TD137: OTR Trucking vs. LTL Trucking

Trucker Dump

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TD138: Being A Rental Equipment Truck Driver

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This episode of Trucker Dump is sponsored by Volvo Trucks. The post TD138: Being A Rental Equipment Truck Driver appeared first on About Truck Driving. This episode of Trucker Dump is sponsored by Volvo Trucks. Learn more at volvotrucks.us.

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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There are Two Models for Truck Platooning: Which will Win?

Logistics Viewpoints

Increased attention to truck platooning. In platooning, trucks are connected using direct vehicle to vehicle communication to allow trucks to tailgate each other very closely. The opportunistic and the truck train model. Transportation Truck Platooning

Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Facility in West Phoenix

Move Ahead

Penske Truck Leasing recently celebrated the opening of its new state-of-the-art facility in Phoenix, Arizona. The maintenance shop includes five truck bays, two truck box repair bays, one automatic wash bay, and a fuel island.

Tariffs and Trucking: Where Do We Stand?

Kuebix

The post Tariffs and Trucking: Where Do We Stand? Blog Tariffs TMS Trade kuebix tms tariffs transportation Trucking Industry

Sponsored: The Iowa 80 Truck Stop Is Trucker Heaven

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How Virtual Reality is Transforming the Trucking Industry

Kuebix

The post How Virtual Reality is Transforming the Trucking Industry appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Future Tech Technology Virtual Reality technology Training trucking VRVirtual reality (VR) is most commonly known for its recreational use in video games.

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Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Facility in West Phoenix 

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Penske Truck Leasing recently celebrated the opening of its new state-of-the-art facility in Phoenix, Arizona. … The post Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Facility in West Phoenix appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Truck driving: A noble profession

Fleet Owner

Truck drivers play an important role in the economy and it is not like just anyone can drive safely and economically

Driverless Truck Platooning: Is There Enough ROI?

Talking Logistics

As reported by Heavy Duty Trucking last week, “Daimler Trucks North America has decided to pass on platooning and focus instead on advancing its position in vehicle automation.” For related commentary, see Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

Raymond's reach-fork trucks feature new technology

DC Velocity

The trucks now include a 7-inch multifunction color display with touch-screen functionality and an intuitive interface. Lift Trucks

5 Impacts of Autonomous Trucking on Supply Chains

Cerasis

The flying car of the future might still be out of reach, but autonomous trucking is moving quickly into view for many businesses. Trucks manned by technology, with no human drivers, are currently being tested around the globe. Supply Chain Technology autonomous trucking

Trucking in America *Infographic*

Kuebix

The job of a truck driver in America is crucial. Trucking is the backbone of our economy and just about every industry would collapse without it. In fact, 71% of all freight tonnage moves on trucks in the USA. The post Trucking in America *Infographic* appeared first on Kuebix. That means everything from food to medicine to building materials at one point probably rode on […].

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

Big truck brings big smiles to autistic kids

DC Velocity

Teamsters organize truck tour to promote autism awareness. Transportation

Sponsored: The Iowa 80 Truck Stop Is Trucker Heaven

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Truck Driver Shortage: Myth or Reality?

Talking Logistics

For decades there has been a consistent narrative in the trucking industry about there being a driver shortage. According to the American Trucking Associations, for example, there will be a shortage of 174,000 drivers by 2026 if current trends continue.

USPS Is Testing Self-Driving Trucks With TuSimple Autonomous Technology

Kuebix

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has awarded autonomous-truck creator, TuSimple, a contract to conduct a 2-week pilot program of self-driving trucks starting on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.

TD135: Trucking Recruiters… Friend Or Foe?

Trucker Dump

(c) Can Stock Photo / stuartmiles Recruiters have an especially bad rap within the trucking community. Most truck drivers think all recruiters are big fat liars with flaming pants. The post TD135: Trucking Recruiters… Friend Or Foe? appeared first on About Truck Driving.

Bunzl Canada Gives CNG Trucking a Try

NGT News

a global distributor of food packaging, cleaning and hygiene, safety, and industrial products, is testing out a compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered transport truck for delivery routes in southwestern Ontario. The post Bunzl Canada Gives CNG Trucking a Try appeared first on NGT News.

ELDs and truck rentals

Fleet Owner

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

TD134: 3 Free Trucking Apps Every Trucker Should Have

Trucker Dump

So with that, I’m going to show you three free trucking apps that will make your life easier and more stress-free […]. The post TD134: 3 Free Trucking Apps Every Trucker Should Have appeared first on About Truck Driving.

Autonomous Trucks Today

Logistics Viewpoints

Last summer, I wrote an article about the future of electric trucks. Notably, I outlined that the industry was ready to transition to zero-emission trucks and that a number of major manufacturers including Tesla, Daimler, Thor, and Toyota had unveiled electric class-8 trucks while UPS, FedEx and DHL had unveiled electric class-6 parcel trucks. But now the big question is whether the industry is ready for autonomous trucks. Uncategorized autonomous trucks

Reading, writing, and really big trucks

DC Velocity

California high school launches truck-driving course. Strategy

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Women in Trucking 2018

Fleet Owner

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

Truck Driver Pay: By the Mile or Hour?

Talking Logistics

Back in October 2018, a US district judge in Arkansas ruled that PAM Transport, a trucking company based in the state, would have to pay its drivers at least minimum wage for the 16 hours each day that they work. and Driver Shortage in Trucking: Time for Plan B.

[PODCAST] The State of Freight Trucking with Craig Fuller, CEO of FreightWaves

Cerasis

Listen to “The State of Freight Trucking with Craig Fuller, CEO FreightWaves” on Spreaker. The post [PODCAST] The State of Freight Trucking with Craig Fuller, CEO of FreightWaves appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Manitoba Invests in Trucking Efficiency

NGT News

The grant will provide truck drivers or trucking companies with incentives for fuel?saving saving devices on freight trucks. The post Manitoba Invests in Trucking Efficiency appeared first on NGT News. Efficiency Heavy-Duty Trucking

Truck sales continue to outpace 2018: Wards

Fleet Owner

July retail truck picked up from the previous month and continued to post gains compared to last year, according to figures compiled by Wards Intelligence. Dealers sold 75,527 trucks with gross vehicle weight ratings above 10,000 poun

Penske Truck Leasing Opens Tallahassee, Florida, Location

Move Ahead

Penske Truck Leasing has introduced a state-of-the-art facility in Tallahassee, Florida. Penske Truck Leasing has introduced a state-of-the-art facility in Tallahassee, Florida. It contains four truck bays and a wash bay.

North American lift truck sales broke records last year, ITA says

DC Velocity

Lift TrucksSales surpassed 250,000 in a year for first time in history, group says.

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3 Problems New Truck Drivers Face When Searching for Truck Insurance

United World Transporation

Finding the right commercial truck insurance can be a difficult process. In addition, rising premium rates have cause many insurance carriers to stop writing trucking policies altogether, or undertake only lower-risk market segments. Trucking insurance

3 Statistics Showing Truck Driving is a Wise Career Choice

United World Transporation

Being a professional truck driver comes with a stigma: that truck driving is not a wise or good long-term career choice. But there are some key statistics that support truck driving as being a wise career choice where an individual can achieve long-term success.

Regional Carriers Are Great Source for Owner Operator Trucking Jobs

Kane is Able

They own their trucks and want to earn a good living, while remaining independent. In recent months, Kane Freight Lines has had an increasing number of inquiries from drivers seeking owner-operator trucking jobs. Supply Chain Challenges Freight Transportation Truck Drivers