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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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Large carrier announces pay increase for safe drivers

U.S. Xpress will increase the base mileage pay for OTR solo drivers who are accident, ticket and CSA violation free for 12 months, effective March 1.

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C.R. England amends training program, raises pay for trainees

C.R. England has announced changes in its training programs and an associated pay increase of more than 12 percent for drivers in the company's Phase 2 training program.

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Werner company drivers to receive pay increase

Werner announced Monday, Nov. 30, a pay increase for its 48-state solo van company drivers, which will equate to an average of $5,000 in increased annual pay, according to the company.

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Werner announces largest owner-operator pay increase in company history

Werner Enterprises recently announced what it says is the largest owner/operator per mile increase in company history.

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XPO Logistics completes acquisition of Con-way

XPO Logistics’ $3 billion acquisition of Con-way was made official Friday, Oct. 30. All Con-way operations will be rebranded as XPO.

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Prime purchases 900 Peterbilt 579 tractors

Prime Inc., the country's 16th largest carrier, recently ordered 900 Peterbilt 579s equipped with Paccar MX-13 engines.

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Con-way Freight’s Day reaches 3 million safe miles

Dennis Day, a driver sales representative for Con-way Freight, recently became the less-than-truckload company’s ninth driver in its 33-year-history to surpass three million consecutive accident-free miles. Day joined Con-way Freight in 1987 and has been a professional truck driver for more than 34 years. He has received Con-way’s Quarterly Leadership Award four times. Day is a former Georgia Truck Driver of the Year and a captain of the American Trucking Associations’ Road Team. He is a nine-time ...

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