Flatbed rates soared again in April, setting another high. And although reefer and dry van rates fell off a bit, both are still near all-time highs.
CCJ Executive Editor Jack Roberts outside Chicago, Ill., this week to get a peak at the 2014 International ProStar equipped with the Eaton-Cummins Smart Advantage powertrain.
Owner-operator smartphone users overwhelmingly access the Web daily, with more than 75 percent saying they access every day and more than 20 percent saying they’re constantly connected to the Web, according to Overdrive’s 2014 Connectivity Study.
The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell in the week ended May 5 1.1 cents to $3.964, ending the latest string of increases at just two weeks, according to the Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration.
Jack Fielding last week was presented with the 2013 Ram 2500 he won as 2013 Driver of the Year in the contest produced by the Truckload Carriers Association and Overdrive.
In the first three months of the year, 206 cargo thefts were reported in the U.S. with an average value per load of $207,982, according to FreightWatch International's quarterly theft report. Here's a breakdown of the type and location of loads stolen.
Truck operator John Doe was unable to keep his truck from being struck by a car that cut into his lane without warning. Was this a preventable accident?
The for-hire trucking industry added 6,800 payroll jobs in April on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the monthly employment report released May 2 by the DOL. The economy as a whole added 288,000 jobs and the unemployment rate fell to 6.3 percent.
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