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Freight News Roundup – Diesel Prices Fall, Weight Limits Rise & The ATA Gets Mad

Freight News Roundup – Diesel Prices Fall, Weight Limits Rise & The ATA Gets Mad

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Diesel prices fall for the first time in six weeks, reports EIA - Logisticsmgmt.com After six weeks of steady increases, diesel fuel prices saw a decline this week with the…Read more

Freight News Roundup – The Election, Hurricane Sandy, Insanely Long Trucks and Red Light Camera-Evading Tech

Freight News Roundup – The Election, Hurricane Sandy, Insanely Long Trucks and Red Light Camera-Evading Tech

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. This week we’re following up on the ongoing effect of Hurricane Sandy on freight in the Northeast. You’ll also find links to ATA’s report on the massive shortage of…Read more

Ship Happens – Freight News Roundup – July 2

Ship Happens – Freight News Roundup – July 2

It’s our second week of the Freight News Roundup! Every Monday, we’re bringing the uShip community the best posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Here’s a selection of great articles we came across last week. ATA hails highway bill as step forward…Read more

ATA Conference, Phoenix: Recovery here, but will be slow

ATA Conference, Phoenix:  Recovery here, but will be slow

The ATA Management Conference is running this week in Phoenix, Ariz., and uShip is onsite to share various observations and insights.  The event officially kicked off this morning with an opening address by ATA President and CEO Bill Graves.  Graves’ speech was filled with both hope and cautious optimism for…Read more

Transportation Industry News – June 2010

Transportation Industry News – June 2010

Jazzy Jordan runs across the country for Truckers 16 year old “Jazzy” Jordan recently completed a 3200 mile run from Los Angeles to Manhattan. In a campaign to raise funds and awareness for uninsured Truckers, Jazzy made a long-haul of her own. Jordan, whose parents own a trucking company in…Read more

Transportation News for Sept. 20 – Sept. 26

Transportation News for Sept. 20 – Sept. 26

7 Ways to Combat Trucking Negativity Those in trucking can fall into a “negative” trap also, due to all of the hardships and struggles a driver faces on a daily basis.  Problems with the shippers and receivers, dispatchers, traffic, DOT, law enforcement and the general public can, over time, lead…Read more

Legal: Courts Rule on Hours of Service

Legal: Courts Rule on Hours of Service

If you haven’t already read about it, you will probably want to make yourself aware of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruling regarding Hours of Service rules for truckers. The court ruled unanimously to reduce the maximum hours a day from 11 to 10, and…Read more