Choptank Transport is ramping up its hiring initiative. The rapidly growing, third-party logistics provider has booked more than a dozen college and university job fairs across the United States between September and early November 2014....More
Firm capacity and demand on the spot truckload freight market made for stable rates during the week ending August 23, 2014, according to DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards....More
TruStar Energy, a developer of compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling infrastructure throughout the United States, celebrated the grand opening of High Plains Bioenergy’s fast-fill CNG station, which is across the road from its Guymon OK processing facility....More
To avoid penalties due to manufacturer delay, order new replacement engines, transport refrigeration units (TRUs), and TRU generator sets by August 31, 2014, to meet the December 31, 2014, deadline for model year 2007 engines/units....More
An American Trucking Associations-led coalition of transportation trade groups urged that the scores produced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability fleet monitoring system be removed from the agency’s website....More
Outstanding reliability and customer-focused, round-the-clock support from United Kingdom-based dealer Rossetts Commercials meant that when Brighton & Newhaven Fish Sales needed a new van, it was always going to be another Mercedes-Benz....More
CLEARLY, Prime Inc has built one of the most successful business models in the trucking industry. The Springfield, Missouri-based carrier typically posts annual revenue growth in the 13% range and has been ranked as the 28th largest trucking company in the United States.
THE NUMBERS make a compelling argument. Hybrid trailer refrigeration units can reduce operating costs by as much as 70% when compared to traditional diesel-fueled refrigeration, and the savings should grow as electric shore power becomes available at more locations where loaded trailers are parked for an extended time.
SOME companies lead, while many others are content to follow. La Crosse, Wisconsin-based Kwik Trip Stores Inc certainly has been a leader when it comes to demonstrating the benefits of natural gas as a truck fuel for local and regional food distribution fleets.