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    7 Big Changes in Expedited Trucking Since the 1990's
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Feb 27th 2017 10:24AM
    The expedited trucking sector got its start in the early 1980's, not long after deregulation. And it began to flourish in the 1990's as automakers and other manufacturers turned to "just-in-time delivery" as an innovative strategy to reduce their parts inventories and improve production efficiencies. So, what has changed in expedited trucking since those early days? Quite a lot. But here are seven big changes that have played a major role in shap...
  • President Trump signs order for formation of agency task forces to eliminate unneeded regs
    By Lyndon Finney - The Trucker Staff
    Posted Feb 27th 2017 12:01PM
    WASHINGTON — With a dozen or more CEOs from blue chip companies standing behind him including 3M, Lockheed-Martin, Dow Chemical, Campbell Soup, Arc...
  • Startup Firm Unveils Prototype Autonomous Truck
    By David Cullen -
    Posted Feb 24th 2017 11:12AM
    Yet another startup tech firm has rolled into the autonomous truck arena. San Mateo, Calif.-based Embark publicly revealed its prototype self-driving ...
  • No surprise: Top 10 most congested cities in the world right here in U.S.
    By The Trucker Staff
    Posted Feb 21st 2017 11:34AM
    KIRKLAND, Wash. — If you are a professional truck driver reading this article, it probably comes as no surprise that five of the top 10 most congest...
  • Trucking groups urge new DOT Secretary to scrap new carrier rating system, citing lingering CSA faults
    By CCJ Staff
    Posted Feb 21st 2017 11:30AM
    Trucking groups have united in urging Elaine Chao, the new Secretary of Transportation, to order the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to re...
  • LindaCaffee
    Women in Expediting: Linda Caffee
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Feb 20th 2017 12:09PM
    If you've had any exposure to expedited trucking, you've come across Linda Caffee's name. Linda and her husband Bob got started as expedite owner-ope...
  • OOIDA says 'hands off' concerning NHTSA's driver distraction guidelines
    By Lyndon Finney - The Trucker Staff
    Posted Feb 17th 2017 3:05PM
    GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has a message for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration when it ...
  • Bridge Report Finds Nearly 56,000 Bridges Still Need Attention
    Posted Feb 17th 2017 3:02PM
    The U.S. Department of Transportation has released the 2016 National Bridge Inventory, which indicates that 55,710 bridges are structurally compromise...
  • Omnitracs Partners with Peloton on Truck Platooning Product
    Posted Feb 17th 2017 3:00PM
    Omnitracs and Peloton Technology announced a partnership that will bring Peloton's truck platooning technology to Omnitracs fleet management solutions...
  • Diesel Prices Rise for First Time in a Month
    Posted Feb 14th 2017 4:10PM
    Diesel prices increased for the first time in nearly a month but have overall remained nearly flat during the same period of time, according to the la...
  • Five Years to Autonomous?
    By Jack Roberts, Senior Editor -
    Posted Feb 14th 2017 4:03PM
    Earlier this week, the Governors' Highway Safety Association presented a webinar on emerging autonomous vehicle technology. The purpose of the event w...