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YRCW Improving, Expecting Better Profits

Photo: Evan LockridgeBusiness is improving at the trucking holding company YRC Worldwide but not as quickly as officials would like, following several years of huge losses.In a statement released Tuesday, the company announced it launched an amendment ... [Published Trucking Info - 4 hours ago]
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Agility Hires Industry Veteran Andy Douglas as Senior VP of Sales

Andy Douglas  via AgilityAgility Fuel Systems has hired Andy Douglas as senior vice president of Sales, Marketing and Customer Service.Douglas had been leading Paccar’s natural gas market initiatives for the past 10 years and in his time there worked ... [Published Trucking Info - 4 hours ago]
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CEVA Increases Pay For Independent Drivers

Photo via CEVA.CEVA Ground announced increased rates for its owner-operator independent drivers operating in the U.S.CEVA’s independent drivers will receive about a 10% increase per mile for solo and team truck drivers with extra incentives for safety, ... [Published Trucking Info - 5 hours ago]
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Inland Kenworth Opens New Facilities

Photo: Inland Kenworth.Inland Kenworth has opened a new full-service Kenworth dealership in Albuquerque, N.M.The Albuquerque dealership is located at Interstate 40 and Unser Road between exit 153 and 155. The address is 7711 Fortuna Road N.W.The dealership ... [Published Trucking Info - 5 hours ago]
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Frost & Sullivan Names Cummins Best HD Engine Supplier

Cummins ISX15 EngineCummins received the 2014 United States Overall Best Heavy-Duty Truck Engines Product Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan.The award was based on a survey Frost & Sullivan conducted of U.S. heavy-duty fleet, safety and service managers. ... [Published Trucking Info - 5 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

FedEx Quarterly Profit Surges 24% to $606 Million

Trucking and package delivery giant FedEx Corp. on Wednesday reported a 24% surge in its fiscal year first quarter profit.Net income totaled $606 million or $2.10 per share, up 37% from last year’s $1.53 per share. Revenue was $11.7 billion, an increase ... [Published Trucking Info - 14 hours ago]
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House Panel Sees Important, Limited Role for Public-Private Partnerships

Private investment can work well as a funding source for some infrastructure projects, particularly those that are very expensive and complex, but it is not useful for most projects.That’s the message from a  House study on the benefits and risks of using ... [Published Trucking Info - 8 hours ago]
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ACT: Natural Gas Adoption Increases but Fails to Meet Expectations

ACT Research published a new report that shows natural gas adoption in the heavy-duty truck market has grown but at a slower rate than predicted.In 2014, natural-gas-powered trucks had continued growth in unit sales, but the rate was about the same as ... [Published Trucking Info - 10 hours ago]
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Pilot Flying J Opens New Illinois Travel Center

Photo via Pilot Flying J .Pilot Flying J has opened a Pilot Travel Center location off of Interstate 80 in Morris, Illinois.The Morris Pilot Travel Center is located at 3801 N. Division St. off of Interstate 80 on exit 112. It is the 40th location in ... [Published Trucking Info - 10 hours ago]
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Joint Venture Provides Natural Gas Fueling to Bulk Fuel Haulers

Photo: Clean Energy Fuels.Clean Energy Fuels has partnered with Mansfield Energy to form a joint venture which will provide natural gas fueling to bulk fuel haulers in the U.S.The joint venture is called Mansfield Clean Energy Partners and was created ... [Published Trucking Info - 10 hours ago]
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Economic Watch: Consumer Prices Fall, Homebuilders Most Optimistic Since 2005

The threat of inflation to the U.S. economy appears to be muted with a report issued Wednesday showing consumer prices in August fell for the first time in 16 months.The U.S. Labor Department reported the Consumer Price Index declined 0.2% from July when ... [Published Trucking Info - 11 hours ago]
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Driver Shortage Leads Quality Carriers to Start Bulk Rail Intermodal Service

The bulk chemical trucking company Quality Carriers has launched a bulk rail intermodal service across North America.The Florida-based company said the service is in response to current capacity issues facing the bulk trucking industry due to a shortage ... [Published Trucking Info - 13 hours ago]

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"This projected adjusted EBITDA is approximately $13 million to $18 million higher than our reported adjusted EBITDA for third quarter 2013 of $61.8 million and our projected operating income is approximately $16 million to $21 million higher than our reported operating income from third quarter 2013,” said Jamie Pierson, chief financial officer of YRC Worldwide."
"During July and August, we experienced a significant increase in demand, particularly in our expedited team-driver operations, which supported higher than expected freight revenue per mile, excluding fuel surcharge revenue, and miles per tractor,” said Chairman President and ChiefChief Executive Officer David R Parker. “Although not at the levels of August, we have continued to experience strong freight demand thus far in September for our service offerings. In addition, our fleet had grown to 2,614 trucks at the end of August, a 50-truck increase from our reported fleet size of 2,564 trucks at the end of June."
"Our top priority is the mobility and safety of motorists," NDOT Director Rudy Malfabon said. "Rebuilding and repaving two miles of interstate in just four days has been nothing short of amazing. We're pleased to say that I-15 is now back open for travel. I appreciate the coordination and cooperation we have had with the Nevada Trucking Association, the Nevada Department of Public Safety and others."
"As a leader in the baking industry, BBU understands that it has a responsibility to invest in and raise sustainability standards,” said Jim McKeown, director of environment and sustainability for BBU and Grupo Bimbo. “We are continuously looking for ways to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, and our collaboration with Clean Energy to deploy natural gas trucks is an important step in our company-wide green initiatives."

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Frost & Sullivan Names Cummins Best HD Engine S... [Published Trucking Info - 5 hours ago]
Inland Kenworth Opens New Facilities [Published Trucking Info - 5 hours ago]
CEVA Increases Pay For Independent Drivers [Published Trucking Info - 5 hours ago]
House Panel Sees Important, Limited Role for Pu... [Published Trucking Info - 8 hours ago]
ACT: Natural Gas Adoption Increases but Fails t... [Published Trucking Info - 10 hours ago]
Joint Venture Provides Natural Gas Fueling to B... [Published Trucking Info - 10 hours ago]
Pilot Flying J Opens New Illinois Travel Center [Published Trucking Info - 10 hours ago]
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Driver Shortage Leads Quality Carriers to Start... [Published Trucking Info - 13 hours ago]
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