Nearly 800 trucking companies failed in 2019, taking almost 25,000 trucks out of the industry’s capacity. Is this a sign of things to come? Or is it an overdue correction?  Celadon Group, by far, represented the biggest name to fall …

Was 2019 Just a Pothole for Trucking? Or Something More? Read More »

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The opening days of the year represent a great opportunity to lay out a road map for future success. A solid, well-founded plan with clear goals can ensure you’ll end up right where you want to be instead of someplace else wondering what went wrong.

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Dec. 4–Global oil output from non-OPEC nations is expected to grow by record levels in 2020 and help trigger a crude glut and lower oil prices, according to a new report from the Norwegian research firm Rystad Energy. The world …

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Nov. 28—HAMMOND — Former Portage Mayor James E. Snyder has won a new trial on a bribery charge. U.S. District Court Judge Joseph S. Van Bokkelen ruled Wednesday afternoon there were enough irregularities in the government’s prosecution to warrant a …

Former Portage Mayor Snyder to get new trial on bribery charge [The Times, Munster, Ind.] Read More »

The next time a semi tractor-trailer truck picks up or drops off a load at your dock, you may well encounter a woman behind the wheel. Once almost exclusively the bastion of men, the trucking industry is now welcoming more …

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Trucking is a race against the clock. No matter the cargo, the trucker faces constant pressure to navigate traffic snarls, avoid highway closures, overcome mechanical problems, and stay awake and alert to deliver their load at the contracted time. But …

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Oct. 17—U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Kevin Gross will allow Philadelphia Energy Solutions to award secret bonuses to unnamed managers. The judge, sitting in Wilmington, on Wednesday approved a request by the refiner, Philadelphia Energy Solutions, to award an undisclosed number …

Court allows bankrupt Philly refiner to award secret bonuses [The Philadelphia Inquirer] Read More »

DETROIT _ The future of the Lordstown Assembly Plant in Ohio has been a friction point between General Motors and the UAW even before negotiations began this summer for a new contract and could have bearing on whether GM autoworkers …

Lordstown workers push for contract rejection if factory is to remain closed [Detroit Free Press :: BC-UAW-STRIKE-LORDSTOWN:DE] Read More »

Oct. 17–The Gulf of Mexico is churning out oil at record highs each year and will average 2 million barrels per day in 2020 for the first time, the federal government said. As new projects come online, the Gulf already …

Record Gulf oil output to average 2 million barrels daily in 2020 [Houston Chronicle] Read More »

Oct. 17–This week, Mack Trucks’ 1 million-square-foot assembly plant in Lower Macungie Township sits quietly — a place that has been a truck manufacturing hub for nearly 44 years suddenly idled. The usually jam-packed parking lot is as dead as …

As Mack Trucks strike hits fifth day, keeping production in the Lehigh Valley emerges as key issue [The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)] Read More »

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