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Business, Technology, Equipment

Volvo Begins Full Production of VNL 760 Model

New Volvo VNL 760 Volvo Group

Volvo Trucks North America announced it completed its transition from production of its legacy VNL 670 model to full production of the new VNL 760 designed for the longhaul market.

April 3, 2018

Port of Jacksonville Continues Strong Growth in February

Port of Jacksonville Jacksonville Port Authority

February proved a strong month for the Port of Jacksonville, showing significant increases in several shipping categories.

April 2, 2018
Business, Equipment

HDA Truck Pride Expands Network After Two Companies Join

Aftermarket supplier HDA Truck Pride announced two companies have joined its network of parts distributors: National Auto Parts Warehouse and Dinex Emission Inc.

March 30, 2018

Editorial: FMCSA’s Listening, Will You Talk?

As of April 1, truck drivers may now be placed out of service for failing to record hours of service using an electronic logging device. There are a few exceptions, but the soft-enforcement phase of the ELD mandate is behind us, and the situation is more real for some drivers: Plug in an ELD, or pull off the highway.

March 28, 2018
Government, Technology

SmartDrive Launches New Platform, Sees Growth in Fleets Using Company's Technology

SmartDrive's Transportation Intelligence Platform SmartDrive's Transportation Intelligence Platform, SR4. (SmartDrive Systems)

SmartDrive Systems, a provider of video systems and analysis for fleets and drivers, is launching a new risk-management platform that combines data from a variety of sources.

March 23, 2018
Government, Business, Technology

California Highway Patrol Program Catches L.A. Cargo Crooks

Suspected theft crew arrested in L.A. County Getty Images

The California Highway Patrol Cargo Theft Interdiction Program in February arrested 15 members of a suspected theft crew in Los Angeles County following a seven-month investigation of organized commercial burglary. The total value of the stolen cargo was more than $1 million.

March 12, 2018

Wabco Hires Roberto Fioroni as Chief Financial Officer

Wabco Holdings Inc. appointed Roberto Fioroni as chief financial officer, effective June 6.

March 12, 2018
Business, Equipment

Trac Upgrades Equipment at Four Gulf Ports

Trac marine chassis Trac Intermodal

Trac Intermodal, a provider of intermodal marine equipment, has expanded and updated its chassis fleet in the ports of Houston, Mobile, Ala., New Orleans and El Paso, Texas.

March 5, 2018

Forward Air Chooses TCG’s Pricing Program

Less-than-truckload giant Forward Air decided to go with an outside provider as it upgraded its cost-analysis system for determining pricing, licensing the LTL Cost Information System from Transportation Costing Group.

March 5, 2018
Government, Business

J.J. Keller Completes ELD Software Updates to Fix Data Transfer Problems

J.J. Keller software on a tablet J.J. Keller & Associates Inc.

J.J. Keller & Associates said it has released software updates that resolve data transfer problems with its electronic logging devices.

February 27, 2018