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  • Landstar Announces Exclusive Mobile App for Finding Multi-leg Runs
    By Contributing Writer
    Posted Jun 27th 2018 10:50AM
    Jacksonville, Fla – Owner-operators leased to Landstar are using a new mobile technology designed to increase revenue opportunities and keep trucks ...
  • Expediter of the Year 2018: Introducing the Top 3 Finalists
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Jun 25th 2018 9:00AM
    The lineup is set. Three finalists have been selected. So, who will be chosen as “Expediter of the Year” for 2018? The winner will be announced a...
  • 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...
  • 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 succes...
  • 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 ...