Business
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

California Aims to Drop Fossil Fuels for Electricity by 2045

Fossil Fuels A wind farm. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California has set a goal of phasing out electricity produced by fossil fuels by 2045 under legislation signed Sept. 10 by Gov. Jerry Brown.

Jonathan J. Cooper | Associated Press
September 11, 2018
Business

Bendix Notes Importance of Drivers

Bendix logo on tanker McKinley Wiley/The Dark Room Co.

Bendix has taken National Truck Driver Appreciation Week as a reminder that even as technologies evolve, drivers continue to be crucial.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
September 11, 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

DCLI to Distribute Food, Snacks to Drivers

DCLI hats and merchandise DCLI

Direct ChassisLink Inc. has planned a variety of activities at its field offices throughout this week, including distributing meals, snacks and thank-you gifts.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
September 11, 2018
Government, Business

Americans Haven’t Felt This Good About Income Growth Since 2001

Income Growth Getty Images

Economists say the country is close to full employment, but pay gains for American workers have been flat since 2015. Even last week’s upward blip in wage growth could be wiped out by inflation. Yet Americans haven’t been this optimistic about future pay raises since the century began, according to the Conference Board’s monthly surveys.

Brandon Kochkodin | Bloomberg News
September 11, 2018
Business

TMAF Kicks Off Campaign to Thank Drivers, Educate Public

Trucking Moves America Forward logo Trucking Moves America Forward

Trucking Moves America Forward has launched an advertising and digital campaign to thank professional drivers and educate the public about their importance.

Joe Antoshak | Staff Writer
September 11, 2018
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Inches Up 0.6¢ to $3.258 a Gallon

Tractor-trailers pull in for diesel to a truck stop at night David C. Worley/Flickr

The U.S. average retail price of diesel inched up 0.6 cent to $3.258 a gallon, while crude oil prices fell amid questions over supplies in light of looming sanctions against Iran.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
September 10, 2018
Business

Survey: Driver Compensation Is Up, but Tell Us: Is It Making a Difference?

Compensation illustration Getty Images

After many years of stagnant pay, truck driver compensation is rising substantially. But is it making a difference in your life or your business? We want to hear from you.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
September 10, 2018
Business, Equipment, Logistics

German Auto Innovator Rolf Schnellecke Selected for Logistics Hall of Fame

Rolf Schnellecke, a German executive who led a movement toward outsourcing of parts assembly by automobile manufacturers and the development of just-in-time delivery services, has been selected for the Logistics Hall of Fame.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
September 10, 2018
Business, Technology

Peterbilt Plans Enhancements to SmartNav

Peterbilt cab TruckPR

Peterbilt Motors Co. announced that its SmartNav communications system will soon offer the capability to install and operate the PeopleNet app directly from the truck’s in-cab display.

Transport Topics
September 10, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Perdue Foods, Lineage Logistics Open Distribution Center in Georgia

Perdue Foods Russ MacNeil

Perdue Foods announced the opening of a warehouse in Rincon, Ga., to support distribution of the company’s organic poultry products.

Transport Topics
September 10, 2018

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