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ATRI: Trucking Costs Dropped in 2019

In 2019, the costs of trucking contracted significantly, from $1.82 to $1.65 per mile – a drop of 9%, according to the American Transportation Research Institute’s annual survey.

Solid US on-time parcel delivery rates to falter: analyst

[caption caption="Last-mile carriers are managing capacity as retailers spread out promotions to ensure on-time deliveries. Photo credit: Greg K__ca / Shutterstock.com."][/caption]On-time delivery rates for small parcels are close to 100 percen…

3 new Love’s open; 300 parking spaces created

Love’s today announced the opening of three new locations, which combined have a total of more than 300 new truck parking spaces. The new locations include: Marion Illinois, off Interstate 57 Cordele, Georgia, off Interstate 75 West Memphis, Arka…

Detour of I-75/71 bridge expected through Dec. 23

Under an order by the Kentucky secretary of transportation drivers of commercial vehicles traveling northbound on Interstates 75/71 are encouraged to follow the detours that reroute them around the closed Brent Spence Steet Bridge and keeps them off su…

Holiday traffic expected to be lighter this week

The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is expected to put a damper on Thanksgiving-related travel next week, meaning truckers could see a decrease in the number of motorists on the highways. However, professional drivers can still expect to see congestion i…

2 of 3 Driver of the Year finalists are women

Three truckers — including two women — have been chosen as finalists for the Company Driver of the Year Award presented by the Truckload Carriers Association and Truckers News. The finalists for the company driver of the year award are: Bet…

Holiday could bring with it spike in cargo thefts

Cargo theft recording firm CargoNet is warning the trucking industry of expected increased theft activity during the Thanksgiving holiday period in the United States next week. The firm reviewed trucking theft data from the Tuesday before Thanksgiving …