Trucking conditions improved slightly in October: FTR

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Trucking conditions in the U.S. improved in October, but remained in negative territory, according to FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index. Freight demand drove the improvement, with housing numbers strengthening. The industrial economy …

NACFE sees ‘messy middle’ ahead of zero-emission freight

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Electric powertrains are going to dominate the market in the long run, but there will be a “messy middle” until full electrification of trucks, a report said Tuesday. The projection was contained in the fourth Guidance…

NACFE Issues Alternative Fuel Guidance Report for Class 7/8 Tractors

A “messy middle” period of new technology trials has already begun, a new NACFE report says. But, in a couple of decade, fleets will be moving freight in a “zero emissions” mode both profitably and productively.

Industry: Strengthen driver training standards

TORONTO, Ont. – Trucking industry leaders are calling for a strengthening of driver training standards in Ontario in the wake of a bid by a Tory legislator to abolish the written test on air brakes at licence renewal. Amarjot Sandhu,…

SAP to integrate project44 road visibility in North America, Europe

[caption caption="The integration will give Chicago-based visibility and API-focused technology provider project44 access to SAP's global base of TMS users. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Enterprise software provider SAP has tied up a …