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Week of October 17, 2016

Anger Over Speed Limiters Voiced in Comments to DOT 
Fleet Failures at 2-Year High in Weak 3Q Freight Market 
Diesel Average Rises 5.6¢ to $2.445 as Crude Reaches 15-Month High  
Cargo Van Manufacturers Beef Up Models With More Customization, New Technology 
ATA, State Association Express Outrage Over R.I. Truck-Toll Enforcement Threat 
Privately Owned Schneider Eyes Going Public; IPO Would Be Trucking’s First Since 2010 
Carriers Must Leverage Technology, Data to Improve Profitability, Supplier Execs Say 
Southeast Floods Bedevil Supply Chain; Freight Industry Struggles to Rebound 
Clinton, Trump Implored to Secure Road Funding 
Gains in Construction Provide a Lift for Heavy-Haul, Crane Rental Firms 
FMCSA to Simplify Process for Veterans to Get CDLs 

Week of October 10, 2016

Chris Spear Says State of Trucking Strong, but Victories Needed in Washington 
E-Logs Tops ATRI Survey Of Critical Industry Issues 
ATA Gives Bill Graves a Rousing Send-Off at Special Opening Reception at MCE 
Fatalities Up 10.4% in First Half of 2016 
FMCSA Proposes Changes to Scoring System For Motor Carriers, Seeks Public Feedback 
FHWA Gives Go-Ahead to R.I.’s Plan That Allows for Truck-Only Tolling 
ATA Plots Future Course  
Speed-Limiter Plan ‘Flawed’; ATA Preps Response to DOT 
Panel Says Platooning Is Near, Driverless Trucks Far Away 
Kevin Burch Realizes Long-Burning Desire to Become Trucking’s Chief Storyteller 
Otto Co-Founder Plans to Overhaul Industry, Beginning With Launch of Uber Freight 
Economists See Slow Growth for United States, Trucking 
Pat Thomas Reflects on ATA’s Achievements of His Well-Traveled Year as Chairman 
Natural Gas Remains Viable for Trucking, Advocates Say 
Scott Darling: Driver Training, Clearinghouse Rules Close 

Week of October 03, 2016

Electric Is the Buzz at IAA 
Federal Overtime Rule Faces Legal Battle 
Trimble Aims to Harness Data, Eyes Role in Automated Driving 
New Pension Proposal Surfaces; Won’t Fix Some Teamsters Funds 
UPS Drone Test Fosters Optimism 
TMW, PeopleNet Strengthen Collaboration 
Higher Driver Pay Overtakes Fuel as Fleets' Top Expense, ATRI Says 
VW-Navistar Deal to Yield New Engine Platform for 2021 
NACFE Says Platooning Becoming Realistic Option 
Responses Mixed on Federal Pilot Project to Allow Young Vets to Run Interstate 
ATA’s New Leadership to Share Vision for Federation at Annual Conference 

Week of September 26, 2016

DOT Supports Automation 
Vos Repeats as Champion, Leads FedEx at SuperTech 
August Truck Tonnage Rises 5.9%; ATA Cites US Freight Volatility 
Safety Tech, Cameras Can Help Fleets Prevent Claims, Insurance Brokers Say 
Execs Make Case for Natural Gas Trucks 
McLeod Sees Opportunity in ‘Uncertain Times’ 
Daimler Targets Urban Uses With Electric Concept Vehicles 
Crete Carrier Chairman Acklie Dies at 84 
FedEx First-Quarter Earnings Climb 12.7% 
Tough Times for Intermodal as Freight Slows, Execs Say 
Trucking Airs Concerns to House Panel; HOS Restart, Highway Funding Top List 

Week of September 19, 2016

Driver Pay Levels Flatten 
August Class 8 Sales Drop 26.1% in 9th Straight Monthly Decline 
Growth of Global Transportation Providers Spurs Port Expansion, Inland Development 
Platooning Advances in Michigan 
Connected-Vehicle Spectrum Fight Intensifies 
Trucking’s Ground Game Gets NFL to Kickoffs 
Volvo Unveils SuperTruck at DOE, Joins Stage 2 of Research Project 
Hanjin’s Stranded Cargo Begins to Flow at US Ports 
Fleets Fret Over Claims on Bad Hanjin Cargo 
CRST Buys Gardner to Broaden Services 

Week of September 12, 2016

VW to Buy Navistar Stake 
Hanjin Bankruptcy Saddles Trucking Fleets With Widespread Losses, Executives Say 
Freightliner Updates Cascadia; Boosts Connectivity, Efficiency 
America’s 3.5 Million Truck Drivers to Be Recognized With Salutes, Gifts 
Mack Unveils 2017 Engines, Transmissions Designed to Meet Tighter GHG Standards 
Some Freight Carriers Raising Rates Despite Uncertain Market Conditions 
Navistar’s Clarke Reports Progress in Overcoming Past Engine Woes 
Largest Ever Ship Line Failure Triggers Broad Cargo Turmoil 


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