TD137: OTR Trucking vs. LTL Trucking

Trucker Dump

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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. Blog Community Covid-19 Truck Drivers kuebix tms Shippers Transportation Industry trucking

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TD145: Being An Oversize/Overweight Load Truck Driver

Trucker Dump

In the news segment, we discuss how the coronavirus is affecting the trucking industry with regards. The post TD145: Being An Oversize/Overweight Load Truck Driver appeared first on About Truck Driving.

TD143: Coronavirus Trucking

Trucker Dump

The post TD143: Coronavirus Trucking appeared first on About Truck Driving. Well, you can probably guess what today’s podcast is all about, and unfortunately it ain’t fluffy kittens.

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.

Volvo Trucks Deploys First Pilot VNR Electric Truck in Southern California

NGT News

Volvo Trucks North America has deployed its first pilot VNR Electric truck in Southern California as part of the Volvo Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions (LIGHTS) project.

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.

CARB Adopts Rule Requiring State Transition from Diesel Trucks

NGT News

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has adopted a first-in-the-world rule – the Advanced Clean Truck regulation – that requires truck manufacturers to transition from diesel trucks and vans to electric zero-emission trucks beginning in 2024.

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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TD141: Women In Trucking With Ellen Voie

Trucker Dump

Today we’ve got an interview with Ellen Voie from the Women in Trucking Association, which is a non-profit organization that aims to help and promote women truckers. The post TD141: Women In Trucking With Ellen Voie appeared first on About Truck Driving.

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?

TuSimple, ZF Develop Technology for Autonomous Trucks

NGT News

TuSimple, a global autonomous trucking technology company, has established a partnership with ZF, an automotive supplier, to develop and commercialize technology for autonomous trucks. The post TuSimple, ZF Develop Technology for Autonomous Trucks appeared first on NGT News.

TD144: Is Truck Driving A Recession-Proof Job?

Trucker Dump

The post TD144: Is Truck Driving A Recession-Proof Job? appeared first on About Truck Driving. trucking job security layoff recession proof truck driving trucker trucker stories truckers trucking industry trucking job security trucking jobs trucking life

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. The post Volvo Trucks Bringing Heavy-Duty Electric Trucks to Market appeared first on NGT News.

USPS Contractor Purchases Propane Delivery Trucks

NGT News

McAbee Trucking, a freight shipping and trucking company based in Blacksburg, S.C., has purchased eight Ford F-750 delivery trucks fueled by propane autogas, a domestically produced, clean and economical alternative fuel.

Volvo Trucks Unveils the Volvo FH

NGT News

Volvo Trucks says it has launched the new Volvo FH featuring a re-imagined cab, innovative safety features and a driver-focused working environment. The post Volvo Trucks Unveils the Volvo FH appeared first on NGT News.

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 inspection quotas raise safety concerns

Truck News

Health & Safety Regulations Transportation Newsletter Truck InspectionsMany Ontario transportation enforcement officers (TEOs) are unhappy with working conditions that they say compromise safety on the job. But are these workplace concerns compromising road safety as well?

Penske Truck Leasing Upgrades California Facility

NGT News

Penske Truck Leasing has completed upgrades to its facility in Carson, Calif., The post Penske Truck Leasing Upgrades California Facility appeared first on NGT News. to provide maintenance and repair services for natural gas vehicles (NGVs).

Truck ergonomics

Fleet Owner

Awareness and solutions

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

Stage Set for NTEA’s Green Truck Summit 2020

NGT News

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

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.

SoCalGas, Western Milling Unveil First Ultra-Low Emissions Trucks

NGT News

have unveiled the first of a planned 30 new ultra-low emissions trucks that will be deployed in Goshen, Calif. The near-zero-emissions natural gas trucks will be fueled with renewable natural gas (RNG) […]. Southern California Gas Co.

Agility Enters Partnership with XStream Trucking

NGT News

Agility Fuel Solutions, a business area of Hexagon Composites ASA, and XStream Trucking have entered an agreement whereby Agility will be the exclusive distributor of Xstream’s TruckWings aerodynamic systems for compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks in North America.

Government Initiatives to Boost Electric Truck Market

NGT News

are stepping up efforts to make transportation cleaner, according to IDTechEx‘s recent Electric Trucks 2020-2030 report. The post Government Initiatives to Boost Electric Truck Market appeared first on NGT News.

Neuron EV Debuts Battery-Electric TORQ Semi-Truck

NGT News

Startup automotive OEM Neuron EV has unveiled the Neuron EV TORQ, a battery-electric semi-truck. The truck’s functional architecture also features an aerodynamic profile that has an integrated sleeper cabin, with […].

IDTechEx: The Medium- and Heavy-Duty Truck Market is Evolving

NGT News

According to IDTechEx’s new Electric Trucks 2020-2030 report, the medium- and heavy-duty truck market is transitioning towards an all-electric future. The post IDTechEx: The Medium- and Heavy-Duty Truck Market is Evolving appeared first on NGT News.

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.

Renault Finalizes Electric Truck Agreement with Carlsberg

NGT News

Renault Trucks says it is signing a contract with the Carlsberg Group to deliver 20 D Wide Z.E. electric trucks. These 100% electric 26-ton trucks, which will be delivered in 2020, will be operated by the Feldschlösschen Brewery, Carlsberg Group’s Swiss subsidiary.

Daimler Truck AG Prepares for the Production of Fuel Cells

NGT News

Daimler Truck AG technicians at their Stuttgart, Germany, site are developing new fuel cell production facilities which will be used as the technological template for subsequent series production. The post Daimler Truck AG Prepares for the Production of Fuel Cells appeared first on NGT News.

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.

Big truck brings big smiles to autistic kids

DC Velocity

Teamsters organize truck tour to promote autism awareness. Transportation

Volvo Penta, Rosenbauer Collaborate on Concept Fire Truck

NGT News

Volvo Penta has been collaborating with Rosenbauer to develop an electric driveline for the platform and industrialized version of the company’s concept fire truck (CFT), known as “Revolutionary Technology” (RT).

Reading, writing, and really big trucks

DC Velocity

California high school launches truck-driving course. Strategy

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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?

Renault Begins Production of Electric Trucks

NGT News

Renault Trucks will begin production on their D and D Wide Z.E. electric truck models this month. The serial production of Renault Trucks D and D Wide Z.E. electric trucks will take place in the company’s Normandy plant in Blainville-sur-Orne.