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Some of component manufacturer ZF’s latest product launches are set to service the growth in trucks using nontraditional fuels.
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Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced a $27 million cold storage expansion by WCS Logistics along the Interstate 81 trucking corridor in Frederick County.
A $7.2 million “catchment wall” will be built at a landslide area in San Clemente, Calif., to hold back the slipping hillside and get passenger train service running to San Diego again.
“Part of the issue our industry is facing is that too many people decided to pursue trucking strictly for the money, and that lack of passion is having a negative effect on our image and reputation," says Dave Dein, CDL coordinator at Patterson High School in California.February 21, 2024
With an eye on future policy, federal trucking regulators are planning a new study to dig deeper into the prevalence and severity of sexual assault and sexual harassment across the commercial motor vehicle industry, particularly among drivers.
The Federal Maritime Commission is probing concerns raised by trucking companies that a Port of Philadelphia terminal operator is receiving favorable treatment from a state agency.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission and a group of states are poised to sue to block the tie-up between supermarkets Kroger Co. and Albertsons Cos., according to people familiar with the plans.
What new standards are expected to come out of the upcoming meeting and how will they help your company better transition to tomorrow? Robert Braswell joins Dan Ronan to preview the 2024 TMC Annual Meeting and why industry leaders can't afford to miss it.February 20, 2024