The Women in Trucking Story with Ellen Voie

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The Women in Trucking Story with Ellen Voie. Ellen Voie and Joe Lynch discuss the Women in Trucking story. In May, 2016, she was chosen as one of Fleet Owner’s Dozen Outstanding Women In Trucking. About Women in Trucking. Key Takeaways: The Women in Trucking Story.

TD155: Yes, More Trucking News

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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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Give it Up for the Truck Drivers

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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

Certain Trucking Segments Ready to Go Electric

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If trucks became all electric, then about 100 million metric tons of CO2 would be saved from going into the atmosphere. Transportation / Trucking

Truck Talk: Machine gun-tested edition

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This week: Mack Trucks delivers its machine-gun-tested dump trucks to the Army; a former Navistar and General Motors executive thinks autonomous trucks will flip the script on passenger cars leading new technologies to market; and Western Star dealers want their demo trucks back.

Is This the Truck of the Future?

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If you look at the total greenhouse emissions worldwide, then transportation accounts for about 12 percent. Divided by subsector, road transportation is responsible for 75% of those CO2 emissions. No wonder there is a big focus on creating more sustainable modes of transportation.

TD156: The First 6 Months Of Trucking – Part 1

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But first we’ve got a couple of recalls, The post TD156: The First 6 Months Of Trucking – Part 1 appeared first on About Truck Driving. (c)

Hino Trucks Debuts XL8 Fuel Cell Electric Truck Prototype

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Less than a year ago, Hino Trucks announced that it was building a Class 8 hydrogen fuel cell electric truck. The post Hino Trucks Debuts XL8 Fuel Cell Electric Truck Prototype appeared first on NGT News.

What is a truck dispatcher?

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Many of the close to 40,000 truck dispatchers in the U.S. But truck dispatching is not the same as truck brokering. But Brittany Hamstreet, a California-based truck dispatcher, said that a truck dispatcher is “a bona fide agent” for one or more motor carriers.

How To Find Semi Truck Parking

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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.

Trucking Carriers head west for a modern-day gold rush — of freight

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Apparently trucking carriers are rushing to carry loads from the West Coast to inland America. And carriers looking to carry loads back to the West Coast are having trouble finding … Continue reading → Logistics Supply Chains Trucking container shipping supply chains truck rates truckingIt’s because the rates are much higher for Eastbound freight.

First Class 8 electric trucks headed for Texas

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Fleetmaster Express recently ordered 10 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks as part of the company’s plan to transition from a diesel fleet to an electric one. They will be the first Class 8 electric trucks in operation in the U.S.

Truck Talk: Tasty leftovers edition

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The ACT Expo was more of a reality check on the electrification of trucking than a dreamscape of zero-emission technology. As in zero emissions from the tailpipe in battery-powered electric trucks (BETs) or from any source in the case of hydrogen. Volvo Trucks North America

Truck Talk: Autonomous insurance edition

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This week, we’re looking at what insurance for autonomous trucks might look like and how truck manufacturers are booking additional revenue by selling chargers and hand-holding advice with electric trucks. FREIGHTWAVES: How do you get a baseline for insuring autonomous trucks?

Ida eyes trucking markets

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On today’s episode Dooner and The Dude are talking to FreightWaves founder and CEO Craig Fuller about the trucking impacts of Hurricane Ida. She’s also starting an initiative at a Mack Trucks/Volvo Trucks NA powertrain site that empowers employees to become content creators.

Allison Transmission and Hino Trucks Partner on EV Truck Production

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Allison Transmission, a designer and manufacturer of conventional, electric hybrid and fully electric vehicle propulsion solutions, has been selected by Hino Trucks as its e-Axle development partner for Class 6, 7 and 8 battery electric vehicle (BEV) trucks.

Carbon Capture for Semi-Trucks with Paul Gross

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Carbon Capture for Semi-Trucks with Paul Gross. Paul Gross and Joe Lynch discuss carbon capture for semi-trucks. Paul is the co-founder and the CEO of Remora , a company that is building a device that captures the carbon emissions from a semi-truck.

Why Your Truck Needs Wings with Dan Burrows

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Why Your Truck Needs Wings with Dan Burrows. Dan Burrows and Joe Lynch discuss why your truck needs wings. Dan is the founder and CEO of TruckLabs , a trucking technology company with a mission to transform the industry through a series of smart hardware and software product offerings.

Shippers face tough choices in the US trucking market as costs escalate

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It certainly … Continue reading → Logistics Trucking dedicated fleet driver shortage innovation Strategy truckingIt’s a good time for larger shippers to consider a dedicated fleet, according to this consultant. The driver shortage and inability for carriers and 3PLs to offer good schedules are making it hard to book a good service.

Maersk firm strikes deal for 16 electric trucks

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There’s no rail connection directly to the ports, and even so, … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Shipping Supply Chains Trucking container shipping electric vehicles ocean shipping ports supply chains sustainability transportation truckingMaersk is one of the largest, and possibly the most advanced, ocean carriers. The LA/LongBeach ports have been a problem area for air pollution and sustainabiolity for many years.

Truck Talk: Taking the high road edition

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This week, Hyliion lets slide a slight; hydrogen fuel cells are everywhere, or it seems that way; and thermal imaging gets a look as a way to enhance autonomous trucking perception. HORVAT: “We just don’t say, ‘Here’s a truck and get going.’ Hino Trucks.

Truck Talk: Making the case edition

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This week, we’re looking at the meaning of electric trucks delivering groceries, autonomous trucks delivering watermelons and other “firsts” trying to make the case for advanced transportation technologies. A Plus autonomous software-equipped truck takes a 4,000-mile Silk Road journey.

Driverless Trucks Come to Third-Party Logistics

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So, how does the 3PL sector take advantage of driverless trucks? Transportation / TruckingAutonomous technology is now a reality.

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TD154: Trucking News And Free Stuff!

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So about this news; we’ve got a handful of truck recalls, Canadian ELDs, lots of driverless trucks being ordered, some useful tips for. The post TD154: Trucking News And Free Stuff! appeared first on About Truck Driving.

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TD150: Trucking News Galore!

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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.

Mexico trucking capacity crunch

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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

What is power-only truck brokerage?

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Power-only truck brokerage involves a load that requires only horsepower — a tractor or truck to move it. There’s also flexibility for the shipper, which can load a trailer on its own terms without coordinating and timing a truck’s arrival.

Will ‘connecting neighborhoods’ disconnect trucking?

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Truck productivity in crosshairs. Mullett said the supply chain implications of the policy are clear: Less capacity to move freight by truck will mean longer transit times for carriers and higher costs for shippers. Buried in the U.S.

New Way Trucks Delivers Battery-Electric Trucks to Ocala

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New Way Trucks, a privately held manufacturer of refuse equipment in North America, and its distributor Southern Sewer Equipment Sales, have delivered three battery-electric New Way Sidewinder XTR automated side loaders (ASLs) to the City of Ocala, Fla.

Truck Talk: Next acts edition

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NYSE: R ), the last five as chief technology officer after 20 years working with trucking fleets. Vince Cubbage, who brought hybrid-electric truck powertrain maker Hyliion Holdings ( NYSE: HYLN ) public last October, wasted no time in starting two more special purpose acquisition companies.

Hyundai reveals autonomous, hydrogen-powered trucking concept

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This week one major player outlined plans for an alternative fuel source to be used not just for commercial travel but for trucking too. The drone is essentially a cabless trucking container, capable of traveling more than 600 miles off of a single charge at a hydrogen refueling facility.

Study calls for national truck-parking standards

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An array of technologies and applications used by truck drivers at the state level to locate and reserve parking spaces highlights the need for a standardized truck-parking information framework across the country, according to a new study. Truck parking apps used by drivers.

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Truck Talk: Hydrogen rising edition

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This week we explore evidence that may soon demand a verdict on hydrogen as a transportation fuel, plus highlights from companies doing what they can to get on the right side of the business viability that Lordstown Motors said may elude the electric pickup truck startup. .

Truck Talk: Autonomous patent edition

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This week, we look at how technology patents suggest possible winners and also-rans in the autonomous trucking race to commercialization. Sizing up the prospects of autonomous software trucking companies needs a scorecard, or maybe a Racing Forum.

TD149: Job-Hopping In Trucking

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(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.