UPS places big order for renewable fuel in bid to hit ambitious sustainability target

“UPS Inc. (NYSE:UPS) said May 22 that it placed the largest order for renewable natural gas (RNG) in U.S. history with the purchase of 170 million […]

Cargo theft expected to rise over Memorial Day weekend

“Cargo theft recording firms SensiGuard and CargoNetare warning trucking companies and drivers of increased theft activity during the Memorial Day holiday period, defined as the Thursday, May 23, through […]

DOT seeking comments on regs around autonomous driving

“Two agencies within the U.S. Department of Transportation are seeking public input on removing regulatory barriers to allow the integration of autonomous vehicles onto public roads”. […]

Conditions for small fleets deteriorating and it will get worse

“For the freight market, 2019 has been shaping up to as a tug of war between the bulls and the bears. The large enterprise carriers that […]

Shipper at center of Idaho hemp controversy speaks out

“Ryan Shore wants his hemp back. “They are holding the hemp. They are holding the truck,” Shore said. Shore is the founder and CEO of Big Sky Scientific, the […]

Hydrogen trucks to get road-tested in Canada’s oil country

“Two tractor-trailers powered by hydrogen electric fuel cells will hit the highways of Alberta in a pilot program to test the viability of doing heavy-hauls over […]

Self-driving truck startup TuSimple will haul loads for U.S. Postal Service

“Self-driving truck startup TuSimple announced today that the United States Postal Service (USPS) has awarded it a contract to perform five round trips, for a two-week pilot, hauling […]

Teamsters oppose under-21 CDL pilot proposal, most truckers also say “NO”

“The International Brotherhood of Teamsters union has joined the majority of early commenters rejecting a proposed pilot program to lower the restriction for an interstate commercial […]

Technology, funding critical to solving trucking’s growing parking problem

“According to figures published by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the number of large truck registrations in the United States […]