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DAT: February Truckload Rates Jump
Truckload freight pricing rose and national average load-to-truck ratios for dry van and refrigerated freight hit record highs in February as severe weather across much of the United States distressed supply chains and disrupted transit times…
ATA Truck Tonnage Falls in February
American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index dropped 4.5% to 110 in February after rising 1.8% to 115.2 in January. The drop was largely due to severe winter weather that impacted much of the country during the month
Test Drive: Kenworth's Next-Generation T-680
The first time I saw a Kenworth T680 was on the floor of the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky, back in 2012. The new T680s were tricked out in a “Lamborghini gold” paint scheme and looked impossibly sleek and modern.
The Cons of the Pro Act
In theory, labor unions can be a good thing. In the past, they have helped address workplace abuses that we would see as unthinkable today, such as child labor and incredibly dangerous working conditions.