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20 Apr 2018 at 12:00am
With a swipe of the pen, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill into law on April 18 that strips enforcement funding of the electronic logging mandate for in-state agriculture operations ? that are currently exempt from enforcement thanks to a federal waiver. The new law does not change the status quo.

20 Apr 2018 at 12:00am
A federal judge is ordering a Kentucky trucker to spend the rest of his life in prison for the driver?s role in transporting dozens of undocumented immigrants who died in a horrific tractor-trailer ride from Laredo, Texas, to San Antonio.

20 Apr 2018 at 12:00am
A new law in Nebraska could result in changes to posted speeds on many highways. The Cornhusker State is not alone in its pursuit this year to enact speed changes.

20 Apr 2018 at 12:00am
A recent study on truck size and weight references about a half dozen similar studies as far back as 1981. At what point does government research go from necessary to outrageous, repetitive and a complete waste of time and money?

20 Apr 2018 at 12:00am
Two mega carriers, Marten Logistics and Roadrunner Transportation Systems, have been fined by the California Air Resources Board for not complying with the Golden State?s Truck and Bus Regulation, according to a news release. One company was fined six figures.

20 Apr 2018 at 12:00am
Thousands of drivers who bought a truck with a defective Caterpillar engine received a smaller portion of the $60 million settlement after a major error in a class action lawsuit settlement calculation. In the aftermath, some truckers shared their story about how the defect went beyond repair costs.

20 Apr 2018 at 12:00am
Three trucking companies have agreed to pay a total of $9.25 million to settle a class action lawsuit that claimed hundreds of California truck drivers were misclassified as independent contractors.

20 Apr 2018 at 12:00am
How many times during a working day do each of us hear the word ?safety? thrown around? It?s a six-letter word that dictates every aspect of every minute in every day a driver works. If you want to force someone to do something they don?t want to do, just mention their ?safety.? It?s a slam dunk.

20 Apr 2018 at 12:00am
Gov. Gary Herbert has signed into law a bill to ask voters their opinion about putting money ordinarily reserved for road use instead towards education. Specifically, the effort?s passage authorizes adding a non-binding question to this fall?s ballot to see if voters would support a 10-cent increase in the state?s fuel tax to help cover costs to increase salaries for teachers and support staff.

20 Apr 2018 at 12:00am
Multiple bills moving through the Oklahoma statehouse address truck size and weight rules.

20 Apr 2018 at 8:45pm
Ceva Logistics is getting a major new shareholder to go along with a planned initial public stock offering of stock.

20 Apr 2018 at 8:00pm
Kansas City Southern reported first-quarter net income of $145 million, or $1.40 a share, on revenue of $639 million, a 5% rise from the prior year. In the first quarter of 2017, the railroad reported net income of $147 million, or $1.38 per share.

20 Apr 2018 at 7:45pm
Winning South Carolina?s truck driving championships for the fifth time last weekend feels, well, very satisfying, Ronnie Luckadoo of UPS Freight told Transport Topics.

20 Apr 2018 at 7:30pm
XPO Logistics announced beginning in May customers will be able to track deliveries using Amazon?s Alexa and Google Assistant personal assistant technologies.

20 Apr 2018 at 7:30pm
Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle have written three separate letters to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt asking him to reconsider his proposal to repeal an Obama administration regulation that would limit the number of glider kits manufactured each year.

20 Apr 2018 at 7:15pm
Americans? love of pricey pickups and SUVs is stretching their wallets, leading lenders to bend over backward to keep monthly payments affordable.

20 Apr 2018 at 6:45pm
Werner Enterprises Inc. on April 19 reported improved year-over-year revenue and earnings for its fiscal first quarter.

20 Apr 2018 at 6:45pm
Welcome to a potentially new world of cybercrime: trucks targeted for theft or sabotage by hacking into engine control modules and planting malicious code.

20 Apr 2018 at 6:00pm
The use of technology is no longer a novelty but a necessity in the trucking business ? for carriers of all sizes.

20 Apr 2018 at 5:45pm
Hackers are now arming themselves with artificial intelligence to relentlessly probe the defenses of companies? computers so they can strike those networks at just the right time and just the right place, according to IT security pros. ?Hackers are innovative,? says Stephen Gates, chief research intelligence analyst at Zenedge, an AI security provider. ?They?re using automation, bots, artificial intelligence ? and the only way to fight back is to pit robot against robot.?

20 Apr 2018 at 5:50pm
Earlier this week, Chicago-based project44, a technology services provider offering standardized, secure Web service API (application programming interfaces) integrations enabling 3PLs and shippers to connect with carriers in real time said it has continued to stay on a solid path for funding, having raised $35 million in new funding since closing a $10.5 million Series A investment of growth capital in September 2016.

20 Apr 2018 at 1:49pm
Carloads headed up 1.6% annually to 258,123, and intermodal containers and trailers rose 6.9% compared to the same period a year ago at 276,075.

20 Apr 2018 at 12:37pm
The 2018 MHI Annual Industry Report released last week at Modex has many interesting findings from the survey it?s based on, including the adoption rate for Cloud solutions.

19 Apr 2018 at 8:27pm
New research conducted by San Francisco-based Prologis, Inc. indicates that for logistics real estate, the only constant is change.

19 Apr 2018 at 9:00am
There has never been a more profitable time to be a truck driver?or a tougher time to be trying to hire one. By most accounts, the industry is about 50,000 qualified drivers short of what demand could handle.

18 Apr 2018 at 8:43pm
In a widely anticipated move this week, PierPass announced that it will overhaul the model used by its OffPeak program for truck traffic mitigation at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

18 Apr 2018 at 8:28pm
While there are "justifiable concerns" about China?s trade practices, The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) continues to believe that productive engagement and negotiations are the best path to ensuring a fair and level playing field for mutually beneficial trade.

18 Apr 2018 at 8:57am
Infrastructure is an early casualty of Washington?s fixation on the November mid-term elections. Retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and others are signaling that Trump?s $200 billion federal infrastructure plan is all but dead for this year.

17 Apr 2018 at 4:23pm
If you are in the trucking business, things are going pretty well of late, it seems, right? A few key monthly reports issued this week-FTR?s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI), and the Cass Freight Index-indicate that the answer to that question is a resounding ?YES? and truly drive home that there may be, at the moment, not a better time for the trucking industry.

17 Apr 2018 at 3:11pm
The report, entitled ?Artificial Intelligence in Logistics: A collaborative report by DHL and IBM on implications and use cases for the logistics industry,? examines different ways in which AI can be used for augmenting logistics operations, especially now at a time when leveraging AI is more accessible and affordable than it has been in the past.

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