The U.S. at-pump average has now climbed 10.6 cents a gallon since it began its upswing in mid-February.
As of last week Tuesday, Los Angeles outbound was showing a load-to-truck ratio of 0.7 on DAT boards -- the company considers 2.5 a balanced ratio. Look for demand to heat up mid-March.
The bill aims to remove the public assumption that carrier rankings in the DOT's Compliance, Safety, Accountability program should be used as a tool to hire carriers.
This poll takes a survey of some of the load-matching-tech companies that have sprung up in recent years or have moved toward more automated technology platforms. Ever used one of these to successfully book a load? Tell us here.
The public comment deadline on a rule that could increase the amount of liability insurance required to be held by carriers ends Feb. 26, and carriers and other industry stakeholders have until midnight 11:59 p.m. Thursday to submit their input.
A federal judge in a U.S. District Court in Massachusetts ruled against truck operators earlier this month in two separate but related lawsuits challenging their status as independent contractors and alleging their carriers violated state wage theft laws.
Errant headline from a Colombian driver strike. Also: More on fuel surcharges: 3 in 4 readers collecting/charging fuel surcharges per mile report a base mpg between 5 and 7.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters last week announced that its recent deal with regulators to end the quarter-century of oversight of its finances and operations has been approved by a federal judge, and a five-year phase-out schedule will begin this year.
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