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Growing Shortage of Trucking Technicians

Growing Shortage of Trucking Technicians

The on-going cry that’s heard by many in the trucking and logistics industry is the driver shortage that fleets are dealing with across the U.S. and Canada. However, that’s not the only trucking-related occupation that recruiters are having trouble filling. Experienced truck technicians that keep trucks and equipment up and running are proving to be […]

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SuperTruck II Project Underway

SuperTruck II Project Underway

The Department of Energy announced its new initiative, the SuperTruck II. The goal is to push manufacturers to improve heavy-duty freight efficiency by more than 100 percent compared to the most fuel efficient tractor-trailer from 2009. The initiative is an $80 million funding opportunity for research, development and demonstration of long-haul technology. Improving the efficiency […]

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How Trucking is Becoming Greener in 2016

How Trucking is Becoming Greener in 2016

Trucking is an important industry that keeps America’s economy running. However, it hasn’t always been known as the most environmentally friendly industry with thousands of miles traveled and gallons of fuel used daily. Now in 2016, trucking is turning towards the greener side with these five trends: Streamlined Invoicing Practices Truck drivers and fleet owners […]

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Diesel Prices Spiral Downward Across Nation

Diesel Prices Spiral Downward Across Nation

Diesel prices continue to spiral downward across every region in the United States. The cost of fuel in the U.S. went down an average of -$0.054. Diesel prices have been consistently dropping in the U.S. for 13 straight weeks. The West Coast, minus California, saw the largest price drop with -$0.08, while the smallest drop was […]

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All Regions Experience Diesel Fuel Price Drop

All Regions Experience Diesel Fuel Price Drop

All regions experienced a decrease in diesel fuel prices during the third week of July. The cost of fuel in the United States went down an average of -$0.032 from last week. The Central Atlantic saw the largest price decrease with -$0.053 while the Rocky Mountain region only saw a decrease of -$0.017. All regions […]

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