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Major fleet TransForce to change name

Canadian trucking fleet TransForce plans to change its name from TransForce Inc. to TFI International Inc. by the end of the year, the company announced Nov. 28.

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OTR drivers at Crete, Shaffer to receive pay boost

Crete cites higher demand from customers and more miles for drivers as the main reasoning behind the pay increase.

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Baylor Trucking honors military veterans with pay increases

The company is giving its drivers who served in the Armed Forces an increase of $.01 per mile, a $1 per hour increase for local drivers and a 1 percent salary increase for office associates.

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74 XPO drivers vote to join the Teamsters

The drivers, based out of XPO’s facility in Aurora, Ill., voted Wednesday in favor of union representation. XPO warehouse workers at another facility also voted to join the union. XPO said its investigating the legality of the elections.

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Nation’s largest private fleet planning to go public in 2017

Schneider said in a press release the objectives of the move are to “facilitate continuity of controlling ownership of Schneider by the future generations of the Schneider family, while continuing forward with its long-standing, independent and professional, corporate governance structure.”

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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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