Daniel P. Bearth

Government, Business, Logistics

NAFTA Negotiations Proceed With Little to Show

Otey Mesa border crossing Mexican trucks are inspected at the Otay Mesa border crossing in San Diego (TT File Photo)

Canada and Mexico are holding firm in their resistance to addressing America’s most contentious proposed changes to NAFTA in the latest talks, with the parties making some slow progress on areas of greater consensus.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
November 21, 2017
Business, Equipment

Orbcomm Bolsters Freight Telematics Business With Purchase of Blue Tree Systems

Orbcomm Inc. moved to fortify its global freight telematics service with the purchase of Blue Tree Systems Limited International, a company based in Galway, Ireland, but with extensive business in the United States, Germany and France.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 9, 2017
Business, Logistics

Best Logistics Group Acquires Beverage Hauler East Coast Truck Lines

Best Logistics Group acquired East Coast Truck Lines in Cheraw, S.C., in a deal that expands the company’s trucking services in the South Carolina market.

Terms were not disclosed.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 4, 2017
Business

TransForce Inc. Adds Driving Ambition to Holdings

TransForce Inc., a driver leasing and workforce management company in Alexandria, Va., has acquired assets of Driving Ambition Inc., a regional provider of commercial truck drivers with operations in six states, company officials announced Sept. 26.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
September 27, 2017
Business, Fuel

Diesel Dips 0.3 Cent to $2.788 a Gallon

Trucks fuel at a California truck stop Todd Lappin/Flickr

The U.S. average retail diesel price fell 0.3 cent a gallon to $2.788, the Department of Energy reported Sept. 25.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
September 25, 2017
Business, Logistics

Wilson Logistics Acquires Haney Truck Line Assets

Haney Truck Lines truck Haney Truck Line

Wilson Logistics Inc., based in Springfield, Mo., has purchased the assets of Haney Truck Line, adding flatbed and heavy-specialized freight hauling to its portfolio of trucking and logistics services while significantly expanding business in the Pacific Northwest and parts of Canada.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
September 7, 2017
Business

Industry Celebrates Truck Drivers for Dedication to Profession

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Truck drivers deliver virtually everything needed to sustain modern life, and Sept. 10-16 they are getting something in return: Thanks.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
September 7, 2017
Business, Equipment

United Road Services Purchased by Carlyle Group

McCann, Anderson McCann, Anderson

The Carlyle Group has acquired vehicle hauler United Road Services from Charlesbank Capital Partners, the companies announced Sept. 5.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
September 5, 2017
Business, Logistics

George’s Taps Tyson Foods Executive Bryan McDuffie to Head Transportation Unit

George's truck George's Inc.

Bryan McDuffie, a top transportation executive at Tyson Foods, has been named vice president of transportation at George’s Inc., one of the nation’s largest privately owned poultry processing firms.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
September 5, 2017
Business, Technology, Logistics

German Firm Körber to Acquire U.S. Supply Chain Software Company HighJump

U.S.-based supply chain software firm HighJump is being acquired by Körber AG in Hamburg, Germany, for an undisclosed amount from Accellos Holdings and its primary investor, Accel-KKR, in Menlo Park, Calif.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
August 30, 2017

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