Amazon fights Walmart in the ‘last mile’ race


Posted on 06/26/2017 by David Radke

Trucks

These two deals between two competing corporate monoliths represent a broader shift in the global economy.

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Gas prices may increase with warmer weather


Posted on 06/20/2017 by David Radke

Truck

Gasoline prices are expected to rise this summer, but probably not as much as in recent years.

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South Carolina joins movement to raise gas taxes


Posted on 06/20/2017 by David Radke

Gas

If the legislature moves forward with the plan, it would be South Carolina’s first gas tax increase in 30 years.

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Trucking through the eyes of current drivers


Posted on 06/20/2017 by David Radke

Driver

The New York Times published a lengthy feature story May 22 that consisted solely of interviews with drivers at a popular truck stop in Effingham, Illinois.

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Amazon buys Whole Foods, shakes up retail space


Posted on 06/16/2017 by David Radke

Boxes

Amazon is notable for the impact it has had on the infrastructure needed to support a retail giant, including distribution centers and a fleet of delivery vehicles.

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Shifting economic concerns as summer begins


Posted on 06/16/2017 by David Radke

Economy

Several major economic developments are sure to keep transportation industry professionals busy planning and strategizing.

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FMCSA proposes 2 rules that could make obtaining a CDL easier for some people


Posted on 06/13/2017 by David Radke

New proposed FMCSA regulations could make earning a CDL easier.

The Monday, June 12 Federal Register published two rule proposals that could bring more drivers to the trucking industry.

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Supreme Court could soon decide whether to hear OOIDA’s arguments against ELD mandate


Posted on 05/30/2017 by David Radke

The ELD mandate will soon be discussed by the Supreme Court.

The mandatory use of electronic logging devices has been a topic of much discussion and heated debate among the trucking industry over the past few years.

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DTNA opens new testing facility in Madras, Oregon


Posted on 05/23/2017 by David Radke

DTNA opened a new testing facility in Oregon.

Daimler Trucks North America opened its latest truck test track in Madras, Oregon, on Thursday, May 18, the company stated in a press release.

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EPA emissions rules in the crosshairs


Posted on 05/17/2017 by David Radke

Truck

It remains to be seen how recent proposals will impact the commercial trucking industry and similar laws put in place to curb diesel emissions.

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