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Truck driver shortage hits 15-year high, ATA says
The trucking industry was short nearly 61,000 drivers in 2018, a figure that could rise to 100,000 in five years, association report shows.
The rise of private fleets (and dedicated operations)
The desire for committed capacity, reliable service, and predictable cost has created a surge of interest in dedicated and private fleets. That will change the complexion of trucking over the next five years.
Four tips for a successful new-product launch
New-product launches come with a special set of delivery challenges. Here are some steps you can take to ensure your new product arrives on time and ready to roll.
Conferees strip measure from FAA bill to pre-empt state laws on driver meal, rest pay
"Denham Amendment" fails to pass legislative muster again.
Florence fades away, but flooding, blocked highways, service delays very much alive
I-95 in North Carolina's southern tier remains closed, as do parts of I-40; FedEx, UPS report disruptions, outbound load-to-truck ratios fall.
Diesel to power smaller share of U.S. truck orders by 2040, study says
Battery electric vehicles to gain share as urban trucking grows, technology improves, IHS Markit report says.
Volvo Trucks unveils electric autonomous tractor for fixed routes
Power unit designed to handle repetitive hauls over short distances.
US Xpress to offer free college tuition to drivers, families
Initiative seen as first to offer education break to drivers' dependents.
Truck, rail share of U.S. tonnage to fall over next 11 years, ATA says
Pipeline to take larger share of growing volume pie, group's freight forecast says.
Lanehub unveils platform for shippers to market backhaul space to each other
"Backhaul Assist" to market empty private fleet, dedicated space to shippers with capacity needs.

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