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Road safety, however, was a real issue. For decades, regulators had debated the introduction of electronic logs—tamper-proof devices, hardwired to trucks’ engines, that could digitally tra...
The bill would exempt businesses from paying damages in cases where their employee was found negligent in a trucking accident. Kellie Paschke, a lobbyist for the Iowa Association for Justice which rep...
There's a quite simple design behind the one-truck owner-operator business of Minnesota-based Kelvin Schmidt. "I've been doing this myself with my own authority since 2011," Schmidt said. The key to h...
In this episode, Jared brings on Zach Strickland with FreightWaves! Zach is a Market Analyst and has a wealth of knowledge on the freight market and economy. In this episode, Zach covers the state of ...
Liquefied natural gas (LNG) has much bigger potential than Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) for regional and long-haul trucking, according to Lars Mårtensson, Director of Environment & Innovatio...
Investigators say Nolan DeWall allowed 800 pigs to starve or freeze to death on his Iowa farm...
To track my cows, that's all online. My feed program is online, with my feed truck and scales and all in the cloud,” he said....
Three states issue hours waivers over propane shortages Governors in Nevada, South Dakota and Wyoming each recently issued emergency declarations related to propane shortages, waiving hours of service...
Total drug violations reported into the clearinghouse in 2022, including positive tests and refusals to take a drug test, increased 18% to 69,668 compared with last year’s 59,011, according to t...
In the last two years, trucking companies have had to answer a wide range of questions about how they operate — from mask mandates and driver protections to information about zero contact delive...
While it may seem like all folks inside the Beltway do is belch noisome mandates and burdensome regulations at the trucking industry, at least one federal agency is working to help the industry beat b...
The Safer Highways and Increased Performance for Interstate Trucking (SHIP IT) Act was introduced on January 24 by U.S. Representatives Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) and Jim Costa (D-CA)....
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After leaking for several months, the air is nearly evacuated from the used truck pricing bubble as increased production of new trucks allows fleets to finally trade their aging iron....
According to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers earned, on average, $50,340 in 2021. The wage decrease is dizzying, considering how essential ...
Heavy duty trucks account for just 1% of the vehicles on our roads, yet they generate 25% of global road emissions. Transitioning these super-polluters to green alternatives could have a huge impact o...
Elevators and other companies who purchase facility insurance specific to commercial agriculture are “feeling a lot of pain” because of sudden, unexpected increases in insurance costs, ins...
Under current federal law, picking up freight from a port is considered interstate transportation, even if the freight stays within the state where the port is located. This, of course, means 18- to 2...
What kind of fire takes 7.5 million gallons of water to get under control — and keeps burning? One fueled by 3 million bushels of corn....
Tiffany stumbled upon Jeremy Wallin, an owner-operator and a driver of more than 30 years, as a profile photo in Facebook's "People You May Know" tab....
Toledo Fire & Rescue responded to the Anderson's plant at 440 Kuhlman Road in south Toledo Tuesday regarding a medical call. According to a Toledo police report, TFRD arrived at the scene at appro...
For a long time, being a long haul trucker was a path to a middle class life. But in the last few decades, the trucking business has transformed. It's gotten faster. And cheaper. And...way harder on i...
The trucking industry lost more carriers in December than any month since Hurricane Katrina disrupted much of the over-the-road freight industry, according to data from FTR Transportation Intelligence...
Fifty-four year old Texas resident and former Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) border investigator Patrick Gorena pleaded guilty to a charge of extortion under color of law, accordi...
Two men from southern Minnesota’s Cottonwood County have been charged in a federal superseding indictment with conspiring to defraud grain purchasers out of more than $46 million by passing off ...
Fly ash, also known as pulverized fuel ash, is a very fine powder with spherical particles smaller than 50 microns that are supplied to the chimney by an electrostatic precipitator or other particulat...
A Virginia truck driver became a millionaire thanks to his desire for a barbeque sandwich. Tim Allen told the Virginia Lottery he stopped at Mills Grill and Grocery near Danville, Virginia. While ther...
Millions of chickens have gone unfed as rail disruptions delay corn shipments to a California poultry farm, according to documents that provide unique details of how one shipper has suffered from poor...
The Ceasing Age-Based (CAB) Trucking Restrictions Act was introduced this week by U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., with 19 co-sponsors, all Republican. It is identical to a bill Mast introduced in late 2...
A flurry of executive-level personnel changes in the trucking industry in recent months exceeded recruiter Jon Fricke’s expectations, particularly amid declining demand. The moves have come acro...
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Tickets for the first-ever Bulk Freight Conference are going fast and they are almost sold out. BulkLoads is hosting the first-ever bulk freight transportation conference on February 8-9, 2023 prese...
Investors are profiting from legal claims by “investing” in cases involving other people or “loaning” pending plaintiffs advances on damages. Either way, the purpose is to real...
Fines for violations of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations are increasing. In a final rule that was published in the Federal Register on Jan. 6, the FMCSA announced the new civil ...
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has increased the fine amount for trucking violations to reflect inflation. On January 6, 2023, the FMCSA published a Final Rule increasing the...
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BulkLoads is hosting the first-ever bulk freight transportation conference on February 8-9, 2023 presented by Konexial! Get tickets here! This is an exclusive event hosted by us for our members and ...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Scams are everywhere these days — from e-mails to phone calls and text messages, hackers and thieves will stop at nothing to try and gain access to financial and other ...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - When the interstates shut down, truckers travelling through the area were left with nowhere to go and traffic issues in northern Sioux Falls ensued. After the par...
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing more oversight of truck brokers and freight forwarders and the surety bond and trust companies that back them up in an effort to ease the m...
A new law prohibiting the parking of large trucks on personal property has gone into effect this month, leaving truckers living in the area at a loss for what to do. The new law went into effect on Ja...
Jared brings on Ben Hubbard with Integrated Proteins to talk bulk hauling and pets! Ben brings up several interesting points, did you know the US pet population is growing faster than the US human pop...
Paccar is recalling about 2,565 model year 2022-2023 Peterbilt 579 trucks for an issue with the hood mirrors, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration documents. According to the r...
Almost 15 years ago, California’s Air Resources Board, known as “CARB”, passed a set of clean air regulations with assigned dates for implementation. Of those emissions rulings, the ...
WEST YELLOWSTONE, Mont. — Thirteen bison were killed or had to be euthanized after their herd was struck by a semi-truck involved in an accident with two other vehicles on a dark Montana highway...
A group of pro-Russia hackers claim to have breached the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) online portal, but the agency says that their internal systems have not been compro...
Are there things you wish you could change in the trucking industry? Do you sometimes feel as if you’re the only one frustrated by some particular issue? Chances are many others feel the same w...
Just before noon on Thursday, December 29, 2022, reports of a tractor trailer hauling grain crashing off MO-126 near State Route M in western Barton County alerted the Missouri State Highway Patrol. T...
The spending budget for the federal government’s fiscal 2023 includes an increase in funding for the Department of Transportation that is higher than the level requested by the White House. The ...
A semi truck careened off of Interstate 10 in Tucson on Tuesday after the driver passed out at the wheel. The accident happened on December 27th in Tucson, Arizona on Interstate 10 near Valencia Road....
US shippers of grain, food and other products expect to face better prospects for logistics in 2023, hoping much of the COVID-induced issues are in the past as well as a nationwide strike by railroad ...
U.S. Representative Dan Newhouse says livestock haulers have different needs than other truckers because of the live cargo they’re carrying …...
The Illinois Farm Bureau has significantly increased funds earmarked for commercial drivers license scholarships in 2023 to $100,000. President Rich Guebert tells Brownfield their members have been wi...
But compared to the “trucking bloodbath” of 2019, the industry hasn’t seen a wave of large firms declaring bankruptcy. Trucking companies, instead, seem keen on expanding. Hiring act...
When Carl Johnson founded City Dray Line in 1920, the Prohibition era had just begun, Warren G. Harding was elected president, and car production was starting to ramp up to meet the demands of middle-...
Our rundown of OOIDA’s biggest accomplishments in celebration of the Association’s 50th anniversary continues with a look at hours of service. Through an onslaught of proposal and rulemaki...
Lance Lillibridge, a farmer in east central Iowa, knows farming’s ups and downs. He has been in this business since he was "knee-high to a grasshopper" and is the first of a family of farmers to...
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration data shows the number of monthly net operating authority revocations in 2021 surpassed the most recent pre-pandemic peak in 2021. The current figure is roug...
The Atlantic Grains Council, Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario, Grain Farmers of Ontario, Grain Growers of Quebec, and Ontario Bean Growers are calling on the federal government to send the esti...
The $1.7 trillion Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023, is an “omnibus” spending bill that combines 12 appropriations packages, including $106 billion to fund the U.S. Department of Trans...
One of the biggest problems in trucking is the way some shippers, receivers, brokers and others coerce truckers into situations where they end up violating the regulations. Of course, if things go sou...
Heads of some publicly traded companies, including U.S. Xpress and Werner, suggested that smaller carriers could falter given market challenges. CEOs noted issues such as lower spot rates along with h...
Firefighters were battling a fire at The Andersons Inc. Hemlock elevator and storage facility, 485 S. Hemlock Road, for more than 13 hours that began Sunday night. According to Richland Township Fire ...
In addition, continuing discussion about a coming recession isn’t inspiring confidence. On Dec. 14, the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate for the seventh time in 2022, this time...
Several trucking companies, logistics firms and cold storage providers are collectively owed millions of dollars after an Iowa-based frozen meat importer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection rec...
In August 1997, the Teamsters walked off the job at UPS Inc. in the first non-wildcat strike in the relationship’s long history. With an all-Teamsters labor force and no plans to call in replace...
And maintaining a truck is an expensive endeavor. And the stress of doing that is made all the worse by the economics of trucking right now, with low rates and high fuel costs, among other factors. An...
"We have closed a few origination facilities in North Dakota due to travel concerns in the area," the spokesperson said, including "a few grain elevators and a few edible bean facilities."...
When I first met Missouri-based Jared Flinn, operating partner of the BulkLoads.com load board specializing in bulk freight, that business was at the two-guys-in-a-basement stage, following Flinn&rsqu...
New-truck, maintenance costs could sideline fleets, harm economy, industry warns...
Earlier emergency orders have been extended in Georgia for supply chain and oversize permits and in Nebraska for driving hours hauling fuel. Citing the ongoing need for relief due to regional fuel sho...
A historic drought on the river has shuttered the critical node of barge transportation, leaving farmers and other shippers searching for alternative options to get their goods to port before winter. ...
On Feb. 27, 1992, Stella Liebeck ordered a 49 cent cup of coffee from a McDonald’s drive-thru in Albuquerque, New Mexico. What happened next forever changed trial jury awards and has had a lasti...
Grain contracts and the problems many farmers had during last year’s drought were discussed during a panel discussion at the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) annual gene...
Water shortages, supply chain issues, inflation create challenges, almond industry leaders say....
An explosion and fire at an agricultural plant Thursday in eastern Iowa has caused injuries and an evacuation of people near the operation. The explosion and fire happened about 11:15 a.m. in Marengo ...
The Biden administration has released $36 billion in bailout money for the Central States Pension Fund (CSPF) that will go toward protecting the pensions of over 350,000 workers, including drivers who...
The sudden closure of a furniture company has left an Alabama trucking company – as well as many others – waiting to reclaim their property....
Relief would apply only to daily and weekly hour-of-service limits...
John R. Coleman, 46, of Greenwood, Mississippi, is the former CEO of Express Grain Terminals, LLC....
President Joe Biden on Friday signed into law a resolution intended to avert a freight rail strike, based on an agreement reached between some rail unions and freight rail companies....
It’s not just Snowman's classic black-and-gold throwback paint scheme from Smokey & the Bandit on owner-operator John McCormick's beautiful rig that’s all behind the name. The owner-op...
Staying in the agricultural hauling business means meeting weight regulations. Blue Ink Tech, a leader in trucking technology, has released the most recent addition to its BIT Full Service Platform: t...
Another driver requests exemption from parts of HOS regs For the third time this year, a truck operator is seeking an exemption from certain provisions in the hours-of-service regulations. Owner-opera...
Arizona authorities seized $39,500 in cash from Johnson in August 2020. The money, according to Johnson, was to buy a used truck at auction. But police thought he had transported it on a flight from N...
Each insurance company has what you might call an appetite. If we do not fit into an insurance company’s appetite, they won’t provide us insurance. For example, Progressive is not able to ...
A handful of farm groups have been rejected in their effort to exempt truckers hauling live animals from federal mandates limiting the hours a driver can be on the job....
Cargill and Owensboro Grain Company, a fifth-generation family-owned soybean processing facility and refinery located in Owensboro, Ky., announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement wh...
Technology companies supplying critical semiconductor chips to the economy have started shifting cargo shipments from railroads to trucks with a national freight rail strike looming. The moves are bei...
Family-owned Mid Continent Trucking of Denison, Iowa, notified drivers and employees recently that after 24 years, the refrigerated carrier was ceasing operations two days after Thanksgiving because o...
A Missouri requirement is costing the trucking industry time and money. The federal government requires truckers to get physicals every two years. Brent Witte, with Witte Brothers Exchange in Troy, sa...
Freight demand has declined due to persistently high inflation, labour shortages and overstocked shelves....
Representing strength and endurance, the Mack truck was born in 1900 with the first vehicle by “Jack” Mack and family at the Mack Brothers Company in Brooklyn, N.Y. Except it was a bus. An...
For years we've been hearing about a persistent shortage of truck drivers. But what if we're thinking about it wrong? What if the issue is that the shipping industry systematically mistreats or underv...
A proposal meant to revolutionize roadside inspection by requiring fleets and owner-operators to equip their trucks with a new electronic identification system was roundly rejected by much of the truc...
Isaac Instruments is one of Canada’s largest providers of “trucking telematics.” Isaac is also making a push into the U.S. market. The company’s core offering is a tablet that ...
“Union leaders said Monday they believed that a compromise could still be reached to avoid a work stoppage that could disrupt the flow of goods around the U.S. Four out of 12 unions have now rej...
Ocean shipping demand is traditionally measured in “ton-miles”: volumes multiplied by distance. So, here’s a paradox: Ton-miles for liquefied natural gas shipping have fallen in 2022...
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Among them was a representative from The Truckload Carriers Association, who wrote that ELDs “should be required on as many trucks as possible, including rebuilt or remanufactured engines or gli...
A slowing economy and deteriorating freight conditions are already “baked in the cake,” according to Mullen Group senior executive officer Murray Mullen. But it’s small operators who...
CHS Co-op and ADM along the Mississippi River front in Winona were very busy this past week at the peak of the 2022 harvest. Barges were being loaded and grain trucks were unloading....
American farming increasingly relies on software to keep the U.S. the world’s top food producer. But all that reliance on code-driven machinery has drawn ransomware attacks that could prove part...
The California Air Resources Board is considering a proposed regulation to phase out big rigs and other trucks with internal combustion engines and replace them with zero-emission vehicles....
Over the years I realized there weren't any books to teach kids about the importance of trucking and agriculture. I started sketching ideas which led to these books. I have one released on Amazon you ...
Federal regulators have attempted to clarify differences between brokers, bona fide agents and dispatch services in new interim guidelines issued Tuesday by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administra...
3.6% of the company's workforce has been let go....
Utah-based Savage recently was recognized as one of the 2022 “Top Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation” by the Women in Trucking Association. Savage, a provider of industrial ...
In this episode, Jared continues his discussion with Michael Belzer. In thi...
Robert LeDoux was sitting in his truck waiting to unload when the explosion happened. His dashcam captured the explosion....
The Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration in its monthly Short-Term Energy Outlook released this week revised its outlook for retail diesel prices for the fourth quarter of 20...
A Michigan jury recently awarded $7.7 million to a man who was seriously injured in 2018 when the wheel came loose from a box truck heading in the opposite direction, jumped the median and crashed int...
The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) says the number of grain barges being unloaded in New Orleans during September and October dropped significantly. An AMS report says the number of...
The annual rite of fall in western Minnesota and the Red River Valley of eastern North Dakota also attracts retired men and women, seasonal laborers and others who drive trucks for a variety of differ...
Recent data from the American Trucking Associations found that the average truckload driver made over $69,000 including salary and bonuses in 2021 — an 18% increase from 2019. At the same time, ...
Recently, Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., posted a campaign video on Twitter that caught the attention of longtime truck driver Gord Magill, who is based in upstate New York. Magill and other truckers weren...
As a veteran in the industry for nearly 20 years, I've had a front row seat dealing with thousands of companies in our industry from large grain and feed trading entities to a single owner operator tr...
In this episode, Jared brings on Michael Belzer, a professor at Wayne State...
The National Grain and Feed Association, along with 192 other members of the Agricultural Transportation Working Group, want Congress to prevent a potential strike by railroad union members over the l...
Last week, 63-year-old Brian Lovett died of cardiac arrest while on the job at ADM Grain Company in Seward. His death happened before he was able to complete his own harvest on his Winnebago farm. On ...
CHS Inc. reported net income soared to $1.7 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, due to higher refining margins as well as strong demand within the global grain and processing and wholesale agro...
The 28-year-old co-owned a trucking company in Buffalo, the U.S. Attorney’s Office says, in which he managed drivers and coordinated shipments. Prosecutors say that for roughly a year, starting ...
The transportation industry is shouldering the burden of sky-high diesel prices, as suppliers blame supply chain shortages and red tape for impacting prices at the pump. But President Biden has painte...
“I started with one truck. During my time as an owner-operator, I turned it into a kind of rolling university. In the beginning, I didn’t even know what a load board was. But I was always ...
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, on Oct. 26, issued a state of emergency in the state due to “extremely low inventories and outages of certain liquid products including gasoline, diesel, jet fuel,...
Hey guys, many of you farm and truck. Check out my latest podcast with Tanner Winterhof as we dive into farming operations that have trucking entities as well. Tanner also hosts the Farm4Profit podcas...
Domestic U.S. shipping demand is receding and freight rates are falling, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports, in a sign that shifting demand by overstocked retailers is unraveling traditional season...
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Production at Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) could come to a stop within hours if union workers reject a contract offer and walk off the job. According to Teamsters L...
John Mullis has been hitting the open road since 1979. “I’m with a pretty good company and they take care of us pretty good,” he said. Over the years, he’s seen diesel prices g...
Be afraid of plaintiff’s counsel who make millions of dollars a year looking for weaknesses, attacking truck drivers and trucking companies alike, a lawyer has warned Canadian carriers operating...
Dry van truckload contract rates have fallen about 9% since the start of the summer but have slowed their rate of descent this fall, according to FreightWaves’ Van Contract Initial Report Index ...
Dozens of farmers came together to support a family after their father passed away unexpectedly, leaving five fields unharvested....
Rail companies and labor unions have reached stalemate over paid sick leave, raising the prospects of a worker strike in coming months. With harvest just over halfway complete, the threat of a rail st...
For every kernel of corn from the Baker family farm left at Gavilon Grain Thursday, John Baker probably doubled the number of "thank yous" he gave to the volunteers who harvested the fields....
On the grounds of Williamsport High School in western Maryland, three 17-year-olds pile into the cab of a white Volvo truck, pens and pads in hand....
The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission on Thursday agreed to accept a $15,000 penalty from Hefty Seed Company, based in Baltic, South Dakota, for not having a state-required license to buy grain...
A north central Iowa organic soybean business filed for bankruptcy Monday, saying it owes at least 100 creditors $10 million. It's the state's second grain business to run into financial insolvency th...
Global grains merchant Archer-Daniels-Midland Co on Tuesday posted its strongest third-quarter profit on record on robust demand for grain and oilseeds and tight supplies, and said full-year earnings ...
Freight factoring company, Smart Freight Funding, helps trucking companies of all sizes keep their trucks moving by getting paid quicker. Smart Freight Funding works with single truck operations, indi...
Jared brings on Ken Evans and Kristin Rakoczy with Konexial to discuss ELDs...
Today, the American Transportation Research Institute, the trucking industry's not-for-profit research organization, released its 18th annual Top Industry Issues report, identifying the leading indust...
The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has an array of new resources at its disposal, and regulators are looking to put them to work at a time when the trucking industry is in th...
While a freight broker bond doesn't protect against liability, it is a requirement if you want to operate your logistics company and don't want to tie up $75,000 in a BMC-85 trust....
Here is a look at the five most compelling regulatory activities, based on stage of proposed rulemaking, scope, and date of action, within in the agency’s most recent Significant Rulemaking Repo...
The 2000 International semi was going north on Highway 183 when a 2010 Toyota passenger vehicle attempted to pass the truck in a no-passing zone. A southbound vehicle swerved into the ditch to avoid a...
We’re pretty deep into the back half of the Atlantic hurricane season, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that the worst is behind us. We’ve seen major hurricanes run into late Novemb...
Trucking firm Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. warned of a rapid slowdown in the freight market, an ominous sign for the economy as shippers grapple with a lackluster peak season ahead of the...
The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) will implement a pilot program this winter that will “semi-automate” Variable Speed Limit signs in an effort to increase highway safety whe...
On Thursday, Love’s Travel Stops announced the opening of the company’s 600th location with a new store in Perry, Oklahoma. The new 12,000 square foot store is located off of I-35 in Perry...
A car driver gets quite the wakeup call about the importance of sharing the road with big rigs in construction zones in this dash cam video....
These challenges can include insurance prices, recruitment capabilities, maintenance and building shipper partnerships — all evergreen problems that attracted the investors of its most recent ro...
Jared brings on Jason Byer with Crowdspring to discuss branding. Crowdspring helps business owners grow the...
The exemption, first issued by FMCSA in March 2020 following the national emergency declared by President Trump in response to COVID-19, was extended and/or modified over 10 times. It gave truck drive...
A 64-year-old from Michigan is suspected of setting dozens of semi-trucks from the same transportation company (not pictured) on fire at rest stops in eight…...
Despite threats to their health and fears of driving to unknown territories, they stayed true to their jobs and transported food, supplies and medicines....
Freight factoring company, Smart Freight Funding, helps trucking companies of all sizes keep their trucks moving by getting paid quicker. Smart Freight Funding works with single truck operations, indi...
Special rules apply for those who work in the transportation industry. Someone who works in the transportation industry is defined in Rev. Proc. 2019-48 as someone whose work directly involves moving ...
Global Processing Inc. of Kanawha, Iowa, which owns and operates grain facilities in Lexington and Haigler, surrendered its license Wednesday after a PSC audit showed it did not have enough funds to c...
Their steeds have names like Peterbilt and Kenworth, and they may not wear spurs, but cattle truckers have just as much impact on the health of our herds as cowboys in the saddle....
“Through our enforcement in the wage and hour division, we know that misclassification is occurring in many industries and sectors,” said Principal Deputy Administrator of WHD Jessica Loom...
Jared brings on Joe Vaclavik with Standard Grain. In this episode, Joe shares his story about how he got into the grain market industry and what he does for a living. Joe also hos...
The Colorado State Patrol (CSP) is targeting and ticketing CMV drivers who do not comply with the state’s Chain Law requirements at during three planned enforcement checkpoints this month. CSP&r...
As of Oct. 7, the river was still closed near Stack Island, Miss., and Memphis, Tenn. That has resulted in a backup of more than 2,000 barges at various points, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. Dred...
Authorities say that Padilla stole the identity of an interstate carrier located in Spring Valley in San Diego County, California, and agreed to deliver loads using that carrier’s identity. Howe...
The truck transportation sector had approximately 1,580,800 employees in September, compared to 1,592,200 the prior month, according to seasonally adjusted data from the Labor Department. There was a ...
A St. Louis-based grain and soybean manufacturer is planning to spend $445 million to expand its processing plant in Morristown. Bunge North America Inc. says the effort is expected to result in 70 ad...
Blue Ink Technology, the maker of the BIT ELD, has introduced a new way for drivers to print and send their gross and axle weights to carriers and shippers. Customers who use BIT Air Scales can now ac...
An application from a company specializing in pulsating brake lights for trucks has been denied by federal regulators despite strong support from the trucking industry....
A with an otherwise solid carrier-vetting strategy contracts with a legitimate Carrier A to move a load. Yet: There is no prohibition in the broker's contract with the carrier that prevents the carrie...
The family – 8-month-old Aroohi Dheri; the child’s mother, Jasleen Kaur, 27; father Jasdeep Singh, 36; and uncle Amandeep Singh, 39 – were kidnapped at gunpoint from a new office for...
Tank truck carriers hear all kinds of excuses for rate increases during the insurance renewal process. Think about the reasons—aka excuses—you’ve likely heard from brokers attempting...
Werner Enterprises announced Monday the acquisition of Indiana-based truckload carrier Baylor Trucking. Financial terms of the transaction were not provided but a news release outlining the deal showe...
THE PROCLAMATION IS EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY AND CONTINUES THROUGH OCTOBER 30TH. THE PROCLAMATION ALLOWS VEHICLES TRANSPORTING CORN, SOYBEANS, HAY, STRAW, SILAGE, STOVER, FERTILIZER AND MANURE TO BE OVER...
Jared brings on Jason Tiedke with American National Bank to talk all things $$$. Jason gives great advice on how to have a great relationship with your banker and the extra steps you can take to b...
KeyBanc analysts downgrade J.B. Hunt and Schneider National, contend that 'imports decelerating, inventories normalizing and spot (rates) below contract rates' suggest weakness could extend into next ...
Barge rates reached $49.88 per ton on Tuesday, the highest on record and up nearly 50% from a year ago, according to a government report released Thursday....
Postal Service contractors McClellan Trucking and Duran Transfer file for Chapter 11...
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing $20 million in cost-share assistance to help producers in Kentucky, Minnesota, South Dakota and surrounding areas rebuild agricultural and grain st...
The professionals needed to repair heavy-duty trucks and commercial vehicles require a set of skills distinct from the “grease monkeys” of 40 years ago. It’s time the industry pivots...
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is asking the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to explain why there has been little movement over the past two years on a ...
The 1947 Dodge grain truck that George Sanneman entered into the BPW Car Show and drove in this year’s Piotique Parade has been in his family for a long time....
Once upon a time, truck driving was a blue-collar ticket to a solid, middle-class lifestyle in the United States. But today, the industry is plagued with low wages, long hours, and a high turnover rat...
In March, a self-driving eighteen-wheeler spent more than five straight days hauling goods between Dallas and Atlanta. Running around the clock, it traveled more than 6,300 miles, making four round tr...
That distinction may seem like mere semantics, but it’s actually of enormous consequence for delivery workers with wage-and-hour claims. The Federal Arbitration Act has a carve-out for “wo...
Prairie Central Cooperative in central Illinois has 13-grain elevators, and they have already seen the action pick up. The manager tells Brownfield Ag News so far, they have handled about 5 percent of...
The U.S. had an 80,000-driver shortage in 2021, according to the American Trucking Associations. But St. Louis trucking companies saw the number of drivers increase 8% over 2021. Here's how one local ...
BulkTMS, a digital freight platform Powered by BulkLoads.com, enhances the most popular Bulk Freight Marketplace, BulkLoads.com, by adding a full Dispatch-to-Payment solution to facilitate sharing of ...
This is a little different than our normal episodes. Jared does this podcast solo and shares his advice and experiences as a business owner. He talks about the steps he has taken to maximize his ti...
In comments submitted on Sept. 21, National Grain & Feed Association (NGFA) urged the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to extend the emergency declaration for livestock and feed...
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has required full industry compliance with the ELD mandate since December 2019, so it’s reasonable to ask, is the device making the trucking indus...
At a time of a shortage of 80,000 truck drivers, new legislation introduced by Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D., looks to lower Obama-era regulations requiring additional training for truck drivers for the ag...