TD137: OTR Trucking vs. LTL Trucking

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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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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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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

Sponsored: The Iowa 80 Truck Stop Is Trucker Heaven

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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

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.

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

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 […].

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.

Big truck brings big smiles to autistic kids

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Teamsters organize truck tour to promote autism awareness. Transportation

TD134: 3 Free Trucking Apps Every Trucker Should Have

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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

Truck sales increase in May: Wards

Fleet Owner

May retail truck sales continued to post gains both from the month before and compared to 2018, according to figures compiled by Wards Intelligence. Dealers sold 75,033 trucks with gross vehicle weight ratings above 10,000 pounds last mont

ELDs and truck rentals

Fleet Owner

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

Understanding blockchain in trucking

Fleet Owner

For freight transportation, the implementation of blockchain is expected to focus on using the technology to reduce or remove third-party costs, better protect connected vehicles, and increase transparency

Women in Trucking 2018

Fleet Owner

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

Reading, writing, and really big trucks

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California high school launches truck-driving course. Strategy

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Are illegal drugs trucking's biggest safety issue?

Fleet Owner

Trucking Alliance calls on federal government to finalize guidelines for hair screenings

Penske Truck Leasing Opens Tallahassee, Florida, Location

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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.

TD136: The Emotions Of Changing Truck Driving Jobs

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

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

Volvo delivers first electric trucks

Fleet Owner

The OEM's first all-electric trucks are debuting in Europe this winter. The Volvo VNR Electric is expected to debut in California later this year

Zero-Emission Trucking Moves Forward

Material Handling and Logistics

Toyota and Kenworth will deploy a total of 10 trucks as part of the Zero and Near-Zero Emissions Freight Facilities Project (ZANZEFF), hauling cargo received at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, throughout the LA Basin

Trucking Alliance Advises Congress How to Improve Driver Safety

Material Handling and Logistics

There were more than 415,000 large truck accidents in 2017 that killed 4,761 people, including more than 600 truck drivers

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How trucking could be disrupted, transformed

Fleet Owner

The existing structure of the trucking industry will shape the direction of developments as well as slow the pace of change to some extent

Penske Truck Leasing Announces New Full-Service Facility in Erie, Pennsylvania

Move Ahead

Penske Truck Leasing recently celebrated the opening of a new full-service truck leasing , consumer and commercial truck rental and contract truck fleet maintenance facility at 5650 Wattsburg Road in Erie, Pennsylvania.

OTR truck window shopping

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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.

Work Truck Solutions releases 2018 truck body search data

Fleet Owner

Work Truck Solutions (WTS) recently released its 2018 search data for commercial body types. The company said the data represents more than 1 million searches completed last year on its platform, which serves more than 900 dealerships covering 49 st

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Trump visits Pennsylvania lift truck dealership

DC Velocity

Lift TrucksPresident promotes tax plan in tour of UniCarriers forklift dealer H&K Equipment.

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?

Is regional haul the future of trucking?

Fleet Owner

According to trucking industry sources, the length of haul has been decreasing for many years and regional haul operations have been growing

Penske Truck Leasing Announces New Full-Service Facility in Erie, Pennsylvania 

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New industrial trucks give Bonide's DC operations a lift

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New lift trucks and a warehouse redesign changed all that. Lift TrucksAs sales boomed, pesticide manufacturer Bonide found itself struggling to keep up with orders.

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