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Truck technician welding truck parts

Repairing the body on a Class 8 truck is a process of handling moving parts while performing a proper assessment and eventually restoring the unit to a safe, roadworthy state as quickly as possible.

There are operational and environmental gains to be realized for fleets that favor renewable diesel fuel over battery-electric vehicles, according to a new ATRI study.

Officials plan to open a deeper channel for commercial ships to access the Port of Baltimore starting April 25, marking a significant step toward reopening the major maritime shipping hub.

UPS Inc. experienced a 41.3% drop in earnings during the first quarter of 2024, the company reported April 23.

Tesla Inc. plans to cut more than 6,000 jobs across Texas and California as part of CEO Elon Musk’s demand to slash more than 10% of the global workforce.

Increasingly, trucking companies' search for truck drivers is moving beyond U.S. borders as immigration programs become a greater focal point.

Although FMCSA's efforts to streamline the driver verification process are helping fleets reduce risk via the Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse, it's also reduced the pool of qualified drivers.

Across the major logistics market segments, 2023 brought a spate of challenges including compressed margins, rising labor costs and inflationary pressures, ensuring a down year for many.

2023 was a generally downtrodden year for 3PLs, with plummeting transportation rates and shippers focused on right-sizing inventories and reducing logistics costs.

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Truck tonnage reached 13 consecutive months of year-over-year declines after a slight decrease in March, American Trucking Associations reported April 23.

Pepsi cans

PepsiCo Beats Q1 Revenue Forecasts

PepsiCo reported better-than-expected revenue in the first quarter on strong international demand for its snacks and beverages.

Trucks parked at loading dock

When Will Freight Market Conditions Improve?

Stubbornly weak freight market conditions have placed financial strain on 3PLs in recent years with an oversupply of truck capacity driving down rates and squeezing brokers’ margins.

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Complete coverage of the 2024 National Truck Driving Championships and Step Van Driving Championships, as well as the state events that served as qualifiers.

Amazon fulfillment center

A freight market recession, compressed broker margins and major acquisitions in 2023 have markedly altered the landscape of North America’s largest third-party logistics providers.

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DETROIT — Despite a small dip in U.S. vehicle sales, General Motors’ first-quarter net income rose more than 25% on strong deliveries of pickup trucks and other higher-profit vehicles.

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Matt Hart, a scrappy driver with FedEx Freight, surpassed a competitive field to take home grand champion honors at Nevada’s Truck Driving Championships on April 6.

Truck fueling at a truck stop

The national average diesel price dipped 2.3 cents to edge below $4 a gallon, according to Energy Information Administration data released April 22.