The latest survey from Transport Capital Partners (TCP) indicates that broker use is gaining ground as carriers seek to fill gaps in their freight lanes. TCP’s First Quarter 2012 Business Expectations Survey shows that 33% of carriers surveyed indicate they are using more broker services in the past three months over the previous three months.…Details
Chevron Lubricant’s Delo Truck will be visiting Canada this month. The truck, which is a rolling exhibit featuring 19 stations designed to educate customers and the public on market issues, including Delo technology and the importance of premium performance heavy-duty engine oils, lubricants and coolants, will make 13 appearances in all. Most of the stops…Details
Though diesel fuel prices remain at high levels in the U.S., stabilizing this week at an average of $4.142 per gallon across the country, the trucking industry by and large isn’t being too badly affected so far, according to experts. “From an industry overview standpoint, as of now, we’re not seeing a huge impact like…Details
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is warning fleets about a new round of fraudulent USDOT letters that are beginning to circulate among motor carriers. Recently, many contractors have received a fraudulent faxed letter that is part of a recurring identity theft scheme, FMCSA says.
After truckloads of political wrangling on Capitol Hill, both the House and Senate have approved a 90-day extension of the current federal highway and public transportation programs. The legislation has been sent to President Obama for signing. The President will need to sign the 90-day extension before 11:59 pm on Saturday and White House Press…Details