Pilot CEO says he did not know about scheme, all rebates will be repaid

| May 16, 2013

Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam said he "was absolutely unaware" of the fraudulent fuel rebate withholding scheme his company and its salespeople allegedly participated in in recent years.

Floods, bad weather pushed freight availability down in April

| May 15, 2013

Freight volumes on the spot market were down — out of trend — 16 percent in April of this year from April 2012, according to the DAT North American Freight Index, which says that bad ...

Transportation worker ID program floundering, GAO says

| May 15, 2013

In a report released last week, the Government Accountability Office said that the Transportation Worker Identification Card Program is flopping.

Mexican bus carrier ordered to cease U.S. operation

| May 15, 2013

Still in the midst of its "Quick Strike" operation started last month, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered Mexican-based bus company Autobuses Zacatecanos to cease all operations in the U.S.

Pilot sued again in non-class-action suit

| May 15, 2013

Alabama-based carrier Osborn Transportation is suing Pilot for breach of contract and alleged fraud.

Diesel reverses downward trend (and highlights from 1,000 weeks of diesel prices)

| May 14, 2013

This week marked the 1,000th week that the Department of Energy had reported a weekly national average diesel price, and in it, the price of on-highway diesel rose 2.1 cents, bringing a 10-week period of consecutive price drops to an end.

Agency proposes eliminating zero-defect vehicle reports

| May 14, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hopes to stop requiring that the industry submit and retain driver vehicle inspection reports when zero defects are indicated.

More ‘loads 2.0′

| May 13, 2013

Tech company Kaazing is building an online-communications enhancement to brokerage Allen Lund Co.'s management software to streamline/enhance shipper-broker-carrier communications and load negotiation/selection.

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