Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous, Top 100

J.B. Hunt, Waymo Form Long-Term Alliance on Autonomous Trucking

Waymo J.B. Hunt Waymo

J.B. Hunt Transport and Waymo have entered into a long-term, strategic alliance to commercialize autonomous driving technology in the trucking industry.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
January 14, 2022
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Albertsons Struggles With Rising Labor, Logistics Costs

Albertsons store Bridget Bennett/Bloomberg

Albertsons Cos. is wrestling with higher labor and logistics costs as it seeks to cash in on surging sales.

Brendan Case | Bloomberg News
January 11, 2022
Business, Technology, Top 100

Quality Carriers to Deploy ELDs From Isaac Instruments

Quality Carriers drivers Quality Carriers plans to deploy Isaac ELDs across its fleet this year. (Isaac Instruments)

Liquid bulk hauler Quality Carriers has partnered with technology supplier Isaac Instruments to improve the in-cab experience for its drivers, the companies said in a joint announcement.

January 10, 2022
Business, Equipment, Top 100

Class 8 Orders in December Weak at 22,800

Mack plant Workers install parts on a truck engine at a Mack Trucks assembly facility in Macungie, Pa. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Class 8 orders in December were the second-weakest of the year at 22,800.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 6, 2022
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, Top 100

Walmart to Hire 3,000 Drivers to Expand In-Home Delivery

 A Walmart InHome driver delivers ambient items in a customer's home. A Walmart InHome driver delivers ambient items in a customer's home. (Wesley Hitt)

Walmart Inc. is betting big on its service to deliver groceries directly into customers’ refrigerators with an expansion of its InHome delivery option, and will hire 3,000 drivers to support it.

Brendan Case | Bloomberg News
January 5, 2022
Business, Top 100

Maverick Increases Per Mile Pay for Glass Drivers

Maverick A Maverick Transportation driver. (Maverick Transportation via YouTube)

Maverick Transportation is raising per mile pay by 2 cents for company drivers in its glass transportation division, the carrier announced.

January 5, 2022
Business, Equipment, Top 100

Schneider Acquires Midwest Logistics Systems

Schneider truck Schneider acquired Midwest Logistics Systems, which has more than 1,000 professional drivers and 900 tractors in 30 central U.S. locations. (Schneider National Inc.)

Schneider National is growing its dedicated operations with the acquisition of truckload carrier Midwest Logistics Systems.

January 4, 2022
Business, Equipment, Top 100

Bison Transport Acquires Hartt Transportation Systems

Bison Transport truck Bison Transport added about 360 tractors and 2,100 trailers with its acquisition of Hartt Transportation Systems Inc. (Bison Transport)

Bison Transport has acquired Hartt Transportation Systems Inc., a truckload carrier based in Bangor, Maine.

January 4, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 100

More Trucking Acquisitions Ahead for 2022

Acquisitions stockstudioX/Getty Images

The trucking industry experienced a surge in acquisitions during the past year, with more expected to occur in 2022.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
December 27, 2021
Business, Top 50, Top 100

XPO Hosts Conference for Women in Leadership

XPO XPO RISE participants. (XPO Logistics Inc.)

XPO Logistics held its inaugural Women in Leadership Conference in Atlanta Nov. 17-19.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
December 22, 2021

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