Higher average temperatures in December across much of the U.S. gave way quickly to freezing cold, heavy snow and winter storms over the New Year’s break. Flatbed carriers who benefited from higher load volumes via a longer building and construction season in December are now seeing flatbed demand return to normal seasonal levels. The colder...Read More
Carriers turning to the used truck market to supplement tractor count have ben met with record prices nearly every month, and that’s not likely to change in the immediate future. Through the first 10 months of the year, used truck sales activity is 4% higher compared to the same period a year ago, according to...Read More
In 2021, you decide you want to own an electric semi as an o/o. You finally get it delivered 3 years later. These are the details you know. It is sleeper capable but needs to be outfitted as a sleeper. You research and find driving lanes that offer gigawatt charging stations are still limited. Weight...Read More
Eaton’s Vehicle Group says it has been able to meet future emissions requirements using cylinder deactivation (CDA), in a demonstration that involved a close-coupled selective catalytic reduction aftertreatment system – with and without a 48-volt heater. “Our CDA technology has proven it can help our customers meet increasingly strict emissions regulations for diesel engines,” said...Read More
Speeding was the top unsafe behavior cited in Operation Safe Driver. Credit: CVSA Speeding and not wearing a seat belt were the top violations for both passenger-vehicle drivers and commercial drivers during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Operation Safer Driver Week in July. Law enforcement officers in Canada, Mexico and the U.S. stopped more than...Read More
Apex Capital Corp Launches 24/7 Factoring FORT WORTH, TEXAS – After more than 25 years as a freight factoring leader, Apex Capital continues to revolutionize the industry. As the trucking industry continues to leverage technology to accelerate change, freight factors are being challenged to do the same. Apex, at the forefront of innovation, already created...Read More
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