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Globally, supply chains are facing unprecedented levels of disruption. As a result, shippers and carriers are challenged more than ever to keep goods moving while remaining profitable. While most brokerages point to technology as the key to achieving success, today’s setbacks have proven that technology alone isn’t enough.
Fuel card skimming is on the rise. Read Dan Calabrese's report on what trucking fleets can do to thwart cyber criminals who engage in this high tech theft.February 15, 2024
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Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. profits increased 21% year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2023 behind North American Class 8 vocational truck market strength.February 15, 2024
NEW YORK — Americans pulled back their spending more than expected in January after the traditional holiday season splurge, Commerce Department data showed Feb. 15.
DETROIT — General Motors is adding about 350,000 miles of roadways in the U.S. and Canada to the area where drivers can use the company’s “Super Cruise” partially automated driving system.February 15, 2024
A specially appointed committee reviewing truck underride guard safety is weighing whether to recommend that federal regulators toughen a 2022 rule on rear underride guards.
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. extended its winning streak in auctions of former Yellow Corp. terminals, strengthening its less-than-truckload operations.February 14, 2024
The California Department of Transportation announced on Feb. 14 a $127 million agreement with Stadler Rail AG to expand its fleet of zero-emission, hydrogen-powered passenger trains.
Ford Motor Co. sees low-cost Chinese electric vehicles as a “colossal strategic threat” that will arrive on U.S. shores, as automakers already confront shaky consumer demand for EVs.