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Week of October 05, 2015

McCarthy Pledges Action 
More Scrutiny for Trucks Unlikely After Volkswagen’s Emissions Scandal 
ATA to Host Industry Leaders at MCE, Still Facing Many Challenging Issues 
Freight Markets Slow Down as 3Q Closes, Fleets Say 
FMCSA Aims to Improve Driver Health Without Issuing Additional Regulations 
Intermodal Stakeholders Advance Ideas to Minimize Terminal Delays for Truckers 
Execs: Trim Aftertreatment Repair Costs With Training, Preventive Maintenance 
ATRI Says Total Fleet Costs Rise; Wages, Equipment Up, Fuel Dips 
Logistics Execs Expect Business Growth, More Consolidation in Coming Years 
Out-of-Service Rates Drop to New Lows at Roadcheck 
Trillium CNG Put Up for Sale; Experts See Nat Gas Slowing 

Week of September 28, 2015

FedEx’s Vos Wins SuperTech; TMC Seeks Young Technicians 
August Tonnage Gains 2.1% 
Inefficient Intermodal Terminals Slowing Supply Chain, Execs Say 
Tire Makers Expect GHG Proposal to Boost Low-Resistance Model Sales 
Intermodal Cargo Market Growth Shifts as International Accelerates, Experts Say 
ACT Says Tractor Sales to Set Record, Sees Solid Year Ahead for Fleet Profits 
EPA Official Says GHG Final Rule on Track to Be Published During 2nd Quarter of 2016 
Diesel Price Declines 2.4¢ to $2.493, Lowest Level in More Than Six Years 
DOT’s Foxx Touts White House Push to Expedite Infrastructure Projects 
Truckers Balk at Having to Pay To Reserve Parking, ATRI Says 
Prices for Used Trucks Soften; Analysts Expect More Declines 

Week of September 21, 2015

Truckers Receive Thanks 
Growth of Intermodal Freight Transportation Sparks Debut of TT’s Top 50 Global Carriers 
XPO Logistics Bid for Con-way Could Shake Up LTL Sector 
Agreement Gives Repair Shops, Fleets Access to Greater Levels of OEM Data 
TMW’s Wangler Calls for More Emphasis on Technical Skills in Modern Education 
Freightliner Road Tests ‘Inspiration’ to Demonstrate Autonomous Assistance 
FedEx’s Profit Rises 6% in Fiscal 1Q, Aided by Stronger Results at Express 
Truck Sales Top 20,000 for 6th Month, Stay Ahead of Last Year’s Pace by 22% 
E-Logs, CSA Make List Of FMCSA’s Priorities 
GE to Sell Finance Unit to Canada-Based BMO 

Week of September 14, 2015

XPO to Purchase Con-way 
Truck Drivers Deliver Insight About Life Behind the Wheel 
Strangers to Trucking Find New Home at TravelCenters 
Maintenance, Compliance Advantages Boost Appeal of Auxiliary Power Units 
Massachusetts High Court to Hear Appeal Involving Application of Use Taxes 
States Could Allow 91,000-Pound Trucks Under Legislation Proposed by Rep. Ribble 
Top Truck Technicians to Go Wrench-to-Wrench in National Championship at TMC Fall Meeting 
Diesel Price Climbs 2¢ to $2.534; First Increase Since Memorial Day 
Analysts View XPO’s Latest Transaction as a Reversal of Fortune for Con-way 
Canadian Truckers Leery Of Copying US Plan on GHG 
Ontario Court Upholds Speed-Limiter Mandate 

Week of September 07, 2015

Fleet Failures Plunge 90% 
How to Fund Highway Bill Tops Congressional Agenda  
US Diesel Average Slides to $2.51; Lowest Level Since July 2009 
Keppler Departs as Executive Director of CVSA to Take Senior Position With Intermodal Group 
California Ports Users Question New Appointment System 
DOTs Urge Trucking to Plan for Pope’s Visit; Northeast Freight Corridor Heavily Affected 
Navistar Posts $28 Million Loss in 3Q; Market Share Goal On Track, CEO Says 
August Class 8 Orders Tempered by Backlogs 
Drivers, Fleets Embroiled In Lawsuits Over Wages 
Judge Rejects Most Claims in Ohio Turnpike Lawsuit 

Week of August 31, 2015

Parking Shortage Worsens 
New Truck Registrations Rise; US Heavy-Duty Fleet Expands 
Fleets Still Rely on Higher Pay to Retain, Attract TL Drivers  
Evel Knievel’s ‘Big Red’ Mack Restored for Documentary on Famous Daredevil (with photos, video) 
Volvo Shows Adaptive Loading System; Fleets Cite Safety, Fuel Benefits in Tests 
PeopleNet to Roll Out New Platform, Adding Android Devices, Driver Apps 
Lightweighting Can Help Haul More Freight, But Few Carriers Interested, Study Finds 
FedEx Moves Bid Forward, Makes Offer for TNT Shares 
July Trailer Orders Drop Vs. June 
Pension Fund Targets Fall for Disclosing Benefit Cuts 
Developers Converting Shipping Containers Into Structures for Business, Residential Use 


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