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The trucking merger and acquisition market is showing early signs of a rebound after a slowdown this year caused by uncertain freight and financial conditions.

Increasing parking availability for the nation’s truck drivers remains high on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s agenda, Secretary Pete Buttigieg indicated recently.

Ensuring the safety and efficiency of the nation’s supply chain is an ongoing priority for key policymakers in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Two electric trucks from Carter Express Inc. went into operation at Nestlé’s production plant in Indiana thanks to a state grant for $600,000 covering most of the green supply chain project.

High demand for truckers in North Carolina is behind Guilford Technical Community College’s plans to open a $4.35 million driver training facility funded by state and federal grants.

Legislation aiming to block efforts designed to prevent the sale of internal combustion engines was recently approved in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Trimble is seeking to streamline industry workflows and forge closer connections among drivers, trucks, carriers, shippers and logistics providers.

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UPS to Hire 30,000 Extra Drivers for Peak Season

UPS Inc. is set to hire more than 30,000 additional drivers for peak season, a mix of package car drivers, commercial driver license drivers and seasonal support drivers.

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Freight Brokers Adjust as Market Power Swings to Shippers

Throughout the pandemic-influenced years of 2020 through 2022, third-party logistics providers and freight brokers assuaged shippers by simply locating a truck for their freight.

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When trailer aerodynamics produce better fuel efficiency, the reward for truck fleets can be substantial, and success is measured by miles per gallon.

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