fleet news

Teamsters rallying XPO drivers to join

A group of 72 XPO Logistics drivers from the former Con-way terminal in Aurora, Ill., has filed for representation.

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CRST makes major acquisition

CRST International announced this week its acquisition of Chino, Calif.-based Gardner Trucking, which CRST says is the largest acquisition in the company’s history.

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Swift boss Jerry Moyes retiring

Swift Transportation’s Jerry Moyes, founder and CEO of the country’s largest truckload carrier, will retire at the end of 2016, the company announced this week. Moyes founded Swift with a single truck 50 years ago. Swift’s fleet now has more than 20,000 trucks.

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Military veterans honored by C.R. England

C.R. England honored six military veteran drivers by naming them to the company's Honored Veterans Fleet.

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Driver wins $5,000 as part of major carrier’s driver referral program

Averitt Express driver Brad Rogers was awarded $5,000 by the company as part of the company's driver referral program.

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TCA names 2016 Best Fleets to Drive For

The two fleets won based on driver satisfaction in areas like pay and benefits. See the two winners here...

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Celadon launches truck lease program for drivers

Celadon’s new “Rent-to-Run” program is a full-service truck lease program in which drivers get “all rewards of being an independent contractor without the risks,” the company said.

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Trucking company honoring vets with military-themed wraps

Contract Transport Services, out of Green Bay, Wis., is honoring military veterans with trucks wrapped to honor each branch of the military, as well as donating two cents per loaded mile the five trucks run to a local veterans charity.

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Large carrier turnover rate hits 100 percent, ATA reports

The annualized turnover rate for large truckload carriers rose 13 points to 100 percent in the third quarter of 2015, ATA reports.

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2016 Best Fleets to Drive For announced by TCA

Fleets are scored on total compensation package, health benefits, pension plans, professional development opportunities, career path/advancement opportunities and more. Here are 2016's 20 winners.

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