Post Tagged with: "Freight News Roundup"

Freight News Roundup – Healthcare Reform, Carbon Tax and Skagit River Bridge Collapse

Freight News Roundup – Healthcare Reform, Carbon Tax and Skagit River Bridge Collapse

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Healthcare Reform: Pay or Play – TruckingInfo.com Trucking companies are chanigng the way they handle their healthcare coverage due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which requires individuals to…Read more

Freight News Roundup – Gains in Trucking Employment, Trucking Conditions Improve and Medical Exams are Expedited

Freight News Roundup – Gains in Trucking Employment, Trucking Conditions Improve and Medical Exams are Expedited

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Trucking employment surged in April as unemployment dropped – OverdriveOnline.com According to preliminary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, April saw an increase of 11,700 jobs in…Read more

Freight News Roundup – LNG Fueling Centers, Rest Areas Stay Open and Robot Trucks

Freight News Roundup – LNG Fueling Centers, Rest Areas Stay Open and Robot Trucks

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Biz Buzz: Shell, TA announce plans to develop LNG fueling centers – LandlineMag.com Shell and Travel Centers of America LLC have agreed to work together on a nation-wide network…Read more

Freight News Roundup: New Super Truck Saves Money, Caterpillar Handles Another Lawsuit and Freightliner Recalls 46,000 Trucks

Freight News Roundup: New Super Truck Saves Money, Caterpillar Handles Another Lawsuit and Freightliner Recalls 46,000 Trucks

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. New ‘Super Truck’ Promises Huge Fuel Savings for Big Rigs – Wired.com Peterbuilt and Cummins have successfully fabricated a new trailer that clocks just under 10 mpg. A big…Read more

Freight News Roundup – GPS Solutions, New Con-way Facility in Texas and Powertrain Packages

Freight News Roundup – GPS Solutions, New Con-way Facility in Texas and Powertrain Packages

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. FMCSA Issues GPS Recommendations For Truck Drivers – CDLlife.com A Last September, NY Senator Charles E. Schumer pleaded with the FMCSA to create a truck-specific GPS system, citing that…Read more

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 – Car/Truck Crash Stats, Big Rigs from the Future, Oil and Cash

Freight News Roundup – Car/Truck Crash Stats, Big Rigs from the Future, Oil and Cash

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Report: Car drivers at fault in nearly 80 percent of car-truck crashes? - OverdriveOnline.com In pulling together several significant studies from the last decade, the American Trucking Associations has released a…Read more

Freight News Roundup – Truck of the Future, the Truckpocalypse & New CSA Changes

Freight News Roundup – Truck of the Future, the Truckpocalypse & New CSA Changes

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Is This The Truck Of The Future? - CDLLife.com CDL Life has brought you features on trucks that have been coined t the trucks of the future.  AirFlow is hoping the BulletTruck will shape the future…Read more

Freight News Roundup – Jaccuzzis, Floods, Fuels, and the Longest Trucks in North America

Freight News Roundup – Jaccuzzis, Floods, Fuels, and the Longest Trucks in North America

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news.   Sixty feet of controversy - Walmart’s new ‘supercube’ trailer hauls 30% more payload. So, why isn’t the industry celebrating its arrival? - Truck News (Canada) On Nov. 6, Walmart Canada…Read more

Freight News Roundup – Hurricane Sandy Halts Shipping and Transport, Destroys Roads in Northeast US

Freight News Roundup – Hurricane Sandy Halts Shipping and Transport, Destroys Roads in Northeast US

  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, Hurricane Sandy has had an enormous effect on the transportation of goods to and from the Northeast United States.  The Freight News Roundup below includes many…Read more