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Lower Fuel Costs a Windfall for Transport Companies

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The Journal of Commerce (JOC.com) has released its earnings review for second quarter for 2015 and the numbers are looking good for truckers and shippers. According to their analysis of 21 publicly owned motor carriers, second-quarter revenue only rose 0.6

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Tank Ruptures, Fuel Spills and Trailer Telematics

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“A tractor-trailer being used to deliver vehicles to auto dealerships was disabled shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday when its gas tank ruptured…” – Bangor Daily News “A jack-knifed semi tractor-trailer whose ruptured tank spilt 50 gallons of diesel fuel caused

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A Look Back at the TCA Refrigerated Division 2015 Annual Meeting

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Against a background of pristine and majestic mountains, the Refrigerated Division of the Truckload Carrier Association (TCA) held its annual meeting to discuss some of the pressing issues faced by the industry. From the upcoming Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

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The Top Tracking Features Used by Dry Van and Mixed Fleets

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From their favorite reports and alerts to the quality of our customer support team, our North American transportation customers recently had the opportunity to tell us how they were using our products and what they thought about them. Some results

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Transport Roundup: Spot Freight Rates, Trucking’s Fitness Guru and the ‘Internet of Things’

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Here are some recent stories making headlines in the transportation world. Spot freight market rates are on the rise Freight-matching service provider DAT Solutions reported that the van segment saw a 3.2% increase in rates pushing it up to an

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Truck Tracking & Logistics: A Look Back at TCA 2015

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The 77th Annual Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) Annual Convention was a star-studded event. I am not talking about the appearance by NFL Quarterback Peyton Manning or even actor/singer/song-writer Rick Springfield. This year’s event was attended by many of the heavyweights in the transportation

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Cargo Theft: A Top Reason for Transportation Insurance Claims

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TT Club, a top international transport, freight and logistics insurance provider, has just released its top five most costly insurance claims made by freight forwarders, logistics operators, container shipping lines, and ports and terminals. Based on the analysis of 7,000

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Double Digit Growth Expected for Refrigerated Transportation Market

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According to market research firm MarketsandMarkets, the global refrigerated transport market is projected to reach over $93 million by 2019, at a CAGR of 15.2% from 2014. It is no surprise that the industry is experiencing double digit growth. With

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