Women In Trucking Association Announces its 2018 February Member of the Month

Women In Trucking Association

Plover, WI — February 2018 — Women In Trucking Association (WIT) has announced Sandy Goche, as its February Member of the Month. Sandy is an expedite owner-operator and team driver of a Freightliner 2016 Cascadia along with her partner, Stephen Halsted. Sandy grew up on a farm that raised cattle, pigs and chickens […]

Truck Parking USA Announces Partnership With Commercial Truck Routing Software Company ProMiles

Truck Parking USA

Leading Parking Platform for Truckers Expands Offering So Drivers Can Plan Safer and More Efficient Trips Around the United States ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 2018 — Truck Parking USA, the leading online and mobile platform for truck parking facilities, announces today a new partnership with commercial truck routing software company ProMiles. With the integration of […]

Minnesota Trucking Association Names Jack Pate 2017 Minnesota Driver Of The Year

MTA 2017 Driver of the Year Jack Pate

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 2018 — The Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) named Browerville, MN resident, John “Jack” Pate, Jr., professional truck driver for Daggett Truck Line in Frazee, MN, the 2017 Minnesota Driver of the Year at its Driver of the Year Banquet. Jack has been driving a truck for 19 years with Daggett Truck Line, his first […]

ATA Hails Arrival of ELD Mandate Effective Date

American Trucking Associations (ATA)

Leading Trucking Organization Cites Safety, Efficiency as Regulation’s Benefits ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 2017  — Monday, the American Trucking Associations welcomed the effective date of the long-awaited requirement for commercial truck drivers to record their hours of service electronically as a step forward for the industry. “Electronic logging devices have been legislated, […]

Large Truckload Driver Turnover Rate Rose in Third Quarter

American Trucking Associations (ATA)

Churn Rate Now Highest Since End of 2015 Truckload Driver Turnover ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 7, 2017 — The truckload driver turnover rate at large truckload fleets rose five percentage points in the third quarter to an annualized rate of 95%, according to American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello. “Since bottoming out at the […]

Penske Logistics Recognizes its Top Safe Truck Drivers

Penske Logistics has introduced a new initiative to honor the safest of its North America truck drivers, with the three-tiered Premier Driver Recognition Program. (PRNewsfoto/Penske Logistics)

READING, Pa., Nov. 16, 2017 — Penske Logistics has introduced a new initiative to honor the safest of its 4,500 truck drivers across North America. The three-tiered Premier Driver Recognition Program made its debut as 26 associates were highlighted for their driving excellence at an awards ceremony in Reading, Pennsylvania. There are three program classes, correlating […]

Gary Plant Named Trucking’s National Driver of the Year

ATA Trucking Moves Forward

Trucking Fleet Safety, Security Awards Presented to Winners in Memphis MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 2017 — Last week, American Trucking Associations’ Safety Management Council recognized outstanding trucking leaders at the Safety, Security and Human Resources National Conference and Exhibition in Memphis, Tennessee. Gary Plant, professional truck driver with Walmart Transportation, was honored as trucking’s National Driver […]

Honeywell software helps trucking firms Comply with New Federal Safety Mandates, improve driver performance

Honeywell’s software for truck drivers runs on Android-based mobile

Software developed with Omnitracs has been deployed by less-than-truckload industry leaders Holland and Reddaway Driver-focused mobile solution logs hours of service electronically, saving drivers and fleets time and money, increasing safety and enabling compliance FORT MILL, S.C., Nov. 2017 — Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced that its suite of software solutions for truck drivers […]

Driver and Technician Shortage Are Critical Top-of-Mind Issues for Fleet Managers

Frost & Sullivan

OEMs to focus on reducing driver load, highlight driver safety to influence purchase decisions, finds Frost & Sullivan SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 2017 — Driver and technician shortage are the most important issues for fleet managers. These, along with concerns about the economic outlook and operating margins, are influencing several choices fleet […]

Netradyne Announces Data Services Platform for Advanced Transportation Technology Ecosystem

Netradyne Driver i

New deep learning tools help industry-leading automotive, trucking and insurance solution providers power the future of driving SAN DIEGO, Nov. 2017 — Netradyne announced a new deep learning analytics data platform for companies within the automotive, transportation and insurance industries. The new, highly customizable offering will arm companies with rich data including […]