Trucker Marijuana, Pay-By-The-Mile Criticized, Ammonia-Powered Truck, & More

Trucker Dump

The post TD187: Worst Traffic In The World, The Legality of Trucker Marijuana, Pay-By-The-Mile Criticized, Ammonia-Powered Truck, & More appeared first on About Truck Driving.

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TD180: Weather Apps For Truckers, Women In Trucking Group Gets Busy, Electric Truck Video, & More

Trucker Dump

The post TD180: Weather Apps For Truckers, Women In Trucking Group Gets Busy, Electric Truck Video, & More appeared first on About Truck Driving.

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Harmonizing Sales Visit Plans With Distribution Routes for Best Effect

In large FMCG companies there’s a notorious logistics problem that is difficult to solve: Designing visit plans for salespeople so that the days on which orders are taken are harmonized with the distribution routes.

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Volvo Trucks, Partners Develop California EV Charging Corridor for Trucks

NGT News

The post Volvo Trucks, Partners Develop California EV Charging Corridor for Trucks appeared first on NGT News.

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TD155: Yes, More Trucking News

Trucker Dump

But for now there’s a fairly long intro where I talk about my company’s hazmat issues, The post TD155: Yes, More Trucking News appeared first on About Truck Driving. Podcast Show Notes Got a whopper of a show for you today, but once again, there is no main topic.

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Truck freight matching as factoring

Supply Chain and Logistics

Some large unicorn startups are targeting freight matching for truckers as a great way to guarantee better utilization of trucks for smaller independent truckers, and offer the additional benefit of helping sustainability. Empty return trips are definitely a source of … Continue reading → Logistics Managerial Econ Trucking factoring load matching trucking trucking cost

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TD186: Teamsters Vs. UPS, California’s Massive Truck Shutdown, FMCSA Busy Rejecting Stuff, & More

Trucker Dump

Podcast Show Notes TD186: Teamsters Vs. UPS, California’s Massive Truck Shutdown, FMCSA Busy Rejecting Stuff, & More Well, we’re back to our normal news-focused show this week. We’ve got lots of news to catch up on, including how California shutting down a crapload of trucks is going.

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How Trucking Challenges Impact the Perishable Cold Chain

Food Logistics

How to leverage third-party data to overcome trucking industry-driven food quality and safety challenges. Transportation / Trucking

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TD160: Really Late Trucking News

Trucker Dump

The post TD160: Really Late Trucking News appeared first on About Truck Driving. trucking DOT FMCSA truck driving trucking industry trucking jobs trucking life trucking news trucking news podcast

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Women In Trucking Launches Professional Driver Hub

Women in Trucking

But, where can these women find a network and resources unique to the needs and lifestyle of women truck drivers? Life on the Road Women In Trucking Driver Perspective

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TD175: Teamsters Striking, New Truck Parking Problems, Pepsi Goes Tesla, & More

Trucker Dump

Podcast Show Notes TD175: Teamsters Striking, New Truck Parking Problems, Pepsi Goes Tesla, & More In today’s show, we we’ve got lots of info on electric trucks, including Tesla’s version finally hitting the road, and maintenance and parking problems associated with EV’s.

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FAQ About the Women In Trucking Association

Women in Trucking

Women In Trucking Ellen's Blog

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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Highlights Benefits, Challenges of Trucking Industry

Food Logistics

67% of truck driver surveyed agree that they feel their job is appreciated, yet 83% experience daily challenges with recent increases in fuel prices. Transportation / Trucking

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TD173: New Electric Truck Tech, FMCSA ELD Commenting Period, Autonomous Truck Studies, Training Exemptions Pursued, & More

Trucker Dump

The post TD173: New Electric Truck Tech, FMCSA ELD Commenting Period, Autonomous Truck Studies, Training Exemptions Pursued, & More appeared first on About Truck Driving.

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Why They're Choosing a Future in Trucking

Women in Trucking

Women In Trucking Recognition

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How will autonomous trucks handle blowouts?

Supply Chain and Logistics

This article discusses the issues surrounding blowouts, and how autonomous trucks might handle the problem. Drivers can usually use their ‘feel’ of the truck to … Continue reading → Logistics Trucking blowouts maintenance truckingBlowouts occur fairly frequently, though tire manufacturers are making better tires as time goes by.

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The Future of Women in Trucking is Bright: NFI Hosts 'Trucks are for Girls' Event

Women in Trucking

Recently, the local Girl Scouts of Hagerstown, MD got a sneak peek into the world of trucking as NFI Industries hosted its first ‘Trucks are for Girls’ event.

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Penske, Daimler Truck Deliver New Freightliner eCascadias Semi-Trucks

NGT News

Penske Truck Leasing and Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) has commemorated the delivery of two battery electric production model Freightliner eCascadia semi-trucks. The post Penske, Daimler Truck Deliver New Freightliner eCascadias Semi-Trucks appeared first on NGT News.

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Volvo Trucks Academy Facility Expands Battery-Electric Truck Training

NGT News

Volvo Trucks North America’s Volvo Trucks Academy has opened a new facility in Tinley Park, Ill. to expand access to battery-electric truck training in the central U.S. The post Volvo Trucks Academy Facility Expands Battery-Electric Truck Training appeared first on NGT News.

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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 0.5% in May

Supply Chain and Logistics

Truck tonnage saw a slight increase in May, according to the latest American Trucking Associations (ATA) survey of its members. shows the percent gain … Continue reading → Logistics Trucking analytics ATA labor economics survey trucking

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TD159: All Trucking News; All The Time

Trucker Dump

We’ve got several recalls, new emissions and inspection standards, autonomous and electric trucks, Teamster elections, the top 500 trucking companies, fixing. The post TD159: All Trucking News; All The Time appeared first on About Truck Driving. (c)

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Trucking’s Emerging Top Talent: Women

Women in Trucking

For a long time, we used the phrase ‘male-dominated’ to describe what trucking was like. It was part of the culture of the industry. I get it, but I see it differently. Human Resources Sponsored Content

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Vision Truck Group Becomes New Certified Volvo EV Dealer

NGT News

Volvo Trucks North America has named Vision Truck Group as the first Volvo Trucks Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer in the greater Toronto area. The post Vision Truck Group Becomes New Certified Volvo EV Dealer appeared first on NGT News.

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Trucking demand near recession levels: Bank of America

Supply Chain and Logistics

We’ve seen a catastrophic drop in demand for trucking freight. It’s natural given the very high prices for truck hauls recently. Now tender rejection, a measure of how often trucking firms reject contracted loads to go after higher-paying spot market … Continue reading → Logistics Trucking demand for trucking driver shortage labor economics truck freight rates trucking

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A salute to truck drivers

Fleet Owner

If every passenger car driver spent some time behind the wheel of a Class 8, they might think twice before cutting in front of a heavy truck without leaving much space. Perspectives / IdeaXchange

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Trucking Action Plan Keeps America Moving

Food Logistics

Transportation / TruckingThese plans are necessary to keep America moving, to keep goods moving, to keep drivers and other employees safe and to give carriers and freight providers the tools and resources needed to run.

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Give it Up for the Truck Drivers

Food Logistics

While today's truck drivers may not wear capes, they still possess superhero qualities in that they’re agile, resilient and powerful in their own ways. Transportation / Trucking

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Owner-Operators appear to migrate to large trucking companies

Supply Chain and Logistics

This news service called ‘Loaded and Rolling’ is aimed at the trucking sector. The author has postulated the downward swing of spot trucking rates compared to negotiated or contract rates as the driver for an … Continue reading → Labor Economics Logistics Trucking contracts fuel prices owner-operators truck freight prices truckingThe article here is intriguing.

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TD181: Struggling LTL Industry, Eco-Friendly Truck Solutions And Problems, Healthcare For Truckers, European HOS Explained, & More

Trucker Dump

Podcast Show Notes TD181: Struggling LTL Industry, Eco-Friendly Truck Solutions And Problems, Healthcare For Truckers, European HOS Explained, & More In today’s show, we’re going to talk about the struggling LTL industry and what makes it so finicky.

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Welcome to the Spotlight Truck Drivers

Talking Logistics

Put differently, do you want to be an engineer or a Walmart truck driver? Read more Welcome to the Spotlight Truck Drivers. The post Welcome to the Spotlight Truck Drivers appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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How To Find Semi Truck Parking

Trucker Dump

Think of STOW IT as the Airbnb of trucking. The post How To Find Semi Truck Parking appeared first on About Truck Driving. The following article was written by STOW IT, an online marketplace for car, boat, trailer, RV and semi storage.

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Used truck auction prices plunge as freight market cools

Supply Chain and Logistics

All of a sudden, it seems, used trucks are losing value. It could be because some truckers are finding the trucking business hard to make a living in right now. Sometimes they are … Continue reading → Logistics Trucking transportation trucking trucking equipmentSpot rates for cargo have fallen recently.