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Semi-truck driver arrested in fatal hit-and-run after trucking company turns him in  KFOR Oklahoma City

SEMINOLE CO., Okla. - A semi-truck driver was arrested in a deadly hit and run crash that killed an Oklahoma father of two and sent his wife to the hospital in ...


Trucking companies still under pressure to find drivers  DC Velocity

First-quarter turnover rate presents muddled picture of labor market for drivers as firms get creative with efforts to attract women to the industry.


Trucking 'bloodbath': Truck companies that went bankrupt in 2019  INSIDER

The trucking industry is struggling in 2019 — especially for truck drivers who own or work at small businesses.


Trucking company offers jobs to those recently unemployed  WGBA-TV

Trucking company LME has abruptly closed its doors leaving some in northeast Wisconsin without a job. The company said its closing due to unforeseen ...


California trucking company closes for good  CDLLife

A California-based trucking company announced that they would be shutting their doors for good due to pressure from regulations and equipment costs.


Employees say they are still owed pay as trucking company suddenly closes  KMOV.com

About 40 employees in the St. Louis area are looking for answers and a new job after LME Inc., a trucking company, abruptly closed Thursday afternoon.


Trucking company in Rock Island closes abruptly with ‘no notice,’ worker says  WQAD Moline

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois -- A Davenport man said he's out of a job and pay after the trucking company he worked for abruptly closed. A Minnesota-based company ...


Troubling Safety Record Uncovered For Trucking Company Involved In Fiery Expressway Crash  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS)– A troubling safety record has been uncovered for the trucking company involved in a fiery crash on the Stevenson expressway. The driver ...


Trucking company LME abruptly shuts down  KWQC-TV6

ROCK ISLAND, Ill (KWQC) – Trucking company LME Inc. announced Friday it has ceased operations. The carrier, which has a terminal in Rock Island, has more ...


FreightWaves Radio preview: talking company closures, technology in the truck  FreightWaves

The data on truck company failures is pointing to a rocky period for shutdowns, and the prospect of higher diesel prices isn't going to help. That's.


FMCSA denies ELD exemption to small trucking companies – again (with video)  FreightWaves

Denial to SBTC follows last year's denial to OOIDA.


Local trucking company suddenly closes, leaving hundreds unemployed  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Hundreds of workers around the country say they've been left high and dry. LME Trucking shuttered all its locations, including one in ...


Minnesota- based trucking company ceases operations, has terminal in Wausau  WSAW

LME Trucking, headquartered in New Brighton, Minnesota, ceased operations July 12 leaving some of their employees without paychecks.


Ruan offering three weeks pay for drivers left without paychecks by LME  Des Moines Register

Ruan Transportation Management Systems is looking to hire drivers from LME Inc. after the trucking company abruptly closed and left some unpaid. The Des ...


Peloton's self-driving semi truck is coming  Quartz

Trucks aren't driving themselves yet—but they can follow the leader.


Trucking Stocks Race Higher on J.B. Hunt’s Good News  The Wall Street Journal

America's trucking companies are revving up thanks to an upbeat report from J.B. Hunt Transport Services, signaling the transport sector could be turning a ...


Trucking apocalypse continues: California truckload carrier latest victim. Regulations blamed.  FreightWaves

The trucking apocalypse is upon us and it has taken its latest victim. This time, it's a 40-year-old carrier out of California. Timmerman Starlite Trucking, Inc. of ...


Trucking company shuts down  Valley News Live

(FARGO) Valley News Live Questions and uncertainty on this Thursday about the future for employees at a trucking company, that has an office in Fargo.


LME, Inc. closes suddenly, leaves workers without jobs or pay  WBAY

APPLETON, Wis. (WBAY) -- A national trucking company closes its doors without warning leaving dozens of workers in Northeast Wisconsin looking for jobs.


Economist Noel Perry Warns of More Shutdowns After LME Padlocks Doors  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] One of the trucking industry's leading economists says the abrupt shutdown of New Brighton, ...


Trucker Prime Inc. sues Amazon in the retailer's latest logistics spar  INSIDER

Trucker Prime Inc. is suing Amazon over its 'confusingly similar' logo — yet another front in Amazon's war over the $800 billion trucking industry.


Why There Are Only Two Women On The 2019 Next Billion-Dollar Startup List  Forbes

Of the 25 companies on the 2019 Next Billion-Dollar Startup list, just two are led by women, down from six last year. What happened?


Experts: Trucking Companies Should Use Data Collected to Improve Margins, Decrease Downtime  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] ARLINGTON, Va. — Trucking companies that effectively mine the data generated by their ...


Game On: Trucking Gets Creative in Attracting Young Technicians  Transport Topics Online

Millennials and Generation Z have grown up surrounded by sophisticated technologies — such as video games and augmented reality — that now are making ...


After 40 years of hauling nuts, feed and more, Ceres’ Starlite Trucking closes abruptly  Modesto Bee

After 40 years in business, Ceres-based Timmerman Starlite Trucking, Inc. has closed. The trucking company specialized in transportation of livestock feed and ...


Independent Truckers Work Longer, Earn More Than Company Drivers  Trucks.com

Self-employed truckers often work longer and make more money than company drivers who are paid by the mile or per hour, said digital freight broker Convoy.


Former LME Trucking employees sought out for new jobs  KCCI Des Moines

Just days after losing their jobs and a month's pay, it appears former LME Trucking employees are a hot commodity.


FreightWaves NOW: Trucking company failures and the latest employment data  FreightWaves

How do 2019 trucking company failures compare with other years? Also, a look at the upward trend in transportation employment to the broader economy.


U.S. Xpress Enterprises stock falls 7% after trucking company cuts outlook  MarketWatch

Shares of U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. fell more than 7% in the extended session Thursday after the trucking company lowered its expectations for the second...


Mass. trucking company in deadly N.H. crash had troubling history of driver violations  The Boston Globe

The Massachusetts company racked up serious driver-related violations over the past two years at a rate four times higher than the national average, federal ...


Cowan Acquires Carlisle Carrier, Expanding Northeastern Footprint  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Baltimore trucking company Cowan Systems has acquired Carlisle Carrier Corp. of ...


US shippers seek balance on truck capacity seesaw  JOC.com

Shippers own the US freight market right now, but they are finding the cost of poor or inconsistent trucking *service* can outweigh the benefit of lower rates.


Springfield trucking company sues Amazon over use of 'Prime'  Springfield News-Leader

The Springfield-based trucking company, Prime Inc., is suing Amazon for using "Prime" on shipping vehicles to promote its premium *service*. In a lawsuit filed last ...


Sexual Harassment in the Trucking Industry - Sexual Harassment Legal Blogs Posted by Sidney L. Gold  Lawyers.com Blog

Sexual Harassment in the Trucking Industry - Read the Sexual Harassment legal blogs that have been posted by Sidney L. Gold on Lawyers.com.


Freight-on-demand apps challenge traditional brokers — but can they solve trucking capacity?  Supply Chain Dive

You could say the owner-operator segment of the trucking industry was a part of the gig economy before it was cool. For years, brokers have connected ...


Former LME, Inc. Workers Wait For Pay as Businesses Move Forward With New Delivery Services  KAAL

Hundreds of employees are being told they will have to wait months for their paychecks, maybe even longer, after Minnesota-based trucking company LME, Inc.


Company in crash that killed mom, twins cited previously  WRTV Indianapolis

The semi-truck involved in a fatal crash that killed an Indianapolis mother and her 18-month old twin daughters on Sunday was cited in 2018 for unsafe driving, ...


Talent Wanted: Truck Technicians  Transport Topics Online

Trucking companies are pulling out all the stops to find, recruit, educate, train, develop and recognize the next generation of commercial vehicle technicians.


Farmington trucking company fined for man’s death at natural gas site  The Durango Herald

A Farmington trucking company has been fined more than $10,000 for training and procedural failures that led to the death of one of its workers at a natural gas ...


Drivers, shippers scrambling following trucking company closure  KELOLAND TV

Truckers in KELOLAND are filling out job applications while businesses are scrambling to find a new way to move their product.


St. Cloud job fair aims to help workers displaced by LME closure  St. Cloud Times

ST. CLOUD — A St. Cloud job training and placement agency will host a hiring event in response to the abrupt closure of Roseville-based trucking company ...


Wisconsin roundup: Thorp principal suspected in drunken hit-and-run...  Pierce County Herald

Officials with the Thorp School District say they are talking with their lawyer about how to handle the case of a principal who is accused of being drunk when he ...


Breaking News: 400-truck LTL carrier suddenly shuts down (with video)  FreightWaves

Less than truckload carrier LME has suddenly closed its doors.


The Roads Less Traveled: NEXT Trucking's Path To A Lucrative Niche—And A $500 Million Valuation  Forbes

A fleet of disruptors are racing to transform the trucking business—with most focusing on long-haul paths across America. Lidia Yan is going in an entirely ...


Grant to help trucking company expand into Indiana County  Indiana Gazette

The commonwealth of Pennsylvania is providing $50000 in job creation tax credits and a workforce development grant of $11250 to help a Beaver County ...


Trucking company to expand Indiana County operations, add 25 jobs  Tribune-Review

PGT Trucking Inc., a flatbed transportation company, will expand its Indiana County operations and add 25 jobs, Gov. Tom Wolf said Thursday. PGT Trucking ...


Boeing will take a $5.6 billion hit from 737 MAX mess: Morning Brief  Yahoo Finance

Friday, July 19, 2019. Get the Morning Brief sent directly to your inbox every Monday to Friday by 6:30 a.m. ET. Subscribe ...


Oracle is joining Amazon and Uber in the race to digitize the 'antiquated' $800 billion trucking industry  Business Insider

Oracle announced on Thursday that it's partnering with Loadsmart, a digital freight-brokerage, to ensure Fortune 500 companies like Kraft-Heinz and Coca-Cola ...


Trierweiler sues trucking company for backing out of four I-39/90 hauling jobs  Daily Reporter

A subcontractor is suing an Illinois trucking company for backing out of four road projects along Interstate 39/90 in late 2018, forcing the company to hire.


NJ says trucking company dumped contaminated soil on Marlboro farm  Asbury Park Press

A state commission is calling for stricter laws that govern soil recycling in New Jersey.


Pennsylvania trucking company falls victim to ransomware attack  CDLLife

A large trucking company based in Pennsylvania recently was hit by a ransomware attack that impacted network communication systems.


How Much Do Truck Drivers Make in 2019?  TheStreet.com

Wages for truck drivers have taken their share of hits over the years, but a labor shortage may be poised to change that. Here's how much trucking can make you ...


Trucking: US truckload pricing battle heats up  JOC.com

US shippers pressing their trucking suppliers to return some or all of the double-digit rate increases they won last year are running into a problem: Carriers have ...


CSM's Center for Transportation stands ready as the need for truckers grows  The Southern Maryland Chronicle

News Release and Images provided by; College of Southern Maryland. The need for truck drivers with Commercial Driver's Licenses (CDL) in Southern ...


L'uva Bella Winery Plans $1M Expansion  businessjournaldaily.com

LOWELLVILLE, Ohio -- The retail success of L'uva Bella Winery & Bistro, as well as its RedHead Wine product line, is driving the company to expand its ...


1 shot at Darlington County trucking company  wpde.com

DARLINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — One person has been shot Wednesday morning in the 1700 block of North 5th Street near Hartsville, according to Lt.


Trucking company plans $3.1M expansion, adding jobs  Pittsburgh Business Times

Beemac Trucking granted PIDA loan, plans to build maintenance and repair facility in Ambridge.


4 Hidden Costs Of Running A Trucking Company  Raleigh Public Record

Running a successful trucking business today is increasingly difficult. Your business may be affected by increased competition, rising expenses and many other ...


Feds say company must rehire trucker fired for refusing to drive in bad weather  CDLLife

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 ...


Titanium Names New CFO  Yahoo Finance

Titanium Transportation ( TSX-V: TTR ) named interim Chief Financial Officer Alex Fu to serve in the post permanently. Fu became interim CFO of the Canadian ...


Trucking firm LME shuts down operations | Business  PostBulletin.com

Twin Cities-based trucking firm LME has abruptly shut down its operations, including a two-year-old freight terminal in Stewartville.


Trucking company failures and port container volumes now available in FreightWaves SONAR  FreightWaves

Trucking Company Failures:SONAR users will now have access to trucking company failures. This data is calculated quarterly by Donald Broughton originating.


Fire totals 13 semi trucks at Green Bay trucking company  WDJT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- An investigation is underway at a Green Bay trucking company, after a semi truck fire spread across the parking lot and totaled ...


Oregon intermodal projects in Nyssa, Millersburg win tentative approval  Capital Press

Two truck-to-rail intermodal projects aimed at improving agricultural shipping have won conditional approval for $51 million in grant funding from Oregon ...


ATA's NAFC Pushes for Delay in New Accounting Rules  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] American Trucking Associations' National Accounting and Finance Council has called for a ...


Gas tax goes up Monday; trucking companies will feel it most  Canton Repository

Haulers based in Stark County are financially planning for a 19-cent-a-gallon hike in the cost of diesel fuel. The price of gas can yo-yo 20 to 50 cents a gallon in ...


Taking a college course for trucking job that doesn't yet exist  Fleet Owner

"Autonomous Vehicle Driver & Operations Specialist" is a 12-credit course and is open only to Class A CDL holders at an Arizona college.


Survivor of NH motorcycle crash that killed 7 sues pickup driver, trucking company  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

BOSTON, Mass. (WHDH/AP) — A survivor of a collision that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire last month has sued the pickup driver charged in the ...


J.B. Hunt Jumps as Outlook Shows ‘No Doom, No Gloom’ in Trucking  Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) -- J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. surged the most in six months as a company forecast eased investor concerns about a prolonged recession in ...


When the Law Says Using Marijuana Is O.K., but the Boss Disagrees  The New York Times

The relatively rapid acceptance of marijuana use in the United States has lawmakers and employers grappling with ways to adjust hiring rules.


Le Mars trucking company sues Big Ox Energy for $30000 in unpaid bills  Sioux City Journal

SOUTH SIOUX CITY -- Legal issues for Big Ox Energy continue to mount, as a Le Mars, Iowa, trucking company has gone to court seeking more than $30000 it ...


Drug Use by Truck Drivers is a Safety Concern - Trucking Accidents Legal Blogs Posted by Richard D. DiTomaso  Lawyers.com Blog

Drug Use by Truck Drivers is a Safety Concern - Read the Trucking Accidents legal blogs that have been posted by Richard D. DiTomaso on Lawyers.com.


Platooning Peloton’s vision for trucking: drivers lead, technology follows  The Trucker

ORLANDO, Fla. — Peloton Technology Inc., a connected and automated vehicle technology company, Wednesday unveiled its vision for doubling the ...


Fire burns trucking company in Green Bay  Fox11online.com

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- The Green Bay Metro Fire Department says a semi caught fire at Contract Transport Services (CTS) on the 1600 block of Cofrin Drive.


Salina community, trucking company rallying around 10-year-old boy in need of kidney  KSN-TV

The community of Salina is rallying around 10-year-old Hayden Murnahan.


EKA Launches Private Freight Marketplace Solution - Fleet Management  Heavy Duty Trucking

EKA Solutions last year launched a unified, cloud-based Omni-TMS platform for small and medium-sized carriers, brokers, and shippers. Now the company is ...


Planes, Trains and (Big) Automobiles: How Heavy Transport Can Reduce Emissions and Save Money  TheCityFix.com

The world is vastly underestimating the benefits of acting on climate change. Recent research from the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate finds ...


Trucking company in fatal New Hampshire biker crash has history of violations  Local 22/44 News

The company that employed a Ukrainian-born truck driver whose collision with motorcyclists in New Hampshire left seven dead has a history of violations ...


Council sells acre to Columbiana trucking company | News, Sports, Jobs  SalemNews.net

COLUMBIANA — A local trucking company is planning a $20 million expansion, and the city is looking forward to reaping some of the benefits. During a special.


As It Builds New Facility, Trucking Company Unearths Pieces Of Maywood’s Past  thevillagefreepress.org

Friday, June 28, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews. Featured image: James Apa on the site of his trucking company's future home in Maywood.


Stocks making the biggest moves midday: JB Hunt, Domino's Pizza, Wells Fargo & more  CNBC

These are the stocks posting the largest moves midday.


TravelCenters of America & Love's Invest in Fuel Payments Company  CSNews Online

OKLAHOMA CITY and WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America LLC (TA) and Love's Travel Stops have made strategic investments in QuikQ LLC, ...


Trucking company donates almost a ton of frozen chicken to Hudson church  WRGB

HUDSON, NY (WRGB) Police in Hudson, along with the Rock Solid Church are credited with helping to save 1600 lbs. of frozen chicken from going to waste.


Kansas City Southern earnings — What to know in markets Friday  Yahoo Finance

Investors will get a pulse of the current state of the transportation industry when Kansas City Southern reports quarterly results ahead of the opening bell on ...


Case activity for Chelsea D. Dazet vs APS Trucking Company, Inc. on July 2  The Louisiana Record

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana reported the following activities in the suit brought by Chelsea D. Dazet against APS Trucking ...


TDI: Ex-insurance agent funneled Wichita Falls dairy firm's premiums into his own pocket  Times Record News

A former insurance-agency president who touted his company's expertise in serving the dairy industry stole about $165,000 that a Wichita Falls milk transporter ...


‘Families deserve better’: U.S. lawmakers file bills to prevent fatal truck crashes  Kansas City Star

Representatives introduced the two pieces of trucking legislation Tuesday. One would require new commercial trucks to have an automatic braking system.


Trucking company eyeing Clear Lake development east of Interstate 35  Globe Gazette

A multi-billion-dollar trucking company is interested in building a facility in Clear Lake.


Explosion reported during fire at trucking company in Bruceville-Eddy, no one injured  Waco Tribune-Herald

A fire at a Bruceville-Eddy trucking company where hazardous materials were stored led to at least one explosion and prompted a large fire response from ...


Employees Left Without Paychecks as LME Suddenly Closes  Supply and Demand Chain Executive

Trucking company, LME's, sudden closure last week has left 40 employees looking for new jobs - and paychecks that they are owed.


How To Leverage Your Banker, Even Without Using Debt - Articles  Smart Business Dealmakers

Wes Gillespie, ErieBank's regional president for the Cleveland market, talks about the bank's role in the acquisitions process and how lenders can be a valuable ...


DOWN UNDER TRUCKING: locals shoot down drones  FreightWaves

It can be a rough business doing freight and logistics in Australia. And now, in the Australian capital city of Canberra, it looks like the last-mile drone delivery ...


Wreaths Across America Honors Tyson Foods, Inc. with 2019 James Prout/Spirit of Giving Award  Yahoo Finance

SPRINGDALE, Ark., and COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, Wreaths Across America (WAA) recognized Tyson Foods, Inc. as ...


Analyst: Underlying Demand Doesn't Support 'Relief Rally' In Trucking Stocks  Benzinga

IAA Inc. (NYSE: IAA) has rallied 8% in the past week and is now up 18% since it split off from KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR) in late June. The salvage ...


$80 Million Verdict Against South Texas Trucking Company In Log Falsification Suit - Corporate/Commercial Law - United States  Mondaq News Alerts

(June 2019) - On May 7, 2019 a jury in Hidalgo County, Texas, awarded $80 million in damages to trucker Lauro Lozano following his allegations that the ...


Ukraine says transport organizer of missile that shot down MH-17 plane in jail  Reuters

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine said on Wednesday a rebel who organized the trailer carrying the missile that shot down a Malaysian airliner in 2014 had been ...


Rock, Roll and the Road: How Trucker Guys and Gals Bring the Music  FreightWaves

The 2016 “Summer Sixteen” tour headlined by Canadian rapper Drake grossed more than $84 million in two-and-a-half months, making it the most successful ...


Sikh drivers are transforming U.S. trucking. Take a ride along the Punjabi American highway  Los Angeles Times

For one Sikh trucker driver, long hours on the road provide time for reflection. “When I'm driving,” he says, “I see God through his creation.”


Truckers say Amazon's new logistics empire is being underpinned by low, 'ridiculous' rates — and some are refusing to work with them  Business Insider

Amazon leased 10,000 branded trailers to haul your Prime deliveries. It launched its own freight brokerage *service* in late 2016 or early 2017, according to a ...


How J. Rayl Transport Kept Trucking After the Loss of CEO Jeremy Rayl  Transport Topics Online

When J. Rayl Transport's CEO, Jeremy Rayl, died suddenly in 2017 at the age of 39, the Akron, Ohio-based trucking company lost “more than just a boss,” in the ...


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