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VINCENNES, Ind. — Leaders from Vincennes University celebrated the grand opening of a new Agricultural Center Aug. 5. The 45,000-square-foot facility houses the Vincennes University/Purdue Unive...
Truckers have for months been sounding the alarm about a "bloodbath" in their $800 billion industry. This year alone, some 2,500 truck drivers have lost their jobs as trucking companies large and smal...
The dwindling pricing advantage means that there is less financial incentive for shippers to transport cargo “intermodal” rather than just utilizing trucking for the entire length of the t...
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Bunge Ltd. is relocating its global headquarters from White Plains to St. Louis. “While St. Louis is already an important hub for Bunge and our current North American ...
Truckers have for months been sounding the alarm about a "bloodbath" in their $800 billion industry. This year alone, some 2,500 truck drivers have lost their jobs as trucking companies large and smal...
The Trump administration took a key step Wednesday toward relaxing federal rules that govern the length of time truck drivers can spend behind the wheel, a move long sought by the trucking industry bu...
Grain marketing is a vital component of a profitable farm operation and is one of the top challenges farmers wish they could overcome, according to a new report from FarmLogs. In the 2019 State of Gra...
With the stroke of her pen on Monday, Gov. Kay Ivey ceremonially signed a law that aims to reduce human trafficking by training truck drivers to spot it. Sponsored by Rep. Merika Coleman, D-Birmingham...
In a study with implications for logistics developments tied to rail access, the pricing advantage of shipping by rail is declining, says IHS Markit. The latest quarterly U.S. Domestic Intermodal Savi...
A new Profession Intelligence Report released by Stats and Reports with the title Global Autonomous Trucks Market “can grow into the most important market in the world that has played an importa...
Despite having a great year in 2018, the trucking industry has been struggling this year, leading at least eight trucking companies -- many of them smaller companies -- to fold in the last eight month...
Earlier this year, Ingrid De Ryck, vice president of procurement and sustainability for beer giant Anheuser-Busch, rode across a stage in Scottsdale, Arizona, on top of a bright red wagon — fill...
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LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Monday she's looking into millions of dollars in vehicle registration fees the state has paid to an arm of the Michigan Trucking Association and she's not su...
Truck drivers have been clobbered with falling rates in 2019. There has also been a spate of trucking companies that have gone bankrupt. And a classic sign that more trucking bankruptcies are on the h...
CHICAGO, Aug 11 (Reuters) - As severe weather ravaged the U.S. Midwest this spring, agricultural software company Sentera was swamped with frustrated farmers and traders uploading drone videos of wate...
The owner of the Portgordon maltings, near Buckie, has blamed higher grain prices at Harvest 2018 and caution from distillers for a drop in pre-tax profits last year....
Data on producer prices shows that wholesale inflation pressure was nearly nonexistent in July. Industry detail showed broad-based declines in trucking rates, and yearly it is likely to turn negative ...
That’s the lesson from American crop handler Andersons Inc., which benefited from market volatility and merchandising activities in the second quarter. Adjusted earnings came in at 98 cents a sh...
Over 90 percent of carriers are already running electronic logging device (ELDs), but a small percentage of fleets continue to run automatic onboard recording devices (AOBRDs). These older telematics ...
FAIRMONT — The Martin County Economic Development Authority heard some big news Monday from Fairmont economic development coordinator Linsey Preuss, who presented them with a proposed $100 milli...
A new self-driving truck startup recently announced that they are using the most heavily travelled freight corridor in Texas to deliver goods to customers. On August 6, Kodiak Robotics announced via b...
A new facility that produces freeze-dried protein ingredients for the pet food industry will be unveiled in Seward, Tuesday, August 6th. The Scoular's Company will oversee production, and they say the...
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The Missouri Department of Transportation knows the continued road closures due to flooding and flood damage are impacting lives, including its own workers in these affected areas, and MoDOT is workin...
About 97% of heavy-duty trucks rely on petroleum diesel but only 50% of all convenience stores sell it. This lack of availability has been a problem for heavy-duty truck drivers, and that’s wher...
Forty years ago this fall Wayne Cryts stored his beans in an elevator near New Madrid, MO. When the elevator went bankrupt a multi-year battle began for Wayne to get the right to sell those beans. Hun...
An extensive analysis of the Southeast Asia Freight Trucking market strategy of the leading companies in the precision of import/export consumption, supply and demand figures, cost, price, revenue and...
The U.S. DOT announced Tuesday it has increased fines across the board for violations of federal trucking regulations. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is required by Federal Civil Pena...
Legislation that would increase the minimum insurance liability coverage required for interstate trucking from $750,000 to almost $5 million would put more small owner-operators out of business, indep...
CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. grains merchant and food processor Archer Daniels Midland Co on Thursday reported a 41.3% drop in second-quarter adjusted profit and missed Wall Street expectations, after bei...
The National Grain and Feed Association, which represents more than 1,100 grain, feed, processing, exporting and other grain-related companies throughout the country, told the Senate Agriculture Commi...
As July comes to a close, about 8.6 percent of carriers are still holding onto their automatic onboard recording devices (AOBRDs). However, the latest data indicates that regional and super-regional c...
Summers Trucking employees gathered for breakfast Saturday morning at the Ephrata American Legion. After ham and eggs and all the fixings, the 91 employees learned that the Summers family owners, Beck...
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is increasing fines for violating trucking regulations. Effective on Wednesday, July 31, the FMCSA will increase the amount that truckers must p...
CONNECT SHARE TWEET EMAIL COMMENTS Comdata, a Fleetcor company, announced a new National Tire Discount Program that gives trucking fleets substantial discounts on commercial tires. Under the new progr...
A federal jury awarded CRST Expedited $15.5 million in damages in connection with reported truck driver poaching by Arizona-based Swift Transportation. The judgment Swift must pay, ordered on July 23,...
She gets dressed, drives her Peterbilt truck to one of the dozens of frac mines around the Permian Basin, is loaded with 50,000 pounds of sand, drives 100 miles or more through crowded bumpy roads and...
Despite an unusually wet spring followed by an unusually cool June, America’s corn farmers planted even more than they did last year. U.S. farmers have planted 91.7 million acres of corn in 2019...
UTAH COUNTY — The section of U.S. Highway 89 has been reopened after flooding and mudslides covered and damaged parts of the road in southeastern Utah County on Friday. U.S. 89 was closed Friday...
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QuikQ, LLC, an independent full-service fuel payment solutions provider founded in 2008, has announced strategic investments by truck stop and truck maintenance industry leaders Love's Travel Stops an...
If all goes as planned in August, a freight train will chug down a track near Pueblo, Colo.—entirely controlled by computers. Humans in the locomotive will merely observe, as the latest in artif...
The lines of colorful and polished heavy-duty work trucks parked outside Trail’s Travel Center in southern Minnesota covered the gamut of freight hauling. But they shared a common theme: profess...
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Customers of the major U.S. railroads claim that many of the service headaches and added costs they've increasingly had to endure over the last three years could be avoided if they were to be made par...
A proposed delay of the compliance date for two key provisions within the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s final rule on Entry-Level Driver Training is not going over well in trucki...
CLEVELAND — Trucks were still coming and going Wednesday at NAT Services along Grant Avenue in Cleveland. The company employed Paul Podgurski, Jr., who police identified as the driver of a dump ...
(DTN) — Black smoke continues to roll off an outdoor soybean pile for the tenth day in a row at a Gavilon grain elevator surrounded by floodwaters in northwest Missouri. The area between the Mis...
As FOX31 has previously reported, federal law only requires Castellano 03 Trucking to carry $750,000 in liability insurance, which is exactly what the company carries, according to a federal document ...
A federal judge has ruled that Fitzgerald Truck Parts and Sales can proceed with its lawsuit disputing an IRS claim that the glider truck maker owes more than $64 million in back tractor-trailer feder...
Truckers haul 71 percent of America’s freight tonnage, keeping retailers supplied and in business — but not without challenges. Slim margins, emergency needs and mounting daily expenses ca...
The Chinese government has given the go-ahead for five companies to buy up to 3 million tons of U.S. soybeans free of retaliatory import tariffs as trade negotiations between the two nations continue,...
We talk to truck drivers everyday that deal with distracted motorists on the road. We had a truck driver last week that was ran off the road into a ditch from a motorist and had no proof to show. Pro...
LONGMONT, Colo. – We’ve all tried different methods of getting around a busted-out taillight – from red film to red tape or taped-on plastic. But a Longmont police sergeant spotted a...
SYRACUSE, KAS. — A partnership between Scoular and Cactus Feeders, Inc. will bring a new daily source of feed to dairy producers in western Kansas. Cactus Feeders, Amarillo, Texas, is building a...
An Arizona community college is offering an unusual new course that promises to train truck drivers for a job that doesn’t really exist yet. Tucson, Arizona’s Pima Community College is cur...
Alan Ehnat has spent his life on the road. But even the spry 87 year old shook his head in surprise when he added up the years and found it had been more than six decades behind the wheel. Asked about...
If you believe the latest hype about technology, you’d think that blockchain technology (BCT) is going to transform every business by next Wednesday. Of course, that’s not the case, but th...
The idea that road might be a zero carbon alternative to rail sounds counter-intuitive, even to convinced petrolheads, but the situation could arise, according to a new report for the government entit...
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Economic growth is strong. Unemployment is low. Business and consumer confidence remains high. It’s pretty easy to say that most small business owners are doing pretty well this year. Except if ...
CATOOSA, Okla. (KTUL) -- The barges at the Port of Catoosa haven't moved since May13th after the historic flooding. That's costing the state more than two million dollars a day in lost revenue. RELATE...
Silicon Valley startup, Peloton, focuses on a unique angle in the race for autonomous truck driving technology. The company plans to use computers, sensors, and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) technology to ...
Tens of thousands of ships sailing the world's oceans burn more than 3 million barrelsof sludge-like high-sulfur fuel every single day. But, starting next year, the shipping industry will have to comp...
There’s a joke in the autonomous vehicle community right now: How do you know you’re in a self-driving car? There are two human drivers in the front. Many of the companies testing out self...
Kansas wheat is stockpiling at area elevators as 2019 harvest comes to a close. Some will start shipping out to California from Scoular Grain northeast of Pratt in the very near future....
There’s growing consensus among national security experts that China now poses the greatest, long-term strategic threat to United States. Evidence of this can be seen on multiple fronts, includi...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — The heat wave bearing down on Illinois this week may create problems on the road. The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is warning drivers that the pav...
Emerge Energy Services, which owns eight frac sand mining and processing facilities in Wisconsin under subsidiary Superior Silica Sands, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections in federal cour...
Shale Support is the latest in a line of companies from outside Houston to bring their bankruptcies before Bayou City courts....
President Donald Trump’s trade war will change forever the way top importer China buys its soybeans. That’s according to Archer-Daniels-Midland, one of the world’s largest agricultur...
Frontier Co-op and Midwest Farmers Cooperative, which decided to merge in April, have announced plans for a new name and a new headquarters location.... ...
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has denied a request from the Small Business in Transportation Coalition that sought to exempt trucking companies with 50 or fewer employees from the el...
Bucking trends in industries with similar workforce demographics, self-employed truck drivers earn more per hour and work more hours for more money than company drivers who are paid per mile or per ho...
Starsky Robotics is a tiny autonomous trucking startup that plans to take on global truck manufacturers including Daimler, Volvo and Volkswagen’s Traton subsidiary. The San Francisco company sco...
From the Canadian border to the Gulf of Mexico, black triangles line the Missouri River and its tributaries on the U.S. Geological Survey flood map. Despite the disruption to production and shipping, ...
BISMARCK — One of North Dakota’s outstanding pulse crop marketers has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and reorganization, a victim of tariffs and weather. JM Grain Inc., with of...
“The squeaky wheel gets the grease.” Those in ag industry circles are hoping this is the case as ramped-up transportation and trucking regulations have been bearing down on business. The A...
A second jury may hear evidence in the ongoing legal dispute between Lowe’s Feed and Grain and former city inspector Rick Maxwell. Feed mill owner Don Lowe sued Maxwell and the city of Bowling G...
This article was originally published on freightwaves.com in 2017 in reaction to Hurricane Harvey. FreightWaves continues to receive questions regarding relief loads, so we are republishing it to help...
OKLAHOMA CITY, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional drivers and travelers will relish the chance to get a free hot dog at Love's Travel Stops this National Hot Dog Day. Love's and Schwab Meat Co...
Data on producer prices shows that wholesale inflation pressure remained subdued in June. Industry detail showed a second consecutive gain in trucking rates during the month, though much of this gain ...
After 40 years in business, Ceres-based Timmerman Starlite Trucking, Inc. has closed. The trucking company specialized in transportation of livestock feed and other agricultural products. Company CEO ...
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FRANKFORT — Officials broke ground on Adirondack Food and Fuel on Wednesday, a 5,300-square-foot convenience store and food court that will be the final tenant of the Frankfort 5S South Business...
Archer Daniels Midland (NYSE:ADM) and Cargill agree to swap some of their grain elevators in the Midwest, in a deal both companies say will increase efficiencies and fit their long-term strategies; fi...
Central Valley Ag has agreed to sell portion of their grain and feed production assets in West Point that are no longer being used by the cooperative. CVA decided to discontinue grain operations and f...
A costly tug of war has broken out over what is usually one of the Farm Belt’s most ubiquitous commodities: corn. Agribusiness companies, including Cargill Inc., Archer Daniels Midland Co. ADM +...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A tractor-trailer hauling pig intestine has dumped its load across a downtown highway in Kansas City, Missouri. The Missouri Department of Transportation tweeted that at ...
DENVER — Ardent Mills is expanding its organic capabilities with the acquisition of a grain elevator in Klamath Falls, Ore. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Ardent said the...
Yet, despite irrationally exuberant investment in cannabis and industrial hemp growing, processing and sale, massive unrealized early stage funding opportunity exists for tackling environmental issues...
KEARNEY, Neb.- Following overnight storms, most of Central Nebraska is encountering significant flooding impacting several roadways, including the Interstate. The Nebraska Department of Transportation...
“Orders” of Heavy Trucks Collapsed by 70% but “Sales” Rose to Highest Level Since 2006: There’s a Lag. And Sales Are Next Now there is this phenomenon: Orders for Class 8...
A new report has predicted that global demand for agricultural products is projected to grow by 15% over the coming decade; however agricultural productivity growth is expected to increase slightly fa...
AUBURNDALE, Fla. (FOX 13) - Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law Thursday one of the country's most progressive autonomous vehicle bills, paving the way for self-driving vehicles - without a human inside...
As Iowa continues to find itself leading the nation in battered bridges, some local officials have called attention to the size of the trucks on the roads. In June, more than 50 Iowa leaders — i...
Though significant use of the vehicles may be years away, Louisiana’s new regulations take effect Aug. 1, recently signed by Gov. John Bel Edwards. The legislation received near-unanimous suppor...
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Louisiana will soon permit autonomous semitrailer trucks on its public roads, following a bill that Gov. John Bel Edwards signed last month. It’s one of the first laws in any state to regulate s...
DETROIT - The Michigan Department of Transportation recently announced it will begin 30 construction projects Monday around Metro Detroit. MDOT expects the projects to be completed between the middle ...
Cabless trucks do not have a driver’s cabin. These trucks are completely autonomous trucks and can be attached to any kind of trailers. Trucks are a prominent and reliable mode of transport for ...
SACRAMENTO – The California Transportation Commission allocated more than $533 million for 120 State Highway Operation and Protection Program (SHOPP) projects throughout California, including mo...
ARLINGTON, Va., July 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations revealed the official 2019 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week logo and thank-a-trucker toolkit. The association ...
Whoa! It’s time to hit the brakes on rolling back safety regulations for the trucking industry. Now that’s not to say all the regulations in place were or are prudent, but making big chang...
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana lawmakers have written rules of the road that companies designing self-driving commercial vehicles will need to follow to truck commerce across the state. Significant...
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Hubert Thompson of Whiteville won $200,000 in the Blazing 7's game of the North Carolina Education Lottery.RALEIGH, N.C. — Hubert Thompson, a truck driver from Whiteville, delivered a $200,000 p...
Transportation and logistics are the life blood of the economy, moving goods over the nation’s road, rails, and waterways in the economic equivalent of arteries. That’s one reason investor...
One way to look at detention times is to parse out the locations in which truckers are waiting the longest. Truckers waited at shipping docks for 2.5 hours per job on average in 2018, according to Jun...
An Associated Press report this week told the story of Lucson Francois, a truck driver from Opal, Virginia, who was on his way home and had to stop five minutes away. He wasn’t out of fuel. He w...
The U.S. Farm Belt is fighting to prevent an industry nightmare—the loss of its best customer for its biggest export....
The national average van rate for June was 10 cents per mile higher than May. Prices were up in major freight markets such as Los Angeles, where they rose 14 percent; Memphis, which saw a 12 percent i...
Truck drivers have joined the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) today to share their thoughts on the national truck laws. As part of the 'Coffee with a Cop' initiative, truck drivers operating on ...
Orders for heavy trucks plunged by 69% in June compared to June last year, to 13,000 units, after having plunged by 71% in May, to just 10,400 units, FTR Transportation Intelligence reported today. It...
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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The U.S. Transportation Department is aiming to ease drive-time rules for truckers nationwide. The move comes on the heels of the anniversary of a tragic truck accident on I...
WILLMAR – A Willmar man died early Tuesday morning after falling from a grain elevator. The incident was reported at 4:22 a.m. at the Farm Service Elevator, 3939 First Avenue South in Willmar. A...
A new report from Oxford Economics predicts the U.S. could lose over 1.5 million jobs to robotics and automation by 2030. Globally, China stands to be hit the hardest, losing almost 12.5 million jobs ...
If our water flows freely when we open the tap, most of us don’t think much about the reservoir where it originated or the plant where it was treated. We are even less likely to think about the ...
OPAL, Va. (AP) — Truck driver Lucson Francois was forced to hit the brakes just five minutes from his home in Pennsylvania. He’d reached the maximum number of hours in a day he’s all...
The median annual wage for heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers was $42,480 in May 2017. The median age of a truck drive in the U.S. is 49. Melton Truck Lines says the average driver for the compan...
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has agreed to make unspecified new purchases of farm products from the United States, President Donald Trump said after meeting his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Japan....
Chart of the Week: Average hourly wages – Transportation and Warehousing, Maintenance cost per mile, DAT Van Freight Rate Index – National (SONAR: EARN.TPWH, MAINT.VCF, DATVF.VNU ) The lon...
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered a Kentucky trucking company to rehire a driver who they fired for refusing to drive in dangerous winter w...
Last week, for likely the first time, a heavy-duty commercial truck drove for 9.4 miles on the Florida Turnpike with no one inside. The "driver" was 140 miles away, operating the rig remotely.The big ...
DETROIT (AP) — Two U.S. senators have introduced a bill that would electronically limit tractor-trailer speeds to 65 miles per hour, a move they say would save lives on the nation’s highwa...
Truckers using older electronic logging technology should switch to ELDs now, and not wait for a December deadline, the head of the US truck safety watchdog agency said....
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators David Perdue, R-Ga., and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., are leading a bipartisan effort to level the playing field for the transportation of agricultural products. The Ag...
Curt and Susan Russell have announced that they will sell WW Feed & Supply to the families of current employees Ryan Davis and Robby Froman. The Russell's have owned the business since 2000 and ex...
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A long wait came to an end Monday for three Pratt County farmers as they watched wheat kernels pour from the combine into a waiting grain truck. On the first day of 2019 wheat harvest, this moment was...
One of the events we make certain we block out time for at CES is IDC’s annual Analyst Briefing. It’s the best tech overview/snapshot you’ll find at the “we will change the wor...
A group of stakeholders is pushing for the congressional repeal of the federal excise tax on the sale of heavy-duty trucks and trailers. At a forum June 19, the Modernize the Truck Fleet coalition urg...
(CNN)Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue cited weather patterns and said "it rained yesterday, it's a nice pretty day today" when asked about the cause of the global climate crisis in an interview with...
CONCORD, NH (WGME) -- The pickup truck driver involved in a crash that killed seven people in Randolph, New Hampshire, is facing seven counts of negligent homicide....
The 64-year-old man was honored Thursday in Omaha, Neb. for driving 2 million miles without an accident. He retired at the end of January after driving 27 years for Werner Enterprises. “I enjoy ...
Some states are more truck-friendly than others when it comes to pay. According to Seek Business Capital’s Best and Worst States for Truck Drivers list, Nevada is the best. Although not a state,...
Decatur, Ill.-based Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) has announced plans to close one of its two Minneapolis, Minn., flour mills as well as its flour mill in Salina, Kan. Modernization of Flour Mills ...
The announcements come several months after the company began production at its modernized flour mill in Oklahoma and a few months before commissioning a completely new flour mill in Illinois. As prev...
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(Ripley County, Ind.) - The Indiana Department of Transportation will divert all Interstate 74 Eastbound traffic onto State Road 46 at the Batesville exit Monday night. INDOT crews have to perform wor...
The Arkansas Department of Transportation blamed a semi truck crash and a resulting fireball on the truck driver’s confusion about her route. The crash happened on the afternoon of Sunday, June ...
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s potential rulemaking to define which drivers are allowed to run under hours-of-service exemptions for agriculture commodities has been approved by the...
State legislatures won’t be able to ban the transport of hemp through their states once the U.S. Department of Agriculture publishes hemp production regulations later this year, according to an ...
SCHUYLER, Neb. (AP) — A state highway in eastern Nebraska that’s been closed since devastating floods in March is set to fully reopen next week. The Nebraska Department of Transportation s...
Jim Cohen said as he waited in a long line Saturday at Volvo Group near Hagerstown that he never drove a big rig before. The Bethesda, Md., resident seemed a little surprised when he climbed into the ...
There is no shortage of shipping options when it comes to moving your freight, and choosing the right service provider is a challenge for every business. While the available shipping options have stay...
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The upper Mississippi River reopened to barge traffic on Friday as vessels were cleared to ship through St. Louis harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said, and the situation quickl...
A while back I mused about the possibility of driverless trucks that performed only the middle part of long-haul journeys. Basically, they’d operate from depot to depot, with ordinary human-driv...
Running a successful trucking business today is increasingly difficult. Your business may be affected by increased competition, rising expenses and many other factors. Many trucking companies like you...
CLOVERDALE — Two truck drivers were injured in a dust explosion at POET Biorefining Friday afternoon. The incident took place around 12:30 p.m. in the grain-loading facility of the plant at 2265...
PROVIDENCE — New lane shifts are coming to Route 95 starting next weekend, the state Department of Transportation has announced.Beginning Friday, June 28, all southbound lanes between Exit 18 (T...
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Shares of Nvidia and Swedish automaker Volvo rose for their third straight day Thursday after the companies announced a deal that will use Nvidia’s autonomous driving platform to build self-driv...
The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has released an in-depth research whitepaper that provides a strategic blueprint and resources for asset-based companies to start and grow a brokera...
A coalition of 10 trucking-related stakeholders, including several lobbies for specialized carriers, is calling on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to conduct a rulemaking if the agency...
June 20 (UPI) -- Texas police officers recently found a live rooster in a truck during a traffic stop for reckless driving. The live rooster "that had been hobbled," was found in a toolbox in the rear...
CORA, Ill. — Just as their customers are fighting high waters, the work team at Gavilon’s new grain elevator and barge terminal in Jackson County have found themselves in the flood fight, ...
MANDEVILLE, LA. — Consolidated Grain and Barge Co. has signed an agreement to lease nine grain elevators from Big River Rice and Grain, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Agspring. The agreement inclu...
The job of a freight broker is to connect shippers who have goods to transport and carriers who have the capacity to move those goods. Today’s freight brokerage market is rich with opportunity, ...
Shares of graphics chip specialist NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) popped 5.4% on Tuesday after the company and AB Volvo (NASDAQOTH:VOLVY) announced they were teaming up to develop self-driving commercial trucks...
NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. -- One man is dead after an eight-car pileup on Interstate 80 near Milton that closed part of the highway for hours. State police say initially, two cars and a tractor-trail...
Learn how the UN, Microsoft, Amazon, Nokia, the Church of England, and others are using tech to make it easier for people to recognize and report potential victims of human trafficking....
The Mississippi River has been swollen for several months, disrupting commerce up and down its 2,300-plus miles. Historic flooding has ruined billions of dollars worth of crops and farmland in the Mid...
ST. LOUIS — The National Agricultural Statistics Service has issued its Illinois Crop Progress and Condition Report for the week ending June 16. There were 4.8 days suitable for fieldwork during...
The looming threat of mass-unemployment driven by automation has been grossly overstated: while it's true that "truck driver" is one of the most common jobs in America, the vast majority of truck driv...
A former North Dakota grain trader who became involved in the business shortly out of high school has signed a plea agreement on accusations he ran a multimillion dollar fraud scheme, according to fed...
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The impacts of this year’s flooding on the U.S. Inland Waterway system on grain shipments both on and off land along multiple rivers have a long tail. Because many locks and ...
After a raucous 2018, 2019 has seen retailers and manufacturers moving less, according to the Cass Freight Index. Freight rates have dipped year-over-year for six months straight. Loads on the spot ma...
From evolving logistics models to changes in maintenance and legislation, it's helpful to take a moment and look at what's going on within our industry and how that affects our customers and the way w...
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The impacts of this year’s flooding on the U.S. Inland Waterway system on grain shipments both on and off land along multiple rivers have a long tail. Because many locks and ...
TUCSON -The Department of Forestry and Fire Management says just last week they had nearly 20 active wildfires burning throughout Arizona. As of Monday, Coronado National Forest put their fire risk at...
MICHIGAN (WPBN/WGTU) -- The Michigan Department of Transportation and the Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI) are working together to develop a better way to get a close-up view of the bridge deck...
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A former North Dakota grain trader who became involved in the business shortly out of high school has signed a plea agreement on accusations he ran a multimillion dollar fraud...
(Washington) -- Northern Missouri Congressman Sam Graves is pleased with one particular portion of a comprehensive disaster aid bill. Approved earlier this month in the U.S. House and signed by Presid...
Volvo Trucks’ electric, connected and autonomous vehicle Vera will form part of an integrated solution to transport goods from a logistics center to a port terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden. The as...
If you’re in the Houston, Texas area and in the mood for pizza, you may soon be able to get some Domino’s delivered by a small, self-driving robot. The pizza chain announced today (June 17...
The Happy Spot was a little depressed. Dozens of corn farmers and those who sell them seed, chemicals and equipment gathered on Thursday at the restaurant in Deer Grove, Illinois, after heavy rains ca...
Driverless semitrucks could be sharing Florida highways as early as next year, and there will be no requirement that surrounding motorists know it. Nor will autonomous driving systems need to be teste...
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MANSFIELD — Harold Mitchell Jr. got the bug for trucks at an early age. "I've always liked trucks. That's all I played with when I was little," he said, noting he was driving the real thing on h...
June 14, 2019 – The recipe for disaster is simple. Throughout Western North America, millions of people live in high-risk wildfire zones thanks to increasingly dry, hot summers and abundant orga...
Categories: News, Local News, WJZTV A manager for the Department of Transportation is no longer an employee after an investigation alleged he was driving for a ridesharing service during his regular w...
HELENA – About 60 commercial truck drivers from around Montana came to Helena Saturday to showcase their driving skills. The Motor Carriers of Montana held their annual truck driving championshi...
The state Department of Transportation has announced area roadwork, starting Monday. Montgomery County ∫Town of Fort Hunter: Route 5S between Fort Hunter Road and Hill and Marks. Motorists will en...
Truckload rates out of Atlanta have risen double digits in the last few weeks, and more freight appears to be moving inland from the US West Coast, positive signs in a year full of negative economic d...
The Vera autonomous, electric truck from Volvo’s trucking subsidiary is not what you might expect in a transport truck — it looks like a road-hugging sportscar, something emphasized by its...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — While opinions might be mixed about the recently-passed $45 billion capital plan, the bill brought some relief to one sector of the state’s transportation economy. &ldq...
ALTON — The Mississippi River on Thursday was continuing to recede from its recent near-record crests in Alton and Grafton, with several roads still closed by flooding. At noon Thursday, the riv...
At their annual meeting in Tacoma, Wash., this week, members of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition stressed the need for better service from carriers. “It is a tough market right now,&rdqu...
Self-driving trucking companies aren't immune to the human labor shortage impacting the trucking industry. Two upstarts are working to ensure they develop and retain the human work force needed to kee...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Department of Transportation is proposing spending $3.6 billion on 31 capital and congestion relief projects, including nearly $500 million over 20 years to wide...
Driverless semi-trucks could be sharing Florida highways as early as next year, and there will be no requirement that surrounding motorists know it. Nor will autonomous driving systems need to be test...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A glorious last 12 hours in the Show-Me State. After the St. Louis Blues clinched its first Stanley Cup trophy in franchise history, the west side of state had some boasting t...
Temperature soaring well into the 90s Wednesday was too much for a portion of the road at 4th Ave South at South Industrial Way, which buckled to the heat, officials say. It was bad timing for a 44-ye...
The Florida Department of Transportation has been given the green light to move forward with improvements to the downtown corridor known as "Malfunction Junction." Road expansion to be named "Malfunct...
When Idaho State Police seized a truck hauling about 7,000 pounds of bags filled with a green, leafy substance in late January, they put out a press release saying that the contents were marijuana &md...