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Derek Leathers

Werner Enterprises CEO Derek Leathers said patterns emerging in the cargo marketplace points to a long-awaited adjustment that could help lift trucking out of its persistent freight recession.

During the summer, consumers purchase more produce and fresh blooms. Behind the scenes, the logistics industry takes certain steps for transporting these goods safely and efficiently.

With signs of slowing growth in the premium EV market, manufacturers have been working on a pivot from luxury to practicality. The $25,000 economy electric car is the industry’s new target.

WASHINGTON — This month, the National Transportation Safety Board is scheduled to approve its investigative findings about a freight train derailment​ last year in East Palestine, Ohio.

Tesla Inc. has halted Cybertruck deliveries because of a problem with its windshield wiper, Electrek reported.

CUMBERLAND, Md. — Infrastructure improvements at CSX’s Cumberland yard will increase capacity and allow railcars that previously couldn’t move through the yard to do so, the company said.

From a carrier’s perspective, the way shippers procure transportation can seem arbitrary, with limited thought or imagination. In reality, their approach has become more sophisticated.

WASHINGTON — Adopting emerging technologies across the transportation landscape will improve safety for commuters and the freight sector, the nation’s top highway director said.

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Inspectors in Canada, Mexico and the U.S. conducted 4,898 commercial motor vehicle inspections in brake safety event April 30, putting 570 vehicles out of service for critical violations.

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IEA: China’s Binge on US Fuel Is Biggest Oil Demand Driver

Chinese purchases of a relatively niche type of fuel from the U.S. have been the single biggest contributor to global oil demand growth in recent years, the International Energy Agency said.

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Private Fleets Pursuing Emissions Goals More Aggressively

Across all areas of the economy, shippers are facing increasing pressure to make their operations more sustainable and to meet environmental, sustainability and governance targets.

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Technology vendors serving the freight transportation industry are investing in AI to drive their product development and ultimately unlock higher levels of safety and productivity.

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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.

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