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Preston Feight (left) and Ron Armstrong of Paccar

Paccar Inc. appointed Preston Feight CEO effective July 1, succeeding Ron Armstrong, the company said in an April 18 news release.

To compete in the package delivery business, shippers must provide the best customer experience possible by investing in smart technologies and selecting the right delivery model, says Trevor Outman of Shipware.

The launch of the Nikola Two tractor just days ahead of Earth Day — April 22 — was a fitting and, perhaps, deliberate gesture by the company to spotlight the trucking industry’s progress in improving its level of environmental responsibility.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has received separate exemption requests from Extreme Logistics and the American Pyrotechnics Association regarding certain hours-of-service rules.

Continuing a trend that started in 2017, higher rates from customers in a strong freight market produced record profits for P.A.M. Transportation Services in the first quarter of 2019.

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MCE coverage screenshots and Azbee Award

WASHINGTON — Transport Topics collected honors in eight categories, including a gold award for its coverage of the 2018 Management Conference & Exhibition, as the American Society of Business Publication Editors handed out its 2019 Mid-Atlantic Azbee Awards on April 17.

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