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America's Road Team captains 2022-23

An immigrant from India, a former Marine and a grandmother joined an elite team of 22 professional truck drivers to make up the 2022-23 America’s Road Team Captains.

The Traton Group reported sharp increases in its unit sales and incoming orders for commercial vehicles in 2021 compared with 2020 despite the continuing influence of the COVID-19 pandemic and the difficulties in the supply of semiconductors.

TuSimple Holdings Inc. is in talks to join forces with one of China’s premier commercial vehicle manufacturers to create heavy-duty trucks aimed at making long-distance logistics more efficient.

The Port of Long Beach moved record cargo volumes last year amid an import surge and supply chain snarl brought on by the pandemic.

XPO Logistics is expanding its North American operations, adding to its LTL network two new terminals, four fleet maintenance shops and trailer manufacturing capacity, the company said Jan. 18.

Volvo Group North America won an award for its clean air technology efforts, the company announced last month.

Geodis is a global supply chain operator that offers supply chain optimization, freight forwarding, contract logistics, distribution and road transport.

Professional truck driver William John Lex, a longtime driver for Walmart Transportation and an America’s Road Team Captain for American Trucking Associations, died Jan. 10 after a bout with colon cancer. He was 56.

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