Industry briefs

FMCSA sets policy deadlines

| August 28, 2012

The FMCSA provided notice of its policy that it must receive a new entrant motor carrier’s evidence of corrective action within 15 days of the date of a new entrant safety audit failure notice or within 10 days of the date of an expedited action notice.

uShip to expand into commercial freight market

| August 24, 2012

The uShip Pro platform is designed to provide carriers with full details about each load and the tools to negotiate bids for loads online.

Shell contest for Ram trucks

| August 24, 2012

Shell Rotella is celebrating the launch of its Hard Working campaign with the “Work Hard. Play Hard” Contest, which will award a 2013 Ram pickup truck to two winning contest entrants.

Equipment lease confidence down

| August 21, 2012

Reading is down from the July index, reflecting ongoing industry concerns over economic, regulatory and political uncertainty.

Shippers Index unchanged

| August 16, 2012

FTR Associates' Shippers Conditions Index for June basically was unchanged from the previous month and remains in near-neutral territory.

Chevron July Million Mile Club

| August 14, 2012

Chevron Lubricants has named the 10 drivers inducted to the Red Eye Radio Million Mile Club in July 2012, which honors truck drivers in the U.S. and Canada who have 1 million miles of accident-free driving.

Xata now XRS, new platform

| August 13, 2012

The new mobile-centric XRS platform of trucking software combines Xata Turnpike's RouteTracker EOBR solution with reportedly robust business data management and analysis software.

Raildeck signs new partners

| August 12, 2012

Raildeck has announced Prime Intermodal and Universal Truckload Services as new Certified Equipment Partners.

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