Marketplace

iTrucker

Trucking company with 4000 trucks files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, plans to sell subsidiaries

News

Story by: John Kingston at FreightWaves.com   Motor carrier holding company Comcar Industries announced on Sunday, May 17, that it has filed for court-supervised bankruptcy protection and plans to liquidate by selling off its five trucking companies. The company employs 4500 and has 4000 trucks, according to Comcar’s website. In terms of size, Comcar was […]

Learn More

Driver qualification, detention among DOT 2020 priorities

News

Story by: John Gallagher, Washington Correspondent @FreightWaves I Management at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will be pressured to address several affecting commercial drivers and their companies in 2020 based on a set of priorities unveiled by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). “DOT’s Fiscal Year 2020 Top Management Challenges,” released on October […]

Learn More

Volvo Trucks will lay off 3,000 workers because of UAW strike at Mack Trucks

News

Story by: Alan Adler @ FreightWaves I The impact of a United Auto Workers’ strike at Mack Trucks will nearly double next week when Volvo Trucks North America lays off about 3,000 employees because of a lack of engines and transmissions that come from a Maryland plant the companies share. A Volvo Group spokesman on Thursday confirmed […]

Learn More

See Trucker Talent Search’s Taylor Barker cover Joey+Rory song

News

“The sixth annual Overdrive-Red Eye Radio Trucker Talent Search received more than 50 entries from talented truckers who love to sing. A panel of judges reviewed the entries and has chosen a top 10. Over the next several days, Overdrive will feature each of the top 10 singers in advance of announcing the three finalists who will compete live for […]

Learn More

Trump suspends planned tariffs for Mexico, that’s good news for trucking

News

Late afternoon President Donald Trump informed the public that he is suspending his plan to impose tariffs after reaching a deal with Mexico. In a tweet released late afternoon, Trump wrote – “I am pleased to inform you that The United States of America has reached a signed agreement with Mexico. The Tariffs scheduled to […]

Learn More

FedEx and Amazon part ways with shrugs, and maybe a few smiles (with video)

News

The U.S. transportation industry hasn’t seen such a mutually agreeable divorce in years. “To virtually no one’s shock, FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) continued late on June 7 its multi-year process of untethering from Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), announcing it would not renew Seattle-based Amazon’s U.S. domestic flying contract with its FedEx Express unit, which operates domestic and […]

Learn More

Beauty And The Beast At FreightWaves.com Transparency19 Symposium

Truckers Room

Our beautiful President at itrucker.com, admin and co-founder of Facebook group Truckers of Past, Present and Future, and iTrucker Facebook Page.

Learn More

FMCSA seeks feedback from truckers on detention time

News

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is asking truck drivers and industry stakeholders for information about driver detention times at shipping and receiving facilities and the potential impacts those delays have on highway safety.- According to article in  overdriveonline.com and its author Matt Cole A full list of questions can be found in the notice here. Read the […]

Learn More

Trucking hires continue to stall as job growth cools down

News

“Job growth fell well short of expectations in May as the economy added just 75,000 workers to payrolls during the month. Within the transportation and logistics sector, job growth also struggled as trucking hires continue to stall in the 2nd quarter.” – According to article in http://freightwaves.com and its author Ibrahiim Bayaan Bayaan also wrote – “The Bureau […]

Learn More
CONTACT US

Get on the road with us

JOIN