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Estes to Continue Its Canadian Business With New Partners
Estes Express Lines has found two new partners to continue its Canada less-than-truckload business after former partner TST Overland Express signed an exclusive deal to work with Saia Inc.
By Transport Topics -
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:50:00 GMT

Searching for an ELD? It's Buyer Beware
Whether a fleet already has selected a system to comply with the electronic logging device mandate or still is waiting to do so until later this year, there is no guarantee that those products will be legal for use later on.
By Evan Lockridge - Contributing Writer
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:02:00 GMT

Trouble Codes + Telematics
Troubleshooting dysfunctional trucks from afar through the use of remote diagnostics can help carriers better manage their equipment, reduce vehicle downtime and cut maintenance costs, but sifting through all of that fault code data can be a challenge, several fleet maintenance managers said.
By Stephen Bennett - Contributing Writer
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:01:00 GMT

Bay & Bay Transportation Raises Owner-Operator Pay
Bay & Bay Transportation, an Eagan, Minn., truckload carrier, increased pay for its refrigerated van owner-operators on April 1, company President Sam Anderson told Transport Topics.
By Transport Topics -
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:00:00 GMT

Cross-Border Fleets Use Software to Manage Data, Prevent Delays
Cross-border shipments involve many moving parts, and any delays or errors in providing key information to customs agencies can prove costly to shippers and carriers alike.
By Mindy Long - Contributing Writer
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:00:00 GMT

Fleets Shy Away From Nat Gas, Unless They Already Use It, While Overall Use Climbs
While sales of Class 8 trucks powered by natural gas remain low, U.S. and Canadian natural gas heavy-duty retail sales overall had a healthy start to 2017, boosted mostly from refuse fleets, transit and school bus operators, according to ACT Research Co.
By Roger W. Gilroy - Staff Reporter
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:00:00 GMT

U.S. Xpress' Diesel Technicians Vie for Spot at ATA's Skills Competition
TUNNEL HILL, Ga. - Once your vehicle's odometer goes past 200,000 miles, you might think you're making your car, truck or SUV last.
By Tim Omarzu - Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times/Free Press
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:30:00 GMT

Sales of Existing Homes Rise to Fastest Pace in a Decade
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes rose more than forecast in March to the fastest pace in a decade, signaling sustained momentum in the housing market despite higher prices and scarce supply, a report from the National Association of Realtors showed April 21
By Sho Chandra - Bloomberg News
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:05:00 GMT

Matson Charitable Giving Increases 32% to $2.9 Million
Hawaii's largest ocean cargo transportation company increased its charitable giving in 2016 despite earning less profit.
By Andrew Gomes - The Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:00:00 GMT

Volvo Designers Sweat Details for New VNR
MONTREAL - When Volvo Group made cars, the vehicles were parodied as boring but safe. The car division has been gone since 1999, and truck designer Brian Balicki was determined that the new VNR regional-haul tractor would not be boring.
By Jonathan S. Reiskin - Associate News Editor
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:00:00 GMT

Heartland Profits Drop 2.3% but Beat Analyst Forecasts
Heartland Express Inc. reported profits fell 2.3% after a sharp decline in revenue due to the soft freight environment and poor weather in the western United States.
By Ari Ashe - Staff Reporter
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:00:00 GMT