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Fleet Optimization with Kinedyne Solutions

By |2023-09-18T08:20:19-05:00September 18th, 2023 at 12:00 PM|Trucking News|

In today's fast-paced world, efficiency is crucial when it comes to fleet management. Whether you're responsible for a small local delivery service or a large national transportation company, finding ways to streamline operations and improve performance is key. Kinedyne is a renowned name in the transportation industry, known for its commitment to quality and innovation. ...more

Low Mississippi River Limits Barges

By |2023-09-18T09:17:00-05:00September 18th, 2023 at 9:17 AM|Trucking News|

Barges float in the Mississippi River as a portion of the riverbed is exposed on Sept. 15 in St. Louis. (Jeff Roberson/AP) DES MOINES, Iowa — A long stretch of hot, dry weather has left the Mississippi River so low that barge companies are reducing their loads just as Midwest farmers are preparing to harvest ...more

Georgia Suspends Diesel, Gas Taxes

By |2023-09-18T08:46:00-05:00September 18th, 2023 at 8:46 AM|Trucking News|

Trucks fuel at a service station in Georgia. The state's excise tax suspension is expected to save consumers 35 cents per gallon on diesel and 31.2 cents a gallon on gasoline. (Travel Centers of America via Facebook) Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp suspended through Oct. 12 its excise tax on diesel and gas to help residents ...more

Steep Used Truck Price Depreciation Returned in August

By |2023-09-18T09:00:51-05:00September 15th, 2023 at 12:14 PM|Trucking News|

August’s return to a steep depreciation, meanwhile, could be due to a second wave of post-pandemic exits hitting the auction market. (ViewApart/Getty Images) August saw a return to a relatively steep depreciation in the price of used Class 8 trucks, according to J.D. Power Senior Analyst & Product Manager Chris Visser, although some of the ...more

J.B. Hunt Strikes Acquisition Deal With BNSF Logistics

By |2023-09-18T09:00:54-05:00September 15th, 2023 at 11:53 AM|Trucking News|

J.B. Hunt Transportation Services' acquisition of BNSF Logistics is expected to close before the end of the year. (J.B. Hunt) J.B. Hunt Transport Services announced Sept. 14 that its transport subsidiary has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the brokerage operations of BNSF Logistics. A supply chain services subsidiary of Burlington Northern Santa Fe, ...more

Teens Impress PennDOT With Truck Parking Challenge Solution

By |2023-09-18T08:20:26-05:00September 15th, 2023 at 10:43 AM|Trucking News|

From left: Zimmerman, John, Carroll and Mumau. The boys decided to combine their studies of precision machining and biomedical technology to help address parking needs in the New Stanton area of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. (PennDOT) Two teens from Lenape Technical School not only won the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s school challenge to solve truck parking ...more

Cruise to Begin Testing Wheelchair-Accessible Robotaxi

By |2023-09-15T16:21:44-05:00September 15th, 2023 at 10:38 AM|Trucking News|

The first iteration of the Cruise WAV includes a ramp that riders will be able to use unassisted from the curb. (Cruise) Cruise in October will begin testing a rectangular robotaxi equipped with a retractable ramp and ample interior that the autonomous vehicle company says is “the world’s first purpose-built, wheelchair accessible, self-driving vehicle.” The ...more

Workers Are on Strike at All 3 Detroit Automakers

By |2023-09-15T12:20:03-05:00September 15th, 2023 at 9:09 AM|Trucking News|

Striking United Auto Workers picket at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Mich., shortly after midnight on Sept. 15. (Paul Sancya/AP) DETROIT — About 13,000 U.S. auto workers stopped making vehicles and went on strike Sept. 15 after their leaders couldn’t bridge a giant gap between union demands in contract talks and what Detroit’s three ...more

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