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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

In the first few days of the fourth quarter, there were several trucking M&A-related developments.
Posted on 10/15 at 11:15 AM
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Wednesday, October 09, 2013

At the recent FTR Transportation Conference in Indianapolis, there were widespread views regarding market factors germane to capacity expansion.
Posted on 10/09 at 11:05 AM
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Friday, September 13, 2013

Trucking market conditions may result in seasonal pricing power for carriers, according to the Trucking Conditions Index released by freight transportation consultancy FTR Associates this week.
Posted on 09/13 at 10:02 AM
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Wednesday, September 04, 2013

In a letter addressed to Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx last week, 51 Republican members of the House of Representatives expressed their concern regarding the motor carrier Hours of Service (HOS) final rule, which took effect on July 1.
Posted on 09/04 at 01:26 PM
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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Seasonally-adjusted (SA) truck tonnage in July fell 0.4 percent following a 0.1 percent gain in June, and not seasonally-adjusted (NSA) index, which represents the change in tonnage actually hauled by fleets before any seasonal adjustment, increased 3 percent from 125.9 in June to 129.6 in July.
Posted on 08/20 at 01:52 PM
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Friday, August 02, 2013

Trucking stakeholders holding out hope for the recently enacted motor carrier Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations to be overturned had their hopes dashed—mostly—in a ruling handed down today by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
Posted on 08/02 at 12:30 PM
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Thursday, August 01, 2013

Foodservice equipment and supply company leverages its technology partnership to secure capacity, simplify rates, and cut 12 percent from its transportation spending. Here’s how they did it.
Posted on 08/01 at 08:59 PM
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In the past months, ABF Freight System and UPS Freight announced 5.9 percent general rate increases, effective May 28 and June 10, respectively. Con-way Freight will raise its LTL rates 5.9 percent on June 24. On June 10, FedEx Freight announced a 4.5 percent GRI in non-contract base rates effective July 1, and other large carriers are expected to follow suit over the next several weeks.
Posted on 08/01 at 08:00 AM
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Thursday, July 11, 2013

Regardless of some tangible evidence of economic improvement, one related area continuing to come up short is finding and retaining qualified truck drivers. That sentiment rings especially true when looking at data released today by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) pertaining to truck driver turnover rates.
Posted on 07/11 at 10:31 AM
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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Trucking conditions in May remained on a similar track as April, according to the Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) released today by freight transportation consultancy FTR Associates.
Posted on 07/10 at 10:56 AM
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