Post Tagged with: "Industry News"

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

Distracted Driving Awareness Month: Are You A Distracted Driver?

Distracted Driving Awareness Month: Are You A Distracted Driver?

Are you a Distracted Driver? According to the National Safety Council, one in three Americans should say “yes.” April has been dubbed National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and there are plenty of resources to learn about how to decrease the number of distracted drivers.

uShip Marketplace Partner Spotlight: Jaguars, Macks and Bobcats, Oh My!

uShip Marketplace Partner Spotlight: Jaguars, Macks and Bobcats, Oh My!

As we’ve mentioned before, many shipment listings on uShip come from awesome uShip marketplace partner sites like Proxibid and Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. The items purchased on these partner sites range from GRANDE to ENORME:  everything from rare antiques, to cars and boats, heavy equipment (in the case of Ritchie Bros.), and the…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 – Navistar Turnaround, Volvo VNX and Natural Gas Trucks

Freight News Roundup – Navistar Turnaround, Volvo VNX and Natural Gas Trucks

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Navistar’s Clarke Talks Change, Opportunity, Turnaround – TruckingInfo.com Navistar International’s new CEO, Troy Clarke jumped into the  Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association annual Breakfast Briefing at the Mid America Trucking…Read more

Amplify Your Income Tax Refund: Deduct Moving Expenses

Amplify Your Income Tax Refund: Deduct Moving Expenses

April 14th is just around the corner! If you moved over the past year, you can save some money by adding a few additional lines to your tax return. The moving expenses deduction process is simple and will easily put a few dollars back into your pocket. If you used…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

Red Light Cameras in 2013: What They Mean for The Trucking Industry

Red Light Cameras in 2013: What They Mean for The Trucking Industry

When it comes to accidents involving tractor-trailers and smaller vehicles in the United States, there’s often an unspoken assumption that truck drivers are to blame most of the time. The idea that four-wheel motorists are most often the victims of careless truck driving in these accidents is apparent both in…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