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    Knight-Swift launches program to operate its first Embark AV

    Driver feedback is an integral part of the companies' Truck Transfer Program and will help define tools and procedures for using the technology.

    By Feb. 9, 2022
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    TuSimple, Union Pacific forgo safety driver in new partnership

    The autonomous tech company aims to be a carrier for retailers looking for extra capacity. "It allows them to scale up or down," the CFO said.

    By Feb. 8, 2022
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    Trendline

    The Transport Dive Outlook on 2022

    How are the biggest U.S. fleets planning to handle the hot market? What's in store for M&A? What trends should executives be tracking this year? Experts weigh in on what 2022 holds for the trucking industry.

    By Transport Dive staff
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    Electric truck deployments could jump tenfold as interest surges, study says

    The adoption of zero-emissions trucks is not evenly represented nationwide, as 24 states don't yet have them.

    By Feb. 7, 2022
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    Power-only helps push Schneider's logistics arm to new heights

    For the first time in company history, logistics finished the quarter as the segment with the highest revenue, officials said.

    By S.L. Fuller • Feb. 3, 2022
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    JB Hunt goes shopping for furniture with $87M acquisition

    The carrier is set to acquire Zenith Freight Lines' assets and has agreed to continue servicing the seller.

    By Jan. 31, 2022
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    How 6 big fleets are planning for a hot freight market in 2022

    Executives from Yellow, J.B. Hunt, Werner and more predict what is ahead, from LTL strategies to sharing costs.

    Jan. 26, 2022
  • Drivers, rental prices and tech: Ryder's CFO talks 5 trends in trucking

    The company is also keeping tabs on labor, operations and equipment as the market continues to be favorable.

    By S.L. Fuller • Jan. 26, 2022
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    Deep Dive

    Battery-electric vs. hydrogen trucks: The debate heads into 2022

    As fleets eye a future with zero emissions, industry remains undecided whether BEVs or FCEVs will come out ahead.

    By Jan. 25, 2022
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    Nikola breaks away from troubled past as fleets get serious about emissions

    Covenant Logistics Group signed a letter of intent for a possible 50 trucks from the OEM. "We're convinced they're around for the long haul," an executive said.

    By Jan. 24, 2022
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    Opinion

    Why semi-autonomous trucks are a bridge to a driverless future

    The shift to AV technology can help curb emissions and recruit a wider range of workers, as the industry faces those issues head on, writes a PwC director.

    By Fred Duiven • Jan. 12, 2022
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    Schneider boosts dedicated service with $263M acquisition

    Midwest Logistics Systems has 1,000 drivers, 900 tractors and 3,600 trailing units. It is now a standalone subsidiary of Schneider.

    By S.L. Fuller • Updated Jan. 4, 2022
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    Column

    Editor's picks: Old Dominion, TFI and other 2021 stories worth revisiting

    This collection of articles was curated for transport executives who want deep insights into some of last year's most interesting topics.

    By S.L. Fuller • Jan. 2, 2022
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    The top trucking trends of 2021

    For the transport industry, 2021 may be best described as the year of the shortage. But trucking firms are creative problem-solvers.

    By Transport Dive Staff • Dec. 29, 2021
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    Trucks haul 'remembrance wreaths' across America, in photos

    The Honor Fleet delivers wreaths to U.S. cemeteries each December as a way to honor fallen veterans.

    By Shefali Kapadia • Dec. 22, 2021
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    Deep Dive

    Lofty used truck prices forge a divide between large sellers and small buyers

    Prices for used trucks, at times exceeding new Class 8 prices, test the financials of owner-operators and small fleets. 

    By Dec. 22, 2021
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    Column

    Trucking's invisible port woes

    With all eyes on trucking and drayage these days, does the general public truly understand what they're seeing?

    By S.L. Fuller • Dec. 17, 2021
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    Component shortages hit EVs as Class 8 orders plummet

    While a traditional truck needs up to 500 semiconductors, an electric one could require up to 5,000.

    By Dec. 13, 2021
  • Opinion

    The US can be a leader in autonomous trucks — or get left behind

    AVs are coming, and they'll be one arrow in the logistics industry's quiver to combat capacity crises like the one that has mounted over the past 18 months, the author writes.

    By Christopher Thornycroft • Dec. 6, 2021
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    Sysco to electrify 35% of its US private fleet by 2030

    The company already tested the Freightliner eCascadia and will deploy its first group of electric trucks in Riverside, California.

    By Dec. 1, 2021
  • California to ease weight limits for trucks hauling from congested San Pedro Bay ports

    In California, weights are among the most restrictive in the U.S., which creates what one expert called "a wall of inefficiency."

    By Shefali Kapadia • Nov. 18, 2021
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    Fleets turn to eBay, rural shops in a scramble to find parts

    Parts shortages have trucking officials venting everywhere from investor calls to Reddit threads.

    By Nov. 15, 2021
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    TuSimple readies autonomous runs to UPS hubs in Florida, North Carolina

    The autonomous truck provider's CEO said "we have some ways to go" to maximize uptime.

    By S.L. Fuller , Nov. 3, 2021
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    Column

    Cannibals, gaps, bubbles and math: 4 themes from ATA's MCE

    With a national spotlight on supply chains, attendees had plenty to discuss, and we had plenty of takeaways.

    By Transport Dive Staff • Nov. 2, 2021
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    Schneider grows container fleet with the help of a chartered ship

    The carrier added 1,600 intermodal containers in Q3 and expects to add at least another 1,600 in Q4, the CEO said.

    By S.L. Fuller • Oct. 29, 2021
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    Carriers use everything but rubber bands to keep fleets running

    Shortages have led Baylor Trucking to cannibalize its trucks for parts. Some end up looking like "a Mr. Potato Head," one executive said.

    By Oct. 26, 2021