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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 is honoring professional driver Jon “Smitty” Smith for surpassing 5 million miles, the company announced last month.
Transfix announced that the winner of its “TransFIX My Rig” sweepstakes is professional driver Debbie Desiderato.
Elon Musk is pulling away from the rest of the world when it comes to personal wealth.
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 of America said Oct. 7 that it opened a new TA Express travel center in Almeda, Texas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Even with the best basic specs, additional fuel savings will come from substituting a single drive axle for the standard tandem axle drive system.
Graduates of diesel technician programs will enter a market with an increasing technician shortage.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Faulty trailer lighting is one of the most common roadside violations that inspectors find.
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.
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.