Industry Briefs

  • Averitt donates to East Tennessee relief efforts

    Averitt Express recently donated $10,000 to the American Red Cross to help relief efforts on East Tennessee following recent wildfires ...
  • Swift outfitting 7,500 trucks with FlowBelow aero package

    Swift Transportation, country’s largest truckload carrier, will outfit approximately 40 percent of its 18,000 truck fleet with FlowBelow’s aerodynamic Tractor ...
  • Detention, short haul pay increases on deck at USA Truck

    Beginning Jan. 1, the company will start paying its over-the-road drivers performance bonuses monthly instead of quarterly. Solo, teams and ...
  • C.H. Robinson: 1st annual carrier awards

    In this first C.H. Robinsson Key Carrier of the Year award program, the owner-operator category winner was independent Billy Reece ...
  • Overhaul freight marketplace, SoftServe partner on BioLock

    At the intersection of so-called "Internet of Things" technology and cargo theft prevention, BioLock provides an electrocardiogram biosensor analysis system ...
  • KeepTruckin ELD expands functionality

    Geofencing, idle time tracking, fleet and driver scorecards and engine diagnostics are among new functions available in the web-based dashboard ...
  • Love’s opens fifth Wisconsin location

    The new store is located along I-39/90 at exit 115 and features 73 truck parking spaces.
  • Major fleet TransForce to change name

    Canadian trucking fleet TransForce plans to change its name from TransForce Inc. to TFI International Inc. by the end of ...
  • Pilot Flying J opened four new stores in third quarter, plans to open two by year’s end

    New locations opened in July through September include Santa Rosa, N.M., North Charleston/Hanahan, S.C., Stratford, Texas, and Springfield, Mo.
  • OTR drivers at Crete, Shaffer to receive pay boost

    Crete cites higher demand from customers and more miles for drivers as the main reasoning behind the pay increase.
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