Joe Antoshak

Joe Antoshak

Staff Writer

Joe Antoshak is the editorial researcher at Transport Topics. He joined the publication in 2018 after working as an entertainment editor at the Cecil Whig, a community newspaper serving Cecil County, Maryland.


Business, Safety, Top 100

A New Generation of Leaders: Lead ATA Participants Set Out to Guide Trucking’s Future

Lead ATA Members of Lead ATA’s Class of 2019. The leadership program, which began in 2013, is designed to help develop a younger generation of trucking executives. (American Trucking Associations)

The freight transportation industry, much like many other core segments of the economy, has experienced its share of growing pains in the Information Age. But trucking companies are tackling those challenges with fresh ideas, increasingly spearheaded by a new crop of leaders.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
June 24, 2019
Business, Logistics

Cloverleaf Cold Storage Enters Agreement to Merge with Zero Mountain

Zero Mountain trailer at a loading dock Zero Mountain

Cold storage warehousing company Cloverleaf Cold Storage has entered into an agreement to merge with Zero Mountain Inc., a cold storage warehousing and transportation company serving customers in Arkansas, according to a Jan. 7 press release.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
January 22, 2019
Business, Equipment

Eaton Boosts Third-Quarter Sales by 4%

Eaton reported its earnings Oct. 30 Eaton Corp.

Power management company Eaton Corp. capped its third quarter with higher-than-expected profit margins but lower net income due to charge-offs related to an arbitration decision in August against certain business units of Cooper Industries, a company that Eaton acquired in 2012.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
October 30, 2018
Business, Equipment

Cummins Reports Record Earnings in Third Quarter

Cummins reports record third-quarter earnings TT File Photo

Cummins Inc. posted record profits and a 12% jump in revenue for the third quarter as demand for trucks, construction and power generation equipment improved.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
October 30, 2018
Business, Equipment

Allison’s Net Income Jumps 50% in Third Quarter

Allison Allison's Indianapolis plant. (Karen Kay Marlett Photography)

Supplier Allison Transmission posted sizable third-quarter gains in net sales and net income, exceeding expectations and leading to projections that 2018 will be a record year for the company.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
October 30, 2018
Business, Technology, Autonomous

New Autonomous Trucking Company Ike Aims to Bring ‘Some Patience’ to Field

New Autonomous Trucking Company Ike co-founders Woodrow (left), Sun and van den Berg. (Ike)

Ike, the latest company to emerge from stealth in the autonomous trucking world, wants to take a sober approach to developing the technology.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
October 23, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

Volvo: ‘Not Clear’ How Many North American Vehicles Are Affected by Component Issue

Grill of a Volvo VNL 740 John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Volvo Group said it could not yet determine the impact of a faulty component on its North American trucks as it was still evaluating the scope of the problem.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
October 17, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

Mack Sets Up as Go-To Truck for Harsh Canadian Climate

Go-To Truck Two Mack Anthems parked outside Westcan’s facilities in Edmonton. (Joe Antoshak/Transport Topics)

EDMONTON, Alberta — Bolstered by a growing Canadian economy and a strong trucking market overall, Mack Trucks is looking to increase its presence across the northern border.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
October 15, 2018
Business, Technology

Ritchie Bros. Unveils New SaaS Program

Ritchie Bros. building and trucks Ritchie Bros.

Ritchie Bros., a global asset management and multichannel disposition company, has introduced a new cloud-based Software-as-a-Service program that allows users to access an inventory management system, data analytics and dashboards, branded e-commerce sites and multiple external sales channels from any internet-enabled device.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
October 9, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

NHTSA Reports Spike in Large-Truck Occupant Fatalities

Large-Truck Occupant Fatalities Highway traffic on Interstate 65 in Shepherdsville, Ky. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Department of Transportation officials centered on an optimistic but guarded message Oct. 3: Roadway fatalities were down 2% year-over-year in 2017, but that did not necessarily indicate an across-the-board trend.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
October 4, 2018

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