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The trucking industry continued the trend of year-over-year tonnage losses in June after a brief increase the prior month, American Trucking Associations reported July 23.

An evolving concept to address the issue of final-mile delivery is the urban delivery hub.

Truckers who take their dogs back and forth between the United States and either Canada or Mexico will soon be required to complete a federal form that asserts their pets are at low risk of carrying rabies back into the country.

The national average diesel price dipped 4.7 cents to $3.779 a gallon, according to Energy Information Administration data released July 22.

DETROIT — U.S. customers who bought a new General Motors vehicle last quarter paid an average of just under $49,900, a price that helped push the company’s net income 15% above a year ago.

Cargo theft is often a subtle process, making it difficult to prevent. With cargo thieves relying increasingly on subterfuge, the security apparatus on the shop floor must evolve accordingly.

A growing number of energy and agriculture firms have been boosting spending in an effort to plant and crush more canola, an oilseed that could play a big role in the renewable fuel markets.

Yokohama Rubber Co. agreed to acquire Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s off-the-road tire business for $905 million as part of the Japanese manufacturer’s global expansion plan.

FedEx and UPS warned of potential delays in package deliveries as the couriers grapple with the impact of a massive IT failure that is upending markets and crippling companies globally.

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UPS boosted its volume in the U.S. for the first time since 2022 during its second quarter, but profit and revenue fell short of Wall Street expectations, partly due to a hefty charge.

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Task Force Continues to Examine Truck Purchase Agreements

Members of a specially appointed Truck Leasing Task Force recently concluded that many lease-purchase agreements don't give owner-operators a realistic chance to own their trucks.

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Clean Fuels Alliance America to Sue EPA

Clean Fuels Alliance America told the EPA that it will sue over the agency’s delay in establishing 2026 biofuel volumes in its Renewable Fuel Standard program.

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