Integration of 3PL, software systems comes to forefront

[caption caption="Shippers might soon come to expect tools like in-transit visibility and access to instant freight quotes will be provided within a 3PL"][/caption]System integrations between 3PLs and niche software providers are moving from the b…

Driving academy boss recalls futile India school bid

OTTAWA, Ont. — Ontario is said to be considering opening a training center for heavy-duty drivers in the northern Indian state of Punjab, home to thousands of truckers working in Canada. The province recently announced that the trucking industry …

Driving academy boss recalls futile India school bid

OTTAWA, Ont. — Ontario is said to be considering opening a training center for heavy-duty drivers in the northern Indian state of Punjab, home to thousands of truckers working in Canada. The province recently announced that the trucking industry …

A dead-end street to owning a fleet

The insurance industry’s crackdown on insurability, and its aversity to risk, is making it all but impossible for new ventures to flourish. But unfortunately, a widespread lack of awareness about the changing dynamics in the trucking insurance industry…

Woman named grand champion in Florida contest

FedEx Express driver Rebecca Nelson took home the top spot at the Florida Truck Driving Championship, held June 6-9 in Daytona. Nelson won the grand champion title after also winning first place in the straight truck class, where she earned a score of …

Talent Search winner releases her four-song CD

Owner-operator Mandi Jo Pinheiro, in a team with her husband, William, recently released a four-song CD EP and three-song digital version. It was created in a recording session, which was part of her prize for winning last year’s Overdrive-Red Ey…

Still time to make comments on several trucking issues

Ever feel like no one — especially federal government officials making the rules you must drive by — listens to what you have to say? Well, here’s your chance to add your voice to those who have already commented on several issues. In…

Shell Rotella SuperRigs truck show July 25-27

This is a truck show that lives up to its name: Shell Rotella SuperRigs. One of the premier custom truck shows, which will be held July 25-27 at the Trails Travel Center in Albert Lea, Minnesota, attracts more than its share of super rigs. This is the …

Meet six great women we’ve profiled so far in 2019

We’ve profiled many great women so far this year, and now that we’re halfway through 2019 we are revisiting some of them. Whether these women are actively over the road or serving in a trainer or mentor role, they’ve each got stories …

Dashcam: Dump truck pushes car down highway

This unbelievable bit of highway mayhem occurred on Highway 50 in Brampton, Ontario, Canada, and was captured on one trucker’s dashcam. Media reports say the man in the car being pushed along by the dump truck died in the crash, which occurred at…