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CCTA renamed Western States Trucking Association

The California Construction Trucking Association has been renamed the Western States Trucking Association.

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Hot, cold states for reefer freight

Freight, rates trend of the week: A closer look at the spot market reefer segment, including; How to get back from Philadelphia to Green Bay to maximize loaded revenue.

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Three-lane truck wash opens between Houston and San Antonio

Fortress Environmental Services has opened a new three-lane truck wash on Interstate 10 between Houston and San Antonio.

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Van freight: Demand shift in the last week

Rates trends for the week: Van demand fell off, rates following slightly. And: How would you break up a return trip to Stockton, Calif., from Seattle? Find out the most profitable route here.

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Van freight, rates: Where’s it hot and where it’s not

Spot market trend of the week: Van owner-operator demand, rates and volume spotlighted nationally and in some local markets. Where it hottest: Parts of California and Texas, DAT says.

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New benchmarking service from TCA, StakUp

inGauge will utilize a decade’s worth of data from TCA’s Best Practices Groups, among other info, to provide the "only dedicated, online benchmarking service for the North American trucking industry,"

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Court again sides with drivers in classification case against FedEx Ground

Upholding a Kansas Supreme Court ruling made last year, the federal appeals court agreed with the driver plaintiffs, saying they should have been classified as company employees, not contractors.

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J.B. Hunt to shippers and receivers: Don’t waste drivers’ time

J.B. Hunt recently released a report on what shippers and receivers can do to increase driver uptime and, ultimately, income.

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Trucker Path launches public beta version of freight marketplace

During the public beta testing, fleets, owner-operators or drivers won’t need to pay a transaction fee to use Trucker Path's new Truckloads freight-marketplace platform.

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Free Partners in Business seminars offered at GATS

Owner-operators looking to improve their business have an opportunity to attend free seminars at this year’s Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas, in August. The seminars, offered by Overdrive and ATBS, will help owner-operators improve their bottom lines through reducing costs and making better business decisions, enabling them to run smarter instead of harder. Attending these seminars will include a free Partners in Business manual, which covers a variety of practical financial tips, tax and equipment ...

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