Tag: Trucking industry

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Renewable Diesel Output Rises as Alternatives Proliferate

May 10, 2023

Via: Transport Topics

U.S. renewable diesel production took a number of steps forward over the past couple of weeks as two more facilities came online and another ramped up, with refiners seeking to meet the burgeoning competition for trucking’s alternative fuel dollars. Alternatives […]


Perspective: Tax Credits Available for Trucking

November 22, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The trucking industry has its fair share of challenges right now — from high fuel prices to worker shortages. One solution to help ease some pressure may lie in pursuing government tax incentive programs, such as the Work Opportunity Tax […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

More Women Join Trucking Industry, but Representation Is Still Below Standards

October 11, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Thirty years ago, Dee Sova had a choice: go to nursing school or obtain her commercial driver license. Her husband at the time convinced her to join him on the road, so she chose the trucking industry. And when her […]


Trucking Cares Foundation Donates to Ukraine Relief Efforts

March 16, 2022

Via: PR Newswire

Today, the trucking industry’s charitable arm – the Trucking Cares Foundation – announced it was donating more than $40,000 to a trio of organizations involved in Ukrainian humanitarian relief efforts. “The war unfolding in Ukraine is a terrible tragedy,” said […]

Logistics, Process

Where Are All the Truck Drivers? Shortage Adds to Delivery Delays

November 3, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Truck driver Chris Wagner pulled his big rig into a grain processing plant in Sidney, Ohio, on a recent afternoon to pick up a load bound for the Chicago suburbs. He’d lost his scheduled place in line because of delays […]

Logistics, Process

COVID Drives Trucking Industry Consolidation

December 16, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

The economic fallout from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic has prompted a number of carriers to consolidate. “The pandemic, and resulting conditions, has accelerated the trend of acquisitions in the trucking space,” Spencer Tenney, president of the transportation merger […]

Logistics, Process

High Freight Demand Provides Momentum for Trucking Industry

November 24, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Economic indicators suggest the trucking industry could be poised for growth in 2021, after the coronavirus pandemic caused a topsy-turvy year in 2020 marked by unpredictable demand and continued uncertainty in the driver pool. “The overall outlook of the trucking […]


Trucking industry, Navistar back U.S. self-driving legislation

September 13, 2017

Via: Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. trucking trade group and truck maker Navistar International Corp (NAV.N) urged a U.S. Senate panel on Wednesday to include self-driving commercial trucks in proposed legislation intended to speed autonomous vehicles to market. The House last […]