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Third-party logistics provider DHL Supply Chain is laying off 161 workers in Joliet, Illinois, as a result of losing a customer, according to a filing with the state....
Rising insurance costs have been one of a slew of mounting pressures fueling a boom in trucking company exits. Now, insurers and managing general agents (MGAs) are experiencing a hyper competitive mar...
John R. Coleman, former chief executive officer of Express Grain Terminals, LLC, pled guilty to wire fraud for his role in altering the company’s audited financial statements in order to receive a sta...
In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, guest Michael Tilmon of Tilmon Trucking LLC shares his journey from small business to acquiring multiple trucking companies. With a heartwarming side note, th...
Supreme Court considers that question and what it means for disputes taken to arbitration or to court...
Consistent shareholder-friendly initiatives in the form of dividend payouts or share buybacks imply the solid financial strength of companies in the trucking industry. Dividend-paying stocks provide a...
Farmers can get a free lime substitute that is mined right here in Eastern Ontario, and global tech companies are happy to foot the bill because of the product’s carbon-capture properties when spread ...
Since BulkLoads started offering trucking insurance in June of 2022, over 160 trucking companies have trusted us to insure their operation. Out of 160 clients, we've saved our members well over $500k ...
In this somber episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, we celebrate the late Bill Northey as he speaks about his unexpected journey into agriculture policy and his passion for serving the industry. He discu...
In the trucking industry, dispatchers are often seen as the nerve center, a crucial link connecting the fleet in motion with the essential revenue streams that keep the operation thriving....
U.S. District Court Judge James D. Peterson for the Western District of Wisconsin today and yesterday sentenced Didion Milling Inc. officials – including a corporate vice president and former food saf...
If you’re a truck driver and have a lease agreement with a trucking company, federal regulators want to see your contract — especially if you feel it’s predatory or fraudulent....
Freight shipments and expenditures continued to fall in January, according to data compiled in the Cass Freight Index....
Tax season is here, and for truck drivers and owner-operators, this can be a scary time of year....
Northern Dry Bulk is based in Clare, Michigan, and specializes primarily in the transportation and storage of plastic resins for automotive, packaging, electronic and other end markets in the U.S. and...
In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, Jared Flinn interviews Andrew Richard, CEO of Sapp Brothers. Andrew shares the company's focus on serving truck drivers and the community, highlighted by thei...
Since the start of November, net active truckload operating authorities have dropped by 9,000 — an approximately 12% increase over the same period last year, according to Carrier Details’ ...
Dahlsten Truck Line, established in 1946, has been a family-owned business known for its high-quality service across Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri. With approximately 75 trucks and an impressive track re...
Our Mission is Crystal Clear: bring together the men and women who feed America to connect through networking, problem-solve through panel discussions, and discuss where the industry is headed with ed...
The Biden Administration’s Department of Labor on Jan. 10 finalized a rule that rolls back a Trump-era rule offering guidance on determining employee or independent contractor classification und...
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Drivers must receive minimum wages for all hours worked, including hours in their sleeper berth when not sleeping, the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decided....
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In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, guest Jake Joraanstad, CEO of Bushel, shares insights into the digital transformation of the ag industry. He emphasizes the importance of user buy-in and fast...
Separations will affect 76 positions, including 59 drivers, for workers in Gordonsville and Rural Retreat, Virginia, as well as Beaver, West Virginia, according to a Jan. 5 letter. The cuts are slated...
A 25-year-old Georgia-based trucking company, which has 60 drivers and 33 power units, recently filed for bankruptcy protection....
The House Roads and Transportation Committee met earlier this week to discuss House Bill 1022. This bill would prevent automated tractor trailers from being used on a highway to transport passengers o...
Backers of the law declined to answer several questions emailed by FreightWaves regarding the specifics of the law. Various websites tied to insurance companies have differing numbers on what was requ...
The Scoular Co. has acquired three grain handling facilities from Skyland Grain near its Pratt, Kansas, US, shuttle-loader, more than doubling the company’s storage capacity in the region while ...
“The initial plan is to be accepting trucks at some point in February,” said Bartlett grain originator Nolan Allison. “I have my contracts bought on a buyer’s call right now. A...
With a projected increase to 14.2 billion tons by 2034, the industry must navigate economic shifts, technological advancements, and evolving market demands. This analysis provides a detailed look into...
“If you can triple the volume on something in three, four years, that’s a win,” Bunn said. “That’s a win in our book — especially stuff that operates well, has good...
On this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, trucking veteran Rob Grover shares insights on the upcoming agricultural and trucking event that aims to educate children and parents. He discusses the challe...
Until the covid pandemic, most Americans rarely thought about the supply chain and the truck drivers that make it possible to keep store shelves stocked. But, when people went to grocery stores and we...
Illinois once again produced some of the largest crops of any state in the nation despite drought and other weather challenges last year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s crop p...
Mike Nichols, a truck driver based in Wisconsin, is probably one of the lucky ones. Unlike many of America’s 2.2 million truck drivers, he doesn’t waste hours of his week waiting to be loa...
Corbin Catt, CEO and founder of Catt and Associates, joins Ohio Ag Net’s Joe Everett to talk about the inspiration behind his company. Catt explains how a data-driven company, Go Farm Yourself, ...
To qualify for the complete list, which runs to 104, companies must have two or more facilities and total storage capacity of 6 million bushels....
Greg Buckner took his final ride Thursday afternoon — his coffin strapped to the back of a big rig en route to the cemetery. Buckner served as the lifeline for long-haul truckers as a dispatcher...
Illinois Farm Bureau President Harold Steele said Monday that recent court fines and continuing investigation in the scandal-ridden export grain handling cases point up the need to maintain and police...
In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, Jesse Runions shares valuable insights on tax advantages and depreciation for trucking businesses. He offers advice on maintaining a profitable operating rati...
Are you tired of dealing with unplanned downtime in your fleet management operations? It can be a significant pain, leading to problems ranging from maintenance expenses to lower productivity and reve...
Today, there are roughly 600,000 trucking companies in America. During the pandemic, the number of companies jumped by 100,000 as demand for goods accelerated....
Former TIA board chair Jeffrey Tucker told lawmakers that “our number one challenge is fraud. Fraud is rampant in trucking. It has ballooned to an $800 million problem. There is a surge of malic...
Although some states issued orders several days ago that soon expire, others with longer duration emergency orders are Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Caro...
The new mobile bin will provide producers with an extra 2,000 bushels of storage, meaning they can go up to an extra four hours before needing a grain truck....
“When looking at margin percentages by equipment type," according to the published paper, "flatbed (F) comes in on top with a mean margin of 15.14%, followed by refrigerated (R) at 13.82%, with ...
While profitability reflects long-term success, cash flow is the lifeblood that sustains day-to-day trucking operations. It serves as the pulse of your business, ensuring bills are paid, employees are...
Some major regulations on trucking equipment could develop this year — from further emissions reductions to automatic emergency braking systems....
Iowa 80 Truckstop began as a small building with 6 diesel pumps and a 50-seat restaurant back in 1964. Then, in 1965, Interstate 80 was built, and before long thousands of truckers and travelers stopp...
In what has become something of a ritual in Congress, a bill has been introduced that would, if passed and signed into law, increase the minimum liability insurance requirements for interstate motor c...
Employees can wear many hats. But does a company hat make a worker an “employee?” Along with a few factors that are especially relevant to distinguishing which truckers are employees, and ...
In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, returning guest Rob Brackett (The Turbo Turtle) shares his journey of expansion and innovation in the trucking industry and how he has utilized BulkLoads offe...
A 43-year-old Florida man has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction for transporting undocumented aliens, according to U.S. Attorney Alamdar S. Hamdani....
The goods transport segment of U.S. GDP was flat last year and forecast to grow just 1.2% in 2024. Vise said increases of 2% or more are needed to give trucking demand a noticeable lift. Still-strong ...
In what has become something of a ritual in Congress, a bill has been introduced that would, if passed and signed into law, increase the minimum liability insurance requirements for interstate motor c...
Unit to Initially Focus on Corn, Grain, Soybeans...
Under the hood, there’s a mild hybrid powertrain and a waste heat recovery system, along with a lightweight chassis. These are impressive features for fuel economy, no doubt. But let’s not...
More than a year after it was first proposed, the Department of Labor has formally released its final independent contractor rule that one leading analyst said was “little … changed subst...
On Jan. 3, 2023, the transportation world awoke to the news that Bob Biesterfeld, president and CEO of freight broker and 3PL giant C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc., had resigned his posts. The company&rs...
In a long list of denials of certiorari posted Monday, the court without comment said it would not review the appeal brought by Ying Ye, the widow of a man killed in 2017 in an accident in Texas. Ye&r...
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing to increase interstate registration fees by an average of 25% beginning in 2025 for truckers, brokers and other transport companies....
Most-active CBOT soybean futures on Monday bottomed at $12.36 per bushel, the lowest level since December 2021. Monday’s settle of $12.45-1/2 represents a 10% downturn since futures’ recen...
“I can think of nothing more un-American than for the government to extinguish the freedom of individuals to choose work arrangements that suit their needs and fulfill their ambitions. More than...
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Love’s says that they are proud to be the only major travel stop chain that remains family-owned and operated. Today, Love’s operates 637 locations in 42 states and employs 40,000 workers ...
In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, guest Drew Easton from AmWins sheds light on the changing landscape of truck insurance, emphasizing the impact of social inflation, the importance of strong i...
For-hire US trucking companies ended 2023 with fewer employees than when the year started, something that has only happened once — the pandemic year of 2020 — in the past decade, according...
YouTube video spells out why the truckload carrier is expanding its activities in that market, starting with agriculture...
New proposed regulations from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), under the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), further detail the differences between broker autho...
Springfield, Missouri-based Prime Inc. took to social media on Tuesday, January 2, to announce the launch of a new division to start the new year....
We have one semi and will add a second this year. I have my commercial driver’s license, but my employee does not. He would if I paid for training. It costs from $3,600 to $6,500. Should I pay f...
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has launched a new committee designed to provide advice to DOT officials and the U.S. secretary of transportation about plans and approac...
We'll get right into it, the reason you clicked the article in the first place. You want to know how truckers are saving on their insurance and possibly see if you can save on your premium as well. Si...
BOSTON — In a case of first impression, the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that long-haul truckers driving as a team are entitled to be paid for “sleeper berth time” in ...
In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, host Jared Flinn is joined by Larry Minor from the FMCSA. Larry shares insights into the origins and mission of the agency, shedding light on their role in pr...
For one trucking company, the costs of operating its state-mandated electric semis meant a loss that it had to raise the delivery price with so as to break even....
The Department of Transportation on Thursday published a final rule announcing increased fines for its agencies, including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration -- an annual move required by...
Prices throughout the Midwest are altered by events that have taken place on nearly every continent, explained Wendy Osborn, director of market development for Ohio Corn & Wheat....
A SECOND SLATE OF YELLOW’S TERMINALS HAS BEEN AWARDED TO NEW BIDDERS, AS 23 PROPERTIES FORMERLY LEASED BY THE NOW-BANKRUPT TRUCKING COMPANY ARE NOW IN THE HANDS OF VARIOUS OTHER LTL BUSINESSES. ...
The United States delivered 16 grain trailers to Ukrainian farmers this month alone, which will help increase grain transportation....
Industry bankruptcy experts say financial distress at the hands of multiple factors has caused an uptick in bankruptcy cases among trucking and logistics companies of all sizes. Stephanie Lieb, a bank...
In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, host Jared Flinn interviews Jeff Armstrong, who shares a remarkable journey from considering priesthood to becoming a successful entrepreneur in the concret...
Did you know that many of the most successful trucking companies have harnessed the power of factoring to catapult their growth? It's not just a hack; it's a proven strategy to 10x your business and l...
Deal brings 4,900 tractors, 11,000 flatbed and specialized trailers, and 1 million square feet of warehouse space...
America would come to a standstill without trucks. Trucks transport a staggering 70 percent of all the nations goods....
Bill worth thousands of dollars for a 4-mile tow has freight company operators in disbelief...
The department expects so many eclipse viewers will flock to the state that they will flood the highways, making the day "mostly unproductive for freight vehicles." ArDOT also says it may limit the is...
According to the data, 934 drivers of heavy trucks were killed on the job last year, up from 874 in 2021. The vast majority of those fatalities (747) were transportation incidents, followed by exposur...
“We have people who are out there that are claiming to be brokers,” Bost said. “The truck drivers are out there trying to find loads or their companies are trying to find loads for t...
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Production of these glider kits has all but come to a halt in recent years. The Environmental Protection Agency began changing regulations big time around 2017, back when this truck was assembled....
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate bill 3273 (S 32273), introduced on Nov. 9, 2023, by Sen. Alex Padilla (D-CA) was a notable exception to the bills containing hundreds, even thousands, of pages that ofte...
In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, host Jared Flinn speaks with Dan Redding, founder of RC Trucking, and his son, Ryan. They discuss the impressive growth of their family business from 8 truc...
Ray prefers a frac tank to hold fertilizer. “Vertical storage tanks are harder to use; you have to fill them from the top and you need a crane to move them,” he said. “Frac tanks are...
Vivek Ramaswamy, a Republican presidential candidate, will host an event at Iowa 80 on Dec. 21 that’s all about the American trucking industry and its workers. According to a Thursday press rel...
“What people have done in the past they will often do again in the future. That’s why we’re concerned about drivers who were convicted driving high on drugs or alcohol or are repeat ...
The trucking industry invests $14 billion annually in technology, training and other expenditures to improve highway safety, according to a recent the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Safet...
More farmers face a shortage of willing, committed and licensed truck drivers to replace a retiring generation....
Hopkinsville, Kentucky-based Wes Livingston owns and works this 1994 Kenworth W900L, which boasts just 820,000 miles on the odometer. Sporting its original paint, the truck works every day hauling cat...
But the bank failure should not be seen as an indictment of trucking, Division of Banking Superintendent Jeff Plagge told Trucking Dive....
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For as long as he can remember, Josh Gentry has loved trucks, so much so that he established a career as a professional truck driver. He loves country music too and has deep roots. Josh’s dad, T...
In this solo episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, host Jared Flinn shares his top three most influential business books. These three books have significantly influenced reaching the milestone of creati...
At Long Haul Trucking, “we always say that we have two sets of clients: We have our drivers and we have our customers that pay us to haul their freight,” Book related....
Matt Bankert, 34, has made a life on the farm of Denny and Neta Ilyes. Twin Pine Farm sits on about 2,000 acres in the county of York in South-Central Pennsylvania....
That’s what the tech company’s CFO, David Maday, said at a Barclays investor conference last week. Aurora Innovation is moving toward delivering commercial freight on tractor-trailers usin...
David Schultz’s semi-truck was found two weeks ago on a rural highway in northwest Iowa, its trailer still filled with baby pigs he was transporting. Schultz’s wallet and phone were inside...
Last week we spoke to a 40 truck BulkTMS user last week and the number one benefit they described was they can see their loads and dispatch their drivers all from their phone. There's no need to be i...
Sitting at a stoplight a few weeks ago, I watched as a parade of farm implements stream past. Leading the parade was a combine, followed closely by a pickup truck pulling a specially-built trailer wit...
FOX Business’ Ashley Webster gives viewers a firsthand look at artificial intelligence innovations in the trucking industry....
In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, host Jared Flinn welcomes guests Sarah and Cindy from the Bones Company. These two share their inspiring journey in the trucking industry, highlighting thei...
Dahlsten Truck Line owns or leases about 75 trucks and hauls more than 27,000 loads per year in the Midwest....
Franklin Ray, 52, of Canton, Michigan, was sentenced Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York after pleading guilty in March to four counts of wire fraud, including one ...
Insurance already is a major expense for bulk haulers, especially the smaller fleets and owner-operators, and those costs could grow next year if fleets don't take proactive measures now, experts cont...
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The acquisition of publicly held tanker carrier Patriot Transportation Holding by privately held United Petroleum Transports gave a substantial boost to Patriot shareholders whose stock prior to the m...
Four-to-6-year-old trucks sold for 4.6% less than in September. They priced out at 37.5% below capacity-constrained values in October 2022, Power reported in its November Guidelines newsletter. In the...
The Supreme Court is petitioned to rule on freight brokers and F4A, and it’s been a rough year for brokerages....
In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, host Jared Flinn interviews Rahmel Wattley from the popular Truck N' Hustle YouTube Channel & podcast. They discuss the power of niches in the transport...
There is no clear timeline for when the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on a review petition filed earlier this month by Ying Ye, the widow of a man killed by a truck that was brokered by GlobalTranz....
But, since new capacity flooded the trucking industry and consumers stopped buying as much stuff, third-party logistics companies have seen an unusual threat to their business operations. We’re ...
Picture this: a powerful tool built specifically for the bulk industry that not only assigns loads and dispatches drivers but also effortlessly tracks your load history. Imagine a rate calculator that...
Trucking groups took another step last week in their challenge to California’s AB 5 contractor law, which effectively outlaws traditional owner-operator/carrier leasing models in the state....
It’s more profitable for trucking companies to have high turnover than to retain drivers...
Denny Whalen's truck scales are the only models available which are mounted on the front of the grain trailer....
Smart Freight Funding CEO, Rachael Biesterfeld, made a surprise appearance on our show. I was a bit surprised. Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours....
The most recent trick is a phishing email on behalf of what appears to be DAT, the loadboard we all have varying feelings about. The email looks like it’s a Carrier411 FreightGuard report that r...
During the 2016 growing season James R. R. Williams, 64, obtained a loan of approximately $4.6 million from participating banks First Security Bank and Gifford State Bank on behalf of his farming oper...
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According to the complaint, Kuchenbecker Excavating Inc. and H&S Farms-Livestock LLC, operated by Kenneth Kuchenbecker and his daughter, Heather Smidt. Kuchenbecker, Smidt and another defendant, S...
In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, host Jared Flinn sits down with Jenna Slipka and Brenton Balvin from Autumn Transport and Logistics. They discuss the company's impressive growth from a sin...
When the Logistics Managers’ Index (LMI) transportation capacity component falls below the transportation price figure, capacity is relatively tight. When the inverse is true, capacity is genera...
Rizk Transportation Company in Redmond spent its Friday afternoon giving out 100 free Thanksgiving meals to people in need....
“We’re testing the limits of black soldier fly production in conjunction with probiotics to see how efficient they could be for large animal production facilities, in this case dairies,&rd...
Unlock the power of quick-pay solutions with BulkLoads. We specialize in empowering trucking companies of all sizes, ensuring their wheels keep turning by streamlining payment processes. Whether you'r...
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration released details Wednesday on a final rule to help ensure brokers and freight forwarders have sufficient money posted to compensate carriers....
Across regions, Americans overwhelmingly say “truck drivers play a crucial role in the economy” (80%) and sympathize with truckers for “frequently” having to “encounter a...
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds extended again the state’s annual harvest proclamation through Dec. 11 enabling overweight load limits on the transportation of grain, fertilizer and manure....
The general increase — at the same rate as its January price hike — is effective Dec. 4. That’s nearly a month sooner than the Thomasville, North Carolina-based carrier executed its ...
In this episode, special guest Scott Walker shares his remarkable journey from a grain merchandiser at ADM to founding Verse Chocolate. From learning Dutch in Amsterdam to overseeing global cocoa an...
Illinois-based Armada Transport, for instance, has been trying to get paid more than $22,000 owed to them by third-party logistics provider Elite Transit Solutions, which has laid off nearly all its s...
The Washington Farm Bureau is urging state lawmakers to address a multi-million-dollar dispute with the Department of Ecology over a tax exemption for fuels used for agricultural purposes and transpor...
Additionally, trucking revenue is set to swell to $1.51 trillion by 2034, according to new American Trucking Associations projections...
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Much of the overflowing grain has come from above average crops this summer and fall, including prosperity in wheat, beans and corn....
Three weeks after a 40-year-old Montana-based trucking company and freight brokerage abruptly ceased operations, Meadow Lark Agency and its affiliate, Meadow Lark Transport, filed for bankruptcy liqui...
Two months ago, 30,000 truckers at Yellow lost their jobs when one of the nation’s oldest and largest trucking companies filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection....
Hauling grain and livestock over the roads can raise questions about state and federal transportation regulations. The Ohio Farm Bureau legal team has created the Farmer’s Guide to Trucking Regu...
In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, host Jared Flinn explains the four main business units of BulkLoads. He dives into each section of bulkLoads, discussing why we started each one, who it...
The superintendent of the Iowa Division of Banking (IDOB), which is part of the department, also issued a statement, according to the blog, saying that in the course of a joint FDIC/IDOB examination, ...
Approximately 65 employees for Pittsburgh-based Elite Transit Solutions were laid off via Microsoft Teams on Friday. This is the second round of job cuts the freight brokerage has experienced over the...
The overall transportation and warehousing sector lost 12,100 jobs in October, which undid nearly all of September’s gain of 12,500 positions. Of October’s losses, cuts in the truck transp...
United Petroleum Transports is set to acquire Patriot Transportation in an approximately $65.9 million deal. Upon completion of the transaction, the combined company will have more than 1,000 drivers ...
The US truck brokerage market remains extremely competitive despite signs that more freight brokers, as well as truckers, are exiting the business, C.H. Robinson Worldwide executives said....
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If drivers have to be federally regulated by hours-of-service rules, brokers should be required to pay drivers for time lost waiting to pick up freight because it ends up making roads less safe....
The owner of a Birmingham, Alabama, trucking company says he plans to sue A1’s Hauling and Towing after two of his big rigs were illegally towed by A1’s Towing and Trucking, costing him ov...
In fact, Trent Dabbs, a fourth-generation farmer who lives in Stuttgart, said the state grows 50% of the rice that is used in the U.S. and emphasized two of the largest rice cooperatives operate in St...
In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, host Jared Flinn is joined by famed guest Jesse Runions aka "The Freight Wizzard", who offers his expert advice for business owners in the trucking industry...
CHS, a Minnesota-based company, is proposing a $700 million soybean processing facility in Evansville. Located on 300 acres of land, the project would include a large rail spur and have the ability to...
A grain truck carrying corn closed State Route 235 in both directions on Friday morning. State Route 235 near Sigler Road was closed due to a crash involving a grain truck. The incident occurred on t...
After 26 years in the transportation industry, with the past 12 years at the helm of the logistics company he founded and bootstrapped in 2011, Dennis Martin says he is winding down operations....
At the helm of the innovative company is Gabe Dee, whose journey from an English major to the president of Select Carriers, a freight sales agency with 100+ carriers in its circle, is nothing short of...
“Buyers including Sinograin and COFCO International signed 11 agreements with crop traders such as Archer-Daniels-Midland Co., Bunge Ltd. and Cargill Inc. during a forum in Iowa, according to a ...
It’d be pretty hard to find a driver willing accept a company driving position without even asking what the pay will be. In fact, most people would say that blindly taking any job without findin...
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John Boeker is the southwest region manager for Total Grain Marketing. He tells Brownfield earlier in the harvest season they could not transfer grain to the river....
Washington state farmers are rallying for changes to an overtime threshold that would limit workers to 40 hours of work before qualifying for overtime starting next year....
In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, host Jared Flinn welcomes Jeff Vale along with Larry Hurt to discuss farming & agribusiness coverage. Jeff's experience seeing farmers underinsured and hi...
Monthly truckload tender volumes for September were 16% higher than September of 2018. The number of carrier operating authorities reported by Carrier Details using FMCSA data has risen 49% over the s...
The truck was hauling ground corn. The Deerfield Township and Columbiaville fire departments were dispatched to the fire. Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. deputies provided traffic control, while t...
New preliminary data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration shows a noticeable drop in large-truck crash injuries and fatalities, a positive development as the agency considers new rules...
The Goebel’s have multiple market options for their grain and also a trucking company to be able to haul their own product. “We run the majority of our corn through our cattle as feed. We ...
A third-generation family-owned trucking company and brokerage — Certified Freight Logistics, headquartered in Santa Maria, California — is ceasing operations on Saturday after 95 years....
After all, anyone who has been in trucking knows that asset-based carriers face imminent failure frequently. However, it has been rare for freight brokers to suddenly shutter. Compared to trucking fle...
The view from the cab of Tom Dvorak’s Gleaner S77 combine as he harvested corn in the undulating hills west of Clutier last Tuesday afternoon could not be beat....
In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, host Jared Flinn interviews Jeff Armstrong, who shares a remarkable journey from considering priesthood to becoming a successful entrepreneur in the concret...
The National Weather Service reported the Mississippi River in Memphis, Tenn., has fallen to a record-low elevation of -11.5 feet. That beats last year’s record of -10.81 feet. Several other rec...
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Harvest Season Proclamation Includes Transport of Agricultural Products...
Tulsa Ports, with locations in Catoosa and Inola, is one of the largest inland river ports in the United States. It has nearly 3,000 employees working at companies along the site. The port primarily t...
In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, host Jared Flinn is joined by guest Martin Emale, an engineer turned trucking business owner. Martin discusses the importance of understanding growth goals an...
Alliance Grain Company was born more than 30 years ago when Anchor Grain Co. with Bloomer Line Railroad consolidated with Farmers Grain of Gibson City in the heart of a grain growing and processing ar...
Freight Trucking Market Increase in demand for door-to-door transportation due to growth in e-commerce platforms, and rise in military cargo transportation WILMINGTON, DELAWARE , UNITED STATES...
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration says its Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse is having the intended effect of taking large numbers of drivers caught using drugs off the highways. However, a...
A Montana trucking company and freight brokerage has apparently shuttered operations, leaving nearly 275 truck drivers and office personnel without jobs, sources say....
Lt. Gov. Jon Husted, director of InnovateOhio, announced three new modernizations for Ohio truck drivers Tuesday that will make obtaining and renewing a commercial driver’s license easier withou...
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s border security crackdown is clogging up commercial crossings, leaving at least 19,000 trucks loaded with $1.9 billion of goods stuck waiting in Mexico....
A Minnesota farmer has been ordered by a federal court to forfeit property toward a $19.7 million judgment after he pleaded guilty to wire fraud in connection with an organic crops conspiracy....
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A Grand Rapids trucking company owned and operated by a name well-known in the industry has abruptly shut down, according to frustrated truckers who worked for Sunset Logistics....
In this episode of the BulkLoads Podcast, host Jared Flinn shares his insights on how trucking companies can set themselves apart from the competition. He emphasizes the importance of treating brokers...
United Auto Workers-represented employees at Mack Trucks overwhelmingly voted down a tentative agreement Sunday. They plan to strike operations in three states Monday....
Gainey-owned trucking company blames economy, lender for failing to pay 90 drivers and employees...
With farmers and the barge industry again grappling with low Mississippi River water levels, grain shipments could be shifted to rail and truck, according to TD Cowen....
Authorities in southwest Iowa say two semi-truck drivers helped stop a high-speed chase Wednesday on Highway 34....
Don Crouse has been an over-the-road driver for more than 50 years, and today drives for the trucking division of Boyd Grain of Washington, Indiana....
Technically, a bushel is a unit of volume equal to about 9.3 gallons. But a bushel, practically, in the way it's used by the grain industry today, is some standard amount of weight that each type of g...
Trucking in the United States may not be what you think. ...