Swift Transportation

Swift, Knight enter merger agreement

In 2016, Swift reported just over $4 billion in revenue, and Knight reported $1.1 billion in revenue. The merger is expected to close in the third quarter of this year, subject to regulatory approvals and closing conditions.

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New hub covers, more for Michael and Tammy Groom and their ‘Mothership’ 2012 KW T660

There's certainly more than just aesthetics driving the choice of the Vyper covers by American Truck Technology, Michael says. (They do look good, though.) An encounter with the head of the company led a little brand loyalty, of a sort...

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Swift makes $4.4 million settlement with 160,000 driver applicants over background checks

Swift makes $4.4 million settlement with 160,000 driver applicants over background checks

Swift Transportation has agreed to a $4.4 million class-action settlement in the case involving claims that the carrier violated stipulations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act by not disclosing to driver applicants that it could access background checks and not allowing applicants to contest the carrier's findings.

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Driving with a partner offers income, lifestyle opportunities

It's no secret why team driving is attractive to the young and ambitious in trucking: income opportunity is high in the right operation. On the flip side, it's also a refuge for second-career empty-nesters looking to enjoy life.

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Fit for duty: Vets find new life in trucking

Carriers are looking for a few good men – and women – to drive their trucks. Military veterans fill the bill.

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What trucking advice would you give a rookie driver?

What trucking advice would you give a rookie driver?

Truckers give advice to rookie drivers.

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Big fleet earnings could mean bigger paychecks

Big fleet earnings could mean bigger paychecks

Carriers who have seen big growth over the last year could be passing some of it on to owner-operators.

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LogBook

LogBook

Driver harassment, the hours rule, Navistar's engine transision, sleep apnea regulations and more industry news items are featured.

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Navistar-led partnership plans natural gas initiative

Navistar is developing natural gas-powered engines for Class 7 and Class 8 trucks and Clean Energy is building LNG fueling stations.

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Trial date set for Swift suit

Trial may resume Sept. 17 in the class action suit truckers brought against Swift Transportation over alleged practices.

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