Monthly Archives: October 2017

Trucking employment dropped further in September, with 100 more jobs opening up for drivers. Since the start of 2017, there has been a gap between the demand for drivers, and the decreasing number of available drivers who meet the requirements...
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Many industry news sources and analysts have been citing the growing shortage of truck drivers across the country. Fleets cite a decreasing talent pool. Drivers say fleets do not offer incentives and cannot retain drivers. Others are simply looking elsewhere...
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There are a number of cynics who believe that the trucking industry is stagnating. The number of drivers is shrinking, legislation is keeping people from getting into trucking, hours are being restricted, and self-driving trucks have everyone facing a big...
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In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico was left devastated. Debris littered the roads, making the distribution of goods nearly impossible. Additionally, many Puerto Rican truck drivers were unable to return to work after Hurricane Maria passed. Some sustained...
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For the past few years, the trucking industry has tried to keep pace with customer demands. Customer demand from individuals has increased so much that carriers such as UPS were tossing around the idea of increasing shipping rates for residential...
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In September, the US House voted unanimously to pass a bill which would allow automated vehicles on the road. The bill itself caused a stir, because it would have allowed self-driving commercial vehicles to join the ranks of other automated...
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Shell’s Vice President of Commercial Lubricants recently spoke of a movement to ensure trucking efficiency as the industry looks to the future. Despite the negative rap the industry gets, trucking efficiency is at an all-time high, with many efforts to...
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San Francisco — October 4, 2017 — Express Freight Finance, a leader in freight factoring, has partnered with KeepTruckin, creator of the #1 rated ELD. This partnership provides Express Freight Finance customers with a simple, low-cost path to ELD mandate...
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One of the major goals of Volvo trucks is to not just keep its place as a leader in the transportation industry – they want to change the face of trucking. Speaking in Washington, D.C. at the lend of last...
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