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Trucking not looking forward to GROW bill

Thursday, May 8 2014

Last week, Anthony Foxx, U.S. Transportation Secretary, released the Obama administration’s transportation bill that is being sent to Congress. The $302 billion, four-year surface transportation reauthorization proposal is being presented to the House and Senate for their consideration in the hopes that a decision can be made before the ... read more

Con-way Freight announces new Texas service center

Tuesday, May 6 2014

Con-way Freight is pleased to announce the grand opening of a new service center in Robinson, Texas. The new service center will serve as Con-way’s local hub, the central location from which the company will provide daily freight services for commercial and industrial businesses in Central Texas, including Waco ... read more

Celadon Ranks in Top Workplaces

Tuesday, Apr 29 2014

It’s no surprise that Celadon Group Inc. has stayed on “The Indianapolis Star Top Workplaces.” The Indianapolis Star Top Workplaces is a list of the best places to work in Central Indianapolis for 2014, with Celadon receiving 15th place in the "Large Companies" category. Celadon was founded in 1985 and has ... read more

Schneider looks to hire 200 drivers in Texas

Friday, Apr 25 2014

One of the nation’s most well known trucking companies, Schneider, has announced that it is looking to hire 200 professional drivers in and around the Houston, TX area. Drivers are needed immediately to meet a variety of business needs, with the biggest opportunity coming in Schneider’s tanker division. The ... read more

Judge overturns FMCSA closure of DND Intl

Friday, Apr 25 2014

Last week, we reported that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) had ordered DND International Trucking to shut down. Now it looks as though DND may return to the highways, says the Department of Transportation’s Administrative Law Judge Richard C. Goodwin. The Naperville, Illinois-based carrier was the subject ... read more

FMCSA closes DND Intl. after fatality

Friday, Apr 18 2014

Naperville, Illinois-based DND International, Inc. has been ordered to immediately shut down after an investigation by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) revealed it was an imminent hazard to public safety. Characterized as widespread and serious, the violations of federal regulations by DND International came into focus after a ... read more

"2014 Best Fleets to Drive For" named

Thursday, Apr 10 2014

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge of Markham, Ontario, have announced the top 20 winners of their annual contest and survey, the 2014 Best Fleets to Drive For, which recognizes carriers that provide an outstanding place to work. Also named were five companies that were identified as “Fleets to Watch” for ... read more

Shell researchers collaborate with tractor pulling champion

Friday, Apr 4 2014

Four-time national tractor pulling champion, Larry Koester, recently met with scientists from Shell to learn more about the technology and innovation that keeps his team winning. On the way to Houston’s annual Livestock Show and Rodeo, Koester and his team sat down to discuss the next generation of motor ... read more

K&B Transportation, Schneider make announcements

Thursday, Apr 3 2014

K&B Transportation ups driver pay Company drivers for K&B Transportation’s Midwest Regional and National fleets will be receiving an increase in pay starting April 28. The Sioux City, Iowa-based refrigerated carrier will be compensating its drivers by three cents more per mile. That brings the beginning ... read more

ELDs one step closer to the trucks

Wednesday, Mar 26 2014

With a goal of decreasing federal paperwork burdens and preventing fatigued drivers, The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced on March 12 its proposal to require interstate commercial truck drivers to use Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) in their vehicles. The ELDs are meant to ... read more