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About Women In Trucking Association, Inc.

About Women In Trucking Association, Inc.Women In Trucking Association, Inc. is a nonprofit association established to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the trucking industry. About Women In Trucking Association, Inc. - Benzinga

Celadon Group Announces Closing of Joint Venture with Element Fleet Management

https://www.ajot.com/news/celadon-group-announces-closing-of-joint-venture-with-element-fleet-managemCeladon Group, Inc. (NYSE: CGI) (“Celadon”) announced today that it has entered into a joint venture agreement with Element Transportation LLC (“Element”), a subsidiary of Element Fleet Management (TSX: EFN). Celadon Group Announces Closing of Joint Venture with Element Fleet Management - American Journal of Transportation

Grow your fleet or increase your margins?

http://www.trucknews.com/blogs/grow-fleet-increase-margins/If I was to ask any trucking company this simple question I would expect to get the same answer from all of them, or I would hope that I would anyway. Grow your fleet or increase your margins?

Noteworthy Rating Sentiment Filing: How Analysts Feel About Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL)

http://www.mmahotstuff.com/2017/01/03/noteworthy-rating-sentiment-filing-how-analysts-feel-about-old-dominion-freight-line-nasdaqodfl.htmlNoteworthy Rating Sentiment Filing: How Analysts Feel About Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL)?This means 25% are positive. Old Dominion Freight Line has been the topic of 17 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Noteworthy Rating Sentiment Filing: How Analysts Feel About Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL)? - MoneyMakingArticles

FMCSA removes medical examiner from National Registry

http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/fmcsa-removes-medical-examiner-national-registryUSDOT/FMCSA to revoke all certificates issued by Dr. Anthony Lefteris to commercial motor vehicle operators within the past two years. On Dec. 1, 2016, a criminal complaint in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, was issued against Anthony Lefteris, Doctor of Chiropractic (D. FMCSA removes medical examiner from National Registry

UberFreight opens for business

UberFreight opens for businessUber has not yet responded to Today's Trucking's request for more information, yet early reports suggest Uber will start operations with carriers across the continent and amass driving and technical data which the company will then use to further UberFreight opens for business - Today's Trucking News

APL Logistics appoints Villalon as president

APL Logistics announced the appointment of William Villalon as president of the company, effective Jan. 1, 2017. He served as acting president since Nov. 2, 2016. Immediately prior to this role, Villalon served as the global leader for APL Logistics’ Automotive vertical, and the regional leader for the company’s North America region. “Under his leadership, the automotive vertical has grown organically and through joint-ventures into a leading automotive logistics services & solutions provider in North America, China and India,” the company said. APL Logistics appoints Villalon as president

Trucking Industry on Board With Michigan's Diesel Tax Hike

http://www.ttnews.com/articles/basetemplate.aspx?storyid=44395Trucking Industry on Board With Michigan's Diesel Tax Hike | | Trucking, Freight ...Truckers filling their tanks with diesel in Michigan are paying 11.3 cents more per gallon in tax than they did last month as part of a 2015 law designed to eventually produce $400 million for the state's roads and bridges. And while ... Trucking Industry on Board With Michigan's Diesel Tax Hike | Transport Topics Online | Trucking, Freight ... - Transport Topics Online

Overcoming Teamsters Opposition, XPO Shareholders OK Higher Exec Compensation

http://www.ttnews.com/articles/basetemplate.aspx?storyid=44397XPO shareholders overwhelmingly approved a plan Dec. 20 to increase the maximum number of shares the company can issue to executives as compensation, to 2.5 million shares from 500,000, easily overcoming opposition from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Overcoming Teamsters Opposition, XPO Shareholders OK Higher Exec Compensation

ATRI Top 10 report looks back at Critical Issues in the 2016 Trucking Industry

Content Source:  Bulk Transporter With 2016 drawing to a close, Bulk Logistics Trends looks back on some of the critical issues that affected tank truck carriers—and the trucking industry as a whole. This Top 10 list was compiled from the American Transportation Research Institute’s annual report: “Critical Issues in the Trucking Industry—2016. ATRI Top 10 report looks back at Critical Issues in the 2016 Trucking Industry

"Thank You Trucking" - PAM Transport Driver's Thoughts Heading into 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXkrJf_aZE8Trucker Wayne drives a Dedicated Lane for PAM Transport trucking company. "Thank You Trucking" - PAM Transport Driver's Thoughts Heading into 2017

Trucker Drivers: The Key To Managing Your Trailer Tires – Part I

While we spend a lot of time talking about tires for the tractor, far too often we neglect one of the other most important aspects of the rubber on the road: trailer tires. Trucker Drivers: The Key To Managing Your Trailer Tires – Part I

Women In Trucking Association Partners with The National Transportation Institute to Gather and Distribute its WIT Index

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/12/prweb13950618.htmWomen In Trucking Association Partners with The National Transportation Institute to Gather and Distribute its WIT IndexNTI's COO, Leah Shaver, serves on the Women In Trucking (WIT) Association board of directors. “We know that women represent a largely underdeveloped minority group in our industry,” said Shaver. Women In Trucking Association Partners with The National Transportation Institute to Gather and Distribute its WIT Index - PR Web (press release)

Truck stops aim to be all-in-one service providers

http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/truck-stops-aim-be-all-one-service-providersConvenience is the watchword among truck stops today, with fuel, parking, and showers still the top demands. Chris McElhaney boils the strategic planning for most truck stops today down to a single word: convenience, for truck drivers and fleets alike. “They will do anything they can not to have to stop at three different places,” he explained to Fleet Owner. Truck stops aim to be all-in-one service providers

CarriersEdge: Smaller fleets see benefits of online training

CarriersEdge, providers of online safety and compliance training tools for the North American transportation industry, announced that a growing number of small fleets are adopting its driver training courses and platform. CarriersEdge: Smaller fleets see benefits of online training

Schneider files IPO registration statement

http://www.logisticsmgmt.com/article/schneider_files_ipo_registration_statementSchneider files IPO registration statementIt has a wide-ranging portfolio of freight transportation and logistics services, including: regional and long-haul truckload, expedited, dedicated, bulk, intermodal, final mile, LTL, brokerage, cross-dock logistics, border cross, supply chain Schneider files IPO registration statement - Logistics Management

Truck driver cited after rollover crash on I-64, I-57 interchange

http://www.wsiltv.com/story/34170585/truck-driver-cited-after-rollover-crash-on-i-64-i-57-interchangeTruck driver cited after rollover crash on I-64, I-57 interchangeVERNON -- A crash at the Interstate 64 interchange with I-57 in Jefferson County sent the driver to the hospital. Truck driver cited after rollover crash on I-64, I-57 interchange - WSIL TV

Florida Truckers Say 'Road Rage' Getting Worse, Not Better

http://www.ttnews.com/articles/basetemplate.aspx?storyid=44398If commuters only understood. That is the prevailing mentality of truck drivers when it comes to courtesy, and the lack thereof, on Florida's highways. Florida Truckers Say 'Road Rage' Getting Worse, Not Better