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  • A bright blue tractor-trailer drives on a road under storm clouds.
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    3 red flags that could signal a double-brokerage scheme

    Verifying the name on a bill of lading and other steps can save owner-operators from fraud that can cost them thousands of dollars, OOIDA says.

  • An Ascend tractor-trailer on a road.
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    Volvo’s planned AV network recruits its first carrier

    Dry van TL provider Ascend has reserved driverless trucks for long-haul runs in Texas.

  • A group of 5 International MV trucks parked in front of a backdrop of city skyscrapers.
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    Courtesy of Navistar

    Navistar recalls over 32K vehicles due to parking brake issues

    A software error and programming issue increase crash risks, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

  • IMC Companies drayage Atlantic Intermodal Services, DNJ Intermodal Services, Gulf Intermodal Services, H&M Intermodal, Intermodal Cartage Co., Ohio Intermodal Services, and Pacific Drayage Services.
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    IMC Companies to unify all business units under its corporate name

    The move is part of a streamlining effort to gain efficiencies and promote a consistent branding message.

  • A Swift trailer is hauled on I-95 southbound in Virginia.
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    Knight-Swift trailers keep aging as equipment market remains tight

    A weighted measure for the equipment rose from 8.3 years to 9.9 years, according to an annual report, a significant jump compared to changes for previous years.

  • The silhouette of an XPO dockworker in a forklift inside the carrier's Hagerstown terminal, from the parking lot.
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    XPO names former Old Dominion CFO to board of directors

    J. Wes Frye spent 30 years as an LTL executive before his retirement in 2015.

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    FreightWorks closure leads to loss of 200 jobs

    The North Carolina truckload carrier told Transport Dive a loss of business prompted its decision to abruptly shut down the company.

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    ArcBest fires 2 long-time MoLo executives

    Andrew Silver and Matthew Vogrich had led the truckload brokerage for years before their sudden dismissal.

  • Freightliner Cascadia
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    US Foods touts volume gains, flexible workweek pilot

    The food distributor’s emphasis on workforce retention is part of a long-term strategy to reduce costs and grow revenue.

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    Forward Air extends layoffs in cost-cutting move

    The LTL carrier reduced its headcount by over 200 full-time workers in the past three months, according to a mid-market Q1 update.

  • A truck crosses the Pecos River Bridge on Route 90 near Del Rio, Texas.
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    Struggling freight market is squeezing out owner-operators, OOIDA says

    More than half of the respondents to a survey forecast worsening prospects in 2023 as they face a spot rate downturn.

  • Ryder's four-story headquarters in South Florida.
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    Ryder sells HQ in Florida for $42M, kicks off search for smaller space

    Remote and hybrid work contributed to the logistics and transportation company’s decision to look for new space.

  • Group of multi-colored trucks parked at a truck stop in Missouri.
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    Big G Express acquires transportation, warehousing company

    The employee-owner carrier said purchasing the fellow Tennessee company allows it to gain market share with blue-chip automotive customers.

  • A Freightliner Coronado truck.
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    Courtesy of Daimler Truck North America

    Daimler recalls 60K Freightliners for loss-of-steering risk

    The recall affects various 2019-2021 trucks built at the OEM's plant in Santiago, Mexico.

  • A Yellow Corp. truck on the road.
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    Courtesy of Yellow

    Yellow to close 2 New York facilities, relocate workers amid network overhaul

    The LTL carrier will offer many of the 120 affected employees the option to move to a larger Yellow regional distribution center.

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    Embark to lay off 70% of workforce as it explores exit strategy

    The autonomous trucking startup is now weighing whether to close shop amid commercialization delays and market pressures.

  • XPO logo on a semi-trailer truck on a highway.
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    5 strategies to safeguard profits in an uncertain economy

    Cutting costs without investing in a forward-looking plan can be a recipe for disaster, writes an SVP of linehaul at XPO.

  • A Roadrunner truck on the road.
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    Courtesy of Roadrunner

    Roadrunner debuts LTL service to Denver

    It’s the carrier’s first new market in years — and more are on the way.

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    Courtesy of Ryder / Business Wire

    ATRI asks carriers to share per-mile costs in annual survey

    Fleet owners’ responses will reveal how expenses have shifted since reaching record levels last year.

  • A. Duie Pyle drivers meet with the company's senior leadership during an employee breakfast and question-and-answer session at LTL carrier's relatively new terminal in Richmond, Virginia.
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    Filling the Driver's Seat

    Why A. Duie Pyle execs answer drivers’ questions over breakfast

    The LTL carrier's leadership believes employee engagement efforts help earn trust. Adding eggs and bacon to the mix doesn't hurt.

  • ITS Logistics Whitestown Indiana
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    ITS Logistics opens Indiana warehouse with eyes on growing national footprint

    The company’s recent expansion brings it closer to its planned two million square feet of Midwest warehouse space.

  • Freightliner Western Star 47x dump truck
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    Daimler recalls more than 70,000 trucks due to brake issue

    Corrosion in modulator valves may cause brakes to pull to one side causing sudden change in vehicle direction, per the recall.

  • A Waymo Via autonomous truck pulls an Uber Freight trailer.
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    Courtesy of Uber Freight and Waymo

    Uber Freight partners with WattEV, CHEP on Southern California routes

    The pilot program is the forwarder's inaugural EV truck deployment.

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    Courtesy of Landstar

    Landstar chief commercial officer resigns, will serve as special adviser

    Rob Brasher will earn $175,000 per year under a new contract, ending in June 2024.

  • An Old Dominion Freight Line truck pulls two trailers
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    Old Dominion reveals more of its succession plan

    The LTL carrier will promote its SVP of sales to succeed COO Kevin "Marty" Freeman upon his July 1 ascension to CEO.