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Editorial: King Sisyphus, Driver Manager

A parallel can be drawn between Greek mythology and the predicament trucking managers face in recruiting and retaining drivers.

September 21, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Omnitracs Acquires Assets of Shaw Tracking

Omnitracs has acquired the assets of Shaw Tracking, its longtime distribution partner in Canada, company officials announced Sept. 19.

September 19, 2017
Business, Equipment, Fuel

TA Opens Expanded Call Center for Roadside Assistance

TA sign Hillary Hartley/Flickr

TA Truck Service, a unit of TravelCenters of America, moved its national call center to a 32,000-square-foot facility so its RoadSquad unit can expand its customer base to provide services for additional fleets nationwide.

September 11, 2017

July Sets All-Time Monthly Record for Loaded Container Imports, According to Report

Port of Los Angeles Port of Los Angeles (Nick Souza)

Top ports in North America are on pace to shatter all-time records on import container growth, according to the latest monthly Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

September 10, 2017

Mack Opens Customer Center After $3 Million Remodeling

Mack Trucks announced it has opened its remodeled Mack Customer Center in Allentown, Pa., after a $3 million renovation.

September 5, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Anderson-DuBose Supports Sustainability With Electric Yard Truck

Orange EV announced one of its all-electric Class 8 yard trucks is now operating at The Anderson-DuBose Co. to move trailers used in its McDonald’s distribution network.

September 5, 2017
Business, Safety

Stella Environmental Holdings Purchased by Hidden Harbor Capital Partners

Hidden Harbor Capital Partners has acquired Stella Environmental Holdings Inc., a company that hauls municipal solid waste to landfills and manages waste transfer stations.

August 28, 2017
Business, Equipment

Big Trailer Rentals Expands Into Southern California Market

Big Trailer Rentals is expanding its Colorado-based flatbed and heavy-specialized trailer rental business to Southern California.

August 28, 2017
Business, Technology

Wabco Agrees to Buy RH Sheppard Co. for Active Steering Capability

Wabco Holdings Inc. has agreed to acquire RH Sheppard Co. Inc., a supplier of vehicle steering capabilities, as the Brussels-based company expands its focus on self-driving commercial vehicles.

August 25, 2017
Business, Equipment, Logistics

‘American Truck Trends’ Quantifies Size of Industry

U.S. trucks moved more than 70% of the nation’s freight last year, and the companies that owned those vehicles employed 7.4 million people, according to a new publication from American Trucking Associations.

August 16, 2017