Special Coverage, Business

Video: Emphasizes Value of Data for Truckers

Mulero, Hutto by Philip Scott Andrews for TT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Truckers are able to significantly improve their profits when they have access to data and background information about the work they take on, a senior official with said March 24.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
March 26, 2017
Special Coverage, Business

Trucker Buddy Honors Drivers, Teachers

Clements, Killian by Joseph Terry/Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Trucker Buddy International recognized four outstanding drivers and four outstanding teachers for their work in fostering relationships between schoolchildren and truck drivers.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 24, 2017
Special Coverage, Business

TruckX Introduces Driver App and ELD

Chaudhari by John Sommers II for TT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Startup firm TruckX announced plans to introduce a driver mobile app and electronic logging device.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 23, 2017

USA Truck's Trucking Division President Martin Tewari Resigns in Latest Shakeup


Martin Tewari, the president of the trucking division at USA Truck Inc., resigned from his job on March 13, according to a company filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

March 16, 2017
Equipment, Business

Roadside Inspections, Food Safety Law Spur Increase in Tractor, Trailer Washes

Regular tractor and trailer washes are helping fleets stave off problems during roadside inspections, extend equipment life and improve public perception. In addition, new government regulations — particularly for food safety — are leading to an uptick in wash intervals and documentation.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
March 15, 2017
Government, Business, Fuel

Cities Shop for $10 Billion of Electric Vehicles to Defy Trump

National Retail Systems Inc

Dozens of U.S. cities are willing to buy $10 billion of electric cars and trucks to show skeptical automakers there’s demand for low-emission vehicles, just as President Trump seeks to review pollution standards the industry opposes.

Joe Ryan | Bloomberg News
March 14, 2017

California Pilot Program Kicks Off to Test Electric Yard Trucks for Daily Commercial Use

California Air Resources Board

Two Ontario, California, logistics companies took delivery on four zero-emissions electric yard and service trucks as part of efforts to reduce air pollution in Southern California.

Neil Nisperos | Inland Valley (Ontario, Calif.) Daily Bulletin
March 13, 2017
Business, Autonomous

Truck OEMs Tout Their SuperTruck Improvements

Evan Lockridge for Transport Topics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Truck makers said they continue to reap huge benefits from the SuperTruck program, adding significant technology advances to their production models.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
March 6, 2017

Truckload Chiefs Hold Out Hope for Business Upswing This Year

Ari Ashe/Transport Topics

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. — Truckload carriers struck an optimistic tone that a turnaround in the freight industry will occur in the second half of this year.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
February 20, 2017
Government, Business

Q&A With CEO Paris Cole

Paris Cole, CEO of

Since Scott Moscrip founded Internet Truckstop in his basement 22 years ago, the company that became has grown quietly. Its lack of heraldry is partially deliberate, CEO Paris Cole says, but toiling in little New Plymouth, Idaho, a town of 1,513, doesn’t draw much attention, either.

Zach Kyle | The Idaho Statesman
February 15, 2017