Beverage and food service fleets dominate the top spots in this comprehensive rundown of private carriers in North America, ranked by number of tractors.
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the decline of brick-and-mortar retail establishments and accelerated e-commerce, creating a massive logistical challenge for warehouse and distribution center operators.
Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. reported higher third-quarter net income, lifted largely by the recovery in automotive production.
Legislation that aims to promote the adoption of new technologies throughout the country’s transportation networks was recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.
USA Truck Inc. reported that its third-quarter bottom-line result swung to a profit from a loss in the year-ago period.
Daseke Inc. reported that its third-quarter bottom line result rebounded to a profit from a loss a year ago.
The voluntary disclosure comes less than a month after Waymo announced that it would begin offering fully driverless service to customers in Arizona and days before an election that could usher in a much tougher regulatory regime.
Daimler AG’s truck unit is investing in a laser-sensor startup to bolster its development of self-driving trucks in the U.S. less than a week after striking a deal to use driverless technology from a unit of Google parent Alphabet Inc.
Three members of the trucking industry who demonstrated courage and selflessness during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic were honored by Transport Topics during American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition. See the video.
RoadSigns produced a special series of podcasts on workforce development in which Transport Topics explored various ways to obtain and strengthen the talents and attributes of employees. Here are some of the issues the leaders of the industry discussed with us.
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The price of the average used Class 8 sold in September neared $40,000, building on recent gains, and sales were nearly flat compared with a year earlier, ACT Research reported.