Jim Stinson

Jim Stinson

Staff Reporter

@jimstinson

Jim received a business bachelor's degree from Boston University. He attended Indiana University and received a master's degree in journalism, and since then has been a business reporter, an Indiana Statehouse reporter, an editorial writer and a White House reporter.


Government, Business, Logistics

Jack Cooper Exits Bankruptcy

Jack Cooper auto hauler The restructuring process has preserved jobs for more than 2,500 employees. (Jack Cooper Holdings Corp.)

Jack Cooper Holdings Corp. has exited its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, the auto-hauling logistics company said Nov. 4.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
November 5, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Roadrunner Sells Intermodal Business to Universal Logistics for $51 Million

Roadrunner truck The intermodal business had revenue of approximately $125 million for the 12 months ended Sept. 30 and was part of the company’s truckload segment, according to Roadrunner officials. (Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc.)

Roadrunner Transportation Systems has sold its intermodal business to Universal Logistics Holdings for $51.25 million in cash, the transportation and asset-light logistics company announced Nov. 5.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
November 5, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

TFI Reports Revenue Up 1% in Q3

Truck Freight International Truck Freight International

TFI International Inc. reported higher revenue in the third quarter of 2019, while profits ticked downward.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
November 5, 2019
Business, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

Donaldson Announces Air Filter Test Results, GeoTab Contract

Donaldson Donaldson's Al Hovda speaks at the press conference. (Anneliese Mahoney/Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — Donaldson Co. said recent tests show the Donaldson PowerCore filters can save fleets up to $215 per truck per year, because the filters provide 27% less restriction.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 31, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Rocketail Tweaks Aerodynamic Trailer Wings With Hinge

Bren Marshell Bren Marshell by Anneliese Mahoney/Transport Topics

ATLANTA — Rocketail announced it will be making its two side wings, attached to improve a trailer’s aerodynamic flow, flexible upon contact.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 31, 2019
Business, Technology

MEKRA Lang Launches New Digital Vision System

MEKRA Lang's Joe DeMartino MEKRA Lang's Joe DeMartino by Anneliese Mahoney/Transport Topics

ATLANTA — MEKRA Lang launched a new digital vision system at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show, announcing the sideview-mirror replacements will be standard equipment on Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 31, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Isuzu Sees Opportunity in Final-Mile Growth

Harrison Wessinger (L) and Jeff Maloof (R) Harrison Wessinger (left) and Jeff Maloof by John Sommers II for Transport Topics.

ATLANTA — Final-mile delivery of consumer goods has changed trucking, and the change will continue to evolve transportation methods, according to Isuzu Motors officials.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 30, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Truck-Lite’s Road Ready Adds Cargo Volume Meter

Truck-Lite's Robert Richard Truck-Lite's Robert Richard by Anneliese Mahoney/Transport Topics

ATLANTA — Truck-Lite Co. has added a volumetric cargo system to its Road Ready trailer telematics offerings, the company told reporters at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show on Oct. 29.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 30, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

SAF-Holland Introduces SMAR-te Tire Inflation Assistant

William Hicks of SAF-Holland William Hicks of SAF-Holland addresses the media. (Anneliese Mahoney/Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — SAF-Holland Group, a manufacturer of trailer suspensions, truck suspensions and coupling products, launched its SMAR-te Tire Pilot, a tire-pressure management system, at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show on Oct. 29.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 29, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Continental Shows Off Intelligent Tires

Tom Fanning Tom Fanning by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

ATLANTA — German tire manufacturer Continental AG unveiled its intelligent steer tires for trucks at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show on Oct. 29.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 29, 2019

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