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Crossword Puzzle Solution for October 11, 2021

Mon, 10/11/2021 - 12:30
Here's the solution to the crossword puzzle found in the October 11, 2021 print edition.

Mario Harik Tabbed to Run XPO’s LTL Division

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 17:00
XPO Logistics Inc. CIO Mario Harik will run the company’s less-than-truckload division in an acting capacity in the wake of the retirement of the LTL division president, Tony Brooks.

CFI Honors Jon Smith for Becoming Its First Driver to Surpass 5 Million Miles

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 16:00
CFI is honoring professional driver Jon “Smitty” Smith for surpassing 5 million miles, the company announced last month.

Owner-Operator Wins Cab Makeover From Transfix

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 15:45
Transfix announced that the winner of its “TransFIX My Rig” sweepstakes is professional driver Debbie Desiderato.

Elon Musk Now Dominating the World’s Richest List

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 15:00
Elon Musk is pulling away from the rest of the world when it comes to personal wealth.

Andlauer Healthcare to Acquire Boyle, Skelton USA

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 13:30
T.F. Boyle Transportation, a truckload carrier and provider of specialized transportation logistics, is being acquired by health care supply chain specialist Andlauer Healthcare Group Inc. in a deal valued at $80 million.

TravelCenters Opens TA Express in Almeda, Texas

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 12:45
TravelCenters of America said Oct. 7 that it opened a new TA Express travel center in Almeda, Texas.

Trucking Again Shows It Is a Resilient Industry

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 12:30
As of September, it has been 18 months since industry members were face-to-face at a Technology & Maintenance Council meeting. This year’s Fall meeting in Cleveland showed, just as the trucking industry did last year, how resilient it is.

Outsourcing Repair: Fleets Look to Third-Party Maintenance Services

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 12:30
With the increased volume of OTR shipping and the rising average cost of new and used Class 8 diesel trucks, the importance of scheduled and emergency maintenance practices remains crucial.

DTNA Reaches BEV Milestone at 1 Million Miles

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 12:15
Daimler Trucks North America announced a milestone for its medium- and heavy-duty battery-electric truck development program as participating fleets using 40 trucks reached a cumulative total of 1 million miles of real-world usage along the West Coast and Canada.

Speeding Is Top Violation During CVSA Operation Safe Driver Week

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 11:45
Law enforcement officers in the U.S., Canada and Mexico stopped 46,058 passenger and commercial motor vehicle drivers engaging in dangerous driving behaviors during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Operation Safe Driver Week safety initiative.

Single Drive Axles Could Reduce Your Fuel Bill

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 11:15
Even with the best basic specs, additional fuel savings will come from substituting a single drive axle for the standard tandem axle drive system.

Scholarships Bring Opportunities to Students Looking for a Sustainable Career Path

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 11:00
Graduates of diesel technician programs will enter a market with an increasing technician shortage.

2022 Is the Year of Research and Discovery for TMC and Its Partners

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 10:30
TMC is anticipating the ability to pursue several research projects under its agreement with FPInnovations/The PIT Group that had been deferred because of COVID impacts and restrictions. This partnership enables TMC to bring its own research projects directly to The PIT Group, including accessing on-track testing capabilities.

Employers Add a Weak 194,000 Jobs as Delta Maintains Hold

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 09:45
WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added just 194,000 jobs in September, a second straight tepid gain and evidence that the pandemic still has a grip on the economy with many companies struggling to fill millions of open jobs.

Smart Robots Do All the Work at Nissan’s ‘Intelligent’ Plant

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 09:30
KAMINO KAWA, Japan — Nissan’s “intelligent factory” hardly has any human workers. The robots do the work, including welding and mounting. They do the paint jobs and inspect their own paint jobs.

Elon Musk Says Tesla Will Move HQ From California to Texas

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 09:30
Tesla will relocate its headquarters from Palo Alto, Calif., to Austin, Texas, though the electric-car maker will keep expanding its manufacturing capacity in the Golden State, CEO Elon Musk said Oct. 7.

Proper Lighting Gives Fleets Brighter Maintenance Outlook

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 09:30
Faulty trailer lighting is one of the most common roadside violations that inspectors find.

Greenbriar Reportedly Considers Sale of BDP International

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 09:15
Greenbriar Equity Group is exploring a sale of BDP International that could value the logistics company at more than $1.5 billion including debt, people with knowledge of the matter said.

US Loosens China’s Grip on Lithium Battery Industry

Thu, 10/07/2021 - 17:45
The U.S. is narrowing the gap on China’s dominance of the $46 billion lithium-ion battery industry thanks to investments from Tesla Inc. and the Biden administration’s policy push to drive growth of electric vehicles.