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Jim Mullen (left), Robert Sanchez and Jacqueline Gelb

SAN ANTONIO — The road ahead for fleets to convert to electric trucks is an expensive and challenging one, a panel of trucking experts told executives at ATA's 2024 Midyear Management Session.

Truck tonnage continued to experience year-over-year declines in April, American Trucking Associations reported May 21.

SAN ANTONIO — American Trucking Associations has a new image campaign slogan: “Nothing Without Trucking.”

The national average diesel price continued to slide, shedding 5.9 cents to reach $3.789 a gallon, according to Energy Information Administration data released May 20.

A coalition is calling on Congress to direct the Government Accountability Office to conduct an evaluation of the new program slated to provide moves for the nation’s military.

SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Georgia Ports Authority reported May 21 that April was its busiest month ever for automobile shipments at the Port of Brunswick.

Canadian National Railway made a revised offer May 16 to the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, raising hopes of a settlement in a labor dispute.

Dan Priestley

LAS VEGAS — In a rare trade show appearance for the company, the head of Tesla’s heavy-duty truck program stressed that electric truck technology is ready for prime time.

Jennifer Homendy

Senate Confirms Homendy as NTSB Chair

The Senate recently confirmed Jennifer Homendy to continue to lead the National Transportation Safety Board.

BNSF locomotive

Hundreds Warn EPA: Don’t Back CARB Ban on Diesel Locomotives

Government officials, public agencies and business interests warn EPA  that approving California’s rule to outlaw diesel locomotives will harm the nation’s interconnected rail system.

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Maximizing Efficiency: Strategic Technology Investment

Efficiency is the heartbeat of any successful transportation organization. In an industry where time is money, investing in the right technology becomes a strategic imperative.

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Find out how your trucking business stacks up by submitting data for the 2024 Transport Topics Top 100 For-Hire Carriers publication.

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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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Uber Freight

Uber Freight introduced a spot freight fulfillment platform to expand beyond its flagship contract procurement tool launched last year, the company announced May 16.

Toyota Mirai

Rising costs and unsteady demand for EVs remain major sources of friction between automakers and their suppliers, according to a new survey examining supplier-automaker relationships.

Dali at Baltimore

BALTIMORE — The recovery from the deadly Baltimore bridge collapse reached a milestone May 20 as the Dali was escorted back to port, its damaged bow covered with smashed shipping containers.