Although the current tone of NAFTA negotiations remains contentious, CTA continues to work champion greater efficiencies in the supply chain
North American January Class 8 truck orders were up 121% year-over-year, marking their second-best level in history, with Canadian sales more than doubling that number, according to ACT Research.
Freight demand and increased freight rates are boosting the U.S. trucking industry, but the dissolution of NAFTA could wipe that all out, notes ATA’s chief economist Bob Costello.
It’s still relatively difficult to gauge the full impact of the electronic logging device mandate in the U.S. because of temporary exemptions and a phased-in enforcement period
DOT’s Inspector General confirms that loading dock wait times hurting truck drivers and motor carriers in the pocketbook while also increasing the chances of collisions.
Fleets with autonomous long-haul trucks and traditional human-driven regional routes could help the trucking industry address the problem of an aging driver workforce, said Uber