Mexico trucking capacity crunch

Supply Chain and Logistics

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

TD148: Being A Chemical Oilfield Truck Driver

Trucker Dump

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to drive a chemical truck in the oilfields, then you’re going to love the interview we have with Cannon Bryan on today’s show. The post TD148: Being A Chemical Oilfield Truck Driver appeared first on About Truck Driving.

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TD147: Be Careful Choosing A Truck Driving School

Trucker Dump

(c) Can Stock Photo / Feverpitched The topic of today’s show is CDL Farms and why you should be careful when choosing a truck driving school. The post TD147: Be Careful Choosing A Truck Driving School appeared first on About Truck Driving. (c)

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.

TD137: OTR Trucking vs. LTL Trucking

Trucker Dump

The post TD137: OTR Trucking vs. LTL Trucking appeared first on About Truck Driving. trucking LTL LTL trucking night driving OTR OTR trucking OTR vs LTL truck driving trucker stories truckers trucking industry trucking jobs trucking lifeIf you’re a regular listener/reader, you’ll know that I recently made a job change.

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.

DHE to Pilot Volvo VNR Electric Heavy-Duty Trucks

NGT News

Dependable Highway Express (DHE), a core division of Dependable Supply Chain Services, through the Volvo Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions (LIGHTS) project, says it will demonstrate the ability for battery-electric trucks to successfully transport goods in daily routes.

Mack Trucks to Commercialize the LR Electric Refuse Truck

NGT News

Mack Trucks says it plans to commercialize the Mack LR Electric, its refuse model equipped with a fully electric integrated Mack drivetrain. The post Mack Trucks to Commercialize the LR Electric Refuse Truck appeared first on NGT News.

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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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.

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. The post Trucking Companies Continue Service During Covid-19 – #ThankATrucker appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Community Covid-19 Truck Drivers kuebix tms Shippers Transportation Industry trucking

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.

Women in Trucking 2018

Fleet Owner

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

Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks) with Nicole Glenn

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks) with Nicole Glenn. Nicole Glenn and Joe Lynch discuss the topic, freight moves on relationships and trucks. Because shipment and truck visibility is so important on critical shipments, Candor utilizes Trucker Tools to track shipments and provide real-time updates. Key Takeaways: Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks). Learn More About Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks).

ELDs and truck rentals

Fleet Owner

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

Truck ergonomics

Fleet Owner

Awareness and solutions

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?

OTR truck window shopping

Fleet Owner

over-the-road trucks, this is one of your best bets to find them all under one roof. Class 8 truck manufacturers wheel out their latest, greatest products at the American Trucking Assns. If you're looking for the top U.S.

TD142: Being An Expedited Truck Driver

Trucker Dump

On today’s show, we’ll be continuing the series where we highlight unique trucking jobs. This time Joshua Knode will tell us about expedited trucking and how it differs from a typical truck driving job. The post TD142: Being An Expedited Truck Driver appeared first on About Truck Driving. On today’s show, we’ll be continuing the series where we highlight unique trucking jobs.

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. In the news segment, we discuss how the coronavirus is affecting the trucking industry with regards. If you’ve ever been interested in how oversize/overweight loads work, you’re in luck.

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

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. Global urbanization requires urban logistics and truck transport with zero emissions and less noise with increasing urgency,” says Jonas Odermalm, vice president for Volvo Trucks’ electromobility product line. The post Volvo Trucks Bringing Heavy-Duty Electric Trucks to Market appeared first on NGT News.

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.

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? The post Politics and Autonomous Trucks appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Transportation autonomous trucks

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 […].

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.

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).

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.

TD138: Being A Rental Equipment Truck Driver

Trucker Dump

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. trucking low boy podcast rental equipment truck driver specialty trucking jobs truck driving trucker trucker stories truckers trucking industry trucking jobs trucking life

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.

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.

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. Trucking Vehicle Conversions autonomous autonomous truck driverless vehicle heavy-duty mass-produced self-driving self-driving cars self-driving truck transit trucking trucking technology TuSimple

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. Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Trucking Vehicle Conversions climate-change D13TC engine Euro 6 LNG engine greenhouse gas emissions heavy-duty liquefied natural gas lng natural gas Roger Alm tank to wheel transit Volvo FH Volvo Trucks

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. The post USPS Contractor Purchases Propane Delivery Trucks appeared first on NGT News. The vehicles are used for contracted parcel delivery routes between USPS locations in North and South Carolina. “As