Randy Guillot Elected 75th Chairman of ATA

The Board of Directors of the American Trucking Associations elected Randy Guillot, president of Triple G Express Inc., New Orleans, Louisiana, the federation’s 75th chairman. “It is an honor and a privilege to be elected as chairman of ATA,” Guillot said. “I look forward to spending the next year speaking up and speaking out on behalf of our industry and our association as we work to advance ATA’s agenda on a ... [+]

Peter Entwistle Joins RoadOne IntermodaLogistics

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, a leading single source intermodal, distribution, and logistics services company, announces today the appointment of Peter Entwistle as Vice President of Sales-Northeast region. As an industry veteran, Peter has extensive experience and knowledge that will help propel RoadOne's ongoing expansion through acquisition, new initiatives ... [+]

Werner Enterprises Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Werner Enterprises, a premier transportation and logistics provider, will host celebrations throughout the month of September at its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska and at terminals nationwide in recognition of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. “Werner looks forward to National Truck Driver Appreciation Week every year ... [+]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Surged 6.6% in July

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 6.6% in July after falling 1.2% in June. In July, the index equaled 122.7 (2015=100) compared with 115.1 in June. “Tonnage in 2019 has been on a rollercoaster ride, plagued with large monthly swings, ... [+]

Kottke Trucking Purchases Wayne T. Fellows, Inc.

Kottke Trucking, a provider of refrigerated, dry freight, and dedicated services, has announced it has acquired Wayne T. Fellows, Inc. a trucking company focused on refrigerated less-than-truckload and truckload services based in Davenport, Florida. With the acquisition, Kottke Trucking will be adding 43 drivers and ... [+]

Loadsmart completes first-ever automated dispatch and delivery

Loadsmart and Starsky Robotics announced that they were able to automatically dispatch an autonomous truck to haul freight; having successfully priced, tendered and booked via Loadsmart and then picked up and delivered the shipment using Starsky's self-driving technology. The integration of Loadsmart's AI-powered pricing and ... [+]

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics Expands

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, a leading single source intermodal, distribution and logistics services company throughout North America, announces the launch of RoadOne LogisticSolutions (ROLS), a full-service drayage brokerage division. With its headquarters in Tampa, ROLS will provide end-to-end drayage brokerage and related logistics services enabling RoadOne to ... [+]

Cargo Chief launches most comprehensive database for freight brokers

Cargo Chief announced the release of the latest version of its C4® platform, version 2.0—now the most complete and informative database of trucking carrier lane preferences and availability in the OTR (over-the-road) industry. C4 2.0 enables freight brokers to select available trucking capacity based on their ... [+]

Trucking Industry Revenues Top $796 Billion in 2018

The American Trucking Associations released the latest edition of its annual data compendium – ATA American Trucking Trends 2019 – which showed that the industry’s revenues jumped to $796.7 billion in 2018, up from $700.1 billion the previous year. “2018 was a year of dynamic growth ... [+]

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 1.1% in June

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 1.1% in June after falling 4% in May. In June, the index equaled 115.2 (2015=100) compared with 116.5 in May. “Tonnage continues to show resilience as it posted the twenty-sixth year-over-year increase despite falling ... [+]