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Week of July 28, 2014

June Tonnage Gains 2.3% 
FedEx Freight Seeks Approval to Run Twin 33-Foot Trailers 
Coolants Require Check-Ups to Maximize Engine Life 
Trailer Orders Soar 43.9%; Strongest June in 15 Years 
Senate to Take Up Highway Funding Bill; Will Consider 4 Amendments Before Vote 
ATA Unveils Highlights of MC&E Conference 
Konezny Turns to Global Growth as Trimble Makes Domestic Gains 
PeopleNet to Offer Cloud Gateway to Meet Fleets’ Data Needs Faster 
Trucking Expected to Benefit From New Job-Training Law 
Quarterly Earnings Climb as Rates Rise, Fleets Say 
Daimler, Volvo Truck Units’ 2Q Profits Up, Led by Growth in North American Market 
Diesel Avg. Falls 2.5¢ to $3.869, Lowest Level Since November 

Week of July 21, 2014

June Truck Sales Jump 21% 
House Passes Highway Patch 
2Q Fleet Failures Nearly Double on Cost Pressures, Report Says 
DOT Research Could Benefit Fleets Through Use of Wireless Inspections 
Lawmakers Brief Freight Leaders 
Pilot Flying J to Pay $92 Million Penalty to Government Over Fuel-Rebate Scheme 
ATA Promotes Four to Senior Vice President 
NTSB Proposes Changes After I-5 Bridge Collapse 
Diesel Declines 1.9¢ to $3.894 
Truckload Fleets Post Gains in 2Q Despite Higher Costs 
Volvo Trucks, Telogis to Offer Fleet Services With Factory-Installed Telematics Systems 

Week of July 14, 2014

Navistar CEO Cites Gains 
Transport Topics Unveils 2014 List of Top 100 For-Hire Carriers 
June Truck Orders Jump 41.3% 
Daimler Demonstrates Self-Driving Truck, Says Technology Will Change Profession 
Driver Turnover Stays Above 90% In 1Q at Large Truckload Carriers 
House, Senate Panels Move Temporary Trust Fund Bills 
Cummins Promotes Two; Freeland Named President 
Vehicle Makers Revise Shipping Methods As Train-Service Slowdowns Continue 
US Appeals Court Upholds Calif. Meal Break Law in Penske Case 
Panama Canal Expansion a Primary Concern for New Port of Long Beach Chief Executive 
Mississippi Trucking Names Miller President; To Focus on Member Services, Legal Issues 

Week of July 07, 2014

Obama: Fund Roads Now 
Trucking Stocks Soar in 2014, Beat Major Market Indexes 
Sales of Used Class 8s Decline, But Prices, Demand Still Strong 
Large Police Group Endorses Senate Push to Suspend Last Year’s HOS Restart Changes 
Hart Says Truck and Pipeline Safety to Be Top Priorities as NTSB Chief 
Port of Long Beach Names New Director 
Load Matcher Cargomatic Starts App-Based Service 
ELD Comments Pour Into FMCSA  
US Falls Behind Deadline on Conflict Minerals Data 
Bid to Save Highway Trust Fund to Resume 
Fleets Plan More Leasing, Alt-Fuel Use, Survey Shows 
Brenner Moves Some Production to Indiana 

Week of June 30, 2014

Trailer Orders Jump 52.2% 
Fleets Struggle With HOS Effects in 1st Year Since Restart Change 
Fleets Need Stricter Tire Maintenance Routines as Highway Conditions Worsen, Makers Say 
Navistar Amends Stockholder Plan 
Kenworth Showcases T680 Truck Models 
Delaware Considers Suing Construction Firm Blamed for Damaging Interstate 495 Bridge 
Senate Panel Drops Proposal to Increase Heavy-Truck Tax 
Many Commenters Back ELD Rule, But Recommend Technical Changes 
Two Initiatives Unveiled to Cut Port Congestion 
West Coast Dock Operations to Continue as Parties Plan to Extend Contract Talks 
Diesel Price Up 3.7¢ to $3.919, Marking First Gain in 8 Weeks 

Week of June 23, 2014

Tonnage Rises 3.4% in May 
States Slow Highway Projects as US Funding Crisis Looms 
Procedural Clash on Senate Floor Halts Debate on HOS Restart 
Celadon’s Russell Used Hard Work, Luck To Build Large Cross-Border TL Carrier 
Senators Propose Saving Highway Trust Fund By Raising Fuel Taxes 12¢ Over Two Years 
West Coast Port Negotiations Continue Ahead of June 30 Labor Pact Expiration  
Pilot Flying J Founder Donates $1.25 Million To Advance Trucking’s Image Campaign 
OEMs, Suppliers File SEC Audits; Say Conflict Minerals Hard to Trace 
Logistics Spending Rises, Led By Warehouse Services 
FedEx Net Income Gains in Fiscal 4th Qtr. 
A Passion for Collecting, Displaying Art 
Man on a Mission Helps Students Graduate And Start Out on the Right Path in Life 
Diesel Dips 1¢ to $3.882; Oil Up on Violence in Iraq 

 
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