Trucking companies on Forbes’ ‘most admired’ list

Several trucking and related companies are among the most admired businesses in the world. Forbes magazine compiled the list based on a survey of some 3,800 executive, board members and analysts. Trucking and related companies making the list and their…

How former heavy-haul owner-op and current fuel hauler Lonnie Laurie became the sometime ‘one-armed bandit’

It wasn’t a result of the kind of accident we most think about when it comes to hauling freight — rather, it involved a set of monster trucks then-owner-operator Lonnie Laurie ran in rallies. Airing up a flat in 1994, the worst happened, as you’ll hea…

Covenant Goes Electric to Reduce Idling

When the fuel crisis of 2007-2008 hit, Covenant Transport, like virtually every other large carrier in North America, realized it needed to get its fuel consumption and costs under control. As with many fleets at the time, diesel-powered auxiliary powe…

Vision Truck Group top Canadian Mack dealer

CAMBRIDGE, Ont. – Vision Truck Group has been named Mack Trucks’ Canadian dealer of the year, while Nextran Truck Center in Tuscumbia, Ala., won op North American honors. The awards recognize dealers that consistently exceed their business targets for …

Choptank Transport Unveils Customer-Interfacing Freight Management Platform

A new freight management platform created by third-party logistics provider Choptank Transport allows fleets to track and analyze many operational factors based on their own shipping history.