TD137: OTR Trucking vs. LTL Trucking

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Politics and Autonomous Trucks

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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?

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.

Truck ergonomics

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Awareness and solutions

Volvo Trucks, FedEx test platooning truck technology

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

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Highlights From National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Kuebix

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is here and it’s important to take the time to recognize truck drivers and all they do for the transportation industry. The post Highlights From National Truck Driver Appreciation Week appeared first on Kuebix.

Volvo Trucks Bringing Heavy-Duty Electric Trucks to Market

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Volvo Trucks says it is kicking off commercial sales of its Volvo FL and Volvo FE electric trucks in selected European markets. The post Volvo Trucks Bringing Heavy-Duty Electric Trucks to Market appeared first on NGT News.

Volvo Trucks Looking at Electrification for Construction, Distribution Fleets

NGT News

Volvo Trucks says it has developed electric concept trucks for construction operations and regional distribution, joining the existing commercialization of Volvo electric trucks for urban transport. With our concept trucks, we […].

Trucking Detention Fees: Insights from Indago Members

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Read more Trucking Detention Fees: Insights from Indago Members. The post Trucking Detention Fees: Insights from Indago Members appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Transportation Management Indago logistics transportation trucking detention fees

Highlights From National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Kuebix

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is here and it’s important to take the time to recognize truck drivers and all they do for the transportation industry. The post Highlights From National Truck Driver Appreciation Week appeared first on Kuebix.

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

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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

Stage Set for NTEA’s Green Truck Summit 2020

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The post Stage Set for NTEA’s Green Truck Summit 2020 appeared first on NGT News. Trucking Green Truck Summit NTEA Work Truck Show

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

California port trucking company replaces diesel fleet with CNG trucks

Fleet Owner

acquires 40 near-zero-emissions Volvo and Freightliner trucks spec’d with Cummins natural gas engines for ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Total Transportation Systems Inc.

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?

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 […].

How Virtual Reality is Transforming the Trucking Industry

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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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Sponsored: The Iowa 80 Truck Stop Is Trucker Heaven

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NYC increases truck tolls

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

Autonomous Trucks Today

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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

Big truck brings big smiles to autistic kids

DC Velocity

Teamsters organize truck tour to promote autism awareness. Transportation

Tariffs and Trucking: Where Do We Stand?

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

5 Impacts of Autonomous Trucking on Supply Chains

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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

Above the Fold: Trucking Company Failures on the Rise

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Six trucking companies have gone out of business since the beginning of 2019, including NEMF, Falcon Transport, Williams Trucking, and A.L.A. Trucking. The latest was Timmerman Starlite Trucking, Inc.

Reading, writing, and really big trucks

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California high school launches truck-driving course. Strategy

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New Delaware camera law singles out trucks

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State truck association official calls the measure 'overkill'

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.

The Top 3 Commodities Shipped By Truck in all 50 States

Kuebix

Have you ever been driving on the highway and wondered what kind of freight was on the truck beside you? Unless it’s a clearly defined Coca-Cola or retail branded truck, you probably have no clue. The post The Top 3 Commodities Shipped By Truck in all 50 States appeared first on Kuebix.

TD134: 3 Free Trucking Apps Every Trucker Should Have

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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.

TD135: Trucking Recruiters… Friend Or Foe?

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(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.

ELDs and truck rentals

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

Neuron EV Debuts Battery-Electric TORQ Semi-Truck

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Startup automotive OEM Neuron EV has unveiled the Neuron EV TORQ, a battery-electric semi-truck. TORQ is built… The post Neuron EV Debuts Battery-Electric TORQ Semi-Truck appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Copyright © 2019 Neuron EV. All rights reserved.

Women in Trucking 2018

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

Truck Driver Shortage: Myth or Reality?

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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.

What Truck Driver Shortage?

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Truck driving: A noble profession

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

Sponsored: The Iowa 80 Truck Stop Is Trucker Heaven

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