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Labor tensions move Pacific port and east/west rail region conditions to ‘severe’

The American Trucking Associations Litigation Center is hosting its 2023 Trucking Legal Forum from July 16-19 in La Jolla, California. The trucking industry’s premier legal event provides networking and educational opportunities for transportation legal counsel and trucking executives, as well as safety, risk management, and human resources professionals.

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Teamsters at UPS and TForce Freight vote to authorize strikes, ABF strike likely avoided

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters on Friday voted to authorize strikes at two of the nation’s five largest fleets if new labor deals are not struck by the end of next month, and a local union signed off on a tentative deal that averts a potential strike against ABF Freight. Union members at UPS (CCJ Top […]

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Maintenance cost increases slowing

Parts and labor expenses stabilized during the first quarter this year, according to data released Wednesday in the latest Decisiv/American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council North American Service Event Benchmark Report. While high prices for parts and higher wages for labor during the past year are unlikely to return to prior levels, the latest Decisiv/TMC […]

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Known for its EV hardware, ZEVX launches fleet management software

ZEVXTM Inc. (ZEVX) has rolled out its new fleet management software for electric vehicles. Until now, the company, which has a series of battery electric powertrain and power system products that can migrate Class 2-5 commercial fleet assets and auxiliary power tools to zero carbon, has been known for its hardware. With the launch of […]

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Mack MD series ‘nothing short of success’

Sometimes it’s the smaller things in life that can mean so much. For Mack Trucks it’s more like the medium-sized things — or more precisely, its medium-duty trucks which continue to enjoy greater market share following their rollout in late 2020. Mack’s MD6 and MD7 was top of mind for Mack Trucks North America President […]

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Mack Experience Center improved for more in-depth, holistic customer service

A five-foot tall gold bulldog greets you at the entrance and the world’s largest bulldog is a short walk away at the museum. It’s The Mack Experience Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and while the iconic dogs didn’t change during a recent $3.2 million renovation, plenty else did including the guest list. A new briefing room […]

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Why drivers are ‘loud quitting’ and how fleets can be proactive

“Loud quitting,” where employees vent their frustration with their employer, often on social media platforms like TikTok, is a relatively new trend. Contrary to its name, it’s not always associated with an employee actually quitting, but rather just airing their grievances with the company – whether over working conditions, pay or other issues – in a public […]

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Regulatory Update – May 2023

DOT to allow oral fluids testing for controlled substances The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a final rule that will allow employers in industries regulated by the department’s modal agencies, including FMCSA, to use oral fluid testing in lieu of urine testing for controlled substances. The goal of the rule is to give employers an […]

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AHAA Spring 2023 Meeting Presentations

AHAA Spring 2023 Meeting Presentations   Rough Roads, Swamps & Land Mines: The Current Predicament of an Interstate Motor Carrier -Rob Moseley   Auto Hauler Liability: Limiting Your Risks – Harold Maroknek & Carrie Wall   ACC & Washington Update – Mike Matousek   Trucking Economic Forecast – Lindsay Bur        Breakfast Seminar: […]

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