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Uneven revenue cycles are nothing new in the trucking industry. Last year saw major gains for trucking companies of all sizes. While there are still gains projected for this year, they are not expected to reach the year-over-year highs as...
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Last month, the Americans for Modern Transportation made a push to ask congress to approve measures for longer pup trailers. This has been an ongoing project, as not but a year ago similar motions were made for twin 33s. This...
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Parking availability for trucks is a national concern. Prom loading docks to rest areas, parking for loading and unloading, or for mandatory breaks, causes a lot of stress for drivers and can severely diminish productivity. The Florida Department of Transportation...
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At the end of this month, the first trucking futures market will open. Since thousands of businesses rely on trucks to move goods, having a better method of forecasting transportation costs could benefit everyone directly and indirectly involved with the...
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Small trucking companies have great potential for growth this year. At the same time, they also can easily fall into the same traps as larger fleets, but faster. Making payroll, maintaining equipment, and keeping ample capital reserves for hiring are...
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Last month, the proposal for the Green New Deal was unveiled in Washington, DC. As a whole, the Green New Deal proposes an economic stimulus and incentive program to combat climate change. Contained in the official language are directives for...
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Fleet of all sizes are positioning themselves for growth in the upcoming months. Whether that means expanding facilities, acquiring additional vehicles, increasing recruitment efforts, or launching marketing campaigns to reach into new territories, the time is right for growth in...
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Detention time is a very old and ongoing issue in the trucking industry. In fact, the time spent waiting while shipments are loaded and unloaded ranks as one of the top problems frequently cited by truckers. Now, Uber Freight is...
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The idea of platooning has been tossed back and forth in the trucking industry for a few years now. Some saw it as a solution. Others saw it as a slippery slope to replacing the human element in the trucking...
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As of the end of last year, truck tonnage rose to the largest annual gain in two decades. A deeper dive into this record high allowed analysts to gain more insight on suspected trends in the trucking industry and the...
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