Transport Topics

Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

ATRI Reports Cost of Trucking Notches Record in 2021

Diesel vitpho/Getty Images

Soaring prices for diesel fuel, rising maintenance costs and higher wages for drivers pushed the price of operating a truck up 12.7% in 2021 to $1.855 per mile — the highest level on record — according a report released Aug. 10 by the American Transportation Research Institute.

August 9, 2022
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Crossword Puzzle Solution for August 8, 2022

Crossword solution by Myles Mellor

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August 8, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Fuel, Logistics

ATA’s Chris Spear Optimistic About Trucking Economy, R.I. Tolling Verdict

Spear Chris Spear speaks at a past event. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear said the trucking industry continues to show resilience despite challenges in the U.S. economy, marked by two straight quarters of negative gross domestic product and interest rate hikes by the U.S. Federal Reserve that aim to slow decades-high rates of inflation.

August 4, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Mack Trucks Introduces First EV Dealer for New York

 Mack LR Electric truck Launched in March, the next generation Mack LR Electric features a standard 376 kilowatt total battery capacity, offering 42% more energy and increased range between charges. (Mack Trucks)

Gabrielli Truck Sales has become Mack Trucks’ first certified electric vehicle dealer in New York, it was announced July 28.

August 2, 2022
Government, Fuel

Average Price of Diesel Sheds Another 13¢ to Reach $5.138 a Gallon

Diesel delivery to Mississippi gas station Diesel fuel is delivered to a Mississippi gas station. The average cost of a gallon of diesel in the Gulf Coast is $4.801, the lowest of the 10 regions in EIA's weekly survey. (Rogelio V. Solis/Associated Press)

The national average price for a gallon of diesel continued to decrease, falling 13 cents to $5.138, according to Energy Information Administration data released Aug. 1

August 1, 2022
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Crossword Puzzle Solution for August 1, 2022

Crossword solution by Myles Mellor

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August 1, 2022
Business, Logistics

Interactive Map: Where the 2022 Top 100 For-Hire Carriers Are in North America

2022 For-Hire Map

Find out where the 2022 Top 100 For-Hire Carriers are located by regions and by state in North America with our interactive map.

July 29, 2022
Government, Business, Safety

Researchers to Study Truck Parking in Iowa, Wisconsin

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Researchers from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), the University of Wisconsin-Madison and ParkUnload are conducting a truck parking pilot study to better understand how truck drivers use existing parking spaces and to test the benefits of using a mobile parking app.

July 26, 2022
Crossword

Crossword Puzzle Solution for July 25, 2022

Crossword solution by Myles Mellor

Here's the solution to the crossword puzzle found in the July 25, 2022 print edition.

July 25, 2022
Business, Equipment

Cox Automotive Buys Trudell, Adding Fleet Parts and Trailer Sales

A Cox technician services a trailer A Cox technician services a trailer. (Cox Automotive)

Cox Automotive Inc. announced it acquired Trudell Holdings Inc., the parent company of a trailer dealership network.

July 22, 2022

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