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Week of June 27, 2016

Trucking Share Prices Remain Volatile After Lengthy Downturn, Analysts Say 
May Tonnage Climbs 5.7%  
Interstate System Turns 60; Highways Show Their Age 
Logistics Spending Up, Study Says 
Trucking Wary of ‘Beyond Compliance’ 
FMC Backs SOLAS Terminal Weighing Plan 
FMCSA Defends E-Log Rule From OOIDA Legal Challenge 
FedEx Ground to Pay $240 Million to Settle Driver Classification Suits 
FedEx Raises Fiscal 4Q Profitability by 20%, Helped by Results at Express, Ground Units 
Trailer Orders Drop 12% as Seasonal Slowdown Hits 

Week of June 20, 2016

May Truck Sales Fall 19.5% 
Collision Avoidance Systems Succeed in NHTSA Field Test 
Manufacturers May Blend Braking Systems as Autonomous Technologies Gain Interest 
Federal Officials, Union Seek Fix For Central States Pension Fund 
FMCSA Panel Starts Review to Simplify Rules’ Language 
Connected Vehicle Technologies a Priority For Next Highway Bill, Rep. Graves Says 
Seasonal Jump in Produce Shipments Boosts Sluggish Truck Freight Market 
Some Florida Truckers Threaten Strike 
OSHA Orders Driver Rehired, Reimbursed 

Week of June 13, 2016

Graves Looks Back on ATA Tenure (with video) 
Graves: ATA Is Evolving With Changing Industry 
First Profit for Navistar Since 2012 
ATA's Bob Costello: Economy to Stay Weak 
Companies Report ‘Conflict Minerals’ Progress 
DUI Case Exposes Gaps in Safety Screening 
May Truck Orders Plunge 30%; OEMs Plan Additional Cutbacks 
DOT’s Anthony Foxx Says CSA Scores to Be Public Again in 2 Years 
Tires Are Special Focus at 2016 Roadcheck, But Air Lines, Leak Ruin One Trucker’s Day 

Week of June 06, 2016

Brokers Split Over How to Ensure Carrier Compliance With ELD Mandate 
Delays in Approving Hair Testing Aid Drug Abusers, Officials Warn 
Trucking May Become Collateral Damage in New Container Rule 
Schneider Acquires Watkins & Shepard 
Democrats Press McConnell to Fix Pensions 
Used-Truck Prices Dip; Inventories Stabilize 
Increases in Driver Pay Grind to Halt on Lower Freight Rates, Demand 
House Bill Allows TWICs to Access Military Bases 
Prime Agrees to Pay $3.11 Million to Settle EEOC Case 

Week of May 30, 2016

April Tonnage Gains 2% 
Trucking Mergers Slow Down This Year, But Technology Could Spur More Deals 
Inaugural Atlanta Truck Show Lands DTNA, Navistar for 2017 
Diesel Average Rises 6¢ to $2.357 
FedEx Begins Integrating TNT After Purchase 
Commenters Slam Safety Fitness Proposal 
House Committee Keeps Provisions on HOS, Safety Fitness, Meal Breaks 
April Trailer Orders Decrease; Factory Backlogs Still Strong 
New Overtime Threshold Could Disrupt Payrolls, Revamp Job Classifications, Trucking Execs Warn 

Week of May 23, 2016

Correctly Spec’d Floors Can Reduce Cost of Trailer Maintenance, Industry Execs Say 
Congress Moves on HOS  
Lawmakers Already Preparing for Future Road Funding Fights 
Industry Groups Unite to Develop New App Aimed at Making Truck Parking Easier to Find 
Western Star Debuts Transforming Truck 
Kenworth Boosts Automation at Manufacturing Facility 
Experts: New Technology Can Reduce Congestion 
FedEx Founder Smith Predicts Twin 33s Will Ultimately Win Federal Approval 
UPS Exec Urges Passage of Trade Pact, Says Protectionism Hurts Supply Chain 
Overtime Rule Could Affect Operations, ATA Says 


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