Business
Business

Jobless Claims Decline for Week

Initial jobless claims fell by 12,000 last week, the Labor Department said Thursday.

Transport Topics
October 11, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

TTNews.com to Close for Columbus Day

TTNews.com will be closed Monday for the Columbus Day holiday. Please check back on Tuesday, Oct. 14, for the latest trucking and freight transportation news.

Transport Topics
October 10, 2007
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Podcast Debut: ‘RoadSigns’ Tackles Autonomous

RoadSigns podcast

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Transport Topics' new podcast: RoadSigns. Our debut episode focuses on how the trucking industry’s steady and ongoing development of autonomous technology may someday affect truck drivers. Click to listen!

Transport Topics
June 11, 2018
Business, Safety, Government

DOT Transport Index Flat in August

Dan De Los Monteros for TT

The Department of Transportation’s freight transportation services index for August was flat compared with a year ago, DOT said Wednesday.

Transport Topics
October 10, 2007
Fuel, Business, Logistics, Government

Diesel Dips 1.3¢ to $3.035

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

The national average pump price of diesel fuel fell 1.3 cents to $3.035 a gallon, the Department of Energy said Tuesday.

Transport Topics
October 10, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety

BAX Sets Mexico Flights

BAX Global said it is expanding its overnight distribution capabilities between the United States, Mexico and Canada by adding an additional air cargo flight into Mexico, starting next Monday.

Transport Topics
October 10, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

DOT Delays New Regulations; Onboard Recorder Rule Stalls

Several new regulations expected from the U.S. Department of Transportation will be delayed and others, including a long-awaited regulation encouraging the use of electronic onboard recorders, could fall even further behind schedule because of a recent court ruling scrapping part of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s driver-hours rule, DOT said.

October 10, 2007
Business, Government, Logistics, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Ryder Completes Canadian Acquisition

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

Ryder System said Wednesday it completed its acquisition Pollock NationaLease, one of the largest privately owned commercial truck leasing and rental companies in Canada, as well as Pollock's logistics operations.

Transport Topics
October 10, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

Editorial: Fixing the HOS Situation

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has been given until Dec. 27 to cure the defects a federal appeals court found in its latest driver hours-of-service regulations. We all need to hope that FMCSA officials are successful in that effort.

October 10, 2007
Business

Freightliner to Become Daimler Trucks North America

Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

U.S. truck and engine maker Freightliner LLC said late Friday it is changing its name to Daimler Trucks North America LLC, effective Jan. 7.

Transport Topics
October 9, 2007
Fuel, Business

UPS Adding Vehicles to ‘Green Fleet’

UPS Inc. said Monday it was adding 306 alternative fuel vehicles to its “green fleet” by placing an order for 167 compressed natural gas delivery trucks and taking delivery of 139 new propane delivery trucks in North America.

Transport Topics
October 9, 2007

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