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Trucking rebound outpaces economy, but outlook is fuzzy

Trucking has recovered from the recession much better than the economy at large, but the rebound slowed in recent months, economist Jim Meil said. Various domestic and global trends cast doubt on what’s next. Meil, vice president and chief economist for Eaton Corp., addressed the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference in Dallas today. A former professor, Meil rated the state of trucking a B+. That’s largely due to a rebound in U.S. manufacturing (B) and non-defense capital spending ...

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Challenge No. 1: Adapting to change

Among the many challenges owner-operators face, perhaps the biggest is choosing exactly how to adapt to industry change to remain competitive and profitabile.

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Pride & Polish National Championship culminates this week

Dozens of trucks square off this week at the Great American Trucking Show for the Pride & Polish championship.

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GATS health walk next Friday

Join me at the 61+ Health Awareness Walk at the Great American Trucking Show Friday, August 24, at 8 a.m.

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Big D blowout: John Anderson highlights Dallas show

Country star John Anderson, national championship truck competition and more distinguish event-packed 2012 GATS

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Win a free trip to Dallas trucking show

Overdrive​ is giving an owner-operator the chance to jet to Dallas next month for an all-inclusive trip to The Great American Trucking Show.

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Fleet conference to discuss viability of alt fuels

The CVOC, held prior to GATS, will feature much discussion on natural gas as a viable fuel option.

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ProStar to be given away at Dallas show

The truck will be awarded at the Great American Trucking Show. Contest participants also can win weekly prizes of $250 Visa Award Cards.

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Pollster Frank Luntz to give CVOC keynote address

Frank Luntz, dubbed the “hottest pollster” in America by The Boston Globe, will be the keynote speaker at the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference Aug. 22-23, in Dallas, Texas,

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Contest to award used International ProStar

The grand prize winner will be announced at the Great American Trucking Show Aug. 23-25 in Dallas.

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