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  • Featured Story
    Your Expedite Expo 2018 Planning Guide
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Jun 18th 2018 2:20PM
    Whether you’re a driver, owner-operator, or fleet owner, you’re looking for new ideas and relationships that can help you stack the odds of success in your favor. And that’s precisely what you’ll find at Expedite Expo. Launched in 2001, Expedite Expo is the only trade show in the world geared exclusively to the expediting trucking industry. And today, the Expo—which runs July 20 and 21 at the Lexington Center in Lexington, Ky.—has gro...
  • Volkswagen Truck & Bus Renaming Itself Traton
    Posted Jun 21st 2018 1:45PM
    Volkswagen Truck & Bus has announced a new name, Traton Group, as it increases its independence and readies itself to raise funds for global expan...
  • Senate Advances DOT Funding Bill with No Trucking Riders
    By David Cullen -
    Posted Jun 12th 2018 1:51PM
    The Senate Appropriations Committee on June 7 advanced to the full chamber the FY2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related (THUD...
  • 3 Smart Tips for Financing Fleet Expansion
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Jun 12th 2018 12:41PM
      Tony Freeland became an expedite owner-operator in 2003 and about a year later he purchased his second truck to become a fleet owner. Today, Freela...
  • Explosion damages UPS freight hub
    By The Associated Press
    Posted Jun 7th 2018 12:30PM
    LEXINGTON, Ky. — An explosion damaged a UPS freight hub Wednesday morning in Kentucky’s second-largest city, sending multiple people to the hospit...
  • 7 ELD Tips for Roadcheck Inspection Blitz
    By Deborah Lockridge -
    Posted Jun 4th 2018 3:58PM
    The top driver-related violation from last year’s Roadcheck, the annual commercial vehicle inspection blitz, was for hours of service (32.3%), so th...
  • The extent of expanded paid parking reservations after the ELD mandate
    By Todd Dills & James Jaillet -
    Posted Jun 4th 2018 3:45PM
    Of TA/Petro’s 47,021 spaces nationwide, about 5,600, or 12 percent, are reservation-only. The company’s current reservation program began in 2012 ...
  • Robo Trucks
    3 Big Hurdles to Robo Trucks Ruling the Roads
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Jun 4th 2018 10:17AM
    So much has happened in autonomous vehicle development since Google put its first self-driving Prius on the roads in 2008. And industry consensus is ...
  • Fleet Owner Conversations: Bryan Bishop
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted May 29th 2018 9:00AM
    Meet Bryan Bishop. Bryan is a former corporate pilot, who got into the expedited trucking business in 2008 as a part-time fleet owner while keeping h...
  • XPO Logistics Advances to Number 67 on Ranking of Largest U.S. Employers
    By Contributing Writer
    Posted May 25th 2018 12:36PM
      Company takes spot 186 on 2018 Fortune 500 list GREENWICH, Conn. — XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO), a leading global provider of transportation and log...
  • SiriusXM’s Road Dog Trucking Announces Kevin Rutherford as its Midday Host
    By Contributing Writer
    Posted May 25th 2018 11:44AM
    SiriusXM’s Road Dog Trucking announced today that trucking business expert Kevin Rutherford will be the channel’s midday host. As the host of Tru...