Coming soon: Better ONroute truck stops

TORONTO, Ont. – Truck stop operator ONroute is taking a series of measures to improve the customer experience at its sites, and that will include more food choices and parking spaces, the company CEO has told Today’s Trucking. “We are aggressively eval…

Forager unveils margin transparency on cross-border moves

[caption caption="Brokers are facing margin compression due to venture-backed competitors seeking to grow market share, but also because technology is reducing brokers' cost to serve. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Cross-border frei…

Latest Love’s in Arizona has 57 truck parking spots

Love’s Travel Stops today opened its newest store in Cordes Junction, Arizona. It’s located off Interstate 17 about 75 miles north of Phoenix and includes 57 truck parking spaces. This location is open 24/7 and offers many amenities, including: M…

VW acquires Navistar for $3.7 billion

Navistar, parent company of one of the oldest truck manufacturers in U.S., has been acquired by Traton, the commercial truck business of Volkswagen. On Friday, Traton agreed to buy the remaining stake of Navistar — 84% — for $3.7 billion. T…

Rear entry step improves access to trailer

Retrac’s HighRise folding rear entry step is designed for safe, easy and efficient access to trailers and cargo areas. The HighRise includes a corrosion-resistant auto-stowing roller mechanism that helps prevent damage when backing up, and the intuitiv…

Dashcam captures hit & run that killed trucker

Dashcam video released Monday, Oct. 19, by the Birmingham (Alabama) Police Department shows the fatal hit and run collision that killed a trucker earlier this month. The accident occurred Oct. 6 at 5:02 p.m. at Interstate 59 North/Interstate 59 South. …

Vetting brokers’ credit before taking a load

When you agree to haul a load for a broker, you are extending credit to that broker, veteran owner-ops note. It’s important to vet the credit risk you’re taking to prevent getting stuck with the load with no compensation. Here’s how.
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