WASHINGTON — In a sweeping bipartisan vote that takes a government shutdown off the table, the House passed a temporary government-wide funding bill Sept. 22, shortly after President Donald Trump prevailed in a behind-the-scenes fight over his farm bailout.
A sector within the transportation community is asking the leadership on Capitol Hill to suspend a tax on the purchase of new trucks.
Nine more people have been indicted in connection with a sweeping federal investigation into staged accidents with commercial vehicles in the New Orleans area.
C.H. Robinson on Sept. 22 launched a tool intended to expand the ways in which shippers can analyze and buy freight lanes.
Shippers probably will pay more for freight heading into 2021 after the pandemic lockdown drove many small truckers out of business and cargo demand rebounds faster than the economy, C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. CEO Bob Biesterfeld said.
Tesla Inc. plans to manufacture a car that will cost $25,000 in about three years’ time, fulfilling an elusive long-term objective to sell a cheap mass-market electric vehicle, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said Sept. 22.
UPS Inc. has requested reconsideration of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s denial of its 2019 request for an exemption from a requirement that its driver training instructors have two years’ minimum experience as trainers.
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week for 2020 is upon us! Fleets and others in the industry are rolling out the red carpet Sept. 13-19 to show truck drivers appreciation for all they do. Here's a roundup of some of that recognition.
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The Port of Los Angeles, the nation’s busiest seaport, hit an all-time record in August, processing 12% more volume that totaled 961,833 20-foot-equivalent units (TEUs).
Truck tonnage in August declined a seasonally adjusted 8.9% when compared with year-ago levels, marking the fifth consecutive year-over-year decline, American Trucking Associations reported Sept. 22.