Commercial freight transportation is a machine-based business. Highly technical equipment and advanced engineering are at the center of supply chain and require constant innovation. Transport Topics equipment coverage focuses on the machines and other physical assets that make delivery possible. It looks closely at available truck, trailer, and chassis models, developments in the engineering space, and maintenance innovations and best practices.
Used-truck sales in April inched up year-over-year, compared with the 2016 period, amid a heavy-duty market that saw auction prices hit bottom and replacement demand climb, analysts said.
Trucking executives are urging congressional leaders to attach a clarifying provision to a meal and rest break rule in a funding bill that would avert a shutdown of federal agencies set to begin at the end of the month.