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04/24/15
HighJump releases new TMS solution

HighJump, a provider of supply chain management software, has released a new TMS solution. The new software is a “feature-rich transportation management solution serving the transportation needs of the shipper and warehousing markets, as well as for carriers and brokers looking for a web-based transportation solution,” the company said.

 

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04/24/15
Bendix expands remanufactured components with new line

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has expanded its lineup of remanufactured components with the launch of the All Makes product line. Designed to initially address the growing demand for remanufactured (reman) compressors, Bendix said the line features more than 100 non-Bendix compressor part numbers while also incorporating 20 new offerings from Bendix.

 

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04/24/15
Railroads top trucking’s lobbying efforts

In the last two years, the trucking industry has spent over $3.4 million on lobbying, according to data from a MapLight analysis of federal lobbying disclosures.

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04/24/15
April 24, 2015: Driver shortage causes tech schools to act; Port problems abound in CA; Ryder named trucking company of the year

Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation this morning:

Cargo owners and trucking firm leaders were among the more than 100 attendees who gathered to discuss problems with California’s Long Beach and Los Angeles ports, PortNews reported.

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04/24/15
Lytx announces leadership additions

Lytx, a video-based driver safety technology provider, has added a chief marketing officer and chief financial officer in an attempt to “further strengthen its already outstanding executive leadership team, and position the company to provide even greater value to its clients,” the company said.

 

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04/24/15
Paying by the Mile Caused Fatigue, Crashes and Fatalities

For Dupré Logistics running their company by the rules wasn't working.
Paying drivers by the hour and moving to a five-day work week has improved both safety and driver retention for tank truck carrier Dupré Logistics. It wasn't fair to expect drivers to bear the brunt of trucking's inherent inefficiencies, says the fleet's CEO.

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04/24/15
Could enjoyment be a key to recruiting and retention?

Here’s something motor carriers may or may not think about when it comes to truck driver recruiting and retention: enjoyment.

Whoa, wait a minute, you may say: folks don’t plan on driving trucks for a living unless they enjoy at least some aspect of piloting big rigs on the asphalt, right?

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04/24/15
ELD mandate, highway trust fund fix top ATA priorities

The American Trucking Associations (ATA), which bills itself as the industry’s largest trade group, plans to make passage of the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate and fixing the highway trust fund (HTF) its top near-term priorities for its lobbying team.

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04/23/15
FMCSA updates medical exam form rules

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) officially amended its medical examination rules this week mandating that certified medical examiners that performing truck driver physicals use a newly developed medical examination report (MER) form, dubbed MCSA-5875.

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04/23/15
April 23, 2015: Rail vs. truck battle; truck groups fighting for members; and 5 students killed in tractor-trailer accident

Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation today:

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