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Friday, February 18, 2011

On the heels of President Obama’s recently released proposed fiscal year 2012 budget request, there have been no shortages of opinions regarding the transportation components of the budget, most notably the proposed six-year, $556 billion surface transportation reauthorization proposal.

Monday, February 14, 2011

From a supply chain and logistics perspective, the most interesting part of this budget is the proposed six-year, $556 billion surface transportation and reauthorization proposal.

Thursday, July 08, 2010

Showing that there is still positive momentum in the trucking sector, freight transportation consultancy FTR Associates said this week that June Class 8 truck total net orders were up significantly compared to May.
Posted on 07/08 at 10:37 AM
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When it comes to electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs), independent truck driver owner-operators have one message to the government: stay out of my business.
Posted on 07/08 at 08:50 AM
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Friday, July 02, 2010

While some economic indices have taken a hit in the last week, one that keeps making forward progress is the Cass Information Systems Freight Index.
Posted on 07/02 at 10:30 AM
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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Customer demand is the driver for flatbed expansion, says company officials.
Posted on 06/30 at 09:26 AM
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Monday, June 28, 2010

The market for Class 8 vehicle equipment continues to resonate with good news for orders and production. The most recent news comes from ACT Research Co., a provider of data and analysis for trucks and other commercial vehicles, whom reported that commercial trailer net orders in May were up 59 percent year-over-year.
Posted on 06/28 at 12:49 PM
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Friday, June 25, 2010

Trucking tonnage saw its first decline since February, with the American Trucking Associations (ATA) reporting today that its advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 0.6 percent in May.
Posted on 06/25 at 12:38 PM
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Third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Evans announced this week it s rolled out a freight brokerage division, entitled Evans Freight Services (EFS).
Posted on 06/25 at 06:51 AM
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Thursday, June 24, 2010

A looming truck driver shortage, driven to a large degree by a piece of unpopular legislation, appears to be a matter of “when” rather than “if,” according to trucking and 3PL executives speaking at this week’s eyefortransport 3PL Summit in Atlanta.
Posted on 06/24 at 10:29 AM
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