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USA Truck Posts $700,000 Loss; Second Straight Quarter in the Red

TT File Photo

USA Truck Inc. lost $700,000 in the third quarter, the second consecutive three-month period in which the company spent more money than it earned, the company announced Nov. 4.

November 4, 2016
Business

Firms Must Adapt to Change, Disruption Executives Tell Truckstop.com Customers

Seth Clevenger/TT

DALLAS — As emerging technologies and new business models transform the way freight moves, transportation firms will need to undergo a metamorphosis of their own to compete in this new world, executives said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
November 3, 2016
Business

Truckstop.com Releases Load Tracking Service, New Carrier-Focused Mobile App

Truckstop.com released its new integrated Load Tracking service within its freight-matching marketplace, plus a new mobile application, Truckstop Mobile, for carriers.

November 1, 2016
Business

USA Truck Names James Reed as New CFO

USA Truck Inc. named James Reed as the company’s new chief financial officer, effective Nov. 1, replacing Michael Burrows, who left in May 2016.

October 28, 2016
Business

US Truck Sales Fall 28.6%

John Sommers II for TT

U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks sank 28.6% in September, even as the vocational segment showed strength and leasing companies anticipated adding trucks, WardsAuto.com reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
October 24, 2016
Business

Safety Benefits of Speed Limiters Outweigh Crash Fears, Study Says

Although many drivers say that governing the speed of heavy trucks would create dangers on the highway, recent and past research studies dating to the 1970s generally have concluded that the overall benefits of speed limiters outweigh the potential increase in crashes caused by trucks moving slower than cars.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
October 24, 2016
Business

Every Game Is a Road Trip for UCLA Football Truck Driver

Keith Preyer was moving the ball — and every other piece of equipment the UCLA football team needed. He’s been trucking the Bruins in his 18-wheeler for the past eight years, to games home and away.

Ben Bolch | Los Angeles Times
October 14, 2016
Government, Business

ATA, Rhode Island Trucking Still Fighting State’s Truck-Only Tolling Plan

J. Stephen Conn/Flickr

Rhode Island’s truck-only toll plan may have received the go-ahead from the Federal Highway Administration, but the battle over RhodeWorks isn’t finished.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
October 11, 2016
Business

Truck Orders Drop 28% in September

Volvo Group

Truck orders for September fell 28% year-over-year, continuing a steady decline during 2016, ACT Research reported.

October 4, 2016
Business

Karma: Lost Dog, Trucker Reunited by Good Samaritans

When Tim Riddle set the air brakes on his semitrailer truck at the Pilot Truck Stop recently, his partner was ready to go, literally.

Steve Smedley | The Pantagraph, (Bloomington, Ill.)
September 27, 2016

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