Month: October 2015

EPA Fines Trucking Company For Not Using Diesel Particulate Filters

A Virginia trucking company will pay $100,000 to the Environmental Protection Agency and an additional $290,000 to California in the first federal enforcement of the state’s Truck and Bus Regulation.  Read more here.

Empty truck?  Looking for backhaul loads?  Thousands of freight brokers post US freight to our load board every day.  Sign-up now and start finding freight anytime-anywhere!

Truck driver pay to continue to rise – Industry short 50k drivers

Driver pay will likely continue to rise in the coming decade as fleets work to attract new drivers to the industry to fill the gap of an alleged driver shortage that could grow to as high as 175,000 in the next 10 years, says the American Trucking Associations in a report issued Oct. 6.  Read more here.

Empty truck?  Looking for backhaul loads?  Thousands of freight brokers post US freight to our load board every day.  Sign-up now and start finding freight anytime-anywhere!

2015 Trucking Industry Perspectives

Trucking companies responding to Inbound Logistics‘ 2015 Trucking Perspectives survey by and large see an economy on the make—54 percent expect static growth in the near term, while 40 percent see the economy trending upward. Only six percent forecast conditions getting worse. Read more here.

Empty truck?  Looking for backhaul loads?  Thousands of freight brokers post US freight to our load board every day.  Sign-up now and start finding freight anytime-anywhere!