Tag Archives: backhauls

TCA welcomes Bison’s Penner as incoming chairman

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Bison Transport’s president and CEO, Rob Penner,  has been elected the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) chairman for the 2017-2018 term. He is the second Canadian chairman in TCA’s history. To date, Penner has served on the board

Overcapacity remains, but ELD mandate will help: Titanium

BOLTON, Ont. – Overcapacity and pressure on pricing made 2016 a challenging year for Titanium Transportation, but the stage is now set for it to resume its growth. Ted Daniel, CEO of Titanium, addressed analysts last week to discuss 2016

Braswell in, Kirk out as TMC executive director

ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has named longtime Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) technical director Robert Braswell its new acting executive director. He replaces Carl Kirk, who has left the organization. “TMC is a vitally important part

More Discontent in Russia as Truckers Strike

A nationwide strike by Russian truck drivers began yesterday, marking the biggest protest yet against a controversial toll on heavy vehicles. Organizers said truckers planned to strike in at least 70 Russian regions, and claimed more than 10,000 trucks…

Trucking rates expected to increase this year: FTR

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Shippers in the US should prepare to pay more for trucking services, according to the latest Shippers Conditions Index from FTR. The industry forecaster says capacity is tightening, but adds that regulatory drag could slow under the