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PS Logistics acquires Jason Jones Trucking

PS Holdco, LLC ("PS Logistics") announced t that it has purchased all substantial transportation assets of Jason Jones Trucking, Inc., a privately-owned interstate trucking company that specializes in flatbed shipping in the eastern United States. Headquartered in Shoals, IN, Jason Jones Trucking , maintains a fleet of 38 tractors, 89 trailers and 41 experienced drivers. JJT primarily hauls general freight, including drywall gypsum, lumber and brick – types of freight which ... [+]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 1.4% in January

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.4% in January after rising 1.2% in December. In January, the index equaled 114.6 (2015=100) compared with 113.1 in December. ATA recently revised the seasonally adjusted index back five years as part of its ... [+]

Cargo Transporters Recognized for LGBTQ Workplace Equality

Cargo Transporters, Inc., an asset-based regional and national carrier, is pleased to announce it received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2021 Corporate Equality Index, the nation's foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace ... [+]

Gebrüder Weiss tests its first hydrogen truck

Gebrüder Weiss has added a new hydrogen truck to its fleet of vehicles as of January 25. Instead of using diesel, the Hyundai XCIENT Fuel Cell model delivered to the Altenrhein branch in Switzerland runs on what is called “green hydrogen”, meaning that this ... [+]

DB Schenker’s Golden Truck Ready to Tour the U.S. in 2021

A brand name that's synonymous with over the road (OTR) trucking, DB Schenker will be hitting the road in 2021 to showcase its trucking capabilities in the US and North America. The single largest trucking operator in Europe, DB Schenker is widening its footprint in ... [+]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Jumped 7.4% in December

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 7.4% in December after rising 3.2% in November. In December, the index equaled 120 (2015=100) compared with 111.7 in November. “Tonnage ended last year on a high note,” said ATA Chief Economist Bob ... [+]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 3.7% in November

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 3.7% in November after falling 5% in October. In November, the index equaled 112.2 (2015=100) compared with 108.3 in October. “The 2020 seesaw pattern continued in November as typical seasonality is not holding this ... [+]

Freight Volumes Expected to Grow 36% Between 2020 and 2031

The American Trucking Associations has released its latest ATA Freight Transportation Forecast: 2020 to 2031, which is conducted annually by IHS Markit, showing that despite contraction in 2020, the long-term trend for both trucking and overall freight shipments is still positive. “The COVID-19 pandemic ... [+]

Trucker Path Delivers Fast and Cost-Effective Insurance

Trucker Path, the most comprehensive and fastest growing mobile app for North American truckers, announces a partnership with Cover Whale Insurance Solutions Inc., the provider of an innovative commercial truck insurance platform. "With Cover Whale's technology driven platform we can provide insurance quotes to owner-operators in ... [+]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Jumped 6.7% in September

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 6.7% in September after declining 5.3% in August. In September, the index equaled 115.1 (2015=100) compared with 107.9 in August. “September had a nice recovery after a significant decline in August,” said ATA Chief ... [+]