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Business, Technology, Logistics

Wiesen Named President at Carrier Logistics Inc.

Ben Wiesen Ben Wiesen gives a presentation on CLI’s plans for expanded analytics capabilities. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

CHICAGO — Carrier Logistics Inc., a provider of management software for less-than-truckload operations, has transitioned to new leadership and is exploring opportunities to add deeper data analytics and artificial intelligence.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 9, 2018
Government, Business, Opinion

Opinion: ATA’s Strength Built on Solidarity

By coming together with one voice, ATA has been able to effectively advocate on issues that motor carriers deem important, says Dave Manning, the 73rd chairman of American Trucking Associations and president of TCW in Nashville, Tenn.

Dave Manning | Chairman of the Board, American Trucking Associations
October 9, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Podcast Debut: ‘RoadSigns’ Tackles Autonomous

RoadSigns podcast

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Transport Topics' new podcast: RoadSigns. Our debut episode focuses on how the trucking industry’s steady and ongoing development of autonomous technology may someday affect truck drivers. Click to listen!

Transport Topics
June 11, 2018
Business, Fuel

Exxon Puts $1 Million Into Hunt for Carbon Tax and Rebate

ExxonMobil Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Exxon Mobil Corp. is putting $1 million into a political campaign that, if successful, would effectively spawn a tax tied to the company’s core products.

Jennifer A Dlouhy and Christopher Flavelle | Bloomberg News
October 9, 2018
Business

Daimler CFO Bodo Uebber Opts to Leave in Wake of Restructuring

Current Daimler CFO and CEO Daimler CFO Bodo Uebber and CEO Dieter Zetsche. (Guenter Schiffmann/Associated Press)

Daimler AG Chief Financial Officer Bodo Uebber’s decision to leave the maker of Mercedes-Benz luxury cars marks the first top-level departure after the German manufacturer picked Ola Kallenius as CEO starting next year.

Christoph Rauwald and Meghan Genovese | Bloomberg News
October 9, 2018
Government, Business, Equipment

Webasto, Espar Settle Class-Action Lawsuit Over Parking Heaters

Judge's gavel and scales of justice Shutterstock

Two settlements worth up to $15 million have been reached with Webasto and Espar in a class-action lawsuit over aftermarket parking heaters, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York announced.

Transport Topics
October 9, 2018
Business, Fuel

Love’s Offers Private Label DEF in Consumer Packaging

Truck at Love's John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Love’s Travel Stops now offers its own private-label diesel exhaust fluid in a 2½-gallon container for auto diesel customers and professional truck drivers.

Transport Topics
October 9, 2018
Business, Logistics

Smith Transport Named Walmart Distribution Center On-Site Provider

Smith Transport Smith Transport truck. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Diversified carrier Smith Transport Inc. announced it has been selected as the on-site transportation provider for the Walmart Inc. distribution center in Bedford, Pa.

Transport Topics
October 9, 2018
Business, Logistics

Amware Acquires Iron Mountain Fulfillment Services

Amware Fulfillment said it has acquired the fulfillment services unit of Iron Mountain Inc., a move that gives Lawrenceville, Ga.-based Amware a total of 15 fulfillment centers in the United States plus new capabilities for creating and distributing printed and promotional materials.

Transport Topics
October 9, 2018
Business, Fuel

Natso Launches Management Service Tied to Renewable Fuels Standard

trucks refuel at Jubitz Jubitz

Natso, the national association representing the travel plaza and truck stop industry, and its newly launched Alternative Fuels Council initiated a renewable identification numbers management service Oct. 1.

Transport Topics
October 9, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

Fuse5 Partners With Launch Deck on Software Development

Fuse5 Automotive Software, which provides business management solutions for the automotive aftermarket, announced it has secured a partnership with software development firm Launch Deck.

Transport Topics
October 9, 2018

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