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ATA Recognizes Trucking Industry Works With Awards Luncheon

View of the floor at ATA's 2021 Management Conference & Exhibition in Nashville, Tenn. A view of the floor from American Trucking Associations' Management Conference & Exhibtion in Nashville, Tenn. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition presented Robert Low, president and founder of Prime Inc., with the 2021 Cathy Evans Highway to Victory award.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 26, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics

Prime Partners With Mastery to Implement Cloud-Based TMS

Prime Inc. truck Prime Inc. is seeking to implement a more efficient TMS platform into its operations. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Prime Inc. announced a partnership with Mastery Logistics Systems to implement a cloud-based transportation management system.

September 27, 2021
Government, Business

New Prime Agrees to $28 Million Settlement in Contractor Dispute

Prime John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Attorneys for New Prime Inc. and a potential class of 40,000 mostly independent owner-operators have agreed to settle two lawsuits, awarding the truck drivers a total of $28 million in back compensation and damages.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
July 27, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

In Court Filing, Prime Inc. Says Amazon’s Use of ‘Prime’ Causes Confusion

Trucks showing Prime Inc. and Amazon Prime logos John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Prime Inc. says Amazon’s display of “Prime” on its shipping vehicles creates a likelihood of confusion with Prime Inc.'s trucking business, a July 2 complaint in the Western District of Missouri says.

Blake Brittain | Bloomberg News
July 3, 2019
Government, Business

Attorneys Battle Over Motor Carrier Arbitration Rights in Supreme Court

Arbitration Rights Prime truck. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

WASHINGTON — Attorneys for Prime Inc. and truck driver Dominic Oliveira argued before the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 3 the merits of a lawsuit that could deprive fleets and owner-operators alike of their right to resolve disputes through arbitration.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
October 4, 2018
Government, Business

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Prime Inc. Dispute Over Arbitration

U.S. Supreme Court building Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case in which Springfield, Mo.-based New Prime Inc. seeks to overturn an appeals court ruling that the carrier argued could deprive fleets and owner-operators alike of their right to resolve disputes through arbitration.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
March 1, 2018

Trucker Workout: Siphiwe Baleka Demos 'Knee-Crusher'

World-class athlete-turned-driver-turned-trainer Siphiwe Baleka, of Prime Inc. and Fitness Trucking, shows TT's Neil Abt the one workout drivers should do to stay fit if they have limited time. Full LiveOnWeb program at bit.ly/TT-LOW0518.

May 20, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Prime Inc. to Conduct Driver Health Seminar

Prime Inc.

Advice on exercising and choosing smarter meal options on the road will be the focus of a special seminar being conducted by refrigerated truckload carrier Prime Inc. on March 28 at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

March 23, 2015
Business

Prime Inc.’s Training Discriminated Against Female Drivers, Judge Says

A U.S. District Court judge for the Western District of Missouri ordered trucking company Prime Inc. and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to proceed to trial after ruling the company’s driver training policy discriminated against female applicants.

August 25, 2014