Business

More ‘loads 2.0′

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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Hands on review of Caterpillar’s B15 Android smartphone

Hands on with Caterpillar's latest piece of equipment — an Android-powered smartphone.

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Trucking oasis: Vegas show offers show trucks, educational opportunities

The Great West Truck show offers drivers and owner-operators a chance to check out some of the hottest show trucks in the country, see the latest in equipment and learn business advice from experts.

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Crashes and interventions: Crackdown!

FMCSA is putting extra muscle into shutting down truck and bus fleets. Often lacking robust back-office resources to deal with interventions, small carriers can be considered most vulnerable.

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Congress proposes both freezing, expanding truck size and weight limits

While the Department of Transportation has scheduled its first truck size and weight outreach session May 29, Congress has reintroduced opposing legislation — one bill would freeze the limits, another would expand them.

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Diesel price drops, projected to keep falling

The national average diesel price has fallen ten straight weeks and is projected to continue to drop.

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Crashes and interventions: Wreck frequency varies widely by state

Where is a collision with a heavy-duty truck most likely to happen? That dubious distinction goes to New Jersey. Find full state rankings in this first installment in our May 2013 Part 3 CSA's Data Trail coverage.

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Court hears new case against pilot program with Mexico

Just 18 days after ruling to uphold the program, a federal court heard new arguments May 6 against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico.

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Lawsuits continue to mount against Pilot Flying J

At least two more lawsuits have been filed against Pilot Flying J as a result of federal allegations against the company that it defrauded trucking companies out of millions of dollars.

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Spot market rates rise for second consecutive month

For the second straight month, all three segments experienced rate increases.

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