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New president/CEO leading Magnum Trailer and Equipment

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – Magnum Trailer and Equipment has named Andrew Taylor as its president and CEO. “Magnum has a huge opportunity in the transportation equipment market. Our products and services are designed to protect trucks and their drivers and impr…

Study: Women more likely to stay with their carriers

Stay Metrics, a firm specializing in driver retention, published a new research paper that attributes critical areas of driver job satisfaction and turnover to gender. Using its research database, Stay Metrics analyzed responses from nearly 16,000 driv…

WIT’s Voie honored by trucking association

The National Association of Small Trucking Companies named Ellen Voie, president and CEO of Women In Trucking Association as its 2018 Transportation Person of the Year. The announcement was recently made at the NASTC annual conference in Nashville. Voi…

Trailer orders continue at torrid pace

COLUMBUS, Ind. – Trailer orders remained hot in October, with 55,250 units ordered, the second best month in history right on the heels of the all-time record set in September. That’s according to preliminary data from ACT Research. “After posting&#823…

Top trucking companies for women named

A number of trucking firms are included on a new ranking of companies determined to be good places for women to work. Redefining the Road, the magazine of the Women In Trucking Association, recently announced its “Top 50 Companies for Women to Work For…

FMCSA updates personal conveyance advice

Several months ago, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration updated its guidance on the use of a truck for personal conveyance. The guidance, according to the FMCSA, clarifies that personal conveyance is the movement of a commercial motor vehic…