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ELD/trucking software provider Load Logistics hosting Mar. 10 demo

Load Logistics, the first ELD provider to be listed on the FMCSA's ELD registry, is hosting a March 10 full product demonstration of its transportation management software in Covington, Ga.

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Flatbed volume growing in Southeast — rates still lag

While Spring might be coming a little early for flatbeds in the Southeast with freight volume and demand indicators rising, rates continued to move lower in the last week of February.

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Ryder now offering three tiers of used trucks

Ryder is offering used trucks in three categories ranging from high-quality to "as-is."

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3Feathers Mobile Marketing and its founder’s 1962 Mack B61 desk

3Feathers Mobile Marketing founder Norm Blanchard, based near Nashville, Tenn., has in his office space what might be the most unique desk that I've ever seen, fronted by the nose of a 1962 Mack B61.

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FMCSA’s electronic-log ‘self-certified’ device registry raises enforcement questions

A talk with the first ELD provider listed on FMCSA registry of devices -- and more on the registry itself, listing on which doesn't constitute agency "approval," in the end.

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Caterpillar ending vocational truck business just 5 years after entering market

In May of last year, CAT rolled out two new refreshed trucks – the CT680L and the CT680LG – but based on the current business climate in the truck industry and a thorough evaluation of its business, CAT says it has decided to withdraw from the market.

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Federal vs. state authority over truckers’ breaks and pay a growing debate in aviation bill

Sen. Barbara Boxer held a press conference Thursday to decry the return of the measure, calling it an anti-trucker, anti-safety provision. ATA, however, disagrees, calling the measure a necessary means to preventing a patchwork of state-to-state rules.

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Ormond Beach Love’s closed to long-term parking during Daytona Bike Week

Long-term parking will not be available at Love’s during these dates. Love’s said it wants to be able to provide necessary fueling for truck drivers, and in order to ensure that is still available, drivers will need to continue moving in and out at that exit.

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Van spot market: Demand ticked up in the last week

Last week saw van demand rebound from the winter doldrums slightly last week, with the average load-to-truck ratio moving up to 1.4 loads per truck.

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Major carrier again ordered to pay big payout to driver following refusal-to-drive firing

Brandon Hopper claims he was “confronted and baited” by Marten to resign in July 2013 after he refused to haul two allegedly overweight loads and three other loads because, he claims, he would have been in violation of hours of service regulations.

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