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Truckload execs talk ELDs at IANA

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Truckload executives predict business conditions in 2018 will be robust due to the electronic logging device mandate and that intermodal could benefit from a trickle-down effect, they said during the annual Intermodal Association of North America’s Intermodal Expo here.

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Uber Freight’s push to automate trucking transactions hinges on a fixed pricing model designed to eliminate bidding and phone calls and enable on-demand truck capacity for shippers.

Paschall Truck Lines will soon have a new top executive for the first time in more than four decades.

FMCSA has announced a proposed rule to reduce annual motor carrier, broker, freight forwarder and leasing company registration fees by 9.10% in 2018, and by 4.55% in 2019, below current levels.

Federal regulators and experts continue to update carriers and drivers on requisite steps moving forward prior to the mandate for electronic logging devices.

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A look at revenue generated by the world’s largest freight carriers shows a mixed picture. Check out our 2017 Transport Topics Top 50 Global Freight Carriers list.

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is Sept. 10-16, 2017. Here's a roundup of stories and social media postings that reflect how the industry was marking the event. 

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TMC SuperTech champion Mark McLean (third from left)

ORLANDO, Fla. — FedEx Freight technician Mark McLean captured his third Grand Champion title Sept. 19 at American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council National Technicians Skills Competitions, most in the 13-year history of the event.

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Cass Freight Indexes for Shipments, Expenditures Both Rise in August

The number of U.S. freight shipments made and the amount of money spent to transport them both increased in August, according to a Sept. 19 report on freight from Cass Information Systems.

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